Sustainable Development Research in the Asia-Pacific Region

Education, Cities, Infrastructure and Buildings

  • Walter Leal Filho
  • Judy Rogers
  • Usha Iyer-Raniga

Part of the World Sustainability Series book series (WSUSE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Walter Leal Filho, Usha Iyer-Raniga, Judy Rogers
    Pages 1-14
  3. Education for Sustainable Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Sarah Holdsworth, Ian Thomas, Orana Sandri, Peter S. P. Wong, Andrea Chester, Patricia McLaughlin
      Pages 115-129
    3. Shilpi Singh, Samya Rakshit, Triveni Prasad Nanda, Anurita Bhatnagar, Anil Sawhney
      Pages 149-164
    4. Waseem Saba, Kayani I. Almas
      Pages 181-201
  4. Case Studies: Sustainable Cities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 235-235
    2. Anurita Bhatnagar, Triveni Prasad Nanda, Shilpi Singh, Kruti Upadhyay, Anil Sawhney, D. T. V. Raghu Rama Swamy
      Pages 275-292
    3. Janet Chappell, Nicole Campbell
      Pages 293-304
    4. Simon Wright, Samantha Sharpe, Damien Giurco
      Pages 327-343
    5. Jose Regin F. Regidor, Ma Sheilah G. Napalang
      Pages 377-390
  5. Case Studies: Sustainable Infrastructure

  6. Case Studies: Sustainable Buildings

About this book


This multidisciplinary book focuses on best practices in sustainability research in the Asia-Pacific Region. Drawing links between research, practice, education for sustainability and the needs of industry, it addresses the sustainable development goals (SDGs).

The book also presents research undertaken by a wide range of universities on matters related to sustainable development, in order to promote research in this area across multiple disciplines. Four key themes are explored: (1) Education for Sustainability. (2) Sustainable Cities. (3) Sustainable Buildings. (4) Sustainable Infrastructure.

This unique book documents and disseminates the wealth of know-how on sustainable development research in the Asia-Pacific Region today. It presents lessons learned and comparative case studies from various countries, including India, China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Bangladesh, New Zealand and Australia.


Sustainability Research Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Sustainable Development Asia-Pacific International Perspectives Sustainable Development Goals Sustainable Infrastructure Sustainable Cities

Editors and affiliations

  • Walter Leal Filho
    • 1
  • Judy Rogers
    • 2
  • Usha Iyer-Raniga
    • 3
  1. 1.Research and Transfer Centre, Sustainable Development and Climate Change ManagementHamburg University of Applied SciencesHamburgGermany
  2. 2.School of Architecture and DesignRMIT UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  3. 3.School of Property, Construction and Project ManagementRMIT UniversityMelbourneAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-73292-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-73293-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2199-7373
  • Series Online ISSN 2199-7381
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