From Poverty, Inequality to Smart City

Proceedings of the National Conference on Sustainable Built Environment 2015

  • Fumihiko Seta
  • Joy Sen
  • Arindam Biswas
  • Ajay Khare

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Poverty, Inequality and Urban Infrastructure

  3. Smart City and Sustainable Urbanisation

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 181-181

About these proceedings


This book is a comprehensive document visualizing the future of built environment from a multidisciplinary dimension, with special emphasis on the Indian scenario. The multidisciplinary focus would be helpful for the readers to cross-refer and understand others' perspectives. The text also includes case studies substantiating theoretical research. This method of composition helps the book to maintain rational balance among theory, research and its contextual application. The book comprises selected papers from the National Conference on Sustainable Built Environment. The chapters provide varied viewpoints on the core issues of urbanization and planning, especially in the economically diverse Indian market. This compilation would be of interest to students, researchers, professionals and policy makers.


Urbanisation Economic Diversity Urban India Sustainable Development Urban Planning Smart Cities Infrastructure Development

Editors and affiliations

  • Fumihiko Seta
    • 1
  • Joy Sen
    • 2
  • Arindam Biswas
    • 3
  • Ajay Khare
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Urban EngineeringThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan
  2. 2.RCG School of Infrastructure Design & Management and Department of Architecture and Regional PlanningIIT KharagpurKharagpurIndia
  3. 3.Department of Architecture & PlanningIIT RoorkeeRoorkeeIndia
  4. 4.School of Planning and ArchitectureBhopalIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-2139-8
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-2141-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2363-7633
  • Series Online ISSN 2363-7641
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