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Author Chaouni, Aziza
Title Out of Water : Design Solutions for Arid Regions
Imprint Basel/Berlin/Boston : Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2014
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Note Intro -- Table of Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- How to Read the Case Studies -- Introduction: Are We Out of Water? -- Water, Technology, and Society: A Historical Overview -- 1. Water for Domestic Use -- Introduction: Beyond Low-Flush Toilets -- Technical Optimism as an Antidote to Water Scarcity: Desalination Systems in Israel, Australia, and Spain -- A New Model for Water Technology Dissemination: Reaching 20 Million People by 2020 with Better Water and Sanitation -- Kanchan Arsenic Filter -- Liquid Wrap -- Vena Water Condenser -- Isla Urbana -- Down to Earth -- 2. Water for Agricultural Production -- Introduction: Water Equals Food -- Bridging The Gap Between Available Water and Water Demand: Water Technologies for Agricultural Production in Israel -- The African Market Garden: Introduction of Drip Irrigation to the Sudano Sahel Region -- The Role of Design in Hydrological Modeling of River Basins: The Drâa Oasis Valley -- A Model for Integrated Agrarian Urbanism: Water Management in the Jordan River Basin -- Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation in Israel -- 3. Water for Ecosystem Services -- Introduction: Urban Aquatic Ecosystems -- Micro-Urban Communities and Water-Made Landscapes: Critical Refugia, Technologies, and Coexistence in the Arid Lands -- Water-Conserving Design Solutions: Contributions of Water Budget Analysis in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions -- Hiriya Landfill Recycling Park -- Taragalte Ecolodge -- Wadi Hanifah Restoration Project -- Wadi Hanifah Bio-Remediation Facility -- Bibliography and References -- Illustration Credits -- About the Authors -- Project Index -- Acknowledgements
Which approaches can landscape, urban and architectural designers take to contribute their specific professional skills and means to solve the problem of water scarcity? What potential do available technologies and materials offer, what methods and tools can be derived from social engagement? Based on five years of research, the results of the Out of Water project are laid out here in a series of case studies and essays by international experts
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Chaouni, Aziza Out of Water : Design Solutions for Arid Regions Basel/Berlin/Boston : Walter de Gruyter GmbH,c2014 9783038215417
Subject Water conservation -- Case studies
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Alt Author Margolis, Liat
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