Urban planning assumes a critical role in addressing complex urban challenges and environmental issues. As cities become hubs of human activity and innovation, they also face pressing environmental concerns. In the wake of climate change, resource limitations, and environmental degradation, urban planning emerges as a vital force in our pursuit of environmental sustainability.

Within this landscape, factors such as resilience, sustainable construction, and waste management are deeply intertwined in urban planning. These elements form the foundation of urban development designed not only to withstand environmental challenges but also to thrive. They represent the driving forces behind our vision of adaptable, sustainable, and resilient cities.

Beyond these core elements, urban planning also encompasses a host of other factors such as transportation infrastructure, green spaces, and community engagement. These components work in concert to shape cities that are well-prepared for the environmental uncertainties of the future. As we explore the complex interplay of these factors in urban planning, we aim to shed light on the path toward environmentally sustainable cities that prioritize adaptability, harmony, and vitality in the modern world.

Published: 2023-12-31

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  • Implementing EPR as a Tool for Addressing Environmental Issues in Vietnam

    Thi Yen Anh Tran (1), Kinh Thi Kieu (2), Sunil Herat (3), Prasad Kaparaju (4)
    (1) PhD. Candidate, School of Engineering and Built Environment, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia, Australia,
    (2) Associate Professor, Environmental Management, University of Science and Education, University of Danang, Vietnam, Viet Nam,
    (3) Associate Professor, School of Engineering and Built Environment, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia, Australia,
    (4) Professor, School of Engineering and Built Environment, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia, Australia
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