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Out of water : design solutions for arid regions

Author: Liat Margolis
Publisher: Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Which approaches can landscape, urban and architectural designers take to contribute their specific professional skills and means to solve the problem of water scarcity? Based on five years of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: (GyWOH)har135019230
(GyWOH)har135019231
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liat Margolis
ISBN: 9783038215417 3038215414
OCLC Number: 888401636
Description: 208 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: How to Read the Case Studies. Water, Technology and Society : A Historical Overview / by Antoine Picon --
Introduction --
Techical optimism as an antidote to water scarcity : Desalination systems in Israel, Australia and Spain / by Alon Tal --
A new model for water technology dissemination : Reaching 20 million people by 2020 with better water and sanitation / by Camille Dow Baker and Tommy Ka Kit Ngai --
Kanchan arsenic filter --
Liquid wrap --
Vena water condenser --
Isla urbana --
Down to earth --
Bridging the gap between available water and water demand : Water technologies for agricultural production in Israel / by Eilon M. Adar --
The African market garden : introduction of drip irrigation to the Sudano Sahel region / by Dov Pasternak and Lennart Woltering --
The role of design in hydrological modeling of river basins : the Drâa Oasis Valley / by Aziza Chaouni --
A model for integrated agrarian urbanism : Water management in the Jordan River Basin / by Fadi Masoud --
Wastewater treatment and reclamation in israel --
Micro-urban communities and water-made landscapes : critical refugia, technologies and coexistence in the arid lands /by Gini Lee --
Water-conserving design solutions : contributions of water budget analysis in arid and semi-arid regions / by James Wescoat Jr --
Hiriya landfill recycling park --
Taragalte Ecolodge --
Wadi Hanifah Restoration Project --
Wadi Hanifah Bioremediation Facility.
Responsibility: Liat Margolis, Aziza Chaouni ; with a foreword by Herbert Dreiseitl.

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