An affluent society is characterized by good housing, clean water, safe food and access to energy; goods that require extensive infrastructure. A rapidly growing world population and climate change leads to new challenges with shortages of key resources, increased environmental impact, increased health risks and new stresses on structures. Future sustainable infrastructure will have to be developed to meet these challenges.
Construction and architecture
- Climate, climate changes and buildings
Water and Environmental Engineering
- Impacts of flooding in cities due to climate change