civil engineering and architecture

Civil Engineering - Physics - Mar 12, 2018
During the nighttime, it is hotter in the city than in nearby suburbs or the countryside. But just how much hotter differs between cities. Researchers from the MSE 2 (CNRS / MIT) international joint research laboratory and the Centre Interdisciplinaire des Nanosciences de Marseille (CNRS / Aix-Marseille University) 1 have shown that the determining factor is how cities are structured: more organized cities, like many in North America with straight and perpendicular streets, trap more heat.
Environment - Civil Engineering - Dec 20, 2017
Environment - Civil Engineering

From producing food to regulating water runoff, urban agriculture has a lot to offer. Scientists from INRA and AgroParisTech have shown that rooftop vegetable gardens are an interesting way to recycle urban waste, produce food, and retain rainwater.

Social Sciences - Civil Engineering - Sep 17
Social Sciences - Civil Engineering

Regards impressionnistes d'un géographe sur le rond-point, phénomène urbain, café métropolitain et « parlement du peuple ».

Civil Engineering - Aug 29, 2017
Civil Engineering

Location of ancient Rome's harbor basins in the Tiber delta with the position of cores PO2 analyzed in this work .


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