By: Ekistics Planning & Design  09-12-2011
Keywords: engineering design, Municipal Engineering, Municipal Engineering Design

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Civil engineering intersects with urban design and considers the whole system both above and below ground. Much of municipal engineering design encompasses above ground carriageways and a network of underground infrastructure that supports our urban living environment. Underground services such as water, wastewater and storm sewer go unseen and virtually unnoticed until they are poorly functioning or obsolete. Many towns and villages face the challenge to renew outdated architecture and crumbling underground infrastructure on a finite budget. A holistic municipal engineering approach combines urban renewal with underground infrastructure rejuvenation. This integrates practical solutions with innovative trends to create atheistically appealing settings that function.

Keywords: engineering design, Municipal Engineering, Municipal Engineering Design

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