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Advancements in Civil Engineering & Technology

Food-Energy-Water (FEW) Nexus for Productive Community Design: Review and Prospect

Submission: February 19, 2021;Published: March 04, 2021

DOI: 10.31031/ACET.2021.04.000592

ISSN : 2639-0574
Volume4 Issue4


In the context of the acute contradiction between supply and demand of resources, urban communities are faced with the difficult problem that how to achieve sustainability. The combination of productive city theory and food-energy-water nexus research provides a way to realize the sustainable design and development of communities. This paper reviews the development status of the two theories and puts forward suggestions and prospects for the research of productive community’s design based on FEW nexuses.

Keywords: Food-energy-water nexus; Productive city; Community design; Optimization tools; Resource system

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