About the book
A Megacity refers to a city with over 10 million population. While other publications focused on conceptual topics of megacities, this book tends to consider innovation in megacities and present current challenges or lessons of associated with the current megacities. In particular, this book is welcome to studies investigating what cities can be a megacity in the current decade and discusses facilitators or impediments of such a growth. This book invites designers, architects, urban planners, construction and property developers and scholars to share their ideas, case studies, lessons and investigations outcome with readers. This book covers a wider range of sub-topics which may a megacity would be associated with or affected from including: managerial and planning topics,
sustainability, financial and social investigations, and disruptive technologies. This book also covers urban resilience by considering different factors: health and wellbeing; economy and society; infrastructure and environment; leadership and strategy.
As a self-contained collection of scholarly papers, the book will target an audience of practicing researchers, academics, PhD students and other scientists. Since it will be published as an Open Access publication, it will allow unrestricted online access to chapters with no reading or subscription fees.