My previous experiences focused on preparing and evaluating sustainability of land use development plans for cities in several countries such as Japan, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt using very advanced computer methods. I defined a framework for measuring urban development sustainability in a number of rapidly growing cities as it possible to apply in land use plans. Then, this framework was applied to measure sustainability performance for alternatives of land use plans that incorporates the factors of planning and engineering design elements with spatial configuration in the evaluation procedures. That work required performing several accumulated process in order to measure multiple aspects of sustainability in cities and regions such as energy, water, transportation, ecology, socio-cultural and economics within land use development plan. Moreover, it included accumulated procedures to identify how these aspects of sustainability interact in the applied land use plan samples and measured the cost and benefit of sustainable actions on land use plans. Ultimately, I developed a mathematical computer simulation model to investigate how the above aspects of sustainability can be interacted in future land-use plans of number of rapidly growing cities samples. That work required performing a wide range of accumulated research included environmental degradation, global warming, and energy consumption to understand that how the impacts of land use development can be minimized and then reduced the consumption of the energy. Moreover, this model would help the land use developers, municipalities, home owners, businesses, and others to decide the development alternatives that have minimum impacts on the environment as well as reduce the energy consumption.

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