Award Date

2007

Degree Type

Capstone

Degree Name

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Department

Public Administration

First Committee Member

Christopher Stream, Chair

Number of Pages

28

Abstract

This analysis is presented on urban sustainability through the use of "green building" in the City of Las Vegas, Nevada. This paper discusses the current practices used by the City of Las Vegas and compares them to the top 5 sustainable cities throughout the United States (as identified by the U.S. Green Building Council). Through comparison of nationwide initiatives and policies, this paper outlines recommendations the City of Las Vegas can adopt to increase their position as one of the leading sustainable cities.

Keywords

Nevada – Las Vegas; Sustainable buildings; Sustainable urban development; Sustainability

Disciplines

Policy Design, Analysis, and Evaluation | Public Administration | Sustainability | Urban Studies

Language

English

Comments

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