Master of Public Administration (MPA)
First Committee Member
Christopher Stream, Chair
Number of Pages
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.
Nevada – Las Vegas; Sustainable buildings; Sustainable urban development; Sustainability
Policy Design, Analysis, and Evaluation | Public Administration | Sustainability | Urban Studies
Anzalone, Andrea; Sawyer, Virginia; and Woolsey, Robert, "Urban sustainability through green building" (2007). UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones. 830.