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By Yuzuru Matsuoka,Mamoru Yoshida

Ever considering the fact that mankind first seemed on the earth, humans have faced various threats as a result of international environmental alterations and catastrophic common failures. lately, there was a big necessity to aim the complementary co-evolution between applied sciences, city administration, and coverage layout by means of placing higher emphasis on neighborhood orientation whereas absolutely using educational traditions of civil engineering, structure, environmental engineering and catastrophe prevention examine. This booklet seeks to fulfill the problem of defining the recent inspiration “human defense engineering” through the implementation of such acceptable applied sciences in Asian megacities.

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