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Sustainable Cities

Authenticity, Ambition and Dream

Edited by Amjad Almusaed

Jönköping University


Asaad Almssad

Karlstad University

This book has been written to represent the efficient applications of sustainability in urban areas. The book intends to illustrate various techniques of action on sustainability on city conception, functions and conformation. This book is divided into four parts and nine chapters: Section I is entitled "Introduction to Sustainable Cities Concept" and contains one chapter "Introductory chapter: Overview of Sustainable Cities Theory and Practices," which discusses sustainability in cities in conception and practice. Section II is entitled "Energy and Environmental Analysis of Sustainable Cities Models." This includes four chapters. It expresses the effect of the environment and energy embodiment on city configuration and function. Section III is entitled "The Role of Transport in a Sustainable City." This part includes two chapters. Section IV is entitled "The influence of Social and Economic Factors in Urban Space Conception." It includes two chapters.

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Sustainable CitiesAuthenticity, Ambition and DreamEdited by Amjad Almusaed

Published: February 27th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73410

ISBN: 978-1-78985-524-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-523-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-056-0

Copyright year: 2019

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1. Introductory Chapter: Overview of Sustainable Cities, Theory and Practices

By Amjad Almusaed and Asaad Almssad


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2. Towards Adaptive Design Strategies for Zero-Carbon Eco-Cities in Egypt

By Marwa Dabaieh, Dalya Maguid and Deena El Mahdy


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3. Buildings in Urban Regeneration

By Agnes Schuurmans, Susanne Dyrbøl and Fanny Guay


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4. Urban Renovation and the Simulation Evaluation of Urban Climate Change in Residential and Commercial Districts: A Case of Xi’an, China

By Wang Yupeng, Ma Dixuan, Li Man and Zhou Dian


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5. Multi-criteria Spatial Decision Support System for Urban Energy Planning: An Interdisciplinary Integrated Methodological Approach

By Sara Torabi Moghadam and Patrizia Lombardi


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6. Electric Two-Wheelers, Sustainable Mobility and the City

By Stefan Bakker


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7. Influence of the Motor Transport on Sustainable Development of Smart Cities

By Irina Makarova, Ksenia Shubenkova, Vadim Mavrin and Eduard Mukhametdinov


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8. Life Cycle Insights for Creating Sustainable Cities

By Getachew Assefa


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9. Smart Homes and Sustainable Cities: The Design of a Low-Cost Solution for Comprehensive Home Automation

By Hubert Kalala Mukendi and Marco Adonis


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