Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

New Generation of Sustainable Smart Cities

Amjad Almusaed

Jönköping University

Dr.Almusaed completed postdoctoral research in 2004 on sustainable and bioclimatic houses from the School of Architecture in Aarhus, Denmark. He has edited many international books and is an active member of many worldwide architectural associations. He has published more than 170 international academic works (papers, research, books, and book chapters) in different languages.

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Asaad Almssad

Karlstad University

Dr. Almssad is a docent at Karlstad University, Sweden. He has more than 28 years of experience in the industry as well as teaching and research in European and non-European, institutions. He has authored and co-authored more than 30 research papers and many books. His research focuses on building structures, materials, sustainable building, and energy efficiency in building systems.

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The First Generation of Smart Cities ARCHIGRAM Movement and Smart Cities FUTURISM and New Cities Conception Energy Crises and Smart Cities the Green Context in Smart Cites Biophilic Smart City Smart Cities Between the Form and the Functions Sustainability and Smart Cities Digital City Grid City Electronic Cities Inflammable Cities

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The book will discuss the form and function of a sustainable smart city, which represents a new generation of cities, where many aspects come across. Smart cities refer to the use of various information technology or innovative ideas to integrate the system and services to the town to improve resource utilization efficiency, optimize urban management and services, and enhance citizens' quality of life. It fully utilizes the new generation of information technology in all walks of life in the city. It is an advanced form of urban informatization based on the next generation of innovation in the knowledge society. It realizes the deep integration of informatization, industrialization, and urbanization, which helps alleviate "Big city disease", improve the quality of urbanization, achieve refined and dynamic management, enhance the effectiveness of urban governance and improve citizens' quality of life. These types of cities promote sustainable economic growth and high quality of life through investment in human and social capital, as well as in transportation and information communication infrastructure, and through participatory management of the above resources and natural resources for scientific management. The book will take the modern tendinitis towards an intelligent concept of cities, where all aspects related to human beings, urban functions, and outer spaces will be analyzed.

Publishing process

Book initiated and editor appointed

Date completed: March 25th 2022

Applications to edit the book are assessed and a suitable editor is selected, at which point the process begins.

Chapter proposals submitted and reviewed

Deadline for chapter proposals: June 2nd 2022

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Deadline for full chapters: August 1st 2022

Once approved by the academic editor and publishing review team, chapters are written and submitted according to pre-agreed parameters

Full chapters peer reviewed

Review results due: October 20th 2022

Full chapter manuscripts are screened for plagiarism and undergo a Main Editor Peer Review. Results are sent to authors within 30 days of submission, with suggestions for rounds of revisions.

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Expected publication date: December 19th 2022

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About the editor

Amjad Almusaed

Jönköping University

Prof. Amjad Almusaed has a Ph.D. in Architecture (Environmental Design) from Ion Mincu University, Bucharest, Romania. He completed postdoctoral research in 2004 on sustainable and bioclimatic houses at the School of Architecture, Aarhus, Denmark. His research expertise is sustainability in architecture and urban planning and design. He has carried out a great deal of research and technical survey work and has performed several studies in these areas. He has edited many international books and is an active member of many worldwide architectural associations. He has published more than 170 international academic works (papers, research, books, and book chapters) in different languages.

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