#94 Fighting Climate Change through Sustainable Urban Design

Number of presentations – 10, including:

How 6 European cities and their 13 partners work together to reduce CO2 emissions and realize EU energy targets    (Paper and Slides)
Ivo Wenzler, Dr., Senior Principle and Associate Professor, Accenture and Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology, Delft, THE NETHERLANDS.

Beyond the Washington Beltway; Fighting Climate Change and Promoting Sustainability in America's Cities    (Paper and Slides)
Hugh Atkinson, Dr. London South Bank University, London, UK.     

Cities and Systems – Urban Livability and the Zofnass Tools for Sustainable Infrastructure    (Paper and Slides)
Rick Phillips, RA, AICP, Director of Urban Design, Northern California, HNTB Corporation, Emeryville, CA, USA.

What is New about Sustainable Urban Design? Green Infrastructure Systems and the New Landscapes of Sustainability    (Slides)
Rafael Pizarro, Associate Professor, American University of Sharjah, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.

Assisting Canadian communities to reduce the health impacts of urban heat islands    (Paper and Slides)
Jay Storfer, Senior Policy Analyst, Climate Change and Health Office, Health Canada, Government of Canada, Ottawa, ON, CANADA.

How Advanced Building Systems Can Offset Water Infrastructure Needs    (Paper and Slides)
Lee Fithian, AIA, AICP, NCARB, LEED AP, Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma College of Architecture, Norman, OK, USA.

Systems Thinking and Design Thinking: Two Methods for Teaching Sustainable Urban Strategies    (Paper and Slides)
Magdalena Garmaz, Professor, Architecture and Environmental Design, College of Architecture, Design and Construction, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA.

Learning from Bristol: Identifying the challenges and solutions to Urban Air Quality Management    (Paper)
Ben Williams, Research Associate, and  Joanna Barnes, Dr., Research Fellow,    University of The West of England, Bristol, UK.

Is the European Green Capital Award showcasing appropriate models of best practice for transition? The land use indicator    (Paper)
Angela Ruiz del Portal, Cardiff, WALES

Study of Window-Opening Behaviour in Public Rental Housing Estate during the Warm Season in Hong Kong    (Paper)
Hei Chan, The University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG

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