Green Energy and Technology

Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions

Results of SSPCR 2015

Editors: Bisello, A., Vettorato, D., Stephens, R., Elisei, P. (Eds.)

  • Offers a unique merger between planning and other disciplines on the smart and sustainable city concept
  • Provides theoretical and operative approaches from Europe and beyond to inspire policymakers
  • Addresses the most challenging research issues concerning smart cities and sustainable development
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This book presents cutting-edge work on innovative planning methodologies, tools and experiences aimed at supporting the transition of our cities and regions towards a more smart and sustainable dimension. This book comprises a selection of the best papers presented at the international conference “Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions 2015”, held in November 2015 in Bolzano, Italy. Contributions from different research fields within urban and regional planning from the scientific as well as the professional community are presented: energy planning for cities and regions, how to couple the energy-climate goals with the development or renovation of the built environment and how to tackle the vulnerability to climate change; smart and sustainable technologies, big data, integrated infrastructures and mobility management, from holistic geospatial tools to innovative apps and Internet of Things; benefits, costs and opportunities of urban transition toward a more smart and sustainable dimension, accounting and assessment of values and trade-offs within the decision making processes; governance for smart and sustainable growth, fostering place-based policy-making, active and effective stakeholders’ participation, co-production and public-private partnerships; cooperation and demonstration projects: their role in fostering the adoption of new approaches and technologies, towards the development of win-win solutions.

Table of contents (24 chapters)

  • Optimization of Load Flows in Urban Hybrid Networks

    Kaufmann, Thomas (et al.)

    Pages 3-13

  • Technical, Financial and Urban Potentials for Solar District Heating in Italy

    Dénarié, Alice (et al.)

    Pages 15-32

  • Building-Stock Analysis for the Definition of an Energy Renovation Scenario on the Urban Scale

    Exner, Dagmar (et al.)

    Pages 33-54

  • Collaboration in Regional Energy-Efficiency Development

    Mikkola, Markku (et al.)

    Pages 55-66

  • Lighting up the Landmarks with Information About the Environment

    Brković, Matija (et al.)

    Pages 69-81

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-44899-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-44898-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions
Book Subtitle
Results of SSPCR 2015
Editors
  • Adriano Bisello
  • Daniele Vettorato
  • Richard Stephens
  • Pietro Elisei
Series Title
Green Energy and Technology
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-44899-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-44899-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-44898-5
Series ISSN
1865-3529
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 435
Number of Illustrations and Tables
107 b/w illustrations
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