Urban and Transit Planning

A Culmination of Selected Research Papers from IEREK Conferences on Urban Planning, Architecture and Green Urbanism, Italy and Netherlands (2017)

  • Hocine Bougdah
  • Antonella Versaci
  • Adolf Sotoca
  • Ferdinando Trapani
  • Marco Migliore
  • Nancy Clark

Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Sustainability and the Built Environment

  3. Urban and Environmental Planning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. M. van Aswegen, J. E. Drewes, E. van der Linde
      Pages 121-132
    3. J. Alexander Gómez, Errol Haarhoff, Emilio García
      Pages 133-143
    4. Maria Natalia Paulino Araujo Alcantara, Erika Cristine Kneib
      Pages 145-161
    5. Mary Felix, Mostafa Elhefnawi
      Pages 227-238
    6. Yifei Pei, Rongqi Sang, Jiawei Leng, Kai Gong, Naoko Saio
      Pages 239-246
  4. Sustainable Urban Land Use and Transportation

  5. Environmental Transformation: Energy Efficient Urban Areas & Renewable Energy Generation

  6. Quality of Life & Environmental Management Systems

About this book


A volume of five parts, this book is a culmination of selected research papers from the second version of the international conferences on Urban Planning & Architectural Design for sustainable Development (UPADSD) and Urban Transit and Sustainable Networks (UTSN) of 2017 in Palermo and the first of the Resilient and Responsible Architecture and Urbanism Conference (RRAU) of 2018 in the Netherlands. This book, not only discusses environmental challenges of the world today, but also informs the reader of the new technologies, tools, and approaches used today for successful planning and development as well as new and upcoming ones. Chapters of this book provide in-depth debates on fields of environmental planning and management, transportation planning, renewable energy generation and sustainable urban land use. It addresses long-term issues as well as short-term issues of land use and transportation in different parts of the world in hopes of improving the quality of life. Topics within this book include: (1) Sustainability and the Built Environment (2) Urban and Environmental Planning (3) Sustainable Urban Land Use and Transportation (4) Energy Efficient Urban Areas & Renewable Energy Generation (5) Quality of Life & Environmental Management Systems. This book is a useful source for academics, researchers and practitioners seeking pioneering research in the field.


City Planning Urban sustainability Regional Planning Environmental Planning Logistics Networks Urban Transportation Energy efficient cities

Editors and affiliations

  • Hocine Bougdah
    • 1
  • Antonella Versaci
    • 2
  • Adolf Sotoca
    • 3
  • Ferdinando Trapani
    • 4
  • Marco Migliore
    • 5
  • Nancy Clark
    • 6
  1. 1.University for the Creative ArtsCanterburyUK
  2. 2.Universita degli Studi di Enna “Kore” – Cittadella UniversitariaEnnaItaly
  3. 3.Technische Universität LuleåLuleåSweden
  4. 4.Department of ArchitectureUniversità degli Studi di PalermoPalermoItaly
  5. 5.Università degli Studi di PalermoPalermoItaly
  6. 6.School of ArchitectureUF College of Design, Construction & PlanningGainesvilleUSA

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