Book 2014

Cities for Smart Environmental and Energy Futures

Impacts on Architecture and Technology

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ISBN: 978-3-642-37660-3 (Print) 978-3-642-37661-0 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Pages 1-7

    A Time and a Place for Everything

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    Pages 9-20

    Smart Cities of Tomorrow

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    Pages 23-53

    Rethinking Urban Landscapes: Self-Supported Infrastructure, Technology and Territory

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    Pages 55-99

    Invincible Cities for the Materiomic Age

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    Pages 101-113

    Qualitative Affects of Building Life Cycle: The Formation of Architectural Matter

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    Pages 115-131

    Other Cities

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    Pages 133-151

    Urban Parangolé

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    Pages 153-163

    High Performance Buildings: Measures, Complexity, and Current Trends

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    Chapter

    Pages 165-178

    Eco-cities: The Role of Networks of Green and Blue Spaces

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    Pages 179-197

    Decarbonising City Precincts: An Australian Perspective

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    Pages 199-213

    The Rebirth of Distance in the Context of Urban Sustainability

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    Pages 215-233

    Cities for Smart Environmental and Energy Futures: Urban Heat Island Mitigation Techniques for Sustainable Cities

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    Pages 235-243

    Building Conservation Towards a Sustainable Future: Use of GPR

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    Pages 245-258

    Evaluation of the Shading Efficiency of the Shading Devices Installed in the Tram Stations in Athens

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    Chapter

    Pages 259-270

    Modeling and Control of Large and Flexible Wind Turbines in Variable Speed Mode

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    Chapter

    Pages 271-281

    Sustainable Design for Campus Residential Housing

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    Chapter

    Pages 283-290

    House Biographies: Housing Studies on the Smallest Urban Scale

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    Chapter

    Pages 291-303

    For the Smarter Good of Cities: On Cities, Complexity and Slippages in the Smart City Discourse