Offers a comprehensive guide to developing resilient smart cities
Presents both theoretical and empirical insights into smart city initiatives
Includes case studies from around the globe, highlighting the benefits of the methods discussed
Part of the book series: The Urban Book Series (UBS)
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Table of contents (20 chapters)
Empirical Insights from Case Studies
About this book
This book provides a thorough guide to building resilient cities, through the use of smart solutions enabled by information and communication technologies. It introduces innovative approaches for integrating smart solutions into urban resilience planning and offers numerous global case studies to illustrate the benefits of the theories discussed.
Against a background of increased natural disasters, pandemics, and climate change, this book answers research questions such as:
• Do smart city projects contribute to urban climate resilience?
• What are the indicators of smart city resilience?
• What procedures should be taken to improve efficacy of smart city solutions?
• What are the opportunities and challenges for promoting smart city resilience and for integrating resilience thinking into smart city planning?
Including contributions from international experts, explanatory illustrations, and data-driven tables, this book is of interest to researchers, policymakers, and graduate students focused on developing more sustainable, smart, and resilient cities.
- Urban Planning
- Smart Cities
- Urban Resilience
- Resilient Cities
- Climate Change Adaption
- Climate Change Mitigation
- Low-Carbon Transitions
- Smart Solutions
- Smart Mobility
- Smart Urban Development
Editors and Affiliations
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Japan
ICLEI—Local Governments for Sustainability (World Secretariat), Bonn, Germany
About the editors
Professor Ayyoob Sharifi has extensive experience of research and teaching in areas related to urban planning, urban resilience, smart cities, and climate change adaptation and mitigation. From 2013 to 2017, he was the director of the Global Carbon Project, one of the core projects of the Future Earth initiative, leading the project’s flagship research initiative on urban carbon management. Since 2018, he has served as an associate professor at Hiroshima University, contributing to research and teaching activities related to urban resilience, smart cities, and climate change adaptation/mitigation. He has also actively contributed to global change research programs such as the Future Earth and currently is serving as a lead author for the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Through these contributions, he has collaborated with an extended network of researchers and scientists with expertise in the fields of urban sustainability and resilience.
Book Title: Resilient Smart Cities
Book Subtitle: Theoretical and Empirical Insights
Editors: Ayyoob Sharifi, Pourya Salehi
Series Title: The Urban Book Series
Publisher: Springer Cham
eBook Packages: Engineering, Engineering (R0)
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022
Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-95036-1Published: 30 June 2022
Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-95039-2Due: 14 July 2023
eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-95037-8Published: 29 June 2022
Series ISSN: 2365-757X
Series E-ISSN: 2365-7588
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XVII, 469
Number of Illustrations: 8 b/w illustrations, 51 illustrations in colour
Topics: Transportation Technology and Traffic Engineering, Urban Policy, Energy Policy, Economics and Management, Cities, Countries, Regions, Natural Resource and Energy Economics