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Prioritizing Sustainable Urban Regeneration Practices: Addressing Contemporary Urban Challenges Through the Lens of Public Participation

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The recent history of urbanisation delineates a trajectory marked by rapid transformations. As urban fabric expands, cities are facing unprecedented pressure caused by the exponential growth of the population, leading to the typical phenomena that affect the built environment, such as land consumption and degradation, urban sprawl, and socio-economic disparities. Meanwhile, the modification of the nature of the land deeply affects biodiversity and alters ecosystem productivity through loss of habitat, biomass, and carbon storage.

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Mangi, E., Chen, W., Heath, T., Cheshmehzangi, A. (2024). Prioritizing Sustainable Urban Regeneration Practices: Addressing Contemporary Urban Challenges Through the Lens of Public Participation. In: Mangi, E., Chen, W., Heath, T., Cheshmehzangi, A. (eds) Innovative Public Participation Practices for Sustainable Urban Regeneration. Urban Sustainability. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-99-9595-0_1

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