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A new urban agenda: introduction to the Special Issue on Sustainable Urban Development

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Since the start of the 21st century, humanity has been a predominantly urban
species. This Special Issue is about the future of cities and how urbanization will develop when based on principles of sustainability. It explores the underlying dimensions of the transformation of existing cities and the design of low carbon green precincts and their urban systems. The view of the papers presented in this Special Issue is holistic and takes questions of social sustainability into account. This editorial highlights the contents and methodologies of 13 selected papers, while presenting diverse issues in strategies, concepts and policies for sustainable urban development.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10000-10006
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jul 2015


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