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The 5th World Sustainability Forum

2: Urbanization and Cities


A: Architecture

List of Accepted Abstracts (1)
The Parametric Design of a Low-Cost Apartment in Bandung, Indonesia

CCUF: Climate Change and Urban Form

List of Accepted Abstracts (3)
Integrating Urban Heat Assessment in Urban Plans
Urban Form and Climate Change: Assessing the Global Warming Effect on the Built Environment in Northern Chile.
Urban Form and Climate Change: Spatial Regression Analysis of Heat Hazard Factors in Santiago de Chile

SCM: Sustainable Construction Methods

List of Accepted Abstracts (3)
Low Carbon Technology Innovation: An Integration Analysis with Countermeasures in Construction Industry
A Comparative Benefit and Cost Analysis of Conventional and Sustainable Construction Methods
Sustainable Architecture: What Is the Appropriate Approach for Algeria?

SLCAB: Sustainable Life-Cycle Analysis of Buildings

List of Accepted Abstracts (2)
Sustainability Assessment of a School Building in Iceland Using Life Cycle Analysis
A Methodology for Assessing Energy Consumption and Carbon Dioxide Emissions in a Nigerian Residential Building Context

SRB: Sustainable Retrofitting of Buildings

List of Accepted Abstracts (3)
Minimum-invasive Energy Retrofit Approaches for Owner Communities in Multy-occupancy Residential Buildings
Evaluating the Long-Run Savings from Retrofit Plans in Residential Buildings Accounting for the Rebound Effect
Homeowner Targeted Policy Instruments to Overcome Barriers for Energy Efficiency Retrofits in Residential Buildings in Germany

TCORUD: The Challenges and Opportunities of Rapid Urban Development

Panel chair: Philipp Aerni, Director of the Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CCRS)

List of Accepted Abstracts (4)
Better Cities through a New Climate Economy
Urban Planning Challenges in Arrival Cities: The case of the Grand Housing Development Program in Addis Abeba
No Lights, No Jobs, No Hope: The False Promise of Urbanization Absent Integrated Energy and Urban Policies
Clean Solutions for Power and Transport in Rapid Urban Development

TSS: Time and Space Studies

List of Accepted Abstracts (4)
The Importance of Physical Space in Shaping the Public sphereCase Study of Neshat Park in Kerman, Iran
The Identification Approach to Territory Space Multifunction at Provincial Level in China    -- Taking Hunan Province as an Example
RE-CYCLES. REvitalization of Dismissed Brownfield Areas Through Landscape CYCLES in Post-industrial Territories
Between Social and Environmental Sustainability: A Look into the Time and Space Use Patterns of Households with In-School Children around Min-Sheng Community in Taipei

TSSFC: Transformational Solutions for the Sustainable Future Cities

List of Accepted Abstracts (2)
Transitions towards More Sustainable Practices in Mobility - A Case Study from Finland
Towards Diverse and Sustainable Governance in Cities.

U: Urbanization

List of Accepted Abstracts (5)
Between a Rock and Hard Place: Transport Policy Between Sprawl and Accessibility?
How Far Can We Go in Eating up Our Best Land? Past Analysis and Modeled Projections of Urban Growth and Energy Demand in Italy
Urban growth and Agricultural loss: soil consumption quantitative estimates for a South-Italian case study
Land Use Change Predictive Models to Support Decision-Making Processes
Energy Efficiency and CO2 Emissions in Colombian Cities: An Evaluation Using Data Enevelopment Analysis and Data Panel Techniques

UP: Urban Planning

List of Accepted Abstracts (10)
The Success of Sustainable Cities by Night - Between Theory and Practice
Sustainable Cities. The Polish Niche Area
Collaboration and Competition in Local Sustainability Transitions: The Example of Energy Transition Processes in a German City
Urban Sustainability: An Indicator-Based Assessment of Selected Indian and Global Megacities
Tree Characteristics and Their Impact on the Retrofitting of Sustainable Drainage Systems and Road Structures
Structured Participatory Decision Processes to Promote Energy Sustainability at a City Level: A Systematic Review
Sustainable Social Development in Lithuania (Applying Wallerstein World Systems Theory at the Mezzo-Territorial Level)
A Community Based Pollution Prevention Program for Two Urban Environmental Justice Cities
A Multidimensional Approach to the Location Process of a Municipal Solid Waste Processing Facility - An Example of Anaerobic Digestion
Enhancing Comfort in Urban Open Space of Jakarta's Superblocks Through Research on Thermal Comfort, Wind Speed, and Distribution. Utility of Physiological Equivalent Temperature (PET) and Computational Fluid Dynamic
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