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Sustainability 2013, 5(1), 90-99; doi:10.3390/su5010090
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Resilience of Outdoor Spaces in an Era of Climate Change: The Problem of Developing Countries

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Received: 9 October 2012; in revised form: 23 December 2012 / Accepted: 25 December 2012 / Published: 4 January 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Coping with Climate Change in Developing Countries)
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Abstract: This paper recommends expanding research on the interrelations between climate change, cities, culture and the way climate change influences participants’ thermal, emotional and perceptual well-being in public spaces as a key step in developing contextual design codes for outdoor public spaces. Proposing a general framework to address climate challenges in developing countries, the paper advocates focusing on the developing world, where outdoor spaces are extremely vulnerable and available studies are scarce.
Keywords: microclimate; outdoor public spaces; climate change; culture; design codes microclimate; outdoor public spaces; climate change; culture; design codes
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Hatuka, T.; Saaroni, H. Resilience of Outdoor Spaces in an Era of Climate Change: The Problem of Developing Countries. Sustainability 2013, 5, 90-99.

AMA Style

Hatuka T, Saaroni H. Resilience of Outdoor Spaces in an Era of Climate Change: The Problem of Developing Countries. Sustainability. 2013; 5(1):90-99.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Hatuka, Tali; Saaroni, Hadas. 2013. "Resilience of Outdoor Spaces in an Era of Climate Change: The Problem of Developing Countries." Sustainability 5, no. 1: 90-99.


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