Book cover: Transitioning to Sustainable Cities and Communities
Open Access Edited Book

Transitioning to Sustainable Cities and Communities

Expected Date of Publication: Sep 2023
This book is part of the book series: Transitioning to Sustainability
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This book will be available for purchase once published.


Transitioning to Sustainable Cities and Communities is part of MDPI's new Open Access book series Transitioning to Sustainability. With this series, MDPI pursues environmentally and socially relevant research that contributes to efforts toward a sustainable world. Transitioning to Sustainability aims to add to the conversation about regional and global sustainable development according to the 17 SDGs. The book series is intended to reach beyond disciplinary, even academic boundaries. 


Preliminary Content and Working Titles

Michael Walczak
Impact of Urban Planning on Air Quality: The Consequences of the Mismatch Between Natural Wind Flows and Building Typologies

David Kretzer
The Relationship Between Public Lighting and Urban Sustainability in Bogotá’s Informal Settlements

Melanie Fessel
Sustainability Discourse Urban Design Studio Education and Research

Clara Rellensmann
Studio Bagan: Strengthening Cultural Heritage Conservation Through Interdisciplinary Problem-Based Learning

Stephanie Briers and Yael Borofsky
Everynight Life in Informal Settlements

Gruia Bădescu 
Towards Sustainable Post-War Reconstruction: Reflecting on City-Making and Conflict

Tanya Chandra
Positioning: How isolated development policy can adversely affect a sustainable goal?

Alejandro Restrepo
DreaMed-ellín: Urban planning as an instrument of social equity, environmental quality and sustainability

Hubert Klumpner and Diego Ceresuela-Wiesmann
Education, Culture and a New Urban Paradigm in Colombia

Chukwuemeka Vincent Chukwuemeka, Kris Scheerlinck and Yves Schoonjans
Centering Urban Market[places] within SDG-11 in the Postcolony: Learning from Onitsha Markets, Nigeria

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