Transitioning to Sustainable Cities and Communities
Open Access Edited Book

Transitioning to Sustainable Cities and Communities

Expected Date of Publication: Apr 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

Christian Werthmann
Wicked Transformations

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

Anna Heringer and Martin Rauch
Material Realities

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

Manuel Herz
Tambacounda Hospital as an Urban and Regional Intervention

Melanie Fessel
Sustainability Discourse Urban Design Studio Education and Research

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

Rahul Mehrotra
From the Absolute to the Transitionary

Stephanie Briers and Yael Borofsky
Everynight Life in Informal Settlements

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

Andres Lepik
Curating Critical Futures

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

Teddy Cruz and Fonna Forman
Mobilizing the 'Other' in 'Us'

Mitchell Joachim, Peder Anker and Nicholas Gervasi
Evolution in Animal Aided Design: Transitioning to Urban Biodiversity

Aaron Betksy
Ways of life, Reconfigured

Weijen Wang
Densities of the future

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

Arnd Bätzner
Sustainable Development Goals and the Future of Urban Transport: Aggressive Fiction vs Structural Requirements - Realigning Urban Mobility Objectives in an Age of Transition

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