Approaches, Advances and Applications in Sustainable Development of Smart Cities

Edited by
April 2020
308 pages
  • ISBN978-3-03928-012-4 (Paperback)
  • ISBN978-3-03928-013-1 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Approaches, Advances and Applications in Sustainable Development of Smart Cities that was published in

Chemistry & Materials Science
Environmental & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
This book aims to contribute to the conceptual and practical knowledge pools in order to improve the research and practice on the sustainable development of smart cities by bringing an informed understanding of the subject to scholars, policymakers, and practitioners. This book seeks articles offering insights into the sustainable development of smart cities by providing in-depth conceptual analyses and detailed case study descriptions and empirical investigations. This way, the book will form a repository of relevant information, material, and knowledge to support research, policymaking, practice, and transferability of experiences to address aforementioned challenges. The scope of the book includes the following broad areas, with a particular focus on the approaches, advances, and applications in the sustainable development of smart cities: • Theoretical underpinnings and analytical and policy frameworks; • Methodological approaches for the evaluation of smart and sustainable cities; • Technological developments in the techno-enviro nexus; • Global best practice smart city case investigations and reports; • Geo-design and applications concerning desired urban outcomes; • Prospects, implications, and impacts concerning the future of smart and sustainable cities.
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