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How to bring urban and global climate studies together with urban planning and architecture?

Fallmann, Joachim; Emeis, Stefan

Abstract (englisch):
Climate friendly urban planning plays a key role in climate change mitigation and adaptation and allows for sustainable development of living conditions for future generations. It has been long understood that measures such as urban greening, planted facades and roofs or highly reflecting building materials are able to dampen
excess heat and help reducing energetic costs. Transferring scientific and often theoretical knowledge into actual urban planning however necessarily involves an interdisciplinary dialogue. This paper intends to provide a review of existing literature from a meteorological perspective in order to answer the question how results from urban climate studies can be linked to architectural design of future urban areas. Results from state of the art research
are evaluated and critically addressed, hence providing a catalogue for urban planners and stakeholders which should serve as basis for a re-evaluation of the term ‘smart city’.

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Verlagsausgabe §
DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000125264
Veröffentlicht am 26.10.2020
DOI: 10.1016/j.dibe.2020.100023
Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung - Atmosphärische Umweltforschung (IMK-IFU)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsmonat/-jahr 11.2020
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 2666-1659
KITopen-ID: 1000125264
Erschienen in Developments in the Built Environment
Band 4
Seiten Art.-Nr.: 100023
Vorab online veröffentlicht am 11.08.2020
Schlagwörter Urban climate; Climate change; Urban planning; Building design; Adaptation; Meteorological perspective;
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