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Georgali, E. (author), Cardoso Pera Eboli, C. (author), Song, J. (author), Liu, X. (author)
In 2016, 54.5% of the world population was living in urban areas, whereas cities occupied only 2% of the total land. (United Nations: Department of Economic and Social Affairs, 2015). Climate change, inequality, peace and security issues are just some of the factors affecting urban areas and at the same time posing new challenges for urban...
student report 2017
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De Deckere, M.P. (author)
Cities face challenges protecting their population from high air temperatures. In the coming century cities tend to become warmer as a consequence of global warming exacerbating the urban heat island. This affects the livability of neighbourhoods with negative effects for the population. The urban heat island is the phenomenon where the city...
master thesis 2016
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Yang, W. (author)
The world’s population is set to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 – up from 7.2 billion in 2012 (UN News Center). That global population will be a vastly urban one. The increasing demand for supplying the future urban dwellers and the threatening climate change have posed the question about our current urban development model. Our urbanization has...
master thesis 2016