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Luo, Yun (author), Xiang, Pengcheng (author), Li, B. (author)
As a development form of the creative industry, the Artist Village is a high concern of the Chinese government, and it has achieved rapid developments in China in recent years. However, many Artist Villages come to an untimely end a short period after their birth and fail to realize sustainable development. In this study, an empirical analysis...
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Mares Nasarre, P. (author), Martínez-Ibáñez, Víctor (author), Sanz-Benlloch, Amalia (author)
Teaching sustainability and ethics to engineering students is a challenging but necessary task that has been increasingly investigated during the last few years. In this research, a systematic method to identify the level of awareness in students about sustainability and ethics is developed. Here, it is applied to students studying the Civil...
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Pintossi, Nadia (author), Ikiz Kaya, Deniz (author), van Wesemael, Pieter (author), Pereira Roders, A. (author)
The adaptive reuse of cultural heritage can contribute to sustainable development and circular economy, preventing waste production and resource depletion by extending the heritage lifespan. This reuse is limited by challenges mostly identified at the case study level. However, further theorising these challenges could enrich the related body...
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Calzati, S. (author), van Loenen, B. (author)
To achieve sustainable development goals, georeferenced data and geographic information systems play a crucial role. Yet, the way in which these data and systems are summoned upon rests on positivist assumptions which overlook both epistemological and ethical concerns. This is epitomized by the integrated geospatial information framework ...
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Swart, J.A.A. (author), van de Poel, I.R. (author)
Hybrid potato breeding is an emerging technology that can have a strong impact on the potato sector by replacing seed potatoes with true seeds. The Netherlands is a world leader in certified seed potatoes and a number of Dutch companies play a pivotal role in the development of this technology. This implies a certain responsibility for the...
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Luo, Yun (author), Xiang, Pengcheng (author), Guo, Jin (author), Li, B. (author)
Contemporary Chinese artist villages (CCAVs) have been developing rapidly and have become an important locus for developing cultural and creative industries, providing a strong pathway for China to achieve high-quality development and promote new urbanization. However, in practice, there are still many CCAVs that struggle with sustainable...
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Chindarkar, Namrata (author), Goyal, N. (author)
Electricity access is an important issue and building capacity for it requires drawing relevant lessons from past policies. In this study, we evaluate the effect of the Jyotigram Yojana, or the lighted village scheme, a supply-side policy intervention during 2003–08 to increase rural electricity access in Gujarat, India. We hypothesize that...
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Aparisi-Cerdá, I. (author), Ribo-Perez, D.G. (author), Gomar-Pascual, J. (author), Pineda-Soler, J. (author), Poveda-Bautista, R. (author), García-Melón, M. (author)
Gender studies have highlighted how policies and actions that are not drafted and planned with a gender perspective tend to produce a gender bias. Climate policies are not an exception. Measures to mitigate and adapt cities to climate change might lead to undesired outcomes regarding gender equality or, in contrast, may help to improve equality....
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Liu, Zhengxuan (author), Yu, Chenxi (author), Qian, QK (author), Huang, R. (author), You, K. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author), Zhang, Guoqiang (author)
Under China's national strategy of carbon neutrality by 2060, it is urgently necessary and challenging for the governments to proactively explore policy tools to facilitate energy-efficient renovation of existing buildings. Currently, a considerable number of studies have been conducted on building energy-efficient renovation and its...
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Wagner, Ben (author), de Gooyert, Vincent (author), Veeneman, Wijnand (author)
The UN sustainable development goals (SDGs) were adopted by the United Nations as a “universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that by 2030 all people enjoy peace and prosperity.” These goals prove to have a strong appeal to managers in both public and private sectors. Despite the popularity of the goals, little is...
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Pacheco-López, Adrián (author), Prifti, Kristiano (author), Manenti, Flavio (author), Somoza Tornos, A. (author), Graells, Moisès (author), Espuña, Antonio (author)
The constant development of new alternatives to treat waste aids in closing material loops towards the circular economy and improving sustainability through the use of new renewable materials and energy. This fact leads to the increasing need for decision-making tools for process synthesis and assessment, which can be addressed with an...
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Liu, Zhengxuan (author), Qiu, Yangzi (author), Jafarinejad, Shahryar (author)
Energy, water, and the environment have remarkably complex interrelationships, with these linkages being both direct and indirect. The innovative development of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies brings significant opportunities for investigating renewable energy (RE), water, and the environment and presents a multitude of challenges....
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Xie, Mingjing (author), Qiu, Yangzi (author), Liang, Yishuang (author), Zhou, Yuekuan (author), Liu, Zhengxuan (author), Zhang, Guoqiang (author)
The application of building information modeling (BIM) technology has effectively supported the high-quality development of building sustainability and informatization in China. However, few studies comprehensively analyzed the enacted policies, prevalent applications, and existing barriers of the latest application and development of BIM...
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Megevand, B.P.N. (author), Cao, Wen-Jun (author), Di Maio, F. (author), Rem, P.C. (author)
This paper aims to summarize, propose, and discuss existing or emerging strategies to shift towards a circular economy of materials. To clarify the landscape of existing circular practices, a new spectrum is proposed, from product-based strategies, where entire products go through several life cycles without being reprocessed, to material-based...
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Minkman, E. (author), Nguyen, Hong Quan (author), Luu, Tang (author), Dang, Kim Khoi (author), Nguyen, Sy Linh (author), Du, Haomiao (author), Huizer, Tanya (author), Rijke, Jeroen (author)
This study identifies how the governance of the transition to sustainable agriculture in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta is constrained by a lack of leadership, coordination, and funding. The Vietnamese Mekong Delta region is an important agricultural region yet highly vulnerable to climate change. In 2017, the Government of Vietnam issued...
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Timmerman, Jos G. (author), de Vries, S. (author), Berendsen, Monique (author), van Dokkum, Ronald (author), van de Guchte, Cees (author), Vlaanderen, Niels (author), Broek, Emilie (author), van der Horst, Aart (author)
Representatives from 14 countries worldwide worked together on improving their monitoring and ultimately their water management to reach the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 goals by 2030, thereby testing the Information Strategy Model (ISM). This model is developed to support identifying the need for information for water management. In...
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Rosetti, I. (author), Ferreira Bertrand Cabral, C.M. (author), Pereira Roders, A. (author), Jacobs, Marc (author), Albuquerque, Rosana (author)
In the past three decades, there has been increasing research carried out on the role of heritage and its processes in achieving broader sustainable development objectives beyond heritage conservation. As part of this movement, people-centered approaches and participation have been widely integrated into international regulations and guidelines...
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Arfa, F. (author), Lubelli, B. (author), Zijlstra, H. (author), Quist, W.J. (author)
Adaptive reuse (AR) of heritage buildings is a complex process due to the involvement of many actions and actors, which influence the results of the projects. The effectiveness of AR projects can be described by various criteria. This paper aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the criteria of effectiveness in AR projects with the final...
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Arfa, F. (author), Zijlstra, H. (author), Lubelli, B. (author), Quist, W.J. (author)
The Adaptive Reuse (AR) of heritage buildings is a complex process, which aims to preserve the values of heritage buildings while adapting them for use in the present and transferring them to the future. This paper aims to identify steps in this process and develop a structured model. The model is an ‘ideal’, it needs validation in practice;...
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Li, Y. (author), Xiang, Pengcheng (author), You, Kairui (author), Guo, Jin (author)
Mega infrastructure projects (MIPs) are exposed to numerous interdependent risks of various natures which pose difficulties in risk management. Thus far, the research on the risk interactions of MIPs has been focused on developing static risk networks within a single category of risks, at certain stages of the project. It is essential to...
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