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Henry, Marvin (author), Schraven, D.F.J. (author), Bocken, Nancy (author), Frenken, Koen (author), Hekkert, Marko (author), Kirchherr, J.W. (author)
Circular economy (CE) and sharing economy (SE) are much discussed concepts but potential links between them have not been examined systematically so far. The concepts’ popularity coupled with a lack of definitional consensus may hinder their potential to advance sustainability transitions. Hence, the first comparative bibliometric study of these...
journal article 2021
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Kousa, C. (author), Pottgiesser, U. (author)
The Old City of Aleppo, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, has been inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 1986. In the early 1990s the Aleppo municipality initiated the project for the Rehabilitation of the Old City with the German Technical Cooperation Agency (GTZ) as a partner. As part of the process, a...
conference paper 2021
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Schraven, D.F.J. (author), Joss, Simon (author), de Jong, Martin (author)
SDG 11 – ‘making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable’ – draws attention to the criticality of urban governance in the quest for sustainable development. Reflecting this, diverse city labels, such as ‘sustainable city’ and ‘smart city’, have been mobilized by urban actors and scholars to consider cities’...
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Dos Santos Gonçalves, J.M. (author), Mateus, Ricardo (author), Silvestre, José Dinis (author), Pereira Roders, A. (author)
The inclusion of Heritage in the global agenda for sustainable development has contributed to a broader discussion around the interconnection between heritage and sustainability. However, the definitions of both concepts lack consensus. In the last decade, hundreds of definitions of sustainability can be identified in the scientific literature....
conference paper 2021
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Umbrello, Steven (author), van de Poel, I.R. (author)
Value sensitive design (VSD) is an established method for integrating values into technical design. It has been applied to different technologies and, more recently, to artificial intelligence (AI). We argue that AI poses a number of challenges specific to VSD that require a somewhat modified VSD approach. Machine learning (ML), in particular,...
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Wamsler, Christine (author), Johannessen, A. (author)
Increasing impacts from disasters and climate hazards have prompted international efforts to promote the development of national disaster risk reduction and resilience (DRRR) strategies intended to reduce mortality and other losses. The development of such strategies is the subject of target E of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk...
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Farrokhzadeh, S. (author), Hashemi Monfared, Seyed Arman (author), Azizyan, Gholamreza (author), Sardar Shahraki, Ali (author), Ertsen, M.W. (author), Abraham, E. (author)
Severe water scarcity in recent years has magnified the economic, social, and environmental significance of water stress globally, making optimal planning in water resources necessary for sustainable socio-economic development. One of the regions that is most affected by this is the Sistan region and its Hamoun wetland, located in south-east...
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Chen, C. (author), Reniers, G.L.L.M.E. (author)
Safety risks have become an obstacle to the sustainability of the chemical industry in China since many chemical companies were forced to close down by China's government in the past three years. This study investigates chemical safety in China in order to identify the causes of the major accidents and accompanying casualties, formulating the...
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Pages Sanchez, Jose (author), Daamen, T.A. (author)
Port cities face enormous sustainability challenges. In this chapter, we propose a relational view of these challenges and explore how different models of governance connect the three pillars of sustainable development: Economy, environment, and society. We also address the contradictions inherent to new port plans or waterfront projects,...
book chapter 2020
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Valipour, Mohammad (author), Ahmed, Abdelkader T. (author), Antoniou, Georgios P. (author), Sala, Renato (author), Parise, Mario (author), Salgot, Miquel (author), Sanaan Bensi, N. (author), Angelakis, Andreas N. (author)
An underground aqueduct is usually a canal built in the subsurface to transfer water from a starting point to a distant location. Systems of underground aqueducts have been applied by ancient civilizations to manage different aspects of water supply. This research reviews underground aqueducts from the prehistoric period to modern times to...
review 2020
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Xia, Han (author), Zhang, Wanshun (author), He, Lian (author), Ma, Mengyue (author), Peng, Hong (author), Li, Lin (author), Ke, Q. (author), Hang, Panpan (author), Wang, Xintang (author)
China has implemented main functional areas planning (MFAP) since 2010, which is essential for improving the efficiency of land space utilization and achieving sustainable urban development. Quantitative assessments of the urban development levels (UDLs) at the county level across China after the implementation of MFAP have not been well...
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Du, Y. (author), Arkesteijn, M.H. (author), den Heijer, A.C. (author), Kun, Song (author)
Higher education institutions (HEIs) in both early and mature stages of sustainable development (SD) have been moving toward sustainability. Methods for assessing SD have been developed from global and regional contexts to support sustainability efforts. The purpose of this paper is to formulate guidelines as input to develop a sustainable...
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Sakomoto, Takuya (author), Lutaaya, Mahmood (author), Abraham, E. (author)
Intermittent water supply networks risk microbial and chemical contamination through multiple mechanisms. In particular, in the cities of developing countries, where intrusion through leaky pipes are more prevalent and the sanitation systems coverage is low, contaminated water can be a public health hazard. Although countries using intermittent...
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Marquard, Elisabeth (author), Bartke, Stephan (author), Gifreu i Font, Judith (author), Humer, Alois (author), Jonkman, Arend (author), Jürgenson, Evelin (author), Marot, Naja (author), Poelmans, Lien (author), Repe, Blaž (author), Rybski, Robert (author), Schröter-Schlaack, Christoph (author), Sobocká, Jaroslava (author), Sørensen, Michael Tophøj (author), Vejchodská, Eliška (author), Yiannakou, Athena (author), Bovet, Jana (author)
Rapid expansion of settlements and related infrastructures is a global trend that comes with severe environmental, economic, and social costs. Steering urbanization toward well-balanced compactness is thus acknowledged as an important strategic orientation in UN Sustainable Development Goal 11 (SDG-11) via the SDG-indicator “Ratio of land...
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Unger, Eva-Maria (author), Bennett, Rohan (author), Lemmen, Christiaan (author), Zevenbergen, Jaap (author), Dijkstra, Paula (author), de Zeeuw, Kees (author)
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with its defined Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), together with other policies such as the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, or the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) stimulate...
conference paper 2019
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Di Baldassarre, Giuliano (author), Sivapalan, Murugesu (author), Rusca, Maria (author), Cudennec, Christophe (author), Garcia, Margaret (author), Kreibich, Heidi (author), Konar, Megan (author), Pande, S. (author), Sanderson, Matthew R. (author)
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations Agenda 2030 represent an ambitious blueprint to reduce inequalities globally and achieve a sustainable future for all mankind. Meeting the SDGs for water requires an integrated approach to managing and allocating water resources, by involving all actors and stakeholders, and...
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Costa Junior, Jairo da (author), Diehl, J.C. (author), Snelders, H.M.J.J. (author)
Societal problems concern the complexity of technical, organisational, social, and political issues. The enormous negative impacts of these problems and the inability of problem solvers to deal with high levels of complexity cannot be overcome without a paradigm shift in how we understand and engage with such issues. Two domains have been...
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Smits, M.W.M. (author)
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the quasi-experiment setting to test the formulated design support (developed in the author’s PhD research) within a design research methodology (DRM) framework. This support intends to help designers to consciously engage rural families within a development aid scenario and increase their...
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Onencan, A.M. (author), Enserink, B. (author), van de Walle, B.A. (author)
Kenya Water Services Regulatory Board (WASREB) Impact Report indicates a stagnation in water coverage at 55 percent, for the last three years, contrary to the 2015 target of 80 percent. One main reason for the stagnation is weak cross-county cooperation between hydrologically interdependent governments. WASREB has little guidance on what...
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Malmqvist, Johan (author), Knutson Wedel, Maria (author), Lundqvist, Ulrika (author), Edström, Kristina (author), Rosén, Anders (author), Fruergaard Astrup, Thomas (author), Vigild, Martin E. (author), Munkebo Hussman, Peter (author), Kamp, A. (author)
The topic of this paper is the CDIO Standards, specifically the formulation of CDIO Standards version 3.0. The paper first reviews the potential change drivers that motivate a revision of the Standards. Such change drivers are identified both externally (i.e., from outside of the CDIO community) and internally. It is found that external change...
conference paper 2019
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