Re-engineering cities: a framework for adaptation to global change.

@article{Dawson2007ReengineeringCA,
  title={Re-engineering cities: a framework for adaptation to global change.},
  author={Richard J. Dawson},
  journal={Philosophical transactions. Series A, Mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={365 1861},
  pages={
          3085-98
        }
}
Urban areas are expected to continue their rapid growth in the twenty-first century. Globally, cities are major sources of greenhouse gases emissions and their high population densities make them potential focal points of vulnerability to global environmental change. Moreover, their reach, in terms of flows of materials and resources, extends far outside their borders. Evidently, it is no longer tenable to consider urban systems to be static artefacts constructed in a stable environment, nor… CONTINUE READING

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