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The Nature of Human Settlement: Building an understanding of high performance city design

  title={The Nature of Human Settlement: Building an understanding of high performance city design},
  author={Kerry A. Nice and Gideon D.P.A. Aschwanden and Jasper S. Wijnands and Jason Thompson and Haifeng Zhao and Mark R. Stevenson},
In an impending urban age where the majority of the world's population will live in cities, it is critical that we improve our understanding of the strengths and limitations of existing city designs to ensure they are safe, clean, can deliver health co-benefits and importantly, are sustainable into the future. To enable this, a systematic and efficient means of performing inter- and intra-city comparisons based on urban form is required. Until now, methods for comparing cities have been limited… 

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