Compact spatial planning and transit-­oriented development for climate change mitigation

Description

Urban morphology, spatial planning, and spatial economics have significant implications for climate change mitigation, infrastructure costs, social inclusiveness and economic competitiveness of cities. 
 
The articulation of density in a "spiky" geography of growth connected by dense networks reduces developments costs, creates more wealth, inclusiveness and competitiveness, and contributes to climate change mitigation and to a significant increase of structural resilience.

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Document Type

Presentation

Subjects

Regional Cooperation and Integration, Transport, Urban Development