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Advances in Urbanism, Smart Cities, and Sustainability

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ISBN 9780367641764
April 21, 2022 Forthcoming by CRC Press
448 Pages 131 Color & 30 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

While technology is developing at a fast pace, urban planners and cities are still behind in finding effective ways to use technology to address citizen’s needs. Multiple aspects of sustainable urbanism are brought together in this book along with advanced technologies and their connections to urban planning and management. It integrates urban studies, smart cities, AI, IoT, remote sensing and GIS. Highlights also land use planning, spatial planning, and ecosystem-based information to improve economic opportunities. Urban planners and engineers will understand the use of AI in disaster management and the use of GIS in finding suitable landfill sites for sustainable waste management.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Crowdfunding and Place Making Efforts in New Orleans , Chapter 2 Exploring the Spatial Pattern of Urban Heat Island Formation in Relation to Land Transformation: a Study on Paschim Barddhaman District of West Bengal, Chapter 3 Mechanism for Brownfield Redevelopment: a Case of Indore City, Chapter 4 Religious Tourism in the Age of Commodification and Reconstruction of Heritagescapes: a Neighborhood Based Study Along the Stretch of River Hooghly, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India , Chapter 5 Mapping of Urban Heat Island and Its Mitigation Measures in Durgapur-asansol Industrial Region, India, Chapter 6 Approaches to Season-responsive Urban Spaces for Children: Lessons and Challenges in Winter Cities, Chapter 7 Urbanization in the Fiji Islands During the 21st Century: a Tourism Perspective, Chapter 8 the Maturity of Social Innovations for the Adaptation of Cities to Climate Change – the Case of Poland, Chapter 9 Role of Urban Green Space Fostering Environmentally Modified Attitude and Behaviour: Reflection From a Highly Expanding Medium Size Town in India, Chapter 10 Urban Spaces and Smart City Development: Issues and Future Challenges, Chapter 11 Urban Soundscape and Noise Pollution: an Introduction, Chapter 12 Transportation Sustainability Assessment Using Indicator-based Method: a Case of Kochi, Kerala, India, Chapter 13 the Relation Between Urban Physical Indicators and Solar Irradiation Availability on Building Envelopes: Using Tehran as a Case Study, Chapter 14 Urban Water Quality Index of Commercial Capital City of Bangladesh, Chapter 15 Urban Sprawl, Blight, and the Covid-19 Pandemic, Chapter 16 Improving Food Security in African Cities Towards Smartness: a Bibliometric Analysis, Chapter 17 Analysis of Urban Sprawl and Blight Using Shannon Entropy Index: a Case Study of Memphis, Tennessee, Chapter 18 a Geospatial Analysis on Effects of Wetland Changes in Coastal Urban Area in Ampara District, Chapter 19 Geo-spatial Analysis of Solid Waste Management in Badulla Municipality -uva Province, Sri Lanka, Chapter 20 Building a Sustainable Green Space System in Bhubaneswar City, Odisha, Using Space Inputs, Chapter 21 Identification of Landslide Hazard Zone of Gangtok Urban Area in Sikkim Himalayas With the Help of Multi - Criteria Evaluation Method Using Geospatial Techniques, Chapter 22 Designing Sustainable Urban Blocks; an Effort to Optimizing 3d Form and Achieving Maximum Amount of Solar Radiation, Chapter 23 Rethinking Disaster Resilient Cities: a Close Integration of Planning With Geospatial Technology, Chapter 24 Monitoring of Urban Climate Using Geospatial Techniques, Chapter 25 Analysis of Multi Environmental / Geo-hazards Challenges for the City Coimbatore, South India

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Uday Chatterjee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at Bhatter College, Dantan, India. He got his PhD in Applied Geography at Ravenshaw University, Odisha, India. He has published many research papers in various national and international journals and is the editor of the book entitled ‘Harmony with nature: Illusions and Elusions from Geographer’s Perspective in the 21st Century’. His areas of research are Urban Planning, Social Environmental and Human Geography, and Applied Geomorphology. His research work has been funded by the WBPCB, Government of West Bengal, India. He has served as a reviewer for many international journals. He is a Life Member of eight academic societies and ha conducted one FDP sponsored by ICSSR, Government of India. Arindam Biswas is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture and Planning, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India. He received his PhD in Urban Planning from the University of Tokyo. He is recipient of ASEM Duo-India Fellowship, DAAD Fellowship, Government of Germany and MEXT Scholarship, Government of Japan. He is presently pursuing research sponsored by different research foundations of Government of India like Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate. He has published two editorial books and contributed in two book chapters. He has also extensively published research articles on urban infrastructure, inclusive growth, resilience, housing and informality, innovation and regional development. Jenia Mukherjee is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Her research interest spans across urban studies and environmental history. She received the Australian Leadership Awards Fellowship in 2010 and 2015. She completed her book project: Blue infrastructures: Natural Ecology, Political History and Urban Development in Kolkata (Springer Nature, 2020), and has widely published in peer-reviewed impact factor journals including Environment and Planning E, International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development, Urban Research and Practice, etc. She is Member of the Editorial Advisory Board in Routledge’s Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series. Sushobhan Majumdar is an independent researcher after receiving his doctoral degree from Jadavpur University in 2018. He received his master’s degree from Presidency University and Jadavpur University in Geography and Geo-informatics. He was also engaged in a project focusing on population profile of Kolkata city under the Government of West Bengal. He has published on issues of sprawl, transportation, health issues and microclimate of urban areas in national and international publications. He is currently doing research on the relationship between land use and surface temperature with spatial modeling.