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The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Cities and Landscapes in the Pacific Rim

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February 23, 2022 Forthcoming by Routledge
832 Pages 112 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This handbook addresses a growing list of challenges faced by regions and cities in the Pacific Rim, drawing connections around the what, why, and how questions that are fundamental to sustainable development policies and planning practices. These include the connection between cities and surrounding landscapes, across different boundaries and scales; the persistence of environmental and development inequities; and the growing impacts of global climate change, including how physical conditions and social implications are being anticipated and addressed. Building upon localized knowledge and contextualized experiences, this edited collection brings attention to place-based approaches across the Pacific Rim and makes an important contribution to the scholarly and practical understanding of sustainable urban development models that have mostly emerged out of the Western experiences. Nine sections, each grounded in research, dialogue and collaboration with practical examples and analysis, focus on a theme or dimension that carry critical impacts on a holistic vision of city-landscape development, such as resilient communities, ecosystem services and biodiversity, energy, water, health, and planning and engagement.

This international edited collection will appeal to academics and students engaged in research involving landscape architecture, architecture, planning, public policy, law, urban studies, geography, environmental science, and area studies. It also informs policy makers, professionals, and advocates of actionable knowledge and adoptable ideas by connecting those issues with United Nation’s sustainable development goals. The collection of writings presented in this book speaks to multiyear collaboration of scholars through the APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes (SCL) Program and its global network, facilitated by SCL Annual Conferences and involving more than 100 contributors from more than 30 institutions.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Sustainable Cities and Landscapes: Cultivating Infrastructures of Health, Anne Taufen and Yizhao Yang Chapter 2: The APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscape Hub: A Platform for Collaborative Knowledge Production and Action, Bart Johnson and Yekang Ko Chapter 3: Learning spaces of policy mobility for sustainable cities and landscapes: the role of researchers and educators, Yizhao Yang, Anne Taufen, and Rachel Tochen Section 1: Intersection between Systemic Vulnerability, Community Resilience, Climate Justice and Sustainability Chapter 4: Introduction to Section 1: Intersection between Systemic Vulnerability, Community Resilience, Climate Justice and Sustainability, Chingwen Cheng Chapter 5: Understanding vulnerability in cities: perspectives from APRU Vulnerable Communities Working Group participants, Chingwen Cheng, Stephanie Pincetl, Louise McKenzie Chapter 6: Flood Vulnerability Assessment in Marinduque, Philippines using Fuzzy Logic and Principal Component Analysis, Arnold R. Salvacion, Ma. Catriona E. Devanadera, Fevi Rose C. Paro, Aaron Julius M. Lecciones, John Ceffrey L. Eligue Chapter 7: Integrated water management model for Coastal Resilient City Planning for Hydro-Meteorological Hazards – a case study of 2015 Chennai Flood (INDIA), Indrajit Pal and S. Suresh Chapter 8: Creating flooding resilience in buildings for aging communities in Taiwan, George C. Yao , Sheming Chen , Chingwen Cheng, and Wenjyun Chou Chapter 9: Re-imagining our Ancestors: Dispossession, Resilience, and Volatile Nature, Adam Bobbette  Chapter 10: Future Cities, Heejin Choi Section 2: Food and Nutrition Security Chapter 11: Introduction to Section 2: Food and Nutrition Security, Robert Dyball Chapter 12: Biodiversity and Food Security in a Circular Economy, John Schooneveldt Chapter 13: Reimagining urban agriculture for sustainable urban futures: Education, health, and urban commons, Jacques Abelman, Chun-Yen Chang, Shih-Han Hung, Pei-Hsuan Lai, Shenglin Elijah Chang, Jeffrey Hou, Mathew Pryor Chapter 14: Novel horticultural adaptations to climate and their unique landscapes, Joshua Zeunert and Tanya Court Chapter 15: A framework for studying the sustainability of urban food security and nutrition across scales, Bronwyn Wilkes Chapter 16: Food and nutrition security across three scales, Robert Dyball, Bronwyn Wilkes, Federico Davila, John Schooneveldt Section 3: Cities and Biodiversity Chapter 17: Introduction to Section 3: Cities and Biodiversity, Jennifer Rae Pierce Chapter 18: Operationalizing Urban Biodiversity: A Guide for Integrated Action, Jennifer Rae Pierce, Melissa A. Barton, Isaaac T. Brown, Bart R. Johnson, Patrick F.Mooney, Puay Yok Tan, Sohyun Park, Kelsey Jessup, Marina Alberti, Ryan J. Harrigan, Michael Yun Chapter 19: The Satoyama Initiative for Urban-Rural Connectivity at the Landscape Scale, William Dunbar, Juan Pastor-Ivars, and Evonne Yiu Chapter 20: Accounting for Cities’ Impacts on Biodiversity in the Global Commons Jennie Moore and Meidad Kissinger Chapter 21: Engaging underserved urban audiences in environmental conservation, Claudia P Diaz Carrasco, Lupita Fabregas and Sabrina Drill Chapter 22: Urban Aquatic Ecology, Restoration, and Fishing on The Los Angeles River – Making it Just Blue Enough?, Sabrina Drill and Jason Post Section 4: Water Chapter 23: Introduction to Section 4: Water, Ken Yocom Chapter 24: Redrawing our Urban Waters: Merging Design, Law, and Policy in Advancing Distributed Water Systems Brook Muller, Adell Amos, Josh Cerra, Chingwen Cheng, David L. Feldman, Tatum Lau, Noelwah Netusil, Erik Porse Chapter 25: Resilience-based Planning and Management of Sustainable Coastal Cities and Landscapes using Spatial-Temporal Simulation, Jinhyung Chon Chapter 26: Reservoir Urbanism in Shenzhen, Xiaoxuan Lu Chapter 27: Living on Water: Amphibious Communities in the Amazon Rainforest Leann Andrews, Rebecca Bachman, Susan Paredes Fernandez Chapter 28: A Classic Case of the Struggle to Control a River: Is It Wise to Sacrifice the Social and Ecological Functions of the River for Flood Safety?, Liao Kuei-Hsien, Lee Tsz Yan Chapter 29: Watershed Thinking: Landscape-City Practices Nancy D. Rottle Section 5: Renewable Energy Landscapes Across the Pacific Rim Chapter 30: Introduction to Section 5: Renewable Energy Landscapes Across the Pacific Rim Yekang Ko and Makena Coffman Chapter31: Prospects for Acceleration of Socio-technical Transitions for Deep Decarbonization, Brendan F.D. Barrett, Hiroshi Ohta and Gregory Trencher Chapter 32: Understanding and Monitoring the Political Valuation of Renewable Energy Transitions Using a Model of Perceived Social Acceptability, Rob Ribe Chapter 33: Conflicts of Greens’ in Renewable Energy Landscapes: Case Studies and a Planning Framework, Yekang Ko, Makena Coffman, Dustin Mulvaney, Andrea Copping, Hsiao-Wen Wang, Brendan Barret Chapter 34: Colocation for Co-benefits: the SWOC Analysis of Brightfields and Agrivoltaics, Tom Fiorelli, Yeongseo Yu, Yekang Ko, Kirk Dimond, Makena Coffman Chapter 35: Site design for Solar PV within the urban boundary Kirk Dimond Chapter 36: Solar Power and the Just Transition Dustin Mulvaney Section 6: Greenspace for Healthy Living Chapter 37: Introduction to Section 6: Greenspace for Healthy Living, Sara Barron, Chun-Yen Chang, Shih-Han Hung Chapter 38: People in Changing Landscapes: Trends and Interventions in Fostering Human–Nature Interaction, Shih-Han Hung, Sara Barron, Yu-Chen Yeh, Michelle Cheung Chapter 39: Green Space Planning and Policies for Public Health, Po-Ju Chang, Ang Yeh, Mi-Geng Wu Chapter 40: Research Tools for Investigating the Relationship between Environment and Human Health, Yu-Ping Tsai, Sung-Yueh Liu, Chun-Yen Chang Chapter 41: From Research to Practice: Bridging the "knowledge-action" gap Shih-Han Hung, Chih-ting Lee, Yu-Hsin Tung, Yu-Ping Tsai, Chun-Yen Chang, Puay Yok Tan Section 7: Urban Design and Place Making Chapter 42: Introduction to Section 7: Urban Design and Place Making Paola Boarin and Linda Corkery Chapter 43: Urban green infrastructure as landscape-led planning: From the region to the streetscape, Linda Corkery Chapter 44: Remaking public space for cooler, greener outcomes: a case study from Western Sydney, Louise McKenzie Chapter 45: Delivering environmental sustainability outcomes in medium-density neighborhoods in Aotearoa New Zealand: a post-occupancy evaluation, Paola Boarin and Errol Haarhoff Chapter 46: Architectural Integration of Solar Energy at Urban Scale: Case Studies and Potentialities, Alessandro Premier Chapter 47: Enhancing well-being and housing satisfaction through density: Resident perceptions in Auckland, New Zealand, Errol Haarhoff and Paola Boarin Chapter 48: Everyday urbanism in high density cities,  Mathew Pryor Section 8: Smart Sustainable City Initiative and its Social and Economic Implications Chapter 49: Introduction to Section 8: Smart Sustainable City Initiative and its Social and Economic Implications, Mohsen Mohammadzadeh Chapter 50: Smart Cities in the Pacific Rim: a mapping of urban evolution in the Pacific, Son Phung, Alice Chang-Richards, Mohsen Mohmmadzadeh Chapter 51: Envisioning Urban Commons as Civic Assemblages in the Digitally Augmented City: A Critical Urbanism Exploration of Counterhegemonic Individuation in the Age of Networked Translocalism, Multiassociative Transduction and Recombinant Transculturalism Manfredo Monferedini Chapter 52: Fostering Resilient and Smart Cities to Enhance Sustainable Urban Development Mohammed Ali Berawi, Bambang Susantono, Mustika Sari Chapter 53: Evaluating the impacts of the digital economy on land use planning, Elham (Ellie) Bhamanteymouri Chapter 54: Rethinking Streets with Disruptive Forces: How New Mobility and Responses to COVID Advance Street Design, Marc Schlossberg, Rebecca Lewis,Clare Haley, Aliza Whalen Chapter 55: Does disruptive mobility drive urban sustainability? Two possible scenarios for Auckland, New Zealand (Aotearoa), Mohsen Mohammadzadeh Section 9: Co-production for Sustainable Development Chapter 56: Introduction to Section 9: Co-production for Sustainable Development Anne Taufen  Chapter 57: Engaged Scholarship and co-production: The Role of Higher Education Institutions in urban sustainability – A Pacific Rim Perspective, Jennifer Amparo, Clarice C. Pulumbarit, Ma Charisma T. Malenab, Ron Jay P. Dangcalan, Carla Edith G. Jimena, Maria Emilinda T. Mendoza , Emilia S. Visco Chapter 58: Structural Erasure of Japanese Americans in Pre-WWII Tacoma, WA: Working to Imagine Alternative Futures, Lisa Hoffman and Mary Hanneman Chapter 59: Chicana Neighborhood Activism: Gender, Race, and Sustainability, Gerard Sandoval, Citlali Sosa-Riddell, Ada Sosa-Riddell Chapter 60: Governing Urban Integration in China’s Land Expropriation-induced Resettlement Neighborhoods: A Shanghai Case Study, Shuping Zhang Chapter 61: Re-casting the Urban-Rural divide: Evaluating the United Nations Habitat guiding principles for urban-rural linkages, Sara Kjaersgaard and Yizhao Yang Chapter 62: The Co-Production of Risk Knowledge: Initiatives Emerging from Super Typhoon Haiyan, Eulito V. Casas Jr., Miah Maye M. Pormon, Mary Jean P. Yanger, Raul P. Lejano  Chapter 63: An Indigenous Feminists Lens: Dismantling the Settler-Colonial Narratives of Place-Based Knowledges in a Climate Justice World, Michelle Montgomery  Chapter 64: Making sense of an emergent crisis: The case of the Pandemic Urbanism symposium, Evan H. Carver, Peter T. Dunn, Katherine Idziorek, Lan T. Nguyen, Elizabeth Umbanhowar

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Yizhao Yang is an Associate Professor at School of Planning, Public Policy and Management, University of Oregon. Her research interests focus on the relationships between the environment and people’s behavior and wellbeing. She also studies global sustainable urban planning and design, particularly in countries in East Asia, with an aim to explore how place-making knowledge and practices can be transferrable between different cultures and countries. Professor Yang is a member of the International Steering Committee of the Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Hub for the Association of Pacific Rim Universities. She also serves on the advisory board of the Asia-Pacific Mayors Academy organized by UN ESCAP.

Anne Taufen is Associate Professor in the School of Urban Studies at UW Tacoma. Her research focuses on equitable governance, port city infrastructures, and the social-ecological networks of urban regions. Dr. Taufen’s interdisciplinary approach to urban waterfronts and climate justice draws on graduate training in Social Ecology (University of California Irvine) and Government Administration (University of Pennsylvania). She serves as a member of the Institute for Innovation and Global Engagement at UW Tacoma; as a faculty instructor for the Asia-Pacific Mayors Academy through APRU; and on the Steering Committee of the SCL hub, co-leading a working group on sustainable waterfronts.