Energy use

Keith Baker, Kevin J. Lomas, R. Mark Rylatt

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Abstract

    Book abstract: The book investigates the sustainability dimensions of cities through a series of projects based on a common list of elements of urban form, and which draw on the consortium’s latest research to review the sustainability issues of each dimension. The elements of urban form include density, land use, location, accessibility, transport infrastructure and characteristics of the built environment. The book also addresses issues such as adapting cities, psychological and ecological benefits of green space and sustainable lifestyles, each presenting a critical review of the relevant literature followed by an empirical analysis presenting the key results.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationDimensions of the Sustainable City
    EditorsM. Jenks, C. Jones
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages129-144
    Number of pages16
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4020-8646-5
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

    Keywords

    • energy use
    • energy systems
    • sustainable energy

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