The Times They Are a-Changin' and cities have to face challenges which may not be further postponed. In particular, six of these challenges to modify and/or adapt cities physical shape, facilities distribution and their organization as complex systems: climate changes effects, population aging, reduction of fossil-fuel energy consumptions, immigration flows from disadvantaged regions, technological innovation, and optimization of land use.
The three issues of the 13th volume will collect articles concerning the challenges that cities are going to face in the immediate future, providing readings and interpretations of these phenomena and, mostly, methods, tools, technics and innovative practices (defiantly defined as Climate proof cities, Zero consumption cities, Car Free cities, ..) oriented to gain and keep a new equilibrium between cities and new external agents.
Publishing frequency is four-monthly. For this reason, authors interested in submitting manuscripts addressing the issues may consider the following deadlines:
• First issue: 10th January 2020;
• Second issue: 10th April 2020;
• Third issue: 10th September 2020.
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