Strategies and measures aimed at reducing the main sources of pollution/energy consumption/degradation of the urban environment while improving the quality of life in cities are invited. In particular, contributions dealing with residential energy consumption, transport energy consumption and noise pollution are especially welcome. Specific attention will be devoted to the development and pervasiveness of new communication technologies as a tool to design innovative techniques of governance and management of the urban development, which are appropriate to the increasing complexity of urban systems and able to promote a wider participation in the decision making processes as well as guide the implementation of the foreseen strategies and the monitoring of the urban systems’ development.
Published: 2016-08-29

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