Sustainable, Innovative, Resilient, and Interconnected Urban Food System (SIRIUS)

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Economic transformation, climate change and other forces have placed considerable pressure on urban food systems, yet the future of city food systems remain a relatively overlooked dimension of urban sustainability. Sustainable, Innovative, Resilient, and Interconnected Urban…

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SustaInable Mobility and Equality in Mega-ciTy RegIons (SIMETRI): Patterns, Mechanisms and Governance

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The 21st century will be dominated by very large urban agglomerations, qualitatively different from large cities and requiring a new mode of analysis.┬áSustaInable Mobility and Equality in Mega-ciTy RegIons (SIMETRI): Patterns, Mechanisms and Governance seeks to…

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Bright Futures: Reinventing European Industrial Towns and Challenging Dominant Post-Industrial Discourses

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While discussions around post-industrial towns in Europe are frequently characterised by a discourse of decline, this overlooks the success of many small towns in navigating the changing economic realities of the last few decades. Bright Futures:…

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The Moveable NEXUS: Design-led Sustainable Water, Food and Energy Management within the New Boundary

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In an age of climate change, cities are particularly vulnerable to pressures on their food, water and energy resources. The Moveable NEXUS: Design-led Sustainable Water, Food and Energy Management within the New Boundary aims to support…

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UNDERstanding Indian Urban Governance REFORM: A Comparative Analysis of the Smart City Mission Reforms and Their Impact on Sustainable Urban Mobility

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Rapid urban growth and a lack of adequate infrastructure have resulted in congestion, pollution and poor living standards in many cities. While attempts to address these issues have been constrained by insufficient capacity and resources at…

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Cities of Making: Resources for Activating New Urban Industry through Technology, Spatial Design and Transition Governance

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Across Europe, urban manufacturing has witnessed widespread decline as shifting global economies have seen much of this activity offshored elsewhere. Cities of Making: Resources for Activating New Urban Industry through Technology, Spatial Design and Transition Governance…

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Smart Shrinkage Solutions – Fostering Resilient Cities in Inner Peripheries of Europe (3S RECIPE)

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Every fifth city in Europe and about 70% of cities in the former Soviet bloc countries are struggling today with a decrease in population and its effect on urban development (economic decline, built environment decay and…

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Smart Governance of Sustainable Cities (SmartGov)

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Though the potential benefits of ICTs in promoting more efficient governance in cities is widely recognised, these approaches are still not well integrated into urban management approaches. Furthermore, relatively little is known about the effectiveness of…

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Resilient Cities: Industrial Network and Institutional Perspectives on Economic Growth and Well-being

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While the effects of the economic crisis have been felt in urban regions across Europe, the level of impact has varied considerably from place to place. Nevertheless, there is currently limited understanding on the factors that…

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The KNOWledge politics of experimentING with smart urbanism

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Across Europe, smart urbanism experiments are having an increasing influence on mainstream approaches to urban development. The KNOWledge Politics of ExperimentING with Smart Urbanism aims to assess the impact of these innovative approaches through a comparative…

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