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International Conference on Green Buildings and Optimization Design (GBOD 2012)

Editor
Xie Hao
Xie Hao
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ISBN:
9780791860137
No. of Pages:
406
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2012

Due to the environmental and economical concerns, sustainable morphological urban transformation has been brought into its own. This paper explicates a possible method of sustainable urban transformation design principles, through a case study based in Barcelona; this methodology aims to reform urban assessment, as well as to design new sustainable neighborhoods as an integrated part of the city. The paper demonstrates how one can transform a neighborhood into a lower energy consumption system, using the Integrated Modification Methodology (IMM). In this approach, the city is considered as a Complex Adaptive System; the research discusses how the urban system performance could...

Prelude
Integrative Modification Methodology (Part A)
The First Level of Integration
The Second Level of Integration
Demonstrative Practice (Part B)
Conclusions
References
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