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Title Retrofitting cities for tomorrow's world / edited by Malcolm Eames, Tim Dixon, Miriam Hunt and Simon Lannon.
Imprint Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, [2018]

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Subject City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable urban development.
Urban policy.
Regional planning -- Environmental aspects.
Alt Name Eames, Malcolm,
Dixon, Timothy J., 1958-
Hunt, Miriam,
Lannon, Simon,
Description 1 online resource
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Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Biographies; Foreword; Preface; Reviews; Chapter 1 Introduction ; Overview; 1.1 The Future (or 'Tomorrow's World') of Cities; 1.2 The Structure of the Book; 1.2.1 Part One: Governance and Dynamics of Urban Retrofit; 1.2.2 Part Two: Modelling Urban Transitions and Pathways; 1.2.3 Part Three: Steering and Navigating Sustainable Urban Transitions; 1.2.4 Part Four: Overview of Key Themes from the Book; References; Part I Governance and Dynamics of Urban Retrofit.
Chapter 2 Community Housing Retrofit in the UK and the Civics of Energy Consumption Overview; 2.1 Challenges to Systemic Housing Retrofit; 2.2 Community and Low-Carbon Futures; 2.3 Community Housing Retrofit; 2.3.1 Community as Local Governance Strategy; 2.3.2 Community as Identity; 2.3.3 Community as Learning Network; 2.3.4 Community as Ethical Commitment; 2.4 Community Housing Retrofit and the Civics of Low-carbon Transitions; 2.5 Conclusions; References; Chapter 3 'City-wide or City-blind'? An Analysis of Retrofit Practices in the UK Commercial Property Sector ; Overview; 3.1 Introduction.
3.2 UK Commercial Property: Nature and Characteristics of Commercial Property3.3 What Conceptual Frameworks Can We Use to Understand Commercial Property Retrofitting?; 3.4 Research Findings; 3.4.1 'Who'? -- The Main Stakeholders in the Commercial Property Retrofit Regime and the Nature of the Regime; 3.4.2 'What'? -- Retrofit Defined and the Key Technologies Being Used; 3.4.3 'Why'? -- The Key Drivers and Barriers; 3.4.4 'How'? -- Institutional Frameworks, Legislation and Monitoring/Standards; 3.5 Conclusions and Discussion; Acknowledgements; References.
Chapter 4 Performance Gap in 'Deep' Retrofit of Housing: Issues at the Design and Construction Interface Overview; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Defining the Performance Gap; 4.3 Methodology -- Expert Interviews; 4.4 Findings; 4.4.1 Theme 1 -- Understanding and Skills; 4.4.2 Theme 2 -- Working Practices; 4.4.3 Theme 3 -- Hard to Treat; 4.5 Conclusions; References; Chapter 5 Transforming the Commercial Property Market in Australians Cities: Contemporary Practices and the Future Potential in Green Roof Retrofit ; Overview; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Green Roofs Defined.
5.3 Retrofit Issues in Commercial Stock in Australian Cities5.4 Drivers for Green Roofs; 5.5 Transformation of the Commercial Property Stock; 5.6 Valuation Issues; 5.7 Retrofitting Investment to Date; 5.8 Taxation Considerations; 5.9 Contemporary Practices; 5.9.1 Green Roof Retrofit in Commercial Stock -- Case Studies from Melbourne and Sydney; 5.10 Future Potential in Green Roof Retrofit; 5.11 Conclusions; Acknowledgements; References; Part II Modelling Urban Transitions and Pathways.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (John Wiley, viewed September 21, 2017).
ISBN 9781119007227 (electronic bk.)
1119007224 (electronic bk.)
9781119007241 (electronic bk.)
1119007240 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1003317576

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