Building Urban Resilience through Change of Use

Sara Jane Wilkinson (Editor), Hilde Remøy (Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingScientific

Abstract

Describes all aspects of sustainable conversion adaptation of existing buildings and provides solutions for making urban settlements resilient to climate change.

This comprehensive book explores the potential to change the character of cities with residential conversion of office space in order to withstand the negative effects of climate change. It investigates the nature and extent of sustainable conversion in a number of global cities, as well as the political, economic, social, technological, environmental, and legal drivers and barriers to successful conversion. The book also identifies the key lessons learned through international comparisons with cases in the UK, US, Australia, and the Netherlands.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationChichester
PublisherBlackwell
Number of pages256
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-119-23144-8
ISBN (Print)978-1-119-23142-4
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Publication series

NameInnovations in the Built Environment

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