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Four Examples of Sustainable Urban DevelopmentIn the next video, examples of synthesis and the integration of different urban environmental elements are shown. Arjan van Timmeren will present four case studies. Quarter Vauban, a former French military base in Freiburg, Germany. This site was redeveloped as a residential area with strong emphasis on sustainability, liveability and citizen empowerment. The Dutch GWL area in Amsterdam. Here a…
The Scale of Urban Services & InfrastructuresIn the next video Arjan van Timmeren will explain how urban growth affects resource use. He emphasizes change towards circular systems which aim to minimize new inputs and maximize recycling, thus reducing pollution and wastes.
Sustainable Urban DevelopmentWith an expanding world population, how can we guarantee sustainable urban development?Intro The materials in this collection come from the MOOC Sustainable Urban Development and is part of the educational program of the AMS Institute. The AMS Institute (short for Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions) is a new scientific institute located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and was founded by TU Delft, Wageningen UR and MIT. This MOOC was produced by TUDelft and…