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Energy and Resource Efficient Urban Neighbourhood Design Principles for Tropical Countries. Practitioner’s Guidebook - cover
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Number of pages
308
Publication date
2018
Publisher
UN-Habitat

Energy and Resource Efficient Urban Neighbourhood Design Principles for Tropical Countries. Practitioner’s Guidebook

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Urban areas generate around 70% of global energy use and energy-related Green House Gas (GHG) emissions (IEA 2009), thus cities in the developing world, where most of the growth will take place, will have a significant impact on GHG emissions, seriously threatening any effort to reduce them – unless new urban developments are designed to minimise their impact.