Resilient Urban Design Prototypes with Guidelines of the Coastal City Under Extreme Climate Change: The Case Study of Singapore
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AbstractThe Asia–Pacific region has gone through fast-paced urbanization while the impact of climate change has intensified. Many cities in the region are fighting the imminent climate crisis threatening their development and people’s living environment. As the interface between sea and land, coastal cities urgently need to deal with carbon dioxide emissions to mitigate future impacts and regenerate the urban environment. This chapter takes Singapore as a case study to discuss the effects of urban design guidelines on the spatial quality of urban resilience in the context of climate change and to generate a prototype of a carbon–neutral city in future urban development. It considers nature-based and adaptive design control of urban systems to improve the resistance in response to extreme climate at multiple scales, from the district to the urban block. It is proved that climate-resilient urban design can effectively respond to extreme climate change in coastal cities and fundamentally alleviate excessive carbon emissions through spatial integration at multiple scales, even reaching a carbon–neutral contribution in the future.
Acceptance Date05/01/2023
All Author(s) ListYiwei ZHANG, Rudi STOUFFS
Name of Conferencethe UIA World Congress of Architects Copenhagen 2023
Start Date of Conference02/07/2023
End Date of Conference06/07/2023
Place of ConferenceCopenhagen
Country/Region of ConferenceDenmark
Proceedings TitleDesign for Climate Adaptation
Year2024
Month1
PublisherSpringer
LanguagesEnglish-United States

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