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Presentation
Scientific Conference on Policy, Engineering, Arts, Culture, and Education (SCOPEACE) 2018
A vast range of multidisciplinary studies has been delivering extensive efforts to define and formulate development frameworks for the implementation of appropriate technologies especially within the urbansetting of developing cities. These studies are mostly related to the term “Appropriate Technology (AT)” introduced by Schumacher which refers to...
Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.5 No.2
Author:
Gordon McGranahan
This article focuses on the importance of scale to understanding urban environmental burdens and sustainability. It examines urban environmental burdens at three different scales: (1) within urban areas, where the central concern is how the quality of urban environments affects the lives of the people who live in them; (2) within urban regions,...