Smart City in India, Laboratory, Paradigm or Trajectory?
Urban Morphology and Resilience
Increased frequency of natural hazards and sea level rise are expected impacts of climate change in India. Marginalized urban settlements are often vulnerable to disaster due to their location in hazardous areas and the use of non-durable building materials, already today their inhabitants are therefore strongly affected by climate change.
This book brings important conversation between urban resilience and urban morphology
Quality of life is an idea that is often being discussed in various studies as a response to many issues and complexities that have recently emerged within our cities in the process of transformation. Along with that the quality of life is also connected with the question of ecology and environmental issues.
The recent time has seen the shift in urban planning concerns of our cities, especially second tier cities. The emerging paradigm of SCM is aspired to be moving towards formation of reactive, reflective and knowledge-oriented society. The SCM is expected to move from functional, hierarchical formation of our cities to digitally networked situation