How to transform today’s city
Autor: Miguel Amado
Tipo capa: Capa mole
The durability of cities is one of the major challenges that sustainable development must address. The recognized importance of the role of cities for the quality of life of populations requires preserving the history and identity of places without limiting the ability to respond to the future needs of societies.
This book focuses on the sustainability of the cities and details a method for their transformation. The discussion about the method of planning and the transformation of the present city places leads the reader to be an active participant in the exercise
of anticipation on the idea of city.
Miguel Amado (born 1959) is an Associate Professor at the Instituto Superior Técnico of University of Lisbon. Is responsible for the GEOTPU.LAB, research group based on the Technical Higher Institute.
Amado received his BA in Architecture on Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Lisbon and the MSc in Spatial Planning and Environmental Planning; and the PhD in Environmental Engineering from Universidade Nova de Lisboa. In 2015 obtained the qualification of Habilitation in Architecture by Instituto Superior Técnico. Is post-graduated by the MAB UNESCO - Systems Group in Rehabilitation of Urban Centres.