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Relationships with Other Fields of Knowledge

  • Vítor OliveiraEmail author
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Abstract

The eighth chapter addresses the contributions of urban morphology to fundamental dimensions of our collective life in cities, in particular the social dimension, the economic dimension and the environmental dimension. Bearing in mind the practical achievement of this purpose, five specific issues from these three generic dimensions are selected: public health, social justice, heritage tourism, climate change and energy. The chapter discusses how to strengthen the channels of communication between each one of these issues and the field of urban morphology.

Keywords

Climate change Energy Heritage tourism Social justice Public health 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculdade de EngenhariaUniversidade do PortoPortoPortugal
  2. 2.Departamento de ArquitecturaUniversidade Lusófona do PortoPortoPortugal

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