Methods and Techniques for Climate Resilient and Low-Carbon Smart City Planning

  • Kwi-Gon KimEmail author
Part of the The Urban Book Series book series (UBS)


This chapter addresses methods and techniques for climate resilient and low-carbon smart city planning in more detail through the analysis of selected practices. There have been a number of urban planning methods and techniques over the past few decades. However, there is a lack of sufficient connectivity in planning options. How to actually link the smart grid with urban planning for the digitalization of cities is a real challenge. Thanks to the recent tech revolution, the digital planning revolution is coming to us. Innovative methods derived from virtual reality and the spatial network revolution and techniques provide useful tools to connect urban planning and climate change with ICT. A framework and its components are provided to incorporate land development tools, adaptation and mitigation measures, and physical infrastructure development as an integrated solution.


Innovative methods and techniques Land development Smart digital zoning Low emissions development Low impact development Adaptation planning Physical infrastructure development Intelligent operation Low-carbon economic development The 6th industry 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Seoul National UniversitySeoulKorea (Republic of)
  2. 2.UCLLondonEngland

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