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Planning for Low Carbon Cities - The case of Iskandar Development Region, Malaysia

Ho, Chin Siong and Fong, Wee Kean (2007) Planning for Low Carbon Cities - The case of Iskandar Development Region, Malaysia. In: Toward Establishing Sustainable Planning and Governance II, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea on 29-30 November 2007, 29-30 November 2007, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea.

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Abstract

Urban planners play the roles of developing functional and aesthetically pleasing cities with the highest and best use of land, and at the same time ensure that they are ecological friendly. It is important to develop low carbon cities to ensure low CO2 emissions in the urban areas. The planning of South Johor Economic Region (SJER), which commonly known as the Iskandar Development Region (IDR) provides a good opportunity for urban planners to incorporate the ideas of low carbon cities in this proposed high growth region. This paper aims to explore the concept of low carbon cities and examine the scenarios toward the realization of sustainable cities.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:Organized by Sustainable Urban Development Institute (SUDI)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Low carbon cities, Sustainable cities, CO2 emission, Iskandar Development Region
Subjects:G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:6475
Deposited By: Mr Syahrul Hasni Hasnan
Deposited On:28 Oct 2008 01:46
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 15:43

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