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Unravelling

Emilio Jose Garcia

Emilio Jose Garcia, originally from Argentina, is a Lecturer in Sustainability at the School of Architecture and Planning in the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His current research is about the application of ecological resilience to the analysis of the morphology and context of urban landscapes. He is interested in the research of resilience in relationship with compactness, adaptability, and inequality in the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brenda Vale

Brenda Vale is a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Wellington in Victoria, New Zealand. Since her first publication (with Robert Vale) in 1975, The Autonomous House, she has been an influential figure in the area of sustainability as it relates to the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

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... 1 Unravelling ‘Ce que l’on conçoit bien s’énonce clairement.’ [‘What is well conceived can be said clearly’.] Boileau (Art poét., I, 5) We all know if you stretch a rubber band and then let go it will rebound, probably sting you...

Mapping sustainability and resilience

Emilio Jose Garcia

Emilio Jose Garcia, originally from Argentina, is a Lecturer in Sustainability at the School of Architecture and Planning in the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His current research is about the application of ecological resilience to the analysis of the morphology and context of urban landscapes. He is interested in the research of resilience in relationship with compactness, adaptability, and inequality in the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brenda Vale

Brenda Vale is a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Wellington in Victoria, New Zealand. Since her first publication (with Robert Vale) in 1975, The Autonomous House, she has been an influential figure in the area of sustainability as it relates to the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

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... and the Kapiti Coast in New Zealand (Vale and Vale, 2013). It is, therefore, possible to have local solutions for sustainability within the goal of having a sustainable human society on the whole planet. This leaves aside the issue of equity...

Heritage

Emilio Jose Garcia

Emilio Jose Garcia, originally from Argentina, is a Lecturer in Sustainability at the School of Architecture and Planning in the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His current research is about the application of ecological resilience to the analysis of the morphology and context of urban landscapes. He is interested in the research of resilience in relationship with compactness, adaptability, and inequality in the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brenda Vale

Brenda Vale is a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Wellington in Victoria, New Zealand. Since her first publication (with Robert Vale) in 1975, The Autonomous House, she has been an influential figure in the area of sustainability as it relates to the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

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... 6 Heritage ‘Memory is life’s clock.’ Spanish proverb Most cities are composed of parts which were built in different eras, or at the same time by different people. When a new building appears in an established city it usu- ally means...

Measuring sustainability

Emilio Jose Garcia

Emilio Jose Garcia, originally from Argentina, is a Lecturer in Sustainability at the School of Architecture and Planning in the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His current research is about the application of ecological resilience to the analysis of the morphology and context of urban landscapes. He is interested in the research of resilience in relationship with compactness, adaptability, and inequality in the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brenda Vale

Brenda Vale is a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Wellington in Victoria, New Zealand. Since her first publication (with Robert Vale) in 1975, The Autonomous House, she has been an influential figure in the area of sustainability as it relates to the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

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... a zero carbon footprint. However, when we look at the land needed to grow the crops a different picture emerges. A horse needs about 0.7 hectares and a biodiesel car 1 hectare for 10,000 km of travel (Vale, 2008). Admittedly, a horse...

Defining sustainability

Emilio Jose Garcia

Emilio Jose Garcia, originally from Argentina, is a Lecturer in Sustainability at the School of Architecture and Planning in the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His current research is about the application of ecological resilience to the analysis of the morphology and context of urban landscapes. He is interested in the research of resilience in relationship with compactness, adaptability, and inequality in the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brenda Vale

Brenda Vale is a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Wellington in Victoria, New Zealand. Since her first publication (with Robert Vale) in 1975, The Autonomous House, she has been an influential figure in the area of sustainability as it relates to the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

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... particularly when modern life has not produced the promised ‘trickle down’ economics that have been shown to be a myth (Arndt, 83). In fact, the gap between rich and poor has increased (Vale and Vale, 2009: 22). So what lifestyle...

Conclusion

Emilio Jose Garcia

Emilio Jose Garcia, originally from Argentina, is a Lecturer in Sustainability at the School of Architecture and Planning in the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His current research is about the application of ecological resilience to the analysis of the morphology and context of urban landscapes. He is interested in the research of resilience in relationship with compactness, adaptability, and inequality in the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brenda Vale

Brenda Vale is a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Wellington in Victoria, New Zealand. Since her first publication (with Robert Vale) in 1975, The Autonomous House, she has been an influential figure in the area of sustainability as it relates to the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

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... 11 Conclusion ‘It’s funny. All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they’ll do practically anything you want them to.’ J. D. Salinger 11.1 Confusion in sustainability and resilience Resilience and sustainability...

Compact cities

Emilio Jose Garcia

Emilio Jose Garcia, originally from Argentina, is a Lecturer in Sustainability at the School of Architecture and Planning in the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His current research is about the application of ecological resilience to the analysis of the morphology and context of urban landscapes. He is interested in the research of resilience in relationship with compactness, adaptability, and inequality in the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brenda Vale

Brenda Vale is a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Wellington in Victoria, New Zealand. Since her first publication (with Robert Vale) in 1975, The Autonomous House, she has been an influential figure in the area of sustainability as it relates to the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

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... is EF rather than distance travelled. Those in rural areas may indeed travel farther but their overall use of fuel is less because the car is more effi- cient as it is driving longer distances but in a ‘warmed up’ state (Vale and Vale...

Measuring resilience

Emilio Jose Garcia

Emilio Jose Garcia, originally from Argentina, is a Lecturer in Sustainability at the School of Architecture and Planning in the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His current research is about the application of ecological resilience to the analysis of the morphology and context of urban landscapes. He is interested in the research of resilience in relationship with compactness, adaptability, and inequality in the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brenda Vale

Brenda Vale is a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Wellington in Victoria, New Zealand. Since her first publication (with Robert Vale) in 1975, The Autonomous House, she has been an influential figure in the area of sustainability as it relates to the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

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... 9 Measuring resilience ‘The original is unfaithful to the translation.’ Jorge Luis Borges This chapter presents a possible way of applying resilience theory to built environ- ments and how it might be measured. The first part discusses...

Eco-cities

Emilio Jose Garcia

Emilio Jose Garcia, originally from Argentina, is a Lecturer in Sustainability at the School of Architecture and Planning in the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His current research is about the application of ecological resilience to the analysis of the morphology and context of urban landscapes. He is interested in the research of resilience in relationship with compactness, adaptability, and inequality in the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brenda Vale

Brenda Vale is a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Wellington in Victoria, New Zealand. Since her first publication (with Robert Vale) in 1975, The Autonomous House, she has been an influential figure in the area of sustainability as it relates to the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

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... The fact that in developed world nations food is still the largest single component of the ecological footprint, and considerably more in developing nations (Vale and Vale, 2013) (see also Chapter 8, Figure 8.1), raises a key issue about what...

Assessing resilience and sustainability

Emilio Jose Garcia

Emilio Jose Garcia, originally from Argentina, is a Lecturer in Sustainability at the School of Architecture and Planning in the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His current research is about the application of ecological resilience to the analysis of the morphology and context of urban landscapes. He is interested in the research of resilience in relationship with compactness, adaptability, and inequality in the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brenda Vale

Brenda Vale is a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Wellington in Victoria, New Zealand. Since her first publication (with Robert Vale) in 1975, The Autonomous House, she has been an influential figure in the area of sustainability as it relates to the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

Routledge, 2017

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... 10 Assessing resilience and sustainability ‘Every line is the perfect length if you don’t measure it.’ Marty Rubin This chapter, which is in three parts, describes two examples of using the concepts developed in Chapter 9 to measure...