Urban Land Use Change and Resilient City Land Use Management in Taiwan

Prof. Hsiao-Lan Liu

Urbanization is one of the critical factors that impact the global environmental change in 21st century. The high-density development, land use pattern, urban structure and consumption pattern in urban area contribute to the CO2 emission and increasing temperature. In recent year, people became aware of the severe risks that climate change could pose for our cities, particularly the threats to urban infrastructures, ecological system, and urban economic development. Thus, the concept of resilient city has gained considerable attention and interest over recent years.

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