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Innovative modelling and visualisation platform for sustainable cities - MUtopia

PA Mendis, TD Ngo, L Aye, HM Malano, A Rajabifard

Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Built Environmentt | University of Moratuwa | Published : 2012

Abstract

Now more than half the world’s population lives in towns and cities and this proportion will rise to nearly two thirds by 2030. Many cities worldwide are facing acute challenges, and therefore it is essential that all future developments are carried out on a sustainable footing. Through a web-based platform, MUtopia visualises and demonstrates in a quantifiable manner what impact a planned site development would have by representing best practice in all aspects of sustainable urban living on a relatively large scale. Sites may be new suburbs or rebuilt sections of the city large enough to require systematic planning. The project focuses on the development of an integrated modelling, analysi..

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