Urban form and greenhouse gas emissions a be architecture and the built environment michael west mehaffy on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers this issue of a be assesses the factors of urban morphology that contribute to increased rates of greenhouse gas emissions per capita. Greenhouse gas ghg compared to developments built on the urban fringe o urban regeneration is likely to become more and more preferable than urban sprawl in a carbon constrained world o the resulting formula offers a simple calculation for these emissions based on a proposed developments proximity to the. Effects of the built environment on transportation energy use greenhouse gas emissions and other factors transportation energy futures series prepared by the national renewable energy laboratory golden co and cambridge systematics inc cambridge ma for the us department of energy washington dc doe go 102013 3703 91 pp. Urban form and greenhouse gas emissions architecture and the built environment one findings it assesses the factors of urban morphology that contribute to increased rates of greenhouse gas emissions per capita and the ways they interact it finds a significant but underrepresented set of factors distinct from but relating the . I then examine evidence of the relationship between urban passenger transportation energy use greenhouse gas emissions and the built environment in two very different developing contexts chile and china i end with some discussion of the implications of this evidence including within the context of the current global climate regime
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