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Towards Urbanome the genome of the city to enhance the form and function of future cities

Morawska, Lidia, Miller, Wendy, Riley, Matt, Vardoulakis, Sotiris, Zhu, Yong-Guan, Marks, Guy B., Garnawat, Prachi, Kumar, Prashant and Thynell, Marie (2019) Towards Urbanome the genome of the city to enhance the form and function of future cities Nat Commun, 10 (1), 4014.

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The health of the city depends on how well all the elements of this system are interconnected and operating in harmony. Here the authors introduced the concept of urbanome which is analogous to the human genome that can be used to characterise the form and functioning of cities.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Civil and Environmental Engineering
Authors :
Morawska, Lidia
Miller, Wendy
Riley, Matt
Vardoulakis, Sotiris
Zhu, Yong-Guan
Marks, Guy B.
Garnawat, Prachi
Thynell, Marie
Date : 5 September 2019
DOI : 10.1038/s41467-019-11972-6
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Date Deposited : 19 Sep 2019 16:28
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