Resilient Cities


"CIUTATS RESILENTS: Repensar la transformació urbana" és una sèrie de llibres editada per RECNET i publicada per Springer com una sèrie oberta.




La sèrie de llibres RESILIENT CITIES té com a objectiu analitzar els reptes als quals s'enfronten les ciutats i proporcionar un coneixement actualitzat, incloent una recopilació sistemàtica de les millors pràctiques d'avantguarda mundial, fonamentals per a la gestió de la transició urbana cap a la seva capacitat de recuperació.


Les millors pràctiques es recopilen i analitzen seguint un format comú, permetent al lector entendre les solucions adoptades i ressaltar clarament els paràmetres i possibilitats de replicació i escalat. Les millors pràctiques es prenen d'una base de dades global que inclou exemples arreu del món.


El caràcter diferencial de la sèrie de llibres RESILIENT CITIES és la seva dimensió internacional, amb un enfocament multidisciplinari i transversal.


La sèrie de llibres RESILIENT CITIES és un recurs únic i fonamental per a professionals, responsables polítics i científics que participen en la planificació i governança de la transició de les ciutats. Presenta la informació més recent i actualitzada sistematitzada sobre desenvolupament de recerca, pràctiques i polítiques, definint mitjans i rutes clars per a la replicació i l'escalada.


http://www.springer.com/series/14171



THE BOOKS

The series will start with the publication of the following 7 thematic books:


BK1 – Urban Resilience for Risk and Adaptation Governance: lessons from the practices. (Scope and Topics in PDF)

BK2 – Urban Resilience: Methodologies, Tools and Evaluation. (Scope and Topics in PDF)

BK3 – Planning urban resilience: Strategies, Frameworks and Integrated Planning Approaches for the Urban Resilience Transition. (Scope and Topics in PDF)

BK4 – Contribution of Intangible Cultural Heritage and Traditional Knowledge to Urban Resilience(Scope and Topics in PDF)

BK5 – Circular Urban Metabolism: Generating Co-Benefits Through Urban Resilience Transition. (Scope and Topics in PDF)

BK6 – Participation and Governance for Urban Resilience: Exploring Co-Evolution and Co-Design Approaches. (Scope and Topics in PDF)

BK7 –Climate Change and Healthy Cities – Approaching to a More Sustainable, Resilient and Smart City. (Scope and Topics in PDF)



THE CALL

We invite researchers and practitioners from a wide-range of disciplines and sectors to submit their contributions to these books, in the form of analytical and descriptive models, conceptual-based/literature review, empirical studies, case-based studies, and solution approaches that can effectively manage the complex challenges of urban resilience under the specific themes of the books.


We invite contribution in the following formats:


Articles (AR). The AR are aimed to advance the theoretical understanding of the specific themes, and to give an integrated overview of key issues and topics within the scope of the book. The articles will be between 5.000 and 7.500, words each. (template)


Case Studies – Long Format (CS-LF). The CS-LF are aimed to describe good practices, already realized or in advanced stage of completion, particularly using an integrated approach. The case studies CS-LF shall focus on lessons learned and on the potential for replication/upscaling. Each Case Studies will be between 5.000 and 7.500, words in total. (template)


All submitted contributions (articles and case studies) will be peer reviewed.



THE SUBMISSION PROCESS

  •   All manuscripts shall be submitted online, through Easy Chair. If you do not have an Easy Chair account, you must create one. Submissions received by email will NOT be considered.

  • Once you have an account go to: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=wgcall1

  • Files uploaded must be in MS Word with file extension *.doc or *docx using the appropriate template, and following all submission instructions. For each submission you can upload one file only.

  • Click Start Submission button; enter your user name and password and submit your work.

  • When submitting your manuscript, you should clearly state the book and the topic for which you are submitting it.

  • All manuscript must be submitted using the appropriate template for articles (AR): 160705_ResCity_Book_Template_Article_v02_NT

  • Or for case studies long format (CS- LF): 160705_ResCity_Book_Template_CaseStudy_v02_NT

  • All the template sections must be dully filled, following the template instructions: 160705_ResCity_Book_InstructionsForSubmission_v03_BV

  • The “file name must” follow this format (please substitute the part in [brackets] as appropriate): ResilientCities_[Surname]_[Name]_[ Book number: BK1 or BK2 or etc]_[Topic number T1 or T2 or etc]_[Submission type: AR or CS-LF].doc(x)

  •  For each submission you can upload one file only.

  • All submitted contributions (articles and case studies) will be peer reviewed.

Please note that:

  • All submissions must be original and unpublished.

  • Submission shall be in English (UK).

  • One contribution can be submitted for ONLY ONE SPECIFIC BOOK. But Authors can submit multiple different manuscripts for different books and topics.

Editors will communicate the first editorial decision to the authors, after the peer review process, which can result with the submission being accepted, accepted with minor corrections, accepted with major corrections or rejected. In case of acceptance with correction the re-submission will be peer reviewed before the second and final editorial decision is taken.



THE CONTACTS


Book series enquiries: Nicola Tollin, Series corresponding editor. n.tollin@recitynet.org


General and submission enquiries: Teresa Moran, Programme Manager. info@resurbe.com


Thematic enquiries to book Corresponding editors : BK 1: Ombretta Caldarice. ombretta.caldarice@polito.it BK 2: Octavio Gonzalez. ogc@xanum.uam.mx BK 3: Johannes Hamhaber. johannes.hamhaber@th-koeln.de BK 4: Jordi Morato.  jordi.morato@upc.edu BK 5: Waleed Montaser. waleed.montasser@ireems.co.uk BK 6: Teresa Moran. info@resurbe.com BK 7: Ernesto Santibanez. santibanez.ernesto@gmail.com


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