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Applying GIS tools for analysing urban thermal environment
A methodology for analyzing the solar access and its influence on both air temperature and thermal comfort of the urban environment was here developed by applying the potentiality of GIS tools. Urban canyons in a specific ...
Urban environment interventions linked to the promotion of physical activity: a mixed methods study applied to the urban context of Latin America
This study summarizes the evidence from quantitative systematic reviews that assessed the association between urban environment attributes and physical activity. It also documents sociopolitical barriers and facilitators ...
Emotional Perception of Urban Environments
(David Publishing Company, 2014-03)
In the frame of a study aiming at identifying the potential of emotion as the affective component of perception, a questionnaire was developed for assessing the involvement of this dimension in the perception of urban ...