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See detailVers une généralisation des quartiers durables ? Présentation du référentiel d’aide à la conception et à l’évaluation développé en Wallonie et analyse prospective de douze quartiers.
Marique, Anne-Françoise ULg; Delbar, Caroline; Loiseau, Véronique ULg et al

in Urbia (2015)

Un référentiel a été développé en Wallonie, à la demande du Ministre de l’Environnement, de l’Aménagement du Territoire et de la Mobilité, pour opérationnaliser le concept de « quartier durable » en ... [more ▼]

Un référentiel a été développé en Wallonie, à la demande du Ministre de l’Environnement, de l’Aménagement du Territoire et de la Mobilité, pour opérationnaliser le concept de « quartier durable » en objectivant les critères minimum à respecter pour inscrire un quartier dans une vision transversale de développement durable. Ce référentiel constitue un cadre général qui régira les projets de quartiers durables menés en Wallonie (Belgique). Les 5 thématiques et les 25 critères qui constituent ce référentiel sont présentés. La grille de critères est ensuite appliquée à douze quartiers de façon à identifier les invariants communs aux processus de conception de ces quartiers et les freins à l’intégration des principes transversaux du développement durable dans les opérations de ce type. Si les critères relatifs aux performances énergétiques des bâtiments ont percolé dans un grand nombre de cas, la mixité des logements et leur accessibilité, la mixité sociale et la participation restent peu abordés. Le référentiel est disponible depuis début 2014 pour tous les acteurs de l’architecture et de l’urbanisme. [less ▲]

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See detailWhich are the determinants of homeownership ? A logit analysis for the case of Belgium
Xhignesse, Guillaume ULg; Bianchet, Bruno ULg; Cools, Mario ULg et al

Conference (2014, July)

In market-oriented economies, high rates of homeowners are traditionally associated with positive economic effects and externalities. For this reason, public authorities have encouraged homeownership for ... [more ▼]

In market-oriented economies, high rates of homeowners are traditionally associated with positive economic effects and externalities. For this reason, public authorities have encouraged homeownership for the last decades through taxation or subsidies policies. In Belgium, owner-occupation has been promoted since the end of the nineteenth century and homeownership policy is considered as a key element of the Welfare state. Furthermore, the effectiveness of these policies is fundamentally based on a clear understanding of what determines homeownership. Therefore, the analysis of tenure determinants can provide inputs for the definition or the renewal of housing, taxation and subsidies policies. Considering this interest, this paper investigates the issue of housing tenure in Belgium. On the basis of previous related research, a model of tenure choice is estimated using a sample of 6,962 households. The observations follow clearly the general trends described for other countries. Higher income and age, couple status and the presence of dependent children have positive influences on homeownership. In addition, locations presenting a high density of population and a high centrality are associated with a lower probability of homeownership compared with other areas. The underlying significations of these variables are discussed in the paper. [less ▲]

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See detailAn Econometric Analysis of Homeownership Determinants in Belgium
Xhignesse, Guillaume ULg; Bianchet, Bruno ULg; Cools, Mario ULg et al

in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (2014, July), 8581

In market economies, homeownership is associated with positive ex- ternalities. Increasing the levels of homeownership has been an objective of governments for the last decades. The analysis of the ... [more ▼]

In market economies, homeownership is associated with positive ex- ternalities. Increasing the levels of homeownership has been an objective of governments for the last decades. The analysis of the determinants of tenure sta- tus provides information to this end. This paper proposes an econometric analysis of housing tenure in Belgium. We review the main variables that have been considered in the literature as influencing housing tenure, after what we estimate a logit model. We observe a strong influence of income and age on the probability of homeownership. Couple relationship and the presence of dependent children have a positive influence, but this influence is less significant. Urban location is associated with lower probability of homeownership, compared with other areas. Our observations follow the trends described for other countries in the literature. [less ▲]

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See detailA method to evaluate the adaptability of photovoltaic energy on urban facades
Esclapés Jover, F.J.; Ferreiro Prieto, I.; Piera Llodrá, J. et al

in Solar Energy (2014), 105

Solar simulation and evaluation tools are essential for the design of novel energy and environmental strategies. To date, a number published studies in this area focused on the analysis of flat roofs and ... [more ▼]

Solar simulation and evaluation tools are essential for the design of novel energy and environmental strategies. To date, a number published studies in this area focused on the analysis of flat roofs and small urban areas. This paper presents a method, based on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), for defining the potential of photovoltaic solar energy over urban faßcades. The method enables the generation of 3D solar maps from two standard data sources, namely cadastral cartography and data on solar irradiance registered by the Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET, for its initials in Spanish). A series of charts have been generated relating the urban and solar geometries as a result of the numerical model. The charts permit the study of the optimal parameters for the photovoltaic integration over faßcades. In addition, a study conducted over a representative urban area of Madrid is discussed as an example of the applicability of the discussed methodology. Finally, the adequacy of the Spanish Technical Edification Code (CTE, for its initials in Spanish), defining thresholds regarding the usability of photovoltaic energy, has been tested both theoretically and through the case study. Our study concludes that this regulation hinders the architectural integration of photovoltaic devices given the strict usability thresholds adopted. [less ▲]

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See detailRéférentiel Quartiers Durables
Teller, Jacques ULg; Marique, Anne-Françoise ULg; Loiseau, Véronique ULg et al

Book published by SPW DGO 4 - Guides méthodologiques (2014)

Basé sur 25 critères couvrant 5 thématiques, le Référentiel Quartiers Durables est destiné à permettre une évaluation des projets de quartier dès les phases de planification et d’élaboration du plan masse ... [more ▼]

Basé sur 25 critères couvrant 5 thématiques, le Référentiel Quartiers Durables est destiné à permettre une évaluation des projets de quartier dès les phases de planification et d’élaboration du plan masse. il peut s’appliquer à des permis d’urbanisation ou des outils d’urbanisme comme lors de concours ou d’appels à projets. [less ▲]

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See detailTowards sustainable neighbourhoods: a new handbook and its application
Marique, Anne-Françoise ULg; Teller, Jacques ULg

in Marchettini, M; Brebbia, C.A.; Pulselli, R.M. (Eds.) The Sustainable City IX : Urban Regeneration and Sustainability (2014)

This paper presents a practical handbook that aims at helping local authorities and private developers to build and assess “sustainable neighbourhoods” in Wallonia (Belgium). This handbook was developed ... [more ▼]

This paper presents a practical handbook that aims at helping local authorities and private developers to build and assess “sustainable neighbourhoods” in Wallonia (Belgium). This handbook was developed by the Research Centre on Territorial, Urban and Rural Sciences (Lepur, University of Liège), at the request of the Walloon Minister of the Environment, Spatial Planning and Mobility. The concrete aim of the handbook is to concretely define the concept of "sustainable neighbourhood" by clearly tagging the minimum criteria that a real estate project must meet to obtain the “sustainable neighbourhood” label in Wallonia. It is a tool for decision support in the design as well as the evaluation of real estate projects, since the early stages of their design. The handbook is structured into 5 main theme and 25 criteria of sustainability. In a broad vision of sustainability, this handbook is not strictly limited to energy issues but considers "sustainability" in all its multiple components: location, network connection, mobility of inhabitants, use of natural resources, landscaping, waste management, diversity of function, social interactions, among others. The handbook is firstly presented and, then, applied to 12 recent case studies in order to identify common invariants in the design process of “sustainable neighbourhoods” and barriers to the integration of cross-cutting principles of sustainability in neighbourhood projects. Our main results namely show that the criteria dealing with energy performance of buildings and green spaces have percolated in many cases. However, the diversity of housing types, the accessibility to handicapped peoples, social diversity and participation issues remain poorly addressed in most of the cases studies. [less ▲]

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See detailLe référentiel quartiers durables : un nouvel outil d'aménagement durable en Wallonie
Marique, Anne-Françoise ULg; Teller, Jacques ULg

Conference (2014)

Après une phase d’expérimentation et de maturation, l’application des principes de durabilité aux projets de nouveaux quartiers est aujourd’hui entrée dans une phase de généralisation et de normalisation ... [more ▼]

Après une phase d’expérimentation et de maturation, l’application des principes de durabilité aux projets de nouveaux quartiers est aujourd’hui entrée dans une phase de généralisation et de normalisation. Le concept de « quartiers durables » s’est démocratisé et fait l’objet d’une popularité grandissante. On ne peut a priori que s’en réjouir, pour autant que cette diffusion réponde à une véritable affirmation des principes clés du développement durable à l’échelle des quartiers et qu’elle s’inscrive dans une logique territoriale à plus grande échelle. C’est dans cette optique qu’a été développé le référentiel quartiers durables, élaboré par le Centre de Recherches sur la Ville, le Territoire et le Milieu Rural (Lepur) de l’Université de Liège (Belgique), à la demande du Ministre wallon de l’Environnement, de l’Aménagement du Territoire et de la Mobilité. Ce référentiel constitue un cadre général visant à inciter et favoriser l’émergence d’opérations innovantes en matière de quartiers durables et s’inscrit dans le cadre de la Déclaration de Politique Régionale par laquelle le Gouvernement wallon s’est engagé à soutenir des opérations innovantes en la matière. Ce référentiel opérationnalise le concept de « quartier durable » en objectivant les critères minimum à respecter pour prétendre à cette appellation, considérant que, si tous les quartiers n’ont pas pour vocation d’entrer dans cette démarche, intégrer des critères transversaux de durabilité dans le plus grand nombre possible d’opérations d’urbanisme est un enjeu sociétal majeur. Concrètement, le référentiel quartiers durables s’articule autour de 5 thématiques (les potentialités du site et du projet, les ressources, les milieux naturels, les aménagements, la mixité et la participation) et de 25 critères qui couvrent les critères minimum à respecter pour inscrire un projet dans une vision transversale de développement durable. Une valeur-seuil est attribuée à chaque critère et modulée selon les potentialités du site. L’ensemble des critères sont expliqués dans un langage simple et complétés d’exemples de bonnes pratiques, de photos et de schémas explicatifs de façon à faciliter l’appropriation du référentiel par tous les acteurs de l’aménagement du territoire et à favoriser le développement des projets de quartiers réellement durables. Cet outil d’aide à l’élaboration et à l’évaluation des projets de quartiers durables est destiné aux administrations communales et régionales, aux promoteurs et aux auteurs de projet. Il peut s’appliquer à différents types de procédures urbanistiques (permis d’urbanisation, permis groupés, plans communaux d’aménagement, rapport urbanistiques et environnementaux) comme lors de concours ou d’appels à projets. Le référentiel quartiers durables a été appliqué, dans une première phase, à douze projets existants de quartiers durables (terminés ou en cours de production) afin de tester son applicabilité et d’ajuster les valeurs-seuils proposées. Le référentiel a ensuite été mobilisé dans le cadre d’une opération-pilote d’aménagement d’un quartier durable (dialogue compétitif pour la réalisation d’un nouveau quartier durable sur le site de la Sucrerie à Genappe, 291 logements, 8 hectares, 62 millions d’investissement). Validé politiquement et distribué largement (2.500 exemplaires) aux acteurs locaux de l’aménagement du territoire et de la production de quartiers durables, le référentiel quartier durable est actuellement utilisé par les acteurs locaux dans de nombreuses opérations en cours de développement. Notre contribution présentera d’abord le référentiel quartier durable et le contexte dans lequel il a été développé. Elle abordera ensuite l’application du référentiel à douze études de cas, puis un retour d’expérience sur l’opération-pilote en cours de développement à Genappe. Enfin, l’appropriation rapide du référentiel par les acteurs de l’aménagement du territoire, la reproductibilité du référentiel dans d’autres contextes et les perspectives ouvertes par ce nouvel outil d’aménagement durable concluront notre contribution. [less ▲]

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See detailSpatial Planning as a driver of change in mobility and residential energy consumption
Dujardin, Sébastien; Marique, Anne-Françoise ULg; Teller, Jacques ULg

in Energy & Buildings (2014), 68

This paper analyses the impact of territorial structures upon energy consumption in the Walloon Region (Belgium). The rationale for this research is to consider the long-term influence of spatial planning ... [more ▼]

This paper analyses the impact of territorial structures upon energy consumption in the Walloon Region (Belgium). The rationale for this research is to consider the long-term influence of spatial planning decisions upon energy consumption in both residential building stock and home-to-work commuting. The analysis has been conducted on a regional scale (16,844 km2) and includes urban, peri-urban and rural settlements. Those settlements that perform well in mobility also appear to perform well in terms of building energy consumption. Even though this is not generally the case, it further reveals that some rural settlements characterized by low density show good performance in terms of energy efficiency. This permits a much more progressive approach in terms of spatial planning, whereby compact cities may be viewed as part of the solution, albeit not the whole solution. [less ▲]

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See detailDesign and evaluation of a semantic enrichment process for bibliographic databases
Lacasta, Javier; Nogueras-Iso, Javier; Falquet, Gilles et al

in Data & Knowledge Engineering (2013), 88

The limited semantics of thesauri and similar knowledge models hinder the searching and browsing possibilities of the bibliographic databases classified with this type of resources. This work proposes an ... [more ▼]

The limited semantics of thesauri and similar knowledge models hinder the searching and browsing possibilities of the bibliographic databases classified with this type of resources. This work proposes an automatic process to convert a knowledge model into a domain ontology through the alignment with DOLCE, an upper level ontology. This process is facilitated by an intermediary alignment with Wordnet, a lexical model. The process has been tested with the thesauri and bibliographic databases of Urbamet and the European Urban Knowledge Network. The Urbamet model has been used to create an atlas of urban related resources with advanced search capabilities. [less ▲]

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See detailÀ la recherche d’un rôle : appropriation et bricolage des méthodologies et indicateurs des organisations internationales par les observatoires urbains locaux dans le monde arabe
Farah, Jihad ULg; Teller, Jacques ULg

Conference (2013, October 17)

Dans les dernières décennies, on peut observer chez différentes agences internationales un intérêt croissant pour les méthodologies d’observation et les indicateurs urbains. Dans le monde arabe, ces ... [more ▼]

Dans les dernières décennies, on peut observer chez différentes agences internationales un intérêt croissant pour les méthodologies d’observation et les indicateurs urbains. Dans le monde arabe, ces agences sont un acteur influent contribuant au développement des politiques urbaines, notamment à travers la circulation des outils, méthodologies et bonnes pratiques. UN-HABITAT, en particulier, contribue à cette logique de propagation en mettant en place un nombre d’observatoires urbains locaux qui s’inscrivent dans son réseau d’Observatoire Urbain Global. La dynamique recherchée par ce réseau est surtout l’encouragement des villes à œuvrer dans le sens des Objectifs de Développement du Millénaire et de démarches d’Agenda 21, notamment à travers la mise en avant de l’importance d’un certain nombre d’indicateurs. Notre intervention revient sur les observatoires urbains locaux dans le monde arabe, et en particulier leur appropriation des indicateurs et méthodologies d’UN-HABITAT. Malgré l’effort de systématisation déployé par l’agence internationale, l’articulation entre observatoires et action publique territoriale reste très variée. Deux facteurs influent conjointement sur cette articulation et sur la façon dont l’appropriation des indicateurs et méthodologies de l’agence se fait : la taille et les moyens de l’observatoire, et le rôle qu’il joue dans la gouvernance urbaine. Nous nous appuyons sur des entretiens avec des acteurs de ces observatoires, la participation à des réunions organisées par la commission économique et sociale d’Asie de l’Ouest (UN-ESCWA) autour des observatoires urbains en présence de représentants de ces observatoires et d’UN-HABITAT, ainsi qu’une revue de la documentation produite par tous ces acteurs. On distingue trois situations. On voit, d’abord, les petits observatoires n’ayant pas les moyens de produire tous les indicateurs d’UN-HABITAT, comme celui de Sin-El-Fil dans les banlieues de Beyrouth, bricoler leurs propres indicateurs et méthodologies pour répondre plus directement et avec leurs ressources aux priorités des municipalités dont ils dépendent. Ceci est aussi le cas d’observatoires mis en place dans une perspective de renforcement des capacités managériales des acteurs dans un contexte de construction de politiques ou de projets stratégiques métropolitains, comme à Amman, Alep et Tripoli. Ces observatoires, tout en récupérant certains indicateurs de la liste d’UN-HABITAT, se focalisent sur les indicateurs qui permettraient d’avancer sur les questions stratégiques qui les préoccupent et d’ouvrir la discussion entre les partenaires. Par contre, d’autres observatoires, comme ceux de Jeddah et de Medina, reprennent largement les indicateurs d’UN-HABITAT. Cependant, ces observatoires, bien que très bien dotés financièrement et en ressources humaines, jouent surtout le rôle de « vitrines » de modernité pour les administrateurs de ces villes, mais n’influent que marginalement sur l’espace de prise de décision. [less ▲]

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See detailInland navigation and Land use planning: A multi-criteria approach
Xhignesse, Guillaume ULg; Teller, Jacques ULg

in Rigo, Philippe; Wolters, Milou (Eds.) Proceedings of PIANC - SMART Rivers Conference 2013 (2013, October)

The present structure of harbours in the Walloon region hardly fits the needs of present logistic developments. Considering the challenges for the development of fluvial transport, the Walloon public ... [more ▼]

The present structure of harbours in the Walloon region hardly fits the needs of present logistic developments. Considering the challenges for the development of fluvial transport, the Walloon public authorities decided in 2010 to indentify potential harbour development sites along its 440 kms of waterways. A three steps approach (selection, ranking and documentation) was designed for this purpose. This paper broaches the methodology and the results of this approach. The area of sites and their availability, which were considered as most debatable during the research, are specifically discussed. [less ▲]

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See detailAn analysis on energy efficiency initiatives in the building stock of Liege, Belgium
Singh, Manoj Kumar ULg; Mahapatra, Sadhan; Teller, Jacques ULg

in Energy Policy (2013), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2013.07.138

Built environment is responsible for 60% of total energy consumption in European countries and 128 million BOE of primary energy in Belgium. The average energy consumption in the residential buildings of ... [more ▼]

Built environment is responsible for 60% of total energy consumption in European countries and 128 million BOE of primary energy in Belgium. The average energy consumption in the residential buildings of Belgium is 70% higher than the EU average and stands at 348 kWh/m2/year. Energy Performance Building Directive (EPBD) provides guidelines for energy performance analysis of buildings in Belgium. In this study, a holistic approach has been adopted to analyse the building stock of Liege, Belgium. This analysis is based on ‘General Socio-economic survey 2001’ and ‘Housing quality survey 2006 in Walloon region’databases. It considers parameters such as buildings age, built-up area, type of heating system, type of fuel used, adjacency, insulation of roofs and walls and energy consumption etc. for an in depth analysis. This study concludes that about 69% of buildings which are constructed before 1945 needs serious renovation towards the improvement of roof and external wall insulation level. It then successfully identifies specific areas which need detailed study to evaluate the comfort status in the existing building stock, improvement of insulation level and its effect on heating energy consumption as well as the economic analysis on energy efficiency measurements. [less ▲]

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See detailContribution of land use changes to future flood damage along the river Meuse in the Walloon region
Beckers, Arnaud ULg; Dewals, Benjamin ULg; Erpicum, Sébastien ULg et al

in Natural Hazards & Earth System Sciences (2013), 13

Managing flood risk in Europe is a critical issue because climate change is expected to increase flood hazard in many european countries. Beside climate change, land use evolution is also a key factor ... [more ▼]

Managing flood risk in Europe is a critical issue because climate change is expected to increase flood hazard in many european countries. Beside climate change, land use evolution is also a key factor influencing future flood risk. The core contribution of this paper is a new methodology to model residential land use evolution. Based on two climate scenarios (“dry” and “wet”), the method is applied to study the evolution of flood damage by 2100 along the river Meuse. Nine urbanization scenarios were developed: three of them assume a “current trend” land use evolution, leading to a significant urban sprawl, while six others assume a dense urban development, characterized by a higher density and a higher diversity of urban functions in the urbanized areas. Using damage curves, the damage estimation was performed by combining inundation maps for the present and future 100 yr flood with present and future land use maps and specific prices. According to the dry scenario, the flood discharge is expected not to increase. In this case, land use changes increase flood damages by 1–40 %, to EUR 334–462 million in 2100. In the wet scenario, the relative increase in flood damage is 540–630 %, corresponding to total damages of EUR 2.1–2.4 billion. In this extreme scenario, the influence of climate on the overall damage is 3–8 times higher than the effect of land use change. However, for seven municipalities along the river Meuse, these two factors have a comparable influence. Consequently, in the “wet” scenario and at the level of the whole Meuse valley in the Walloon region, careful spatial planning would reduce the increase in flood damage by no more than 11–23 %; but, at the level of several municipalities, more sustainable spatial planning would reduce future flood damage to a much greater degree. [less ▲]

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See detailRelation between indoor thermal environment and renovation in Liege residential buildings
Singh, Manoj Kumar ULg; Mahapatra, Sadhan; Teller, Jacques ULg

in Matijašević, Sunčana; Ban, Marko (Eds.) Conference Digital proceedings (2013, September)

Indoor thermal environment monitoring has been done in 20 residential buildings of Liege city followed by questionnaire based comfort survey amongst the occupants of 85 houses in order to record their ... [more ▼]

Indoor thermal environment monitoring has been done in 20 residential buildings of Liege city followed by questionnaire based comfort survey amongst the occupants of 85 houses in order to record their preference and expectations about indoor thermal environment in winter and spring season. It is found from the analysis that change of glazing has a minimum or even sometimes an adverse effect on the existing indoor environment due to the absence of proper insulation of the rest of the building envelope. It is observed that in winter there is a sudden drop in indoor temperature and also overheating in summer. This is due to unplanned installation of glazing which actually increases the fenestration area ratio leading to higher indoor temperature fluctuation and causes discomfort. It is also important that the occupant’s preference and expectations as well as overall assessment of indoor environment needs to be consider towards energy efficiency improvement. [less ▲]

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See detailStudy on indoor thermal comfort in the residential buildings of Liege, Belgium
Singh, Manoj Kumar ULg; Mahapatra, Sadhan; Teller, Jacques ULg

Scientific conference (2013, August 05)

A detailed study on the building stock of Liege urban area (Belgium) has been conducted during 2011-2012. The study is focused on historic buildings, which were constructed before 1945 and represents a ... [more ▼]

A detailed study on the building stock of Liege urban area (Belgium) has been conducted during 2011-2012. The study is focused on historic buildings, which were constructed before 1945 and represents a very significant share (68.33%) of Liege building stock. In the Walloon region, the average heating energy consumption per year of the building stock is 408 kWh/m2 and the average heating energy consumption per year stands at 340 kWh/m2 for Liege. Hence, it is important to study existing buildings to improve the energy efficiency as well as thermal comfort standards. It is also important to understand the behaviour of these buildings and the preferred indoor thermal environment of the occupants. Keeping this in mind, the indoor thermal environment has been monitored for ten residential buildings followed by detailed interaction with the occupants to record their preference and expectations about indoor thermal comfort. It was found from the analysis that the fluctuations in the temperature of living room and bedroom with respect to outdoor conditions are a function of occupant’s age, type of heating system and fuel used. It is also found that the average energy expenditure was very high in these buildings. The study further identifies specific areas that need to be taken into consideration in order to improve the thermal comfort and energy efficiency. It put forth the argument that to improve the energy efficiency of occupied houses, occupant’s preference and expectations on thermal comfort needs to be considered for designing sustainable solutions towards improving energy efficiency. [less ▲]

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See detailLa couleur dans l'environnement urbain - Validation d'un protocole de caractérisation chromatique
Nguyen, Ngoc Luan ULg; Teller, Jacques ULg

in Ambiances : Revue Internationale sur l'Environnement Sensible, l'Architecture et l'Espace Urbain (2013)

The aim of this paper is to present a user-oriented protocol for the characterization of colour attributes in an urban fragment. The challenge is to provide quantitative answers to these questions: how is ... [more ▼]

The aim of this paper is to present a user-oriented protocol for the characterization of colour attributes in an urban fragment. The challenge is to provide quantitative answers to these questions: how is colour organized? How does it develop a structure in the city? Our research investigates stable colour typologies. The obvious lack of effective tools for the chromatic assessment in the field of urban design was the main motivation of this research. The protocol is illustrated within the study of the “rue des Anglais” in Liège (Belgium) and the stability of the method is conducted through a series of validations. [less ▲]

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See detailAgua, poder y territorio: Estrategias Locales de Gestión Urbana
Cabrera Quispe, Juan Edson ULg; Teller, Jacques ULg

in Caracciolo, Román (Ed.) La metrópolis iberoamericana en sus propios términos:Opciones al crecimiento infinito y a la crisis internacional (2013)

We report on results derived from investigations related with vicinal strategies on water management and their effects on the territorial configuration of Cochabamba (Bolivia) metropolitan area. These ... [more ▼]

We report on results derived from investigations related with vicinal strategies on water management and their effects on the territorial configuration of Cochabamba (Bolivia) metropolitan area. These strategies and their effects are determined by several factors namely, water resources scarcity, accelerated urban growth, self-management legal possibilities and important levels of public investment in both municipal as well as metropolitan scales. The approach is done firstly by describing the features of the studied zone and the problematic of water in the region. Secondly, through the show and analysis of the different forms and strategies of water management, we pay special attention to their effects on the morphology of neighborhoods and the urban networks. The results show the generation of a different territorial ordering which, differing from the one usually adopted in the literature, seems to exhibit how certain types of networks create fragments instead of articulations. [less ▲]

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See detailZones d'activité économique en Wallonie : quelles retombées fiscales pour les communes ?
Xhignesse, Guillaume ULg; Bianchet, Bruno ULg; Bourgeois, Marc ULg et al

in Revue de Fiscalité Régionale et Locale (2013), 2

Les zones d'activité économique constituent, en Wallonie, un des leviers majeurs à disposition du Gouvernement pour favoriser le développement économique. Leur implantation suscite toutefois de nombreux ... [more ▼]

Les zones d'activité économique constituent, en Wallonie, un des leviers majeurs à disposition du Gouvernement pour favoriser le développement économique. Leur implantation suscite toutefois de nombreux débats au sein des élus locaux. Ces débats sont notamment alimentés par la perception que ces zones génèrent des recettes fiscales très limitées pour les communes. Cette contribution propose une analyse et une mesure des facteurs qui influencent ces recettes et, par conséquent, les choix locaux en matière d'affectation de l'espace. [less ▲]

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See detailLe référentiel "quartiers durables"
Marique, Anne-Françoise ULg; Loiseau, Véronique ULg; Godard, Florence et al

Poster (2013, April 30)

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