Characterizing the building and infrastructure stocks of cities: A case study of a Danish fairytale city

Maud Lanau

University of Southern Denmark

Maud Lanau is a PhD student at SDU Life Cycle Engineering, University of Southern Denmark. Her PhD is about characterization of urban built environment stocks and implications on decarbonization and dematerialization strategies, using Danish city Odense as an example.


Cities are concentrated centers of people, economy, production, consumption, and waste disposal; thus they present both the problems and solutions to sustainability challenges. Urbanization is a key driver for material use... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Maud Lanau (University of Southern Denmark)
  2. Gang Liu (University of Southern Denmark)

Topic Areas

• Socio-economic metabolism and material flow analysis , • Infrastructure systems, the built environment, and smart and connected infrastructure


MS-14 » Socio-economic metabolism and policy implications (14:00 - Monday, 26th June, Room E)

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