Integrated Life Cycle Assessment of Resource Efficient Urban Systems

Sangwon Suh

University of California, Santa Barbara

Sangwon Suh is a professor at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at the University of California, Santa Barbara.


The growth of cities is a key driver of global environmental impacts and resource consumption. As urban areas continue to grow over the coming decades, they will face the challenge of lifting their populations out of poverty... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Joseph Bergesen (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  2. Timothy Baynes (CSIRO Land and Water)
  3. Josephine Kaviti Musango (Stellenbosch University)
  4. Sangwon Suh (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Topic Areas

• Life cycle sustainability assessment , • Socio-economic metabolism and material flow analysis , • Sustainable urban systems


ThS-6 » Lightning Session 2: Science for Sustainable and Resilient Communities (08:30 - Thursday, 29th June, Room I)

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