Rooftop transformation and its role in environmental sustainability in Peruvian cities

José Bazán-andía

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

José Bazán is a Masters student in Civil Engineering at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. He is currently doing his research in the frame of urban metabolism and the use of renewable energy in urban environments.

Abstract

Urban environments have become through the past century the center of economic activities. However, this explosive economic and demographic growth has been associated with an ever-growing amount of raw materials being... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. José Bazán-andía (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú)
  2. joan rieradevall (Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
  3. Xavier Gabarrell Durany (Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
  4. Ian Vázquez-Rowe (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú)

Topic Areas

• Industrial ecology in developing countries , • Management and technology for sustainable and resilient energy, water, food, materials, , • Sustainable urban systems

Session

WS-5 » Sustainable Built Environment 1 (09:45 - Wednesday, 28th June, Room H)

Paper

Abstract_ISIE_Baz_nJos__FINAL.docx