Koldo Urrutia-Azcona

Koldo Urrutia-Azcona
Tecnalia · Building Technologies - Urban Transformation Lab

MSc Engineering in Sustainable Cities | MSc Architecture

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Introduction
Expertise in Smart-Sustainable Cities and Urban Regeneration, with specific knowledge in urban systems and structures, urban planning and design for a sustainable development of our cities regarding mobility, energy, built environment, water, waste, governance, and applicable technologies.

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Publications (11)
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How can local authorities effectively approach the decarbonisation of urban environments? Recent efforts to redirect cities into a less energy-intensive model have been mostly approached from a sectoral perspective, with specific energy policies and plans being issued without deeply considering their ties with other urban aspects. In this sense, we...
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Dear SmartEnCity Enthusiasts,Five years ago, in 2016, SmartEnCity has started, a project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. Thirty-eight project partners from six countries and five small and medium-sized cities shared the vision to make Smart Zero Carbon Cities a reality in Europe. With joint forces,...
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Given the current climate emergency, our planet is suffering. Mitigation measures must be urgently deployed in urban environments, which are responsible for more than 70% of global CO2 emissions. In this sense, a deeper integration between energy and urban planning disciplines is a key factor for effective decarbonisation in urban environments. Thi...
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As with any long-term romance, saying goodbye to CO2 is hard. Yes, it brought great energy to your cities, helped them grow in ways you never could have anticipated, but it also took advantage of you and your residents and left you with a foul taste in your mouth. Now, with the help of insights that the Smart Cities Information System has gained fr...
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This Solution Booklet is intended for cities that may wish to implement Urban Freight Logistics innovative solutions. It follows the emerging cross-SCC01 “packaging concept” that captures (I) societal needs (II) technical components (III) business models and financing options. In other words, a set of guidance documents to help cities to accelerate...
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How can local authorities effectively address the decarbonization of urban environments in the long run? How would their interests and expertise be aligned into an integrated approach towards decarbonization? This paper delves into how strategic processes can help to integrate diverse disciplines and stakeholders when facing urban decarbonization a...
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Fossil fuels-based human activity over time has generated unacceptable local levels of air pollution and GHG emissions. One of main implications of this activity is Climate Change, which unforeseen consequences are already impacting at local and global scales. This research is focused on defining an effective framework to shift that trend in the lo...
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La actividad humana basada en combustibles fósiles ha generado niveles inaceptables de contaminación local y emisiones de efecto invernadero. Una de las principales implicaciones de esta actividad es el Cambio Climático y sus consecuencias impredecibles, que ya impactan tanto a escala local como global. Esta investigación se centra en la definició...
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Síntesis "Plan Maestro de Regeneración urbana y Reconversión productiva de los cuatro distritos centrales de San José"
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Nowadays, urban environments concentrate over half of the global population and will, it is estimated, surpass 70% by 2050. This concentration implies that many of the future challenges and opportunities emerging from their possible solutions will be in cities. One of the principal urban challenges is the carbon footprint of our cities and its redu...

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