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Research of the ecological environment in Shanghai World Expo park

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The conceiving of future cities converged at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo from 246 different countries and regional organizations. With a focus on the world energy crisis, the expo’s design, construction and exhibitions offer solutions to this issue. Energy planning is integrated into the overall planning of the expo to continue and diffuse the follow-up effect of the Shanghai World Expo in the social, economic, environmental aspects. In order to obtain a deeper understanding of the urban “heat-island effect” distribution causes and a series of climatic factors closely related to urban heat environment. In this paper, we combine the Ecotect software and CFD software, simulating the thermal environment of the city in the Shanghai World Expo. With broad application, these research methods can also be introduced in future urban planning, formulate design guidelines for corresponding urban climate environments according to different geographical and climatic characteristics of cities. We extract the application and exhibition of a future city’s construction and technology from the World Expo venues. The statistical analysis provides information on the construction trends of future cities.

Keyword : urban heat-island effect, ecological environment, digital technology, urban planning, Shanghai World Expo

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Li, Y. (2018). Research of the ecological environment in Shanghai World Expo park. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Landscape Management, 26(3), 177-189. https://doi.org/10.3846/16486897.2017.1411272
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