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The transitional phase in which the Danube Region (DR) cities found themselves after the 2008 economic crisis allowed a window of opportunity to enact positive change on the planning policy level. There have been numerous initiatives in the past aimed to reuse, even temporarily, un-valued physical assets for launching novel forms of economies by a ...

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The European Commission has proposed to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030 and set Europe on a responsible path to becoming climate neutral by 2050 while advocating for an inclusive future (EU climate action and the European Green Deal, 2019). Climate commitments by national government (NDCs), have triggered the discussion about c...

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Based on the United Nations projection in 2018, the world’s urban population is estimated to reach 68.4% of the total population by 2050. At present, 56.1% of the Indonesian population, or approximately around 151.6 million people, concentrates on Java Island (Central Bureau of Statistics, 2020). Other than Jakarta, the present capital city of In...

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In the context of environmental degradation and resource shortage, the evaluation of urban vulnerability is of great significance to improve the quality of urbanization. As the city is a resource-ecological environment-economy-society coupled system, urban vulnerability index system needs to be researched and analyzed from four following aspects, i...

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Aesthetic cognition is an important component of landscape cognition and the development of human consciousness. The ecological dimension presented by the public in aesthetic cognition is often the key factor to measure the level of social ecological civilization construction. Compared with the ecological construction and regulation of physical spa...

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Abstract: COVID-19 broke out at the end of 2019, and China achieved remarkable results in COVID-19's prevention and control. Till to May 2021, the epidemic has basically been controlled in China. Community prevention and control plays a key role. In order to clarify the planning impact mechanism of epidemic prevention and control at community level...

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China has experienced the largest and fastest urbanization in the worldwide history, but there are also serious problems such as environmental pollution, barbaric land expansion and inadequate governance. In order to promote urban ecological progress and high-quality development, China is exploring new modes of urban governance like the so-called a...

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With the emerging technologies in Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), the adaptive operation of road space is likely to be realised within decades. An intelligent street can learn and improve its decision-making on the right-of-way (ROW) for road users, liberating more active pedestrian space while maintaining traffic safety and efficiency. Ho...

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This paper suggests that capacitation of under-resourced local government for statutory compliance is dependent on innovative practices and committed public officials. This paper explores key attributes that led to the successful establishment of the Municipal Planning Tribunal despite the unfavorable conditions in the Lesedi Local Municipality. It...

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Climate change, food security, and environmental sustainability are pressing issues faced by today's global population. On the other hand, steel plays a crucial role in our era's economic and social development as a backbone material for modern society, from building, infrastructure to daily objects. . However, the environmental costs of steel are ...

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The northern part of Nicosia (Cyprus) has suffered a long period of isolation since the partition of the country and the establishment of a buffer zone through the city in 1974. As the situation continues to ease, and with the principal pedestrian land crossings in the city centre opened in 2008, the central area of the city has experienced develop...

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The Chinese economic zones spurred the Nigerian government to embark on operation of free trade zones of which the Lekki free trade zone (LFTZ) is a part. LFTZ like every other free trade zones hoped to enrich the economy and particularly open up new areas for development opportunity. Ideally, when free zones are located where land have been acquir...

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Abstract: Since current urban development comes along with continued increasing population growth, enhancing the living quality of urban dwellers is a central concern for implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 11-to make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. As the important space entity with natural biological ac...

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Historic water towns in the Yangtze River Delta are typical examples of traditional living forms in China. The paper investigated the spatial structure of five historic water town in the Yangtze River Delta, and made a study of the relationship between the space configuration and urban land use combining online heat map and field surveys, so as to ...

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As an international city developing at high speed, Shanghai owes the very modern landscape such as Lujiazui as well as widespread historical area. Such area has been facing the dilemma of conservation and development for many years. Since 2016, Shanghai changed its conservation concept from historical-building-oriented to historical-context-oriente...

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City Information Modeling (CIM), on the basis of Building Information Modeling (BIM), Geographic Information System (GIS), Internet of Things (IoT) etc., has incorporated a full-factor spatial model with two and three-dimensional information and data of cities, and therefore, is a fundamental and critical platform for smart city construction. Based...

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This paper contributes to the evolving urban environment, which the city commonly represents, through understanding the post-oil period as transitional toward a new paradigm by utilizing architectural value to reshape urban metabolism. Green deals are shown to have responsibility as threshold events for transformational change toward a cooperative ...

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Climate Change is a severe global phenomenon, the pace of severity is accelerating. It is a challenge for a developing country like India and its cities. In response to the fast growth of urbanisation in Indian cities, it is important to pay attention to urban forestry to balance the ecosystem. Miyawaki Forests are Urban Forests projects for ecosys...

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Inclusive land management not only looks at inclusive land policy, effective land administration, development and use but also calls for the empowerment of citizens. Decisions at the macro scale of land development trickle down to not only the micro scale of a neighborhood’s urban fabric and also affect the social cohesion and organization of a c...

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Since 28 October 2019, the Government of Bali has already issued a Governor’s decree No. 45/2019 regarding Bali Clean Energy. This decree is hopefully the expected solution for the Energy Crisis in Indonesia in general, and in Bali in particular. Electricity in Bali island is majorly supplied by power plants in Java island from the very beginning...

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The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) initiated the Better Buses Action Plan in 2019 to improve the speed of buses throughout NYC by 25 percent and increase the number of bus riders by the end of 2020. Although the COVID-19 crisis impacted these plans, NYC DOT is taking the initiative to evaluate and enhance its efforts to incorporat...

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Most urban cities are facing severe problems relating to the delivery of urban services, including waste management, which requires the immediate attention of policymakers. Moreover, as cities continue to expand at rapid rates regional land and water resources are encroached on by urban housing and industrial establishments for dumping urban solid ...

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Although there is a plethora of what sustainability is, approaches tend to address its dimensions separately. The concept of sustainable development originally included a clear social mandate, for two decades the human dimension has been neglected. However, it is clear that action in one area will affect outcomes in others, and that development mus...

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Sewage is running waste water that is disposed off from homes and other domestic uses which is normally transported in form of small liquid with suspension of small solid in large pipes called sewers. The waste water may either be directed to a specific pace to be recycled or be disposed off far away from people as it can lead to spread of diseases...

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An intense political focus on cutting energy consumption from the use phase of buildings has dominated the European political agenda for the past several decades, with significant results being supported by European policies and initiatives such as the Covenant of Mayors, which has been signed by more than 10,000 cities intent on achieving climate ...

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The paper explores the effects and contribution of contemporary urbanisation dynamics to Child Road Safety in Jamaica, by analysing metrics for Child Road Traffic Injury and Fatalities over particular periods and in particular places Methodologically, the research used multiple data and information, including analysis of motor vehicle crash sites, ...

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With the aim to improve the quality of life in cities, the implementation and integration of the ICT technology as an infrastructure for the vital urban services basically implies the smart city idea. Governments today, as they are in pursuit of a sustainable development in the urban environment, are interested in the smart city implementations whe...

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Climate change is a global phenomenon and has varying impacts on each one of us. Significant climate shifts have already been observed one over the past century. In rural areas of India, over 700 million are directly dependent on climate-sensitive sectors like agriculture, forests, fisheries, and natural resources such as water, fodder, and biodive...

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The report is presenting part of the results and ongoing work of the EU Horizon2020 project proGIreg (productive Green Infrastructure for post-industrial urban regeneration: Nature for Renewal). ProGIreg project aims to demonstrate the integration of nature-based solutions (NBS) into business models that are economically self-sustaining and provide...

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As in medicine science diagnosis is generally recognized as a bridge that links basic medicine and clinical medicine, in urban planning, diagnosis is also required as transition and connection between the planning principle and practice. The basic principles of planning and the data on the performance of all systems of a city serve as strong suppor...

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The objectives of the Study were a comprehensive assessment of the urban planning potential and limitations of the development of a new city, the definition of its borders, the formation of key principles, parameters and a comprehensive model of the development of a new city. One of the tasks of the Study was the subsequent preparation of a detaile...

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Track :5 uniqueness and connectivity Conservative of Peri urban area with its environment M. Manasa 1 , Arulmalar Ramaraj 2 1 Asst.Prof, Sri Venkateswara College of Architecture, Madhapur-Hyderbad, 2. Professor, Deprtment of Architecture, Sathyabama Institute of Science & Technology,Chennai-119. 1manasa.mudhraj@gmail.co. 2 arulmalar21@gmail.com Abs...

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While the link between socio-economic and residential segregation has gained attention in the last years, particularly in western urban studies, how spatial segregation and social inequalities operate as a multi-scalar and multi-layered processes, and their underlying causes and consequences across generations, remain largely unexplored. This is pa...

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The holy city of Al-Najaf is one of the most sacred cities in Iraq and the Islamic world. The city was founded and built around the shrine of a central Islamic spiritual personality. Despite the veneration in which it is held, the Holy City has been through a long period of neglect and distortion through demolition and removal, as well as the const...

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ABSTRACT “BAMBOO” A GLOCAL SOLUTION Bamboo has been in wide usage since ancient times as a low-cost material for houses,bridges etc. They are the largest members of the grass family & are the fastest growing in the world. It grows approximately 4 feet in a day [in 24 hours time period]. Bamboos are of noteableeconomic & cultural significance in...

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Worker's village is a regular determinant community composed of 4-6-storey brick and concrete houses, which appeared on the edge of urban areas or near outer suburbs during the rapid development of industrialization in China from 1950s to 1990s. Most of the residents who lived here witnessed the prosperity and vitality of the vigorous development o...

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As a famous historical and cultural city in China, the ancient city of Suzhou has large numbers of well-preserved traditional residential building communities. However, like most historical and cultural cities in China, the ancient city of Suzhou is currently facing a serious population aging problem. In the sixth census in 2010, the proportion of ...

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A repetitive account of the GoGeorge BRT System communicated by the Commuter Interviewees is recognised as part of the Human-Centred Planning emergent theme, in that the operations of the BRT system focus on the public who make use of the public transportation, improving the quality of life of commuters as a whole. Interviewees repeatedly made refe...

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The emergence of COVID-19 pandemic makes governments around the world start to attach greater importance to the planning of Pedestrian and Bicycle Traffic Systems (PBTS)[1]. However, efficient and reasonable urban PBTS need to conform to the current situation of supply-demand differentiation of public walking or cycling, and to achieve the fairness...

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The mountain was an important base condition, space skeleton structure and carrier of human elements for the construction of ancient Chinese cities. Ancient Chinese city planning placed a unique spiritual belief in mountains, reflecting the outstanding environmental wisdom.Zicheng is a small city built in Luocheng (also known as outer city and big ...

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The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed many weaknesses in the institutions, processes and practices that underpin governance in India. In the context of the built environment, the pandemic has elicited a lively debate regarding standards and policies to be implemented in post-Covid cities. In analysis of the policy responses to Hurricane Katrina, Edward...

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Recent urban regeneration is being carried out as integrated regeneration including social, cultural, and economic aspects as well as the physical improvement of old spaces based on resident participation for continuous management and maintenance of cities. However, the long-term project method has the disadvantage that it is difficult to flexibly ...

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This session will discuss the possibilities of creating healthy built environments that encourage physical activities of citizens. Currently noncommunicable diseases are one of the most serious threats to people, but some of the factors can be managed by staying physically active. The way that cities are build not necessarily promote or even allow ...

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Throughout history, cities have been significantly affected by human-made or natural events such as wars, earthquakes, revolutions, and great inventions. Similarly, many small or large scale pandemics or diseases have transformed and changed cities and understandings of cities. These processes of change have brought with them new urbanization movem...

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Worldwide urbanisation is taking place at a rapid pace and many new cities/urban expansions have to be built in the near future in order to meet global economic growth and mass migration to urban environments. There are many questions about the way this urbanisation will proceed. Within international programmes dealing with urban development, urban...

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The establishment of municipalities in South Africa has been a long and difficult process, 25 years later it still appears to be evolving. In 1994, the new democratic government undertook to restructure the country’s racially segregated administrative structure by integrating areas to form cohesive municipal entities which would allow for the mor...

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The opening of the Doha Metro in 2019 has highlighted a perceived lack of connection between several stations of the new public transport system and their surrounding neighborhoods. Such connections are a crucial component for promoting walkability as an alternative mode of transport instead of private vehicles in a growing metropolis. The inabilit...

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In recent years, the pace of urbanization in China has been continuously advancing. On the one hand, urban land has gradually shifted from high-intensity expansion to maintaining both stock and quality improvement. On the other hand, the surge in urban traffic demand has made the contradiction between transportation and urban land increasingly prom...

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The social, environmental and economic challenges as a result of climate change are enormous, above all in urban territories. Periods of extreme rainfall will increase both in frequency and intensity, also in the City of Antwerp. Furthermore the number of days with extreme heat will increase, resulting in longer periods of drought and reducing grou...

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Type Research Paper Keywords Urban Planning, Post-conflict/colonialism/occupation, State Building, Counter Planning, Resistance Planning, Alternative Planning Track(s) Resilience and Adaptability, Smartness and Development, Uniqueness and Connectivity, Inclusiveness and Empowerment Brief Description of the Problem Re-thinking alternative planning m...

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The article aims at providing insight into the recent evolution of Lisbon’s public space structure, from the perspective of a multi-dimensional and multi-scale metropolitan network. It aims at understanding what were the key drivers of public space development and how that process influenced and was influenced by a metropolitan-scale framework (i...

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Climate change presents one of the most significant challenges to society today. Effects on ecosystems and culture are strongly felt in cities, as about half of the human population globally lives in urban areas. In addition to climate change, urbanization and the continuous increase in the number and size of cities are impacting ecosystems with va...

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Abstract Assessment of Road Transport Atmospheric Emission of GHGs & Criteria Pollutants in Qatar: BAU Versus Paris Agreement NDC Policy Scenarios Azhari F. M. Ahmed*; Lolwa Al Kuwari; and Abdulhadi Al Marri Climate Change Department, Ministry of Municipality & Environment, Doha, Qatar (30 August 2021, Doha, Qatar) The environmental impact of energ...

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Our experiences in an urban setting are driven by the choices we make and the perception we have about the urban-scapes. Although classical economists believe that humans make decisions based upon optimization of time and money, it has been very recently pointed out that there are anomalies in behavior arising from irrationality. Behavioral economi...

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Different from a single monument or site, heritage management in historical towns and cities pays more attention to the people who live there and keep the site livable in a sustainable way. By taking the UNESCO World Heritage site of Bamberg as a case study, the paper examines how a historical town with community is facing the challenges of vitalit...

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As our cities expand and densify simultaneously, the need for people to connect with nature increases. As per the reports by the UN, around 55% of the world’s population lives in urban areas today, a proportion that is expected to increase to 68% by 2050. The rapid urbanization is forming a negative effect on health, productivity and well-being o...

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How can cities respond to the new and emerging challenges that we are facing today? How can they stand differently and offer a new way of living that best meets their professional requirements and a healthy and social lifestyle? These questions were the cornerstone for Msheireb Properties to plan and build Msheireb Downtown Doha, the world’s firs...

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Almost none of the countries in the world are not impacted by the current ongoing world pandemic. This is an exceptional circumstance in a century that intrigues all the world-professions and entities to oversee pandemic mitigations through their expertise’ lenses. For urban planners, urban designers, and architects who influence the shape of the...

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Cities are complex and incrementally developing systems, but current urban planning and data collection systems follow rigid parameters. Parameterising developments seems essential to encompass a comprehensive multidimensional understanding. The pace and incremental urban growth pose daunting challenges, particularly in low- and middle-income count...

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Tractebel developed a Cities Vision for the horizon 2030 for ENGIE Research that aims to sketch a qualitative understanding of the current and future worldwide urban landscape. Understanding the evolution of cities is at the heart of this vision. The first research track examined by the Cities 2030 Vision is ‘global trends’: the evolution of ci...

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Urban development takes place in the context of diversity of actors, power relations, institutional and political factors and multiple conflicting interests among various actors (Tidemand, 2010). In recent years, cities across the globe have experienced the resurgence of various social movements in which cities have increasingly become a field of s...

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There is an urgent need to address the global climate crisis. Urban areas are not only home to the majority of the world’s population. They also disproportionally contribute to the accelerating environmental decay, with the built environment and urban transportation sector constituting a significant part. Thus, a systemic change in how we plan, d...

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Megaproject development operates based on the ‘iron-law of megaprojects’, which relies upon the logic of exception and includes: extra budget, special regulations, non-standard organisational structure, questioning of public accountability, and the central role of developers at the expense of the city leaders, planners and citizens. Frequently ...

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Old industrial areas often face economic decline and population aging problems. Industrial heritage can be a catalyst for sustainable development. However, in the political and cultural discourse since modern times, the “old industrial area” is often regarded as the “other” of modernity, a passive place to be saved by top-down efforts, and ...

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Urban vulnerability has always been the main content of urban planning research, and it is an important basis to judge whether urban development is healthy and sustainable.As the largest old industrial base in China, Northeast China has embarked on a development path dominated by heavy industry under the planned economy system. Its industrial struc...

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As important instrumentality and "mega project" of Chengdu Park City construction, Tianfu Greenway plays the media and catalyst role in urban spatial organization and urban construction. Based on the status of relevant planning participants of Tianfu Greenway, using the research method of semi-structured interview, this paper takes the planning and...

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In terms of struggling against urban warming, increasing the cold island potentials is the easiest, least costly, and most environmentally friendly method to be taken into consideration in climate-sensitive urban design/planning studies. However, the difficulty of creating new cold islands in densely built urban areas without any urban transformati...

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How to deal with the spatial relationship between city and village in urban areas is a major concern of many cities in China. Especially in the construction of new towns, the relationship between city and village is often treated as a pair of contradictions. It is considered that there is a gap in cultural expression, economic value relationship an...

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The COVID-19 has been relatively under control in some countries. Scholars believe that rural tourism might be the beginning of the recovery of the tourism industry due to several advantages, such as low flow density and superior ecological environment (Li et al., 2021). They can relatively ensure the safety of tourists while traveling (Zhu & Deng,...

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As China’s urbanization curve relatively flattens in recent years and the proposition of a territorial spatial planning system in the country, focus of urban development and thus orientation of urban planning in China have gradually transitioned from the so-called "incremental expansion" phase to the "stock optimization" development phase. Agains...

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The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has set itself the ambitious objective of reducing by 55% greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, despite an estimated strong population growth. This goal is in line with the European “Green Deal” strategy, which aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. In order to ensure that this objective is reachable, the Luxembour...

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The City of Ekurhuleni has great economic potential, also attributed to the recent Aerotropolis strategy, and has over the years experienced large amounts of migration into the city. Subsequently, it is equally challenged with insufficient provision of housing to accommodate low-income persons. The city is similarly home to 119 informal settlements...

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In the past decade, E-commerce has thrived with the popularization of the Internet and it has gradually changed people’s daily life. Driven by the low entrance standard and flexible working locations of ‘Taobao’ (a C2C E-commerce company like eBay), e-commerce brings to life a range of burgeoning startup SMEs (Small and medium enterprises) in...

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Shanghai's old industrial areas have witnessed the city's industrial civilization, which has an important historical and humanistic significance and is one of the important bases for citizens' recognition and sense of belonging. With the advent of the "post-industrial" era, the production function of traditional industrial areas is gradually being ...

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According to the World Health Organization (2020), 80% of adolescent children in cities worldwide have insufficient physical activity levels. Studies from the UK and Europe show that children’s walking trips have dropped by a significant margin in recent decades. Active Commuting to and from School (ACS), which is one of the main ways for childre...

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The regeneration of old communities is currently among the most concerned actions of urban construction in China. Now, it is generally acknowledged that the management and sustainable development of old communities are hard to maintain by solely relying on the government's investment. How to encourage and guide enterprises, social organizations, an...

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Most cities in developing countries are growing in an unprecedented manner creating pressure on local government capacity in dealing with the provision of basic services. The city of Hawassa in Ethiopia is one such example. The city has grown rapidly in recent years resulting in an immense strain in the capacity of the local government in deliverin...

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Abstract: The study of urban development potential is an exploration of the future development of a city, a forecast based on the evaluation of the current state of development of the city. The study of urban development potential is one of the important components of the theoretical system of sustainable development. Ecological carrying capacity...

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The pattern of residential mobility varies throughout the world. Slum populations consistently report higher rates of residential mobility than other populations. However, the pattern and the consequences of residential mobility of the slum dwellers are not well studied. Dhaka, the Capital of Bangladesh, has a large population, more than 14 million...

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This paper investigates the possible influence of the operation of Doha Metro on travel mode choice behavior in Doha City, Qatar. The metro will play an important role in easing the movement of residents and visitors to Doha city during the FIFA World Cup 2022 and in achieving Qatar Vision 2030. The current airport travel mode choice in the city an...

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Rapid urbanization has caused many constant urban issues over the last few decades, including increasing people living in slums and informal settlements, lack of infrastructure and essential services, and other environmental problems. The growing population size, urbanization, and the lack of affordable housing for the urban poor contribute to the ...

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Hengdaohezi is a key node town along Chinese Eastern Railway in Northeast China. It has a century of history with hundreds of historical buildings and cultural heritage. With the change of times, Hengdaohezi Town faced various challenges brought by the transformation of the social and natural environment, space requirement and the migration of resi...

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Projected as the future Minapolitan area of West Java by Indonesia’s Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, Indramayu Regency in Indonesia possesses an abundance of coastal resources such as fisheries, mangroves & aquaculture. Yet among 309 villages in Indramayu, 46 are stated to be underdeveloped in 2019, making Indramayu Regency the lowest f...

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Social sustainability has been increasingly discussed in scholarly research. Several attempts have been made to conceptualize and measure social sustainability in urban contexts. However, although researchers seem to be more and more interested in social sustainability, the concept has not been extensively applied in urban governance and planning p...

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The assessment of spatial distribution of urban vulnerability enhances resilience planning. Vulnerability is closely related to resilience. The opposite of vulnerability is resilience, and the stronger the vulnerability is, the weaker the resilience is. As a description of the current situation of urban resilience capacity, the spatial evaluation r...

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Since the 19th century, the global mean surface temperature is increasing, and hence global warming is gaining more attention ever than before. Urbanization is one of the important reasons that contribute for global warming. The State of Qatar introduced various proposals to extenuate the negative effects of climate change and global worming on the...

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In contemporary times in the metropolitans, with the pressure of urban development (especially in developing countries), not much attention has been given to public life and public realm. More focus has been on provisioning based on predetermined requirements rather than actually understanding the different groups of people, their use of public spa...

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Resilience is today’s buzzword. Planners, designers, but also politicians and policy makers are looking for solutions and developments that are robust, that are able to cope with challenges, changes and transformations. Global crises, such as climate change and migration are used to justify planning interventions that eventually increase the unev...

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Green Critical Infrastructure beyond Contingency Planning and Risk Management: Comprehensive Regional Design Strategies for In-between Territories of the Greater Bay Area. The demand for Green Infrastructure (GI) planning has been increasing in the last 30 years in rapidly transforming China. The reoccurring under-researched question is how to defi...

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Rapid urbanisation often results in a uniform infrastructural development, which compromises on liveability. Commercially mass-produced building materials and designs largely dominate the urban fabric. This generates not only low quality of life, but also compromises meeting the Paris Agreement, which calls for cutting 90% of GHG emissions from bui...

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Currently, the world is dealing with a new coronavirus which poses a worldwide risk to humans. It has a significant impact on people's daily lives and altered the entire world temporarily. Although countries' restrictions during the pandemic vary, people's first common behavior after the lockdowns was using open and green space (OGS). Based on a la...

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For the last three decades, the cities have seen a fundamental change in the speed and scale of urbanization. According to Lefevre’s analysis, urbanization is not only an expansion of urban footprint but in a broader sense, the radical socio-spatial transformation of society. The cultural evolution in cities takes place through its physical manif...

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Most large cities worldwide have recently experienced the dramatic effects of the climate crisis. The focus of this paper lies on illustrating different scenarios for cities on a 1.5-degree pathway, which means a 50-55% net emissions reduction by 2030 compared to 2010 levels. The two selected cities, Milan and Vienna, are comparable in size, social...

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Innovative participatory processes, such as co-production is based on the creativity and the inclusion of participants. It is able to transform social relations, and can have significant positive impacts on urban transformations, therefore it is supported by local governments. Although through co-production citizens can have significant impact on d...

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Mumbai’s vision of a ‘Slum Free’ city calls for a shift from the currently prevalent ‘developer driven’ to a ‘community led’ redevelopment process. The developer led market driven model, wherein the sale of housing units in the open market helps cross subsidisation of free units for the slum dwellers, has led to the creation of vertic...

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The Yellow River beach area is the floodplain formed by rolling siltation of the riverbed between the Yellow River levees. Historically, affected by the threat of flood inundation in flood season and other factors, the infrastructure of beach area is relatively weak, and the economic and social development is relatively backward. Because of its imp...

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ABSTRACT Urban flooding as one of the environmental disasters in most of our cities both in developed and developing countries is drawing increasing attention.Nigeria is not an exemption; so Ondo city, Ondo State. This is due to intensive prolonging rainfall in which climate change might be accounted for. The rate of rapid urbanization in the city ...

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In the context of ecological civilization construction in the new era and the preliminary establishment of the land and space planning in China, the ecological spatial planning moves from background to foreground, the urban development has changed from "ecological priority” to "ecological design orientation"which emphasizes the use of ecology to ...

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Traditional fresh-market plays a significant role of the urban life in Asia. Any fresh-market not only satisfies the daily consumptions of the urban residents, but also serves as the vitality center within a community. Fresh-markets show special significant in maintaining community affections, providing employment opportunities and protecting local...

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