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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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