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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The transport of goods, particularly in dense urban areas, contributes to a problem that most of today's cities share: they are overcrowded by motorized traffic. In that context, urban freight and city logistics are central to the Brazilian economy, but face a number of economic and environmental challenges. This paper aims to contribute to a new b...

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Urban space presents a high-density development direction, together with the fast rhythm of life and work and the unfair distribution of urban green space. These lead to the frequency of busy people coming into contact with park green space in daily life decreases.At the same time, with the increase of traffic jams and commuting distances, more tim...

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In the context of increasing rates of overweight and obesity among children worldwide, insufficient physical activity may serve as a non-negligible behavioral factor which decreases physical fitness level for Chinese children. Many recent studies have shown that parents’ and children’s perception of community environment would affect children...

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The aspiration of this report is to evaluate Cogan station which is based on evidence proposed by Cardiff Council and research analysis. The Cardiff Capital Metro is an ambitious programme to provide an accessible network connecting regional areas to various stations. As a key station to deliver passengers between Vale of Glamorgan and Cardiff, Cog...

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After the outbreak of COVID-19, Italian authorities implemented a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the pandemic. Short-term rentals in Rome, a famous tourist destination worldwide, are bound to be severely affected. To reveal the changes, we collected the pandemic-related information, including the changed confirmed cases and the implement...

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The rural environment in a large part of inland Spain, beyond the coast and the Madrid metropolis, as in other regions of the world, is today marked by depopulation and conditioned by a debate that seems more attentive to the problem itself than to viable solutions. Apart from well-intentioned policies, as in the EU, where the emphasis is on promot...

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India globally ranks 3rd and 1st for the percentage of Diabetic population and annual death rate due to Type 2 Diabetes respectively (Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation, 2019). Similar physical and physiological health conditions have crept into the lives of urban residents across the globe, which is a matter of concern. The urban environme...

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Indian Cities are predicted to support more than 40% of India’s population and more than 75% of the national GDP by the next decade. Urban masses are facing rapidly increasing challenges from numerous natural and human-made pressures such as rapid urbanization, climate change, terrorism, and increased risks from natural hazards. Cities must be ab...

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There are some differences in terms of spatial form in our cities that constantly change and grow with the developing technology. While some neighborhoods develop with an organic and spontaneous urban texture, some neighborhoods may have a grid or radial form. This study aims to examine the relationship between the crime rates and the perception of...

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The aging situation of China is severe at this stage, and the "14th Five-Year Plan" has recommended that tackling aging should be raised as a national strategy. There is no doubt about the utility of parks to physical and mental health of the elderly, and it is also an important space carrier for elderly health behavior. Among them, paths are the m...

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The recent economic growth in Yangon has resulted in large migration from rural areas leading to affordable housing shortage and an increase in informal settlements. Social housings have since then delivered in two approaches namely “One Million Housing Program” under government and community-led housing by non-governmental organization (NGO). ...

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Today, more than 50% of the world’s population resides in urban areas with staggering growth rate. Of this growing population, about 90% population growth will take place in Asian and Africans cities. This growing urbanization will see a demand for infrastructure and urban services, thereby creating a burden on climate and environment amongst oth...

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Waterfront space is naturally public and high-value attraction,However, due to the shortcomings of its public guarantee mechanism, under the influence of market economy profit rules, the problems of private occupation of waterfront public space and irrational construction are widespread. Taking Guangzhou as an example, this paper selected represent...

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Private and public actors encounter difficulties in implementing the technological and organisational design of industrial ecology (IE) due to its complex nature. In some cases, IE is even regarded as the basis of the circular economy. IS is a sub-area of IE that focuses on the study of industrial networks in which resources are shared and valorise...

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The simulation model of land use change is an effective tool to study the interaction between human and nature in different spatial and temporal characteristics. Due to the future sustainable demand and the rapid growth of population, large-scale human activities will lead to the change of land use type and the excessive consumption of natural reso...

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Data from the Seventh National Census showed that the population over 65 years old in China has increased by 5.44 percentage points in just ten years, indicating that China's future aging population will continue to deepen. Xi'an is one of the cities with serious aging, and urban pension mode is given priority to with family pension, the elderly li...

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This paper explores how the traditional construction wisdom of Lingnan region deals with urban planning to gain better human comfort. The traditional construction wisdom of Lingnan region adopts unique design techniques such as layout, ventilation and heat insulation, which not only adapts to the hot and humid summer climate in southern China, but ...

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In the past few years, public health and street space design are receiving extensive attention.The study have shown inhalable particle and gaseous pollutants exposed in outdoor spaces directly or indirectly affect population mortality,hospitalization rates and respiratory disease symptoms and other issues in the field of public health. As an impo...

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At present, China's urban construction has been transformed to the historical stage of fine adjustment and improvement, which means that the focus of urban planning and construction has begun to shift from the concept of speed first to quality pursuit, and gradually pay attention to people's life comfort and happiness in cities. In the face of urba...

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Over the past 40 years, the social economy of China has achieved leapfrog development and the urbanization level has been continuously improved. According to the seventh national census, the urbanization rate has reached 63.89%, which means China has entered the urban era. With the achievement of prosperity in all respects, what we now face is the ...

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The ex NATO base in Bagnoli, in the province of Naples, represents an opportunity of transformation for the contemporary city, an opportunity to reflect on the possible relationships between the consolidated historical fabric and the wider urban context. It is named “acropolis” of Bagnoli (ref. A.Attademo, E.Formato, M.Russo) for its privileged...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The aim of this study is to define the cultural values that inspire the formation of traditional market spatial patterns. This study dealt with traditional market spatial pattern, hidden cultural values in the form of the morphology, and the factors that cause change. This study takes place in Sapon market in Egba-Oke-Ona in the city of Abeokuta, O...

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Aim: The research highlights the role of the occupant in urban development (user presence, user interactions) in environmental conditions (thermal, light, air quality, noise). Material and method: Designerly way of knowing is the backbone of research methodology. The research will select the most famous buildings in Iran in which energy performance...

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Chinese cities have a history of at least five thousand years, and the city of Chang'an in the Tang Dynasty is a milestone. The planning and design of Chang'an City represented the most advanced level in the world at that time and laid the foundation for the design of China's capital city. With the global outbreak of the new crown virus COVID-19, i...

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Coastal areas are particularly sensitive because they are complex, and related land use conflicts are more intense than in non-coastal areas. In addition to representing a unique encounter of natural and socio-economic factors, coastal areas have become paradigms of progressive urbanisation and economic development. Our study of the mega project in...

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Growing urban population has led to recognition of urban sprawl as a serious planning concern, especially in developing countries. Urban economists identify three major responsible forces that interact together and lead to spatial urban sprawl. First, the population growth resulting in outward expansion of urban areas; Second, rising income levels ...

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Fast urbanisation has marked the past decades of the global development. Planning research paid a lot of attention to understanding the growth of the cities - various spatial, environmental, social and economic issues have been risen and addressed through incresingly interdisciplinary approaches. In this drive to provide good urban environments, th...

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The concept of transit-oriented development (TOD) was first put forward in the 1980s. As one of the most successful sustainable development models of cities and transportation, TOD is an important way to realize the integration of traffic and land use,promote land use intensification and diversification, and form green traffic leading urban develop...

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The Air Transport industry is one of the key industries in the world, it created 65.5 million jobs directly or indirectly, generated $ 2.7 trillion in revenue, and took 3.6% of the world’s GDP in 2017 (ATAG). The major airports have become key nodes in global production and enterprise systems offering them speed, agility, and connectivity. They a...

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Abstract: As an effective method to quantify the utilization and evaluate the sustainability of natural resources, ecological footprint can indicate the degree of dependence of human production activities and living on natural resources. In order to measure the sustainable potential of the ecological system in Lushan County, this paper optimizes th...

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The rise of “fortified enclaves” across cities around the world, and especially those of the global South, has been widely discussed, documented and deliberated upon (Caldeira, Sassen, Harvey et al). Across diverse global examples, prevailing academic discourse frames these enclaves in terms of their patterns of production and their effect on t...

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The appropriate allocation and service level configuration of hospitals is of great importance in improving the quality of individuals’ life, as well as maintaining social security and social stability. Yet in traditional urban planning projects in China, hospitals are usually roughly configured and laid where the population of certain districts ...

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