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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 pas...

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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, inclu...

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Climate change is globally recognized as a long-term systemic risk faced by human beings. The impact range and depth of global warming caused by human activities are gradually increasing. "Carbon Peak" and "Carbon Neutral" are climate commitments to reduce the expected global warming. In the global ...

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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 diversifica...

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The climate crisis requires immediate system-level transitions in urban areas. Transportation and mobility constitute a significant contributor to current challenges (e.g., GHG emissions, local air pollution, resource/land consumption, traffic fatalities, spatial inaccessibility/injustices). Working...

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There is a sick world in the universe where the uncertainty of the future is increasing, unexpected events are happening more frequently, and current problems are revealing themselves more and more. Humanity and all other living beings in nature are experiencing a world where their life is under thr...

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Under the policy support of flood control and risk avoidance resettlement in Lizhuang township of Xinxiang City, 18 villages originally located in the Yellow River flood dike were relocated to the new area outside the dike. In this context, it is worth to restore and improve the ecological resilienc...

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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 pr...

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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. ...

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With the rapid development of urbanization and the aging population, it is very important to actively promote the construction of a safe, comfortable, convenient, and livable environment for the elderly. Neighborhood built environment has a significant impact on the health and wellbeing of older adu...

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Contemporary design practices are often characterized by capitalist paradigms bringing about drastic transformations in historic urban fabrics. Modern societies are often heterogeneous and become spatially fragmented based on realms of social parameter. Such contemporary developments and infrastruct...

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Abstract: Cold weather greatly reduces willingness and comfort of urban residents, especially in pedestrian experience and business vitality, which has brought negative impacts on cities in the extreme cold region. Urban construction in China has characterized with wide roads and huge blocks. One of...

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The research discusses land-based financing of sustainable infrastructure with land readjustment as an institutional innovation that might finance local sustainable infrastructure in an inclusive and participatory manner. Land-based financing with value capture describes tools with which land value ...

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This paper intends to assess a Historic Urban Landscape (HUL), considering cultural heritage to play a major role in the development of a city due its diverse and adaptable nature towards change over time socially, economically as well as environmentally that in turn forms the basis for Sustainable ...

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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 ...

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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 giv...

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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 polic...

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Description – Traditional communities within urban centers are a common feature in the Omani landscape, characterized by narrowing road widths, high density, and the close-knit social fabric of the generations of residents living within. With little to no published research on the subject of urban...

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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 othe...

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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 incre...

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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 ecologica...

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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 ...

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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 a...

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As the stage of urban development shifts from high-speed expansion to a steady state of quality improvement, the perspective of planning will gradually shift from focusing on the grand narrative structure to focusing on realistic problem solving. For central urban areas that have experienced the ful...

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Indian cities have witnessed unprecedented flows of displaced people in modern times. It began with the influx of Hindus and Sikhs from East and West Pakistan in 1947, followed by Tibetan refugees in the 1960s, Afghan Hindus, Sikhs, and Christians in the 1990s. A majority of these refugees settled i...

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What is happening in urban development in Russia's periphery in the provinces is often overlooked in scientific research trying to understand and theorize post-socialist urban conditions. Discussions of national priority projects and federal target programs headed by the state as spatial manifestati...

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Rapid urbanization in China is placing increased pressure on urban drainage infrastructure. Northeast coastal cities are susceptible to flood damage from typhoons and climate change is expected to produce more extreme weather events. Urban planners and local governments need better risk assessment t...

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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 expan...

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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...

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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 ho...

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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,...

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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 offe...

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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 co...

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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 relation...

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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 el...

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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-le...

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This paper attempts to answer the question: How can community micro-regeneration projects in Chinese cities be situated and contextualised as particular kinds of practices to build sustainable communities? The research discussed in this paper focuses on Beijing Old City. It situates state-led regene...

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Since 2020, the urbanisation rate of China's resident population has reached 63.89%. According to the general rule of urbanisation in the world, the growth rate of urbanisation is about to slow down relatively, and is facing the choice of the "Y" path of urbanisation (physical urbanisation/intellect...

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Indonesia is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world and is exposed to a range of natural hazards that can hinder development outcomes, affecting its people and the economy. Disaster management is inseparable from the aspect of funding for small to large scale disasters and the availab...

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Conceptualisation and design functions in the built environment is set to be revolutionised by system innovations propagated by the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR). Related technological advances constitute a gamechanger in building design and construction, altering the nature of skills requirements...

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