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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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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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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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