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Urbanization and in specific sprawl, has for quite a long time has been a main issue in urban analysis and planning strategies. There can be no doubt that the foremost tradition in urban studies has given sparse intention to water in urbanization. The few researches traded waterscapes as a case in studies of social, environmental, and economic pers...

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After the collapse of the USSR in 1991, spatial planning at the regional level instantly turned from a specific area of ​​practice-oriented knowledge into an anachronism, unsuitable in the new economic conditions. The initial socio-psychological orientation to the implementation of reforms to weaken government interference in the economy gained...

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A cooperative planning approach to create a new urban oasis Since 2014, the Brussels Capital Region (BCR) identifies the former barrack in Ixelles as a big urban opportunity at the heart of the Region. The site, a 4 ha military barrack built in 1906 was until 2018 an enclosed place for the Belgian military police. After a first masterplanning proce...

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The COVID-19 epidemic has affected people's life activities, which makes the pursuit of health an important starting point for life behavior choices. Guangzhou Conghua is located in the northern part of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area in China. This is an urban community area with diverse ecological elements and high-quality ecologic...

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The Yangtze River, the longest river in Asia, crosses nearly one-fifth of China's land area. She is known as the "Mother River" of China. Wuhan, located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, is located at the junction of mountains and plains. The city has laid a unique urban pattern as two rivers meet and three towns stand together. Water con...

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The Greater Bangalore region has a rich geological and ecological history that has supported extensive enterprise, industries, agriculture, and now IT sector driven urbanization. While the region is transforming into a smart city, there is tremendous potential to organise spatial information within Greater Bangalore limits that could be used as a b...

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Currently, many papers have discussed holistic and nature-based solutions for infrastructures to tackle urban climate threats, but rarely with the entangled complexities of a developing country. Not to mention the lack of data, financial support, and weak governance which cause the delay in joining the changing paradigm. This research seeks the pos...

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Ras Bufontas (RBF) Free Zone is a key component in Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA)’s mission to contribute to the human, social, economic and environmental development of Qatar, aligning with Qatar National Vision 2030 (QNV 2030) long-term sustainable development goals and pillars. RBF Free Zone is at a critical juncture: planned growth increas...

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In England, most new developments in the urban built environment result from a process of a local municipality approving/refusing individual developer proposals. This process has a crucial role in shaping the quality of the urban built environment and the subsequent impacts on people’s health and wellbeing. As it currently operates, the English p...

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At the beginning of China's Reform and Opening Up, in order to promote the development and construction of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, the central government sent several central enterprises to support, and thus formed several relatively independent development zones in Shenzhen. As a zone developed under the leadership of the Overseas Chinese ...

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TSPA, together with Vocação Técnica Lda, developed the Urban Structural Plans for Mozambique, a document and territorial management instrument designed to support Alto Molocue, Boane, Gurue, Nhamatanda, and Milange cities to orient their development and physical and socio-economic growth. Started in 2018 and finished in 2019 as a commission from...

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This paper investigates how to balance soft approach (public participation) and hard approach (hard infrastructures in urban mitigation planning in the context of vulnerable coastal areas due to land subsidence and flooding in Kampung Kemijen, Semarang, Indonesia. The city needs a new approach in long-term multiscale urban mitigation planning with ...

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In the current scenario of the environmental crisis ahead, it has been recognized that the trajectories of urban development have contributed significantly to the deterioration and decrease of the stock of natural ecosystems that are essential for human well-being (IUCN, 2020). According to World Economic Forum, agricultural and urban expansion has...

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The focus of the research, which started with an endeavor to understand infraordinary spaces— tea stalls, as a condition and catalyst for social coexistence took a shift especially after the drastic impact of the unprecedented situation—Covid-19 lockdown, on the life and livelihoods of the research community. While here, the tea stall has been ...

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This study investigates the water – electricity nexus in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic by examining the water and electricity consumption across six socioeconomic sectors. Due to inadequate research on spatial modelling of water – electricity nexus in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, this study investigated geographical zonal-level ...

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The contrast between where inner-city residents live and where they work is the basis of Kain’s (1968) “spatial mismatch” hypothesis. Both Wilson (1987) and Gobillon, Selod, and Zenou (2007) have offered different interpretations of “spatial mismatch” theory to confirm its conceptual validity. For Wilson, “spatial mismatch” theory can...

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In August 2020, the government of Jiangsu Province clarified the overall thinking, objectives, tasks and work measures of the construction of Beautiful Jiangsu. The construction of Yao Fangmen Livable District in Qixia District of Nanjing is an exploration and practice in the construction of Beautiful Jiangsu. In the street survey and interview, a ...

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In 1772, Kolkata (Calcutta) was announced as the first capital of British India, having a major port and a rich cultural and built heritage in its core. As a result, Kolkata became the British's commercial center, and the city developed in terms of urban planning. Later on, Kolkata became the melting pot of a diverse complex amalgamation of communi...

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With one of the fastest urbanization rates in the Global-South, many Nigerian cities are experiencing an analogous rate of concretization. Cultural studies since the 1800s revealed that towns and villages are known to have tradition-based planning system with incorporated hierarchy of open spaces rooted in vernacular Yoruba urbanism. However, it ap...

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An adequate, safe, and affordable house to live in is a significant commodity needed by all levels of society, including urban communities. Therefore, the provision of adequate, safe, and affordable housing for all elements of society has become one of the main targets of the Indonesian government. The target is stated in the National Mid-Term Plan...

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The article’s core argument is that media not only communicates urban visions, but also recreates it for the purpose of producing exclusivity. This acknowledgment of media’s duality offers a greater understanding of larger issues at play, such as the influence of neoliberal forces on global and urban policies, property development practices, th...

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In the post‐COVID‐19 era, it is necessary for cities to increase their level of resilience to cope with unexpected risks. How can they improve their level of resilience? This article will stress research on the most vulnerable units in cities and further identify key vulnerability indicators of these units. The study area is in Wuhan, China, an...

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The complexities of urban informality are increasingly being examined in nuanced and region specific ways. Within the post-socialist states of Central-Eastern Europe, a growing body of research is interrogating phenomena within urban environments through the lens of transition and the unique historical and social dynamics of the area. In Romania, o...

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The development of any community is inextricably linked to the space in which it occupies. This means that on the one hand the community shapes the space, on the other hand the space shapes the community. From among many urban development trends that gained acceptance and popularity in recent decades, such as smart city, eco city, 15-minute city or...

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The paper is about the city-scape of Bangalore and it is also about the power of mobility infrastructure development to determine corresponding changes in urban morphology and the eyes through which it is seen. In the recent past, the superimposing of the Monorail system on to the existing constructed street has altered the figure unique to the cit...

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