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More than half of the world’s population now live in urban areas. The rapid growth of cities in the developing world, coupled with increasing rural to urban migration, has led to a boom in mega-cities, corresponded with urban poverty concentration in urban spaces. In this regard The SDG 11 making cities safe and sustainable means ensuring access ...

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Development of higway (Toll Roads) is a generator in the development of the Semarang City. This is indicated by population growth, built-up land, and urban economic (GDP). In spatial this can be predicted by remote sensing techniques using land use data extracted from multitemporal Landsat imagery. This study uses Markov-Cellular Automata methods t...

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Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei urban agglomeration, Yangtze River Delta urban agglomeration and the Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macao Greater Bay Area are China's three major urban agglomerations, including China's political, economic, financial and technological centers, which are important engines of the Chinese economy. The purpose of this study is to compare ...

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With the establishment of the Constitution of 1988, a new approach to urban governance emerged in Brazil. The document brought significant changes regarding the right to the city and adequate housing, in particular, for the urban poor. The recognition of these rights triggered the experimentation with inclusionary policies around the country (Rolni...

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A better understanding of the composition and form of cities, and how land use changes throughout a city, can provide helpful insights for city sustainable planning. Many sustainable city models have been studied and the compact city concept has been adopted as one the sustainable model in city planning policies of many countries. Its benefits are ...

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As a prevailing model of regional developments towards collaboration, megacities are growing out of their municipal boundaries and uniting with neighboring cities and towns as metropolitan areas, which seems to be limitless. Literature has shown that metropolitan areas, as early forms of urban clusters, are mega cities surrounding with their neighb...

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At all stages of food production and consumption, resources are utilized in an inefficient manner and at an unprecedented rate, clearly affecting urban food systems. This raises future concerns in terms of climate change, and in terms of long-term food security and availability for growing urban populations. A supply-side solution to these issues -...

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Rapidly increasing population and migration from rural areas to nearby urban agglomerations develop tremendous pressure on system of the existing cities without compromising socio-economic and cultural linkages. Policy interventions, both at global and local scale, have created newer avenues for the researchers to explore real time solutions for pr...

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As one of the leading factors of China's economic growth, Shanghai has ranked atop of global metropolitan. Recently, Shanghai has just completed the compilation of a new version of Shanghai 2035 Master plan. Under the guidance of ‘outstanding global city’ of Shanghai, one of the most remarkable changes is the redefinition of cities and regions....

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The notion of ‘smart cities’ is increasingly visible in discourses on the future of cities but Change is coming to transportation, whether we are ready for it or not. It can be argued that smartening the mobility infrastructure enables the citizens to make informed decisions, and this is certainly true- if done well but it has a big “if”. R...

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There are two types of development of the largest cities: intensive and extensive ones. The intensive type suggests using the existing resources of the city and developing the city within the existing borders by means of redeveloping industrial areas, a condensation of the current housing development and other measures. The extensive type suggests ...

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Of late, resilient city is the most sought out cliché in urban planning and development. The tenet is about city performances which posit to the ability of city systems to absorb the inherent and unpredictable urban governance complexities in today’s world, whilst cities continue to function competitively. Underlined this principle, it is an app...

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Cities nowadays are either growing at a never-before seen rate or shrinking due to technology, globalization and increased mobility. Some of these changes are planned but, most of them are not, thus the quest for a planned and structured megacity can be tedious. Amongst the forces that shape cities, urban sprawl is one of the less analyzed but most...

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Qatar is one of few Middle Eastern oil producing countries that realized the vitality of a needed swift transformation from resources to knowledge economy. Until a few decades ago, Qatar was dominated by nomadic people whose livelihood depended on fishing, pearling, camel breeding, and fishing ships building. However, the discovery of oil and gas h...

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In the current scenario of massive urbanization and rapid grow of urban population, several mitigation and adaptation strategies are proposed to tackle the correlated environmental issues and the effects of climate change. All these solutions are highly related to the utilization of urban surfaces (i.e. building envelopes, streets, public spaces, e...

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By 2030, 20 percent of the world's urban population will be Chinese, and the vast majority of those 20 percent will live in China's 19 metropolitan area. The spatial development pattern of China's metropolitan area will greatly affect the future of mankind. At present, except for the Yangtze river delta and Pearl river delta metropolitan area, most...

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By studying cases in the Pearl River Delta region of south China, to explain how megablock urbanism shapes Chinese cities with unprecedented speed and scale? In what way can the study of megablock typologies in the Pearl River Delta, deliver better insight in terms of process and scales of Chinese urbanization? Louis Wirth’s concept of ‘city-ne...

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Happiness is a subjective feeling relative to objective happiness, which depends on outward things to produce happiness. The interpretation of happiness relates to multiple subjects such as philosophy, psychology, sociology, and economics. .The term happiness or well-being sometimes used synonymously. The happiness or well-being resides within the ...

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Qatar has establish vision of 2030 for the country which aims to transforming Qatar into an advanced country by 2030, capable of sustaining its own development and providing for a high standard of living for all of its people for generations to come. This vision has reflect on all sectors in Qatar to start to apply and implement according specializ...

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Housing provision and housing affordability are among the most challenging issues to address in most of the urbanized areas in the world, where the lack of provision leads to a massive backlog. The redevelopment of areas within a 700-meter radius from the newly established MRT Jakarta stations is also facing a similar struggle. The implementation o...

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Speakers: Yongdong QIU, Wuhan Planning & Design Institute, China; Yun WANG, Wuhan Planning & Design Institute, China; Haijun LI, Wuhan Planning & Design Institute, China; Wenjing LUO, Wuhan Planning & Design Institute, China The seemingly unlimited growths of metropolises have put great challenges on their efficiency, livability and sustainability....

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Gresik Regency which consist of 16 sub-districts, is the Periphery Urban area of Surabaya City where the development of its territory is influenced by the activity of Surabaya City. One of the problems that can occur in the Periphery Urban areas is the regional disparities. Therefore, this study aims to analyze the linkage between the level of regi...

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Bangladesh's capital Dhaka is the 7th largest megacity of the world having 20 million of a population with an annual growth rate of 3.60%, and by 2030 it will be the fourth biggest city in the world with 28 million inhabitants. Like other megacities of the global south, Dhaka is facing the combination of high pressure of housing, high population de...

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Urban enclaves have come to define the growth of many contemporary cities, subdividing society spatially into homogenous groupings. In the global south, this has been translated even more distinctly due to the excessive disparity among social classes. With their predisposition towards exclusion, urban enclaves are often portrayed as particular site...

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Bogor as a satellite city in Greater Jakarta Metropolitan Area (40 km to the south) is rapidly growing with its main function as a center of the residential area, tourism, and education. As a residential center for Jakarta workers, during 2015 there were 114 thousand peoples commuted every day from Bogor to Jakarta by train, excluding car and bus c...

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Lima, the capital city of Peru, is situated within the country's desert region on the Pacific coast and bordered by the Andes Mountains to the East. It is one of the most fast developing city shifting from both formal and informal urban construction. While traditional renewal mode and strategy cannot deal with new situation and complex urban proble...

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The Yellow River, the mother river of the Chinese nation, stretches 5464 kilometers across nine provinces of China, including Shaanxi Province in the middle reaches. Located in the hinterland of the Loess Plateau, the area along the Yellow River in Shaanxi Province is rich in natural and cultural heritages, tourism resources, and various energy and...

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Urban areas are contributing unprecedentedly in modeling the social, cultural, economic, environmental and physical development of the globe as they are perceived as basket of opportunities to the poor. This phenomenon has undoubtedly resulted in the influx of poor migrants particularly in the global south and consequently causing the proliferation...

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Jakarta is one of metropolitan known for its tremendous number of shopping centers. As of 2018, there are 80 shopping centers in Jakarta with a total retail space of 4,650,000 sqm. However, the growth of shopping center development in Jakarta has been stagnant since October 2011 when the then Governor of Jakarta issued a moratorium to limit develop...

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The presentation and paper will study the ‘Urban Dynamics’ of Lahore, Pakistan. A city with over 12 million people. Lahore is over 4,000 years old, and the historic and cultural capital of Pakistan, a veritable museum in its cultural and architectural manifestations. Increasing pressure of urbanization has led to a city that has no defined boun...

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As a growing metropolis in the north coast Java region, Semarang City has been transforming from a port city to a multifunctioning city. Mercantilism tradition has brought forward the local economy into trade and service dominance, shifting the city to become an important marketplace beyond the peripheral boundaries. Interestingly, the city’s urb...

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First time in the history, urban area with an excess of 50% of the total population lives in urban zones. Urban areas take into account the trading of thoughts, and produce astounding advancements in business, craftsmanship, and thoughts. Urban areas are additionally home to millions living in destitution. Urban living can give a pathway to a super...

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Does Qatar has a sustainable metropolitan? The Qatar National Vision (QNV2030) emphasises the harmony between economic growth, social development and environmental protection is the management of the environment's production. In fact, Qatar is facing many challenges to achieve sustainable development. One of which is the unprecedented urban develop...

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Urban densification is considered one of the key development strategies and policies used. With the advent of Khartoum Structure Plan and its densification policy, the concept becomes central to both public and private institutions. Nonetheless most of the current densification policies foresee it from the perspective of increasing building heights...

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New Zealand’s local authorities and planners have embraced the ‘compact city’ model as the magic formula for the livability-sustainability agenda. Yet, the evidence is weak that policies of stopping urban expansion and densifying the exiting urban fabric deliver better quality of life or lessen impacts on the ecosystem. Overall, compact city ...

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In the face of rapidly changing dynamics of cities, the system has created a rift between the demand and supply of services, thereby creating a grey zone of informality. In case of Delhi, approximately three quarter of the total housing is categorized as informal settlements. These (slums, unauthorized colonies) are a result of incompetence of the ...

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According to the nation’s definition of city scales, among the 656 cities in China, there are now at least 2 super megacities with over 10 million people living in the central urbanized area, 9 megacities with a population between 5 to 10 million, about 185 big cities with over 1 million inhabitants. Since the end of 2013, China’s economy has e...

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Metro-Urban expansion is challenging world development. Only 3 cities in world history have been one million-plus inhabitants. Now we have 500. These Metro-Cities produce 75% of world GDP. Many are expanding at a 5% annual rate. They double their size every 14 years. Lack of a methodology for expansion is producing an uncontrolled pattern, jeopardi...

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Rapid urban population and territorial growth is becoming a general trend across the world, driving planning policies to promote a more compact city. As an alternative to sprawling patterns of urban development, the compact city emerges as a spatial form characterized by three key elements: densification, connectivity and accessibility. All three a...

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With globalization,space of flow ,such as capital, information and talent are moving around the world, which combine separated cities into influential urban groups. This research takes Chengdu-Chongqing urban agglomeration in China as an example, whose GDP exceeded 900 billion dollars in 2018.From this example ,we are concerned about its formation ...

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Originated from the linear city model more than a century ago, the term “corridor” is not only an urban model fully tailored to the transport technology but also a comprehensive spatial concept in dimensions of infrastructures, economics, urbanizations and ecology. Especially with the addition of a prefix “mega”, mega-corridors have played ...

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A global shift in sustainable urban development is underway to step beyond the conventional style by practicing a more participatory approach. Despite the axiomatic desirability of participation in planning within developing countries, citizens’ motivation and participation in planning projects have remained significantly low. It is, therefore, ...

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When people talk about the Metropolitan Area (MA), they mean differently in different parts of the world with different contexts. Based on its spatial extent, internal structure, socio-economic function, and network characteristics, an MA can refer to various entities from a metropolis to a Megacity-region. In an effort to clarify the MA concept, w...

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One of the most critical problems in today's cities is environmental degradation. High level of population increase in cities resulted in deplete natural resources, decrease in the level of living standards and cause environmental problems. As a result of the population increase and population-dependent needs, cities are spreading and requiring mor...

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