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Planning for a sustainable humanized environment requires equilibrium between several networks including the social, the economic but also the physical one. At a time when 55% of world population lives in urban areas and is expected to increase to 68% by 2050, it is important to disclose how cities can improve their current metabolism, towards a su...

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Today, the pace of spatial growth and the subsequent need of planning interventions in the developing nations is unmatched. One such case is India which currently has one of the highest level of urbanization. Indian mega-cities are growing at incredible rates and witnessing substantial changes in the land-use patterns of their peri-urban region. On...

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Abstract: The agricultural land around Shanghai is famous for its huge population and intensive cultivation. With the expansion of the metropolis, a large number of agricultural people have entered the city to work, and rural land has been abandoned(1,2). In 2009, Kunshan City implemented a land transfer system, and 99% of the cultivated land w...

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Semarang-Surabaya corridor is the backbone for economic growth of Central Java and East Java. This corridor also plays a role in national economic growth. Semarang-Surabaya corridor development is expected to create positive externalities, such as creating spillovers in urban areas along the corridor. The spillovers in an urban area along the corri...

2: Beside the megacity and the role of other cities and areas: planning for balanceDraft Presentation

We live in times when our planet is overloaded with issues coming from human activities where additional mechanisms to preserve the quality of life are essential. Modern societies experience constant internal dynamics. The uncontrolled urban growth leading to dense and unmanageable environment as a main urban issue cities face today. This is a prev...

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Riverside is the place where human civilization originated. The waterfront space in Northern Europe and China represents different forms of space between the sea and the river. Yangtze river is the most important canal over China, Shanghai, Wuhan and Chongqing are typical city along this river. Comparing different cities among North Europe and Chin...

2: Beside the megacity and the role of other cities and areas: planning for balanceCase Study/Research Project

Defining the RUrban – taking a case of Hyderabad Large parts of rural areas in India are not stand-alone settlements but part of a cluster of settlements, which are relatively proximate to each other. These clusters typically illustrate potential for growth, have economic drivers and derive locational and competitive advantages. Hence, making a c...

2: Beside the megacity and the role of other cities and areas: planning for balanceDraft Presentation

As an important role of regional cohesion and functional complementarity in the integrated development of the Yangtze river delta and the development of the Shanghai metropolitan area, the rural area is an important part of boosting the overall construction of the metropolitan area. At present, the research on rural revitalization mainly focuses on...

2: Beside the megacity and the role of other cities and areas: planning for balanceDraft Presentation

Achieving balanced development between cities and regions has been a guiding principle for state planning agencies. This concern has always guided national spatial policies and served as basis for many spatial plans in both developed and developing countries. Balanced development main assumption is that growth of large metropolitan areas must be co...

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Metropolisation processes caused by unplanned urban growth have generated an enormous demand for infrastructure and services, as well as having an impact on the environment that can lead to imbalances in social development. To promote sustainable growth, it is necessary to plan a fair distribution of services throughout the development of the city ...

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The national master plan for the country of Kuwait, the Fourth Kuwait Master Plan 2040, utilizes a National Ordinance that serves as the planning and development platform for the country. The ordinance is based on the Land Ordinance of 1785, Jefferson’s plan for most of the United States, however, it is restructured to address changes in context,...

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In the twentieth century, one attempted solution to real and perceived problems of large cities has been the construction of small new urban areas, intended to redistribute population and activities from the main city, creating a new form of urban society. Ajoda New Town highlights recent trends in Nigeria to orchestrate the use of new towns as str...

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With the rapid development of urbanization, the relationship between transit traffic and its spatial development in metropolitan fringe has gradually changed, and the contradiction between transit traffic and metropolitan fringe has become increasingly prominent. This paper studies the relationship between transit traffic and the spatial developmen...

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The economic success of China in the past four decades is impressive, yet the energy-intensive growth mode has been bringing numerous environmental impacts on core domains of Chinese national economy. The combination of limited resources and demand-led growth came at the cost of widening domestic imbalances and would possibly lead to an extensive d...

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As large cities’ hinterlands keep expanding, Shanghai and its neighboring regions are important regions of coordination for Shanghai to realize the goal of becoming a global city. Like other metropolises, Shanghai would inevitably move towards a development path featuring polycentric urban region. Over the years, the planning of Shanghai’s city...

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Abstract:Since the reform and opening up, the southern Jiangsu region in the Shanghai metropolitan area has experienced rapid urbanization and industrialization with the development of township enterprises as the core, and the urbanization rate has reached 75. A higher level of 9 percent. While great achievements have been made in urban and rural...

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Since 1990s, with the deepening of urbanization process, China already entered accelerating development period of urbanization. City-regions, which have been conglomerated by several cities with different functions and sizes, are gradually taking the place of the single city and then deeply influencing the economic growth of China. As a result of t...

2: Beside the megacity and the role of other cities and areas: planning for balanceCase Study/Research Project

Paradoxically the states of India which are least urbanized, under-developed and highly populated decides the polity of the nation and hence governance at core. Policy for development or urbanization in these parts of nation are not unpretentious but imminently intertwined with social justice, inclusivity and plurality would take different course i...

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The Yangtze River Delta metropolitan region is one of the six largest urban agglomerations in the world. Its regional integration development is a key point of the Chinese government’s regional coordination strategy. And also, establishing the Yangtze River Delta integration model zone has become a national strategy. There are a high degree of ur...

2: Beside the megacity and the role of other cities and areas: planning for balanceDraft Presentation

According to the United Nations Population Division, 55% of the world's population lives in cities in 2018 and is estimated to increase to 68% by 2050(United Nations, 2018). The growing urban population drives land demand for residential and other activities. The continuous expansion of the urban area blurs the urban and rural borders in the pa...

2: Beside the megacity and the role of other cities and areas: planning for balanceCase Study/Research Project

At present, the built-up areas in Metropolitan Shanghai has been effectively controlled, and the neglected local landscape in the past has attracted much attention. This study will focus on the methodology of effectively utilizing cultural landscape resources and promoting the further harmonious development of urban-rural relations in Shanghai. As ...

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Istanbul is a unique part of the world because of not only its history, but also its function as a bridge from the point of economic, social, cultural interrelations. There are many cities which are settled near a water source; however, Istanbul is the only city that is settled between two continents and two seas. All these features create some opp...

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In the background of ongoing urbanization in China and prominent dual structure contradiction between urban and rural areas, rural revitalization is extremely urgent. Currently, common problems concerning industry, ecology and humanities exist in rural areas. This paper attempts to figure out the causes for differences in industrial development in ...

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Regional planning literature suggest development of small and medium sized cities to counter balance mega-city-centric growth poles. Yet, implementations of such strategies are problematic, especially in fast growing transitional economies of the Global South. Market driven global economic environment typically favours metropolitan scale, connectiv...

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In Indonesia, more than 50% of urban people live in fragmented urban areas, a non singlehandedly governed by an institution. This area can be an extended part of metropolitan city, or a newly formed capital city of regional governments. For the last five years, strong commitment among urban scholars leads to a high participation on international ur...

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The decentralization of employment to suburb has created numerous new attractive sub-centers, where residential and economic activities were mixed together. This process, termed as post-suburbanization, could be found globally with some variation between countries. The emergence of post-suburbanization and its polycentric spatial structure has been...

2: Beside the megacity and the role of other cities and areas: planning for balanceDraft Presentation

Since the onset of democracy in 1994, rural development has been a key concern for government. Translating this into practice has however, proven to be far more difficult than had originally been imagined. Rural communities are still characterised by poverty, inequality, limited access to basic social infrastructure, underdevelopment, lack of econo...

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Coastal areas are globally under pressure during the last centuries. It often results in land use conflicts which are affected by the diverse composition of stakeholders and interest as well as lack of governance. Our study from Patimban Indonesia explores the influencing factors of large scale land transformation for seaport development resulting ...

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Fo so long, urban studies in developing regions such as Indonesia has been trapped into a single view of global value and capital as the main, powerfull forces of the process. This view is derived from the idea that global actors and forces is the most powerfull actor in the whole process and treated local actors and institutions as the weakest and...

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Satellite Townships is the latest trend of town planning. In almost every metropolis globally, whenever the pressure of population and employment has increased, planners have come up with satellite townships. The Wikipedia definition of a Satellite Town is; “A satellite town or satellite city is a concept in urban planning that refers essentially...

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