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Revitalizing historic urban quarters by Cityscape-control plan: The case of xi’an ,China In globalization ear, a large number of cities around the world are losing their features with the impact of powerful alien culture. Furthermore, China has been experiencing rapid urbanization. Full speed construction calls for the standardization instead of ...

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Hu Kaiwen South China University of Technology School of Architecture Guangzhou, China hukaiwen0826@163.com Abstract:In the contemporary era of rapid urbanization, traditional villages are the carrier of the important spiritual culture of the nation and the country, and an important part of the architectural cultural heritage. However, driven by ...

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Having a population of around 91000, the Ancient City of Bamyan is located in the center of Bamyan Province, along the Hindu Kush Mountain range with an alpine climate. Long time ago, this city served as a trade hub along the Silk Road, and the artifacts found in the area indicates an enormous civilization there. The destroyed Budda Statues, Shahre...

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In the literature, the emergence of creative class which is called artists, bohemians or new middle class by different researchers is concerned with development of creative industries in urban centers in process of urban reconstruction. A creative class has emerged by the fact that the service sectors which could be organized in a post-fordist prod...

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Indian cities in general and traditional cities, in particular, have evolved gradually over time, assimilating various collective cultural decisions of several social and cultural groups. This includes not only the amalgamated social-cultural scenario but also its tangible expression, the physical spaces. These cities are repositories of urban desi...

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Nelson Mandela Bay, a rapidly urbanising city in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, is signalled by Statistics South Africa (2016) as the most unequal city in South Africa. Twenty-five years since South Africa emerged from a political system of Apartheid whose rules, across all facets of societal life, entrenched deep racial and cultural divi...

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In the late 1970s, China began the process of rapid urbanization. With the continuous expansion of urban scale and the rapid increase of urban population, the trend of urban homogeneity is deepening. Some problems, such as the lack of urban characteristics and the destruction of urban memory, are becoming more and more prominent. On the one hand, i...

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Based on socio-economic changes of cities and emerging new types of urban public spaces in 21th century, urban design as an interdisciplinary science which concentrates on public domain needs to introduce new lens to analyze and improve quality of contemporary urban spaces. In new literature of urban design creativity has been introduced as a key a...

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Bidur is located in north-central Nepal, It was once the royal capital of Nepal in18th century and is now working as the capital city of Nuwakot. In 200 years, the urban development has moved form the mountain to the valley at both sides of the Trishuli River, developed from north to south and gradually formed Bidur, Battar and other groups, which ...

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This paper is about how framing an innovative approach for community empowerment by organising networks and consortia for preparing proposals in different research programme frameworks. In the beginning, there was as study for classifying underground spaces and using them as a solution for a sustainable over ground urban development. By advancing i...

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Chandigarh capital region or CCR is a proposed area in northern India comprising of three states namely Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh with a Union territory Chandigarh. The CCR first came in the master plan of 2031 given by the Chandigarh Administration in accordance with the Indian Ministry of home affairs. As per the delineation of CCR, it...

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As an ancient capital of Six Dynasties, Nanjing enjoys a long history of more than 7,000 years of civilization as well as a history of nearly 2,600 years of city construction. Nowadays, as a metropolis in the Yangtze River Delta region, Nanjing also plays a significant role in the Yangtze River economic belt and the eastern coastal economic belt. Y...

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Abstract: Local knowledge, formed by local people in a certain regional during their long-term life production, is a recessive language adapted to a specific natural environment and culture. And a good urban space is the result of and adapt to the role of regional culture. However, after the reform and opening up, China's urban construction is basi...

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South African cities are therefore decentralising from the Central Place Theory urban form or mono-centric urban form to that of a Polycentric Urban Form, whereby the city is made up and formed around various regional centres and can eventually become recognisable as a multi-nodal city-region. New Developments such as nodes yield socio-economic pot...

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