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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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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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Automated vehicles in Latin American cities? feasibility of adoption, impacts on urban structure and public policies At present, automated vehicles are being tested in cities of the developed world. Even though, automated driving technology is considered to be still in its infancy, cities are looking into ways to adapt for its adoption and possible...

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Along with continuous development of rail transit system, it becomes more convenient and faster for people to go out for a trip. Rail transit not only affects choice of work place for people, but also it has impact on choice of places for entertainment and leisure. At present, Scholars has confirmed with necessity of integration for rail station an...

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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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This paper attempts to identify ways of making the town of Sirajganj, a river bank district town in Bangladesh, resilient to the impacts of climate change, with specific focus on Climate Change impacts on Town/City Development issues and initiatives taken by the authority and Identification of governance issues and it’s adaptation for climate res...

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In recent years, as China's economy has entered a transition period of medium and low-speed growth, the New Urbanization policy has been put forward. The policy pays more attention to the overall consideration of urban space, economy, society and ecological environment, whose core is people-oriented and goal is to promote harmonious and sustainable...

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Emerging smart technologies provide new opportunities for planners to tackle urban issues of growing complexity. Examples are drawn from Hong Kong, in which academic researchers work side-by-side with practitioners to improve community environment and the quality of lives. People-centric values, combined with the power of data are the keys.

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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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Knowledge economy drives spatial development, often resulting in agglomeration (Bentlage 2014, Luthi 2011). The transition of the world from service economy to knowledge economy prompts planners to shift focus from a mono-centric “city” to a polycentric “urban agglomeration” (Yao et all 2006). In the onset of the new economic order, “know...

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Indonesia has high rainfall and intensity, and has a land configuration that is bumpy, hilly and mountainous which has sensitivity and the potential for water systems balance disturbances such as flooding and erosion. The flooding that arises is inseparable from the main function of the river which should be able to hold water, but due to the exces...

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The paper analyses how governance affects the effectiveness of housing policies. Understanding governance as a process that involves a wider diversity of public and private actors, the study reflects on the factors that restrict the success of the housing policy in addressing the needs of low – income groups in Lima. The research takes the experi...

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Malaysia has experienced tremendous economic growth over the past three decades. Huge urban expansion has taken place, ranging in scope from smaller urban private developments to prestigious new capital and electronic cities. Many smaller urban private developments maximised profit for the developers at the expense of the users and the quality of l...

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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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Metropolitan regions (core regions within 1-hour drive time from core urban markets with populations of at least 1 million – the extent of most daily labour markets; and extended metropolitan regions within 2-3 hour drive times – daily factor inputs within a one-day return travel time to core markets) will continue to attract people and firms a...

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ADESINA, John Adekunle & OGUNSAJO Oluwole Olawale Department of Architecture, University of Lagos, Akoka-Yaba, Lagos State, Nigeria1 Department of Horticulture, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria2 adesinajohnlloyd@gmail.com1 bwolex@gmail.com2 Abstract Regenerating the developing Lagos-Ogun coastal towns and communities ...

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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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Saddar Cantonment is the historic center of Karachi, possessing culturally rich and vibrant landscapes, where Empress Market (A British Colonial market from early 19th century) sets the backdrop for the small scale entrepreneurs who act as the living character of the environment. The area also acts as the transit hub for the city, as it connects th...

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The article attempts to explore the process of how cyberspace transforming traditional urban public spaces and changing tomorrow’s urban typologies. Graham Stephen, Aharon Kellerman and other scholar emphases the transformed urban space twisted with the inventions of telephones, fax, video -phones and the Internet. Public spaces are crowded with ...

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According to the literature review, spatial planning is understood across countries and continents in many different ways. Different types of spatial planning systems largely diverge and have evolved with societies, cultures and their governance systems. Comparative analysis on spatial planning systems typically address the European countries and d...

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Residential area is the space vehicle of a better life and the basic principle of planning and development for such area is people-oriented, green development and livability, with the overarching goal to improve in quality and functions of such area, give priority to ensure positioning of public facilities and to improve living environment. Over th...

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The paper aims to assess the quality of life of residents in slum rehabilitation housing located near a railway station in Mumbai India. Mumbai is the fourth largest megacity and first among Indian cities with over 41.3% of its population living in slums which are identified as vulnerable by the city government. Over 50% of the population in the ci...

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State-level new areas is a spatial type constantly emerging in recent years in china. From the perspective of rescaling and reterritorialization, this paper gives an empirical study on the development process of Hunan xiangjiang state-level new area. It is found that the space production of a state-level new area is the result of the joint efforts ...

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The flow of human and material elements is two important components of the interaction of physical entities among cities in the region, which has a profound impact on the development of cities and regions. In the era of "Internet of Things", the flow of goods among cities has become an indispensable factor affecting the regional spatial pattern. Re...

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Across the world, many emerging economies find themselves at a critical juncture known as the “demographic dividend” – where the ratio of working-age adults to children and the elderly is climbing towards a peak. If leveraged through the creation of productive work for youth, these favourable demographics can enable a major transition towards...

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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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With the continuous advancement of new urbanization, as a special link of urban system, extraordinary towns have gradually become an important force to promote the rapid development of urbanization in China. The "extraordinary town" studied in this paper refers to a small town whose population scale and economic strength have reached or exceeded th...

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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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Climate change and global warming are predicted to affect the community's life in the coastal area and small islands around the world. Indonesia as one of them is an archipelagos country with a large number of islands that is 17.504 islands, 16.056 among them have had name, while 1.448 islands do not have yet, thus the sustainable development of th...

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The sprawl of urban boundary, heavy traffic congestion and environment issues are the consequence of rapid urbanising in the cities. A high level of land use mix is one of a strategy of smart growth, new urbanism and transit orient development theories to achieve a balance between urban land use form and active travel trips in the cities with a hig...

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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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In Africa, the informal sector as a whole is estimated to account for 60 per cent of all urban jobs and over 90 per cent of all new urban jobs. After home-working, street trading is estimated to account for the largest share of these jobs. Trends in street trading over time are integrally linked to urbanization, migration and economic development p...

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This article explores photographic documentation as a complementary approach to capture liveability in informal settlements. It aims to explore the use of visual analysis, which may have the potential to capture information that may be otherwise missed in traditional survey methods. The article scans existing liveability frameworks and indicators (...

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Though it is true that China has experienced an astonishing transformation in its economy over the past three decades, the increasingly severe water scarcity is seriously undermining the socio-economic development and the sustainability of this country. In response to the issue and other environmental concerns, the city have been chosen one of seve...

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This paper intends to define a concept of urban planning heritage, and distinguish it with related concepts. It tries to provide a theoretical framework for the value evaluation, and takes some famous urban planning heritage as case study to propose some ideas for the preservation and utilization as reference. Heritage is a comprehensive storage sy...

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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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Metropolitisation impacts regional settlement network and its spatial development. One of the vital challenges for, both researchers and regional planners is the delimitation of the metropolitan (urban) functional areas in order to define the strategic area of planning policies implementation. At the same time, there is a need to conduct more detai...

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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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In the beginning of 1990s, approximately 15% of the world's population was living in cities and according to the statistics of the United Nations (UN), the urban population ratio in 2010 was 50.5% (Bai et al.,2005). This was an output of intensive urbanization process all around the world. In this process, the nature (land, water and atmosphere) ha...

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Nowadays, climate change and its impacts on natural and human systems are a major problem for the scientific community. Some international reports, such as the IPCC’s or European Directives, are interested in evaluating how it affects the population, territorial planning and the development of urban areas. However, even though climate change is a...

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Last year, the government of Indonesia launched ‘Making Indonesia 4.0’ roadmap to enter the ten biggest world economy by 2030. The roadmap aims to leverage the booming of 4th industrial revolution and the demographic bonus of the country, where small-medium-enterprise and digital infrastructure will be supported. The term smart city then sudden...

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Since modern times, Russia and Japan fought for the rights of railways in northeastern China. Therefore, a large number of colonial towns of railway-affiliated land were built at that time. At the same time, the northeast authorities of China built commercial lands next to the colonial town to resist the invasion of the foreign powers, thus the col...

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Planning communities share one common agreement that the structure of public e-participation system reflecting citizens’ intentional choice and co-ordination is essential to improve participation effectiveness and degree of empowerment. In fact, various of public e-participation approaches have embedded in the planning process, with a large amoun...

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Urban design is significant to the creation of high quality urban space, and it shall absorb new concept, technology, and method. The paper introduces the content and process of key elements of urban design in Wuhan. The construction of the key elements is based on the non-quantitative factors such as effective control of the city image and environ...

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Asia has been rapidly urbanising: half of the region’s population now lives in cities and additional 1,2 billion Asians will move to cities by 2050. This unprecedented urbanisation that often takes place at the expense natural ecosystems, which further exacerbates climate risks in Asian cities, making the urban poor most affected. For example, Ba...

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In line with the Central Government’s proposal to improve its governing capacity, Public-Private Partnership (PPP) has been foregrounded in China as an innovative tool to coordinate the state, enterprises and citizens together, allowing different actors to pursue benefits respectively and at the same time collectively. In this paper, I draw on da...

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As technology is advancing, the places we live in need to be adapted as well. In the modern times, we are bombarded with many gadgets and gizmos that are making life easier and enabling us to do more in less time. How can cities succeed and boom in the long run? They must be able to plan for a smart future using the technological advancements that ...

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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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Real estate is one of the urban elements that continues to develop according to community needs and as land value increases, it requires changes in the property concept. Jakarta is the most populous city in Indonesia with heterogeneous needs, which pushes developers to innovate the property concept to meet such various demands. This study will disc...

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Towards Sustainable City: Assessing the Safety and Liveability of Spaces used by the Informal sector in Cities of Zimbabwe: The Case of city of Masvingo Chigwenya Average email: chigwenyaaver@gmail.com cell: +263773900473 Abstract Informal activities have been growing at a very unprecedented fate especially in cities of the Global South. The growin...

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Coastal megacities provide interesting scenarios of regional development. The relationship of a megacity and its associated maritime space when examined against a backdrop of multi-jurisdictional administrative divisions which traverse the land-sea space raises much questions. The aim of doing so is twofold; firstly, to open a new line of inquiry a...

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Moscow is the largest city in the world situated so far from equator, its agglomeration has a population of 17,2 million people. Represents the capital of snow agglomerations, where average annual daytime air temperature is 5,8 °C. Moscow is one of the world’s megacities. Moscow faces the same problems and challenges of large cities as anywhere ...

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As with the rest of the world, Singapore’s population is ageing fast. With medical advances, lifespan has been increasing. Older Singaporeans are not just living longer; they are enjoying more years in good health than global average. Singapore’s older population is estimated to double to 1 in 4 persons by 2030. Recognising the opportunities th...

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Evolution of a city into a megacity, which can happen organically and without integrated planning, will transform many aspects to another state, e.g human mobility pattern (Gkania et al., 2019), human-urban animal relation (Kumar et al., 2019), and people health (Jowell et al., 2019). Addressing the mobility pattern, different size of developing ci...

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Inclusive development of a tourism-centric city includes both actors— residents and tourists. Positive experiences of tourists improve the economic well-being of cities by helping small local establishments at a neighbourhood level. These smaller establishments (souvenir shop, local cuisine eateries etc.) are generally located close to main landm...

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How can be introduced strategic values for development of the single region? Which strategic values have to be put in the center of attention for metropolitan areas? European Landscape Convention (Florence, 2000) defined that landscape has “an important public interest role in the cultural, ecological, environmental and social fields”. These in...

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1. Background: With the rapid urbanization process, a large number of migrants have flooded into cities and have become an important part of China's urban population. The number of migrants in China reached 245 million in 2017, which is nearly 40 times higher than the initial period of reform and opening up. The health inequality between the migran...

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Since 2015, with the constraints of urban land resources, the main line of urban construction in Shanghai has shifted from incremental planning to stock planning, entering the urban renewal stage with the improvement of construction space and functions as the core. The urban development model has shifted from material renewal to human life. At the ...

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Urban Mobility is key to any livelihood and functioning of a liveable & sustainable city. An efficient people-mover system is the backbone of urban planning. In the anticipation of population growth, urbanization and demographic changes, transport planners should adopt a long-term appreciation of transportation issues. Envisioning ahead, cities are...

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Speaking of the metropolitan region in Indonesia is often associated with Jabodetabek region. However, the government has planned to develop the number of the new metropolitan areas beyond Jakarta, and even in outside Java to tackle rapidly growing urbanization along with an effort to spreading the growth. Following this plan, to what extent and ho...

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The study of the relationship between the supply, demand and consumption of ecosystem services in a certain region and their relationship with the spatial pattern can provide decision-making assistance for the overall urban ecosystem management and the rational and effective allocation of resources. As an international metropolis, Beijing, the capi...

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The development of port cities under the background of healthy city construction should not only focus on economic growth, but also pay attention to the improvement of urban public services and environmental quality. However, many port cities are suffering from the negative impact of the rapid development of the port, that is, there are huge contra...

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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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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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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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Facing vulnerability of disaster in the coastal area, a disaster risk reduction planning is envolved in Kalianda as the capital of South Lampung regency. This district areas close to Anak Krakatau which one of the most actived volcano in Indonesia and caused the underwater landslide then turn generated a tsunami. One of the disaster risk reduction ...

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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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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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The city of Varanasi is one of the world’s oldest surviving conurbations being a center of culture and civilization for almost 3000 years. It is a very dense city accommodating more than 2300 inhabitants per square kilometer. Also, it is a major tourist destination attracting more than 6.3 million domestic tourists and one million foreign tourist...

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1. Background: In recent years, China has experienced rapid social-economic development and urbanization. Although it has improved the living standards of residents, it has brought environmental pollution, urban emergencies, lack of physical activity and other issues, which pose a threat to public health. As a country with a large population, China...

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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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Climate change has been defined as observed variations of average climatic conditions on a specific time period (decade, year, etc). Since the industrial revolution, external impacts of Anthropocene activities have been accelerating the climate change process with the accumulation of greenhouse gasses on the atmosphere. Direct results of this proce...

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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 globalization of economic as well as cultural exchanges has led to the emergence of a new geography of capitalism, with a network of extended urban territories as its assumed structural basis (Brenner 2016, Sohn 2014). Driven by regional and global geo-economic forces, these emergent regional spaces tend to transcend the jurisdictional and terr...

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Background and aim: Being the first cities benefited from the Reform and Opening Up policy since 1978, Guangzhou acts as the pioneer of the economic development of the country and develops to be a prosperous metropolis. While with China entering a “new normal” stage, the case of Guangzhou Old City poses the challenge where a highly self-grown u...

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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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Urban rivers are very crucial for any city and often have to bear the burden of pollution and various other discharges from its catchment area. There are many such waste streams which flow into urban rivers, out of which one is that of sacred waste. It is the waste generated out of worship or puja offerings, mostly from Hindu ritual practices. In H...

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Rural revitalization has been a top priority in China since 2018. This study compares the developmental decisions of Village Regeneration and Rural Revitalization from an institutional perspective. It is believed that the core of Village Regeneration lies in “demolish-redevelop” model such as the construction of new socialist countryside in ear...

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In last 20 years, there has been increased interest in China's cities for promoting urban development and transformation through the hosting of mega-events. For one thing, the “state-led” standpoint let mega-events in China become different cases from the Western experience. For another thing, it is controversial to answer whether mega-events i...

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Jakarta is the second largest contiguous urban area in the world, which inhabited by more than 30 million people in its metropolitan area (Demographia, 2015). Although Jakarta has played its role as an economic engine within the region, economic disparity and informality have frightened its success. Discussing informal settlement in Jakarta cannot ...

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Sustainable development concept is become more applied in big scale development (also known as new town development), which developed by public and private sector. In the past five years, several new town developments in Indonesia achieved international awards in sustainable development/green development sector. These achievements are mostly becaus...

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Greater Khartoum, the capital region of Sudan has been historically experiencing rapid urbanization and serious urban challenges. In response to this, Greater Khartoum witnessed five urban planning schemes. The latest of which is the Khartoum Physical Development Plan 2008-2033 code-named as KPP5. The KPP5 stands as an ambitious attempt to articula...

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The world has witnessed the widespread use of city branding in many parts of the world during the last decade or so (Kavaratzis, 2005; Freire, 2007). City managers are in competition to attract investments and tourists. In doing so, cities are branded in according to their unique characteristics and potentials. While research exploring the implemen...

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The wide application of digital media has had a profound impact on the development of urban culture and the lives of residents. Urban citizens promote a public, bottom-up cultural reproduction through interactive communication on digital media. The advent of social media such as short video apps “Tik Tok” has led to the emergence of a number of...

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Urban agglomeration becomes increasingly important because of the globalization of world economies, and the competitiveness of the urban agglomeration is mainly shaped by the linkage and cooperation of the cities among. Pearl River Delta Urban Agglomeration, one of the top three urban agglomerations in China, acts as the pioneer of the economic dev...

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With the rapid development of megacities in China, urbanization construction has entered the transformation and upgrading stage. The development direction of urbanization has shifted from extensive quantity growth to quality improvement, from single city scale expansion to regional overall coordinated development. China has a large number of towns ...

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Slum rehabilitation in developing countries aims at improving the quality of lives of the people through improved housing resulting in the well-being of the residents. The study aims to investigate the residential satisfaction perceived by the residents of one slum rehabilitation housing (SRH) and examine the factors determining the overall residen...

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The arguments in Nigeria over whether the urban or the rural areas should be given greater priority in national development appear somewhat misplaced and unhelpful because the urban and rural areas are mutually interdependent, with many complex links and interactions between them through the constant movements of people, goods, money, ideas and inf...

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How can planning assist cities to transit from natural resources consumer and waste producers that impact the environment, into natural spaces that enables ecological processes that support life, sustains flora and fauna, enhance biodiversity, and promote sustainable development values? This paper argues this can be done through comprehensive plann...

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In the context of globalization and informatization, any city will inevitably participate in the regional city system. China is currently in the midst of economic transformation, and regional coordinated development has become a key focus of government and researchers. Therefore, when studying city problems, it is necessary to focus on the network ...

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Accelerating urban growth and land use/cover change sets increasing pressure on the natural environment and have become a global concern as these are believed to be responsible for the ecological degradation (biodiversity loss). With the increasing share of population residing in cities and enhanced demand of land resource, particularly in developi...

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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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Preserving and maintaining open spaces in urban environments is considered as an essential aspect of fulfilling environmental quality goals and attaining a livable city. Public spaces are necessary for physical and mental health. Public space can also influence aesthetic values and the broader perception of the whole city. When day by day Dhaka cit...

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The relationship between walking and people's health has been scientifically demonstrated. In the 1970s, doctors managed and succeeded in jogging for heart disease patients in the United States. In addition, there are reports in Germany that very few cases of cancer among joggers. Under its influence, Japan also rose extremely popular jogging fever...

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Major cities in China such as Beijing and Shanghai are caught in the dilemma of jobs-housing separation and several polices have been proposed to improve this problem. However, the rise of dual-worker households has posed challenges to the validity of these polices, for the residential location decision process of dual-worker households is extremel...

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With the rapid development of urbanization, air pollution, deterioration of the ecological environment, and urban problems are growing to threaten public health, especially for the elderly who are more vulnerable than young people. In recent years, incidence of chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, and arthritis has increased significant...

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People’s perception of urban regeneration on circulation networks in Nairobi for Livability-a case of Nairobi Eastlands The challenge of providing pedestrian friendly circulation networks within urban areas in most developing nations faces great pullbacks emerging from the need to balance increasing demand for mobility in a growing economy and ci...

3: Liveable places and healthy cities: planning for peoplePaper

As a global commercial city in the Pearl River Delta region, Guangzhou has always been one of the most concentrated cities for migrants both from other China’s cities and abroad. On the one hand, a large number of population movements promote the vitality of the city; on the other hand, various social problems arise, such as residential segregati...

3: Liveable places and healthy cities: planning for peoplePaper

Urban green space is under pressure as cities grow and expand. Research has shown that urban green space is positively associated with people’s health and well-being. One of the underlying mechanisms is that urban green space plays a role in stimulating physical activity (Hartig et al. 2014). In order to take these insights into consideration, a ...

3: Liveable places and healthy cities: planning for peoplePaper

With the population evolution and the shortage of land in the internal cities, the average building height is increasing. Splitting living or working spaces from the ground and moving them in height as a solution for the scarcity of land in the mega cities; but it also splits people from nature and ground. As a result for the separation from enviro...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resiliencePaper