Papers

Oil is a blessing for cities that are economically empowered by the petroleum-related industry. Until the peak phase of the business, the oil industry contributes to creating numerous jobs for the population, and the local societies obtain “brain gain” of incoming talents that fulfill the high supply of oil jobs. Evidence indicates that oil cit...

5: Smart futures and sustainability: planning for innovationCase Study/Research Project

Public open spaces are becoming more sought after in the present-day model of sustainable community and urban development. This study addresses the emerging concern with lack of safe and equitable public spaces in rapidly growing and over-crowded cities. It presents a brief discussion of fragmented urban settings and the disputed edges that are for...

3: Liveable places and healthy cities: planning for peopleCase Study/Research Project

In the knowledge economy era, with appearance of smart tools and communication technologies, not only the production process and information industry, but also people’s movement and interaction with urban spaces is altering more rapidly than ever before. Digital mutations in the cities, have created a new different layer beyond the physical conte...

5: Smart futures and sustainability: planning for innovationCase Study/Research Project

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

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

Indonesia’s geographical position was crossed by the world’s active fault lines which are prone to earthquake. Physically and non physically was affected by earthquake. Growing trend of disaster was induced displacement to reduce risk by relocation, adaptation and protection were means mitigation. High risk of earthquake disasters area was iden...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceCase Study/Research Project

Kashmir valley is a state located in the Hindu Kush range of Himalayan Mountains. It is characterized by beautiful lakes, valleys, glaciers etc. Being a mountainous region, the ecology and environment are sensitive and should play an important role in urban development. Kashmir valley faced widespread floods and landslides due to incessant rainfall...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceCase Study/Research Project

Located in the Asia Pacific’s Ring of Fire as well as has one of the longest shorelines in the world, Indonesia is prone to various kind of disasters. Over the past few years, Indonesia has made headlines around the world due to devastating natural disasters that resulted in environmental damage and thousands of casualties. One of the area that h...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceCase Study/Research Project

Bogor is a city located 40 km to the south of Jakarta, which is a satellite city in the Greater Jakarta Metropolitan Area and has unique characteristics among other cities in the Metropolitan. The city has a characteristic as a garden city, which in its history, was called by the Dutch colonial as a "buitenzorg" or a "pleasant city". The Dutch colo...

3: Liveable places and healthy cities: planning for peopleCase Study/Research Project

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...

1: Limitless cities and urban futures: planning for scaleCase Study/Research Project

In urbanizing regions and metropolises world-wide, housing access is consistently a primary factor driving livability of cities and sustainable urban growth. Along with housing access and affordability, cities face shifting household composition, increasing vulnerabilities to severe weather events brought on by global warming, and accessibility and...

3: Liveable places and healthy cities: planning for peopleCase Study/Research Project

With nearly 55 percent of Indonesia’s population or nearly 148 million people lives in cities today whose urbanization growth rate lagging other countries in the region, that are China, Thailand, and Vietnam (World Bank, 2018), Indonesian cities are prime sources of pollution, congestion, vulnerable to climate risk, and both physically and mental...

3: Liveable places and healthy cities: planning for peopleCase Study/Research Project

8th of November 2014, the eyes of the world zero in Tacloban City during the landfall of Super Typhoon Haiyan. The enormous damage came way beyond the capacity of what anybody can imagine, affecting practically everyone. When disaster’s like this happens, amongst the victims- the marginalized are the most affected and due to limited resources to ...

3: Liveable places and healthy cities: planning for peopleCase Study/Research Project

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

3: Liveable places and healthy cities: planning for peopleCase Study/Research Project

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...

1: Limitless cities and urban futures: planning for scaleCase Study/Research Project

Creation of “Sustainable Cities and Communities” is one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that make up the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The roadmap for achieving sustainable cities integrates the principles of sustainable urban forms and their underlying economic principles along with the social and en...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceCase Study/Research Project

A number of cities, especially in the developing world, have been largely exposed to multiple hazards such as coastal erosion, sea-level rise, landslides, land subsidence, and flooding. Evidence indicates that climate-related hazards can significantly damage urban infrastructures, deteriorate the quality of public health, and lead to the loss of pe...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceCase Study/Research Project

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

Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia, suffered decades from traffic congestion which is mainly caused by a rocketed number of private vehicles and inadequate public transportation. The Metropolitan with more than 9.6 million inhabitants plans on enhancing its mass urban transportation mode, e.g., Mass-Rapid Transit (MRT) and Light-Rail Transit (L...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceCase Study/Research Project

Localizing the SDGs means realizing the aspiration of each goal to communities and individuals, mainly to those who are at risk of falling behind. Therefore, the engagement of local communities becomes one of the transformational change drivers in implementing the SDGs. Indonesia performance on SDGs has shown a stagnant trend. Five goals are noted ...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceCase Study/Research Project

Berlin exemplifies the relationships between (sub)culture, identity, and the emergent knowledge economy like no other. Unique conditions, including the aftermath of two World Wars, a generation-long separation by the Berlin Wall, and a period of failed investment-led over-speculation, created a testbed for alternative cultures, local creativity, an...

4: Knowledge economies and identity: planning for cultureCase Study/Research Project

Melbourne is undergoing an unprecedented population growth which fundamentally changes movement patterns across the city. A review of traffic data and travel behaviours found that people heavily relied on private vehicles for travel. With the population expected to rise by another one million people within the next 10 years, more people will want t...

3: Liveable places and healthy cities: planning for peopleCase Study/Research Project

It is generally acknowledged that poor people in the Global South are highly vulnerable due to global as well as regional climate changes. From the existing literatures, based on India, it is notice that often the studies regarding climate change impacts are model-based estimation of climate change vulnerability. However, these model-based approach...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceCase Study/Research Project

The concept of Superblocks, first introduced in Barcelona in 2016, was adopted as the main urban design principle for the proposed Al Yasmeen community in Ajman, UAE. This design addresses both the Social sustainability (allocating public spaces for outdoor social activities and enhancing outdoor thermal comfort) and Environmental sustainability (p...

3: Liveable places and healthy cities: planning for peopleCase Study/Research Project

Infrastructure systems, no doubt as the supported system of urban, though usually built in invisible places like underground, supply us energy for everyday activities, maintaining urban function, just like the vessel of human body. Sensing systems, such as cameras, sensors, which are more and more applied in nowadays cities, strongly push the evolu...

5: Smart futures and sustainability: planning for innovationCase Study/Research Project

Baw Baw Shire is located on the eastern edge of Metropolitan and serves as a gateway into the Latrobe Valley and the Gippsland region. The municipality is experiencing rapid residential growth with a 2.59 percent annual growth rate between 2011 and 2016, or an increase of 5,907 people. The municipality occupies some of the State’s most valuable a...

7: Urban governance and planning profession: planning for futureCase Study/Research Project

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 ...

1: Limitless cities and urban futures: planning for scaleCase Study/Research Project

In recent years urbanization has become a synonym to the development. The increase in urban population has lead to rapid urbanization. The transformation of the rural areas into urban centers has affected the economic, social and physical changes in the country (Kolhe & Dhote, 2016). Cities are expanding outward at a rate that outpaces their popula...

7: Urban governance and planning profession: planning for futureCase Study/Research Project

Egyptian populations are gradually moving into the recently developed new cities of Greater Cairo. Inhabitants of the new spaces start to shape and personalize it, building their communities and increasing the sense of belonging in their neighborhoods. An analysis of how time, context and socio-economic factors affect the public realm in Cairo’s ...

3: Liveable places and healthy cities: planning for peopleCase Study/Research Project

The coastal is one among the densest area of the cities. Along with rapid development, there are environmental and social pressures. Environmental risk has been an unavoidable part for a long time, and the reduction effort still happened until now. The climate change impact has also contributed greatly to the losses and damages that occur in the co...

7: Urban governance and planning profession: planning for futureCase Study/Research Project