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This paper aims to identify and discuss major issues regarding urban climate resilience in urban areas in Vietnam, through an investigation on the Can Tho and Da Nang, two medium-size cities located in the Southwest and Centre regions of the country. It starts with a short introduction on the concept and framework of urban resilience and a quick in...

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In 2021, Dordrecht, the oldest city in the Netherlands, will be commemorating the 600th anniversary of the St. Elizabeth flood. This disaster flood event inundated the entire Dordrecht and separated the city from Geertruidenberg. After the flood Dordrecht was left with only the old city center and the city had to reclaim their land. To date Dordrec...

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Poverty and climate change considered a global problem. Meanwhile, adaptation to climate change and poverty reduction are context-specific and vary per case. The urban poor is vulnerable to flooding, especially flash floods because most of them live in flood-prone riverbanks. they are also prone to disasters and diseases outbreak. On the other hand...

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Like many cities in the region, Semarang faces mounting challenges related to climate change and rapid urbanization. In the past decade, Semarang has been engaging in a range of national and international networks to promote resiliency – from community programs to large scale infrastructure. This attention and engagement from local and global net...

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Kerala A small state of India holds its natural heritage due to the presence of the Western Ghats, and in that beautiful mountain ranges lies one of the ancient temple, Sabarimala. Here the journey of the pilgrim in considered as his quest in search of moral or the spiritual significance. But the entry of women is prohibited in this temple since th...

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Since the twentieth Century,global urbanization process is constantly accelerating,while the landscape pattern dominated by vegetation was gradually replaced by the landscape pattern dominated by artificial buildings.The change of climate and temperature caused by the expansion of urban construction land and the population aggregation,has aroused w...

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We propose a perspective that the restoration of some urban elements and systems in the past —instead of following practices from others from which considered as more advanced cities—could be an alternative for the planning of a city to achieve urban resilience. This perspective is developed from a lesson learned from the urban agriculture of J...

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

SPATIAL PLANNING AND DESIGN FOR FOOD SECURITY. Food is vital for human survival. Food has had a significant impact on our built environment since the beginning of human life. The process of feeding oneself was most people’s primary job for the greater part of human history. Urban Migration moved people away from rural and natural landscapes on wh...

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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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Indonesia has many potentials for renewable energy from its natural resources. Previously, the national energy mix consisted of 30% coal, 25% oil, 23% renewable energy, and 22% natural gas (GoI Regulation No. 74/2014). Currently, the percentage of renewable energy in Indonesia is only 6.2%, thus the national government is promoting more renewable e...

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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...

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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 ...

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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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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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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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Resilience has been an approach contested in the context of lower income earning urban areas. The residential neighbourhood of Ashbury, Heidedal has experienced several changes to its urban form due to climate change. Low-income urban areas suffer most at the mercy of unpredictable climatic changes. Social justice has come under severe scrutiny due...

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

The Indian state of Kerala witnessed one of the worst floods in nearly a century in August 2018. More than 400 lives were lost and more than a million persons had to move to relief camps. The government and the Civic society together overcame the disaster with great effort. The disaster management plans in place required a revisit and a rethink. A ...

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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 Padma is a major river in Bangladesh. It is the main distributary of the Ganges, generally flowing southeast for 120 kilometers to its confluence with the Meghna River near the Bay of Bengal. Rajshahi city is located on the banks of the river Padma. It is the third largest city in Bangladesh and has a beautifully decorated embankment of Padma. ...

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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...

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The notion of resilience is gaining increasing prominence across a diverse set of literatures on cities and climate change. However climate resilience must be bundled with efforts to promote urban development.The Qatar National Master Plan (QNMP) continues to promote sound land use planning and express the state interest in the sustainable developm...

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The City of Rotterdam is an important port and economic hub in The Netherlands. Since the great North Sea flood of 1953 the South of Holland strengthened their flood defense systems through the Delta Works Project. The comprehensive Delta Works Project included the strengthening of dikes in Holandsche Ijssel and followed it with other structural me...

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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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Food is a basic necessity for people throughout the world, the issue of food is a global world issue reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), namely in the first objective of "Ending hunger, achieving food security, improving nutrition, and promoting sustainable agriculture". This shows that poverty and hunger is one of the world's pr...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceDraft Presentation

In recent years, global climate change had brought severe test to the living environment development. As the concentration of industry and residence, the city both responsible for climate change, but also slow down the crisis. In China, face the dual pressures of development and emission reduction, state and local authorities were attaching importa...

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The development of coastal cities is faced with great challenges because of the increasing uncertainties and unpredictable risks. As the coastal portal connecting Dongguan with Pearl River Delta and Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Great Bay Area,the Binhai Bay New Area in Dongguan is abundant in various resources and favorable opportunities. Neverth...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceDraft Presentation

In 2018, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency kicked off Water as Leverage, a program aiming to bring water-based solutions to address climate and urban risk in three Southeast Asian cities: Chennai, Khulna, and Semarang. The ‘ONE Resilient Semarang’ team - a group of designers, engineers, economists, ecologists, art activists, and academics - was...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceSession Proposal

Experience over the last decade has demonstrated a gradual rise in global temperatures, which coupled with the unpredictable precipitation patterns (rainfall & Snow/ glacial melt are considered as important hydrologic process in the Himalayan basins), are expected to seriously affect the melt characteristics and further increase pressure on availab...

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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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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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