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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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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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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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