Papers

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...

4: Knowledge economies and identity: planning for cultureDraft Presentation

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...

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

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...

4: Knowledge economies and identity: planning for culturePaper

The megacities are a double-edged sword for the surrounding rural areas: while providing opportunities, they are also ’draining‘ the surrounding areas. The meaning of Water-related spaces of the rural area in South Jiangsu Province,China,are the cradle for the economy in history, and are also where lies its social, ecological and cultural c...

2: Beside the megacity and the role of other cities and areas: planning for balanceDraft Presentation

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...

3: Liveable places and healthy cities: planning for peoplePaper

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...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceFull Paper

Qatar is one of few Middle Eastern oil producing countries that realized the vitality of a needed swift transformation from resources to knowledge economy. Until a few decades ago, Qatar was dominated by nomadic people whose livelihood depended on fishing, pearling, camel breeding, and fishing ships building. However, the discovery of oil and gas h...

1: Limitless cities and urban futures: planning for scaleFull Paper

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...

4: Knowledge economies and identity: planning for culturePaper

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...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resiliencePaper

High urbanization rate in Indonesia has become a huge challenge for Indonesia. It is predicted that in 2025, 68% of Indonesia’s population will live in urban area. Jakarta is the most challenging city for controlling urbanization. As the Capital of Indonesia, Jakarta has 11 million population, and almost 30 milions lives in Jakarta greater area, ...

2: Beside the megacity and the role of other cities and areas: planning for balanceFull Paper

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...

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

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 ...

4: Knowledge economies and identity: planning for cultureFull Paper

Cities nowadays are either growing at a never-before seen rate or shrinking due to technology, globalization and increased mobility. Some of these changes are planned but, most of them are not, thus the quest for a planned and structured megacity can be tedious. Amongst the forces that shape cities, urban sprawl is one of the less analyzed but most...

1: Limitless cities and urban futures: planning for scaleFull Paper

In Ireland rejuvenated town clusters gather together interactive settlements in a rapidly emerging metropolitan alternative to either the city or the rural lifestyle. A similar trend is observable in many countries where quality of life in a settlement of smaller scale can exceed that in the city. The concept of nucleated settlement has made planni...

2: Beside the megacity and the role of other cities and areas: planning for balanceDraft Presentation

The supply of healthy food is distributed unequally in city. The accessibility of healthy foods is affected by both locations and traffic conditions. This paper examines spatio-temporal disparities in healthy food accessibility in Shanghai communities. Firstly, we choose all communities in Shanghai and use python as a crawling tool to collect healt...

3: Liveable places and healthy cities: planning for peopleFull Paper

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 ...

5: Smart futures and sustainability: planning for innovationPaper

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 (...

3: Liveable places and healthy cities: planning for peoplePaper

In rentier countries around the Gulf, a paradigm shift is certainly happening. Gulf States resorted to branding strategies which would secure a global recognition for their cities. Such strategies were based on three consecutive cycles of development. The first is the move towards dealing with the city image as a replica of global cities like Chica...

7: Urban governance and planning profession: planning for futureFull Paper

With the rise of “global city regions” since the late twentieth century (Simmonds and Hack 2000; Scott et al. 2014), there has been increasing acknowledgment that new models are replacing the twentieth century urban conception of a metropolis. The phenomenon of the polycentric city region has superseded the old idea of suburbs radiating out aro...

7: Urban governance and planning profession: planning for futureFull Paper

Metropolitan areas have a key role in achieving 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the New Urban Agenda. Despite being innovation and opportunities hubs, they encounter many challenges in governance, planning and financing. Using MetroHUB approach and tools developed by UN-Habitat, the training will address challenges faced in metropolitan...

7: Urban governance and planning profession: planning for futureSession Proposal

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, ...

1: Limitless cities and urban futures: planning for scalePaper

The Higher Education Town (HET) of Jatinangor is a campus area, a park of cultural technology science, and an urban center for economic activities. As part of Bandung Metropolitan Area, the challenges on social-economic change, deterioration environtment, infrastructure supply, and economic activities has lead to fragmented development that lead No...

7: Urban governance and planning profession: planning for futureDraft Presentation

Urban areas are contributing unprecedentedly in modeling the social, cultural, economic, environmental and physical development of the globe as they are perceived as basket of opportunities to the poor. This phenomenon has undoubtedly resulted in the influx of poor migrants particularly in the global south and consequently causing the proliferation...

1: Limitless cities and urban futures: planning for scaleFull Paper

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

When people talk about the Metropolitan Area (MA), they mean differently in different parts of the world with different contexts. Based on its spatial extent, internal structure, socio-economic function, and network characteristics, an MA can refer to various entities from a metropolis to a Megacity-region. In an effort to clarify the MA concept, w...

1: Limitless cities and urban futures: planning for scaleFull Paper

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

During the rapid urbanization of China in the past 40 years, the urban fringe area has undergone high-speed dynamic changes and has become the most important growth carrier for China’s cities. Although urban fringe is regarded as a unified academic concept, the actual development results present a strong divergence into two categories: the strong...

2: Beside the megacity and the role of other cities and areas: planning for balanceFull Paper

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

Cities are becoming bigger and more complex, which presents an array of new opportunities and challenges that cannot be assessed nor addressed with traditional methods. So finding the right balance will be a major challenge. Qatar as the world’s third largest holder of natural gas reserve faced rapid and unprecedented development growth over the ...

2: Beside the megacity and the role of other cities and areas: planning for balanceDraft Presentation

Analysis of the main urban contexts shows that urbanization does not necessarily induce sustainable urban environments for children. Children and their families, especially the most disadvantaged, are confronted with spatial inequity in multiple ways: the high cost of living and access to urban services; the unequal geo-spatial distribution to urba...

3: Liveable places and healthy cities: planning for peopleSession Proposal