Papers

“Within 50 years the entire world will be urbanised. We have one half century left to get urbanisation right” (McArthy, 2016). Urban functions are no longer separated spatially or socially, and the contest between diverse land-uses is reaching a peak due to growing populations and increasing urbanization that inflates the pressure on already st...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceFull Paper

Transforming urban areas and processes represents a core challenge and necessity for shifting current development pathways at all scales towards sustainability (UN, 2016; Acuto et al., 2018; CitiesIPCC, 2018). While empirical insights into the transformation dynamics of sectoral and/or geographically delimited socio-technical and social-ecological ...

7: Urban governance and planning profession: planning for futurePaper

With the increasing climate change, the contradiction between the fragile hydrogeological conditions and the rapid urbanization process in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area becomes much more prominent. As the result, the urban security is facing the severe challenge of natural disasters, such as sea level rise, frequent storm surges an...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceFull Paper

Abu Dhabi’s galloping growth is shepherded by a stringent set of standards and guidelines for both the public space and the built environment. Its urban form that follows the main characteristics of most new Arab cities (automobile dependency, modernist grid and monotonous suburban sprawl) has already started gaining the attention of scholarly re...

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

In this digital and information age, there is a rising assumption that planning will change dramatically. At the same time, there is a wittnenessed increase of the potential role of media in urban research and practice, and there are many demands for democratic and communicative planning practices. In Egypt, urban planning is still centralized, lar...

5: Smart futures and sustainability: planning for innovationDraft Presentation

The National Slum Upgrading Program for Indonesia (KOTAKU) is a national collaborative platform financed by multiple sources aiming to improve poor basic services for 29 million Indonesians living in urban slums areas. The program’s reach extends to 289 cities across Indonesia to achieve alleviation of urban slums to 0 Ha through real actions of ...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resiliencePaper

Since the industrial revolution of the 18th century, modern economic system gradually matured and rapidly expanded in the world scope, especially the state capital investment on the railway, drastically changed the urbanization mechanism and agglomeration pattern. At the end of the 19th century, due to the important strategic value of the Far East,...

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

Urbanization, the rapid urban growth and the enormous economy it can produce has always been a fascination, motto and a routine task for us, the planners, urban designers, government and so on. We have explored its ultimate ways to get urbanized and grow, but always was at a cost of something else. The neoliberal ideologies, open markets, capital, ...

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

The presentation and paper will study the ‘Urban Dynamics’ of Lahore, Pakistan. A city with over 12 million people. Lahore is over 4,000 years old, and the historic and cultural capital of Pakistan, a veritable museum in its cultural and architectural manifestations. Increasing pressure of urbanization has led to a city that has no defined boun...

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

Jakarta is one of metropolitan known for its tremendous number of shopping centers. As of 2018, there are 80 shopping centers in Jakarta with a total retail space of 4,650,000 sqm. However, the growth of shopping center development in Jakarta has been stagnant since October 2011 when the then Governor of Jakarta issued a moratorium to limit develop...

1: Limitless cities and urban futures: planning for scale

One of the most critical problems in today's cities is environmental degradation. High level of population increase in cities resulted in deplete natural resources, decrease in the level of living standards and cause environmental problems. As a result of the population increase and population-dependent needs, cities are spreading and requiring mor...

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

With the development of urbanization and the continuous development, construction and renewal of the city, the living environment of human beings has also undergone tremendous changes, such as residential community environment and service facilities, urban roads and street spaces, and urban public service formats. And the layout of the facilities, ...

5: Smart futures and sustainability: planning for innovationFull Paper

In the current scenario of massive urbanization and rapid grow of urban population, several mitigation and adaptation strategies are proposed to tackle the correlated environmental issues and the effects of climate change. All these solutions are highly related to the utilization of urban surfaces (i.e. building envelopes, streets, public spaces, e...

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

Urbanization has offered opportunities for economic development, welfare and quality of life for cities and regions, since the process play roles as transformative processes that bring about higher productivity to cities and strengthen the spatial structure of cities and regions in both internal and external context (UN-Habitat, 2016). Indonesia is...

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

Urban technical services are critical infrastructures that can be vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change. Their smooth operation therefore represents a major challenge for risk management and resilient territories. This research postulates that the analysis of the resilience of technical services is a prerequisite for the implementatio...

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

Visual communication in urban planning and design disciplines is the main form of creating as well as exchanging their ideas and interpretations about the urban environment, not only among planners/architects, but also between them and the general public. Many urban scholars in Egypt also addressed the role of visualizations and graphics in plannin...

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

(1) Problem: In the process of the continuous expansion of large cities, the imbalance of urban and rural resources has been brought about. Greenway is an important resource that connects urban and rural areas and combines man-made with nature. It plays an important role in the connection of their environment. The organizational mechanism of greenw...

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

How Smart sustainable cities are dependent on components like compact development, sustainable innovations with wide information & Communication Technology. Integration of compact land use and intelligent public transport system in Smart cities releases many pressures of rapid urbanization through organised compact land use, easing out travel, prov...

5: Smart futures and sustainability: planning for innovationPaper

In 1950 three quarters of a billion people lived in large towns and cities, or 30% of the total world population of over 2.5 billion. By 2009 this had grown to 3.42 billion, just over half of a total population of over 6.8 billion. The United Nations Secretariat currently forecasts that in 2050 6.4 billion, 67% of a total of almost 9.6 billion peop...

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

This paper is about how framing an innovative approach for community empowerment by organising networks and consortia for preparing proposals in different research programme frameworks. In the beginning, there was as study for classifying underground spaces and using them as a solution for a sustainable over ground urban development. By advancing i...

4: Knowledge economies and identity: planning for cultureFull Paper

Planning and designing a city to better meet the needs of babies, toddlers and the people who care for them is one of the best investments a city can make. Growing evidence from neuroscience, public health, education and economics makes it clear: experience shapes the developing brain. One of the best ways to ensure good experiences is to support t...

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

Metropolis and Megapolis are facing huge challenges due to their extreme complexity and their responsibility to drive the economic and social development of countries. Today, more than 50% of urban dwellers are living in metropolitan areas of more than 500,000 inhabitants. The metropolis is the main artifact of the present century. Managing the met...

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

As globalization causes ongoing local and regional structural economic transformation processes, big challenges arise for today's urban planning. Cities struggle regenerating themselves based on new economic principles (e.g. sustainability) and new substitute industries to stabilize the urban fabric and stop further shrinkage. Methods and new plann...

5: Smart futures and sustainability: planning for innovationPaper

The frequency and intensity of extreme weather caused by global climate change increase rapidly, and the urban rainstorm disaster is increasingly frequent, and the scale of urban disaster is gradually expanded. In people's property and life safety increasingly threatened today, urban design has not only confined to the urban space shape, also gradu...

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

Water as Leverage, a flagship project headed up by Henk Ovink, the Dutch Special Envoy for International Water Affairs, challenged teams from across the globe to develop bankable, implementable, and water-centric solutions to urban and climate challenges in three cities across Southeast Asia: Khulna, Chennai, and Semarang. In this group panel discu...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceSession Proposal

More than 50% Kapuas Hulu regency conservation area, where forests are the world's buffer zone in the face of global warming. The availability of conservation areas causes social inequality for Dayak people in Mensuai village, Kapuas Hulu Regency, West Kalimantan Province, Indonesia. This study aims to delineate management boundaries area palm oil ...

5: Smart futures and sustainability: planning for innovationFull Paper