Papers

This paper attempts to identify ways of making the town of Sirajganj, a river bank district town in Bangladesh, resilient to the impacts of climate change, with specific focus on Climate Change impacts on Town/City Development issues and initiatives taken by the authority and Identification of governance issues and it’s adaptation for climate res...

7: Urban governance and planning profession: planning for futurePaper

In Indonesia, more than 50% of urban people live in fragmented urban areas, a non singlehandedly governed by an institution. This area can be an extended part of metropolitan city, or a newly formed capital city of regional governments. For the last five years, strong commitment among urban scholars leads to a high participation on international ur...

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

This study deals with ‘displacement’, ‘resettlement’ and ‘resistance’ alongside the Ciliwung River by covering forced evictions in the city of Jakarta between 2013-2016 due to the realization of the Jakarta Urgent Flood Mitigation Project (JUFMP) and exploring the emergence of social movements in the affected communities. It positions i...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceDraft Presentation

Urban vulnerability refers to the ability of a city to resist internal and external natural and human factors. With global environmental changes and urbanization continuing at pace, the urban planning and development strategies of cities, especially megacities, are facing comprehensive and unprecedented issues. This paper takes Shanghai, one of the...

5: Smart futures and sustainability: planning for innovationDraft Presentation

At this year’s World Planning Congress in Jakarta, ISOCARP continues with its’ interactive Cool Planner Session, tackling the challenges, the thrills and the responsibilities planning profession faces in the context of climate change. The upcoming Cool Planner Session focuses on South East Asia, and examines the profile and the design skills Co...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceSession Proposal

Chinese Eastern Railway is the well-conserved linear cultural heritage in China in the 20th century. Despite that the conservation career of cultural heritage along Chinese Eastern Railway flourishes, the contradicted benefit demands between the conservation of historic buildings and the orderly development of the city is increasingly obvious. In t...

4: Knowledge economies and identity: planning for cultureFull Paper

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

The decentralization of employment to suburb has created numerous new attractive sub-centers, where residential and economic activities were mixed together. This process, termed as post-suburbanization, could be found globally with some variation between countries. The emergence of post-suburbanization and its polycentric spatial structure has been...

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

Defining the RUrban – taking a case of Hyderabad Large parts of rural areas in India are not stand-alone settlements but part of a cluster of settlements, which are relatively proximate to each other. These clusters typically illustrate potential for growth, have economic drivers and derive locational and competitive advantages. Hence, making a c...

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

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

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

This paper aims to investigate the extent to which a rural community develops a capacity to support the establishment of a local creative economy despite various limitations. This study employs qualitative research methods in examining two villages in Indonesia, namely Kasongan and Krebet. Our findings show that the community capacity and actor net...

4: Knowledge economies and identity: planning for cultureFull Paper

Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei urban agglomeration, Yangtze River Delta urban agglomeration and the Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macao Greater Bay Area are China's three major urban agglomerations, including China's political, economic, financial and technological centers, which are important engines of the Chinese economy. The purpose of this study is to compare ...

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

Abstract:Since the reform and opening up, the southern Jiangsu region in the Shanghai metropolitan area has experienced rapid urbanization and industrialization with the development of township enterprises as the core, and the urbanization rate has reached 75. A higher level of 9 percent. While great achievements have been made in urban and rural...

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

Last year, the government of Indonesia launched ‘Making Indonesia 4.0’ roadmap to enter the ten biggest world economy by 2030. The roadmap aims to leverage the booming of 4th industrial revolution and the demographic bonus of the country, where small-medium-enterprise and digital infrastructure will be supported. The term smart city then sudden...

5: Smart futures and sustainability: planning for innovationPaper

Although there is substantial literature on the implementation of integrated water resources management and multilevel governance of water, less attention is given on how and why cultural values contribute to the integration level of its implementation. Thus, this paper examines cultural ecological knowledge impacts on current water management prac...

4: Knowledge economies and identity: planning for cultureDraft Presentation

Emerging smart technologies provide new opportunities for planners to tackle urban issues of growing complexity. Examples are drawn from Hong Kong, in which academic researchers work side-by-side with practitioners to improve community environment and the quality of lives. People-centric values, combined with the power of data are the keys.

5: Smart futures and sustainability: planning for innovationPaper

Since modern times, Russia and Japan fought for the rights of railways in northeastern China. Therefore, a large number of colonial towns of railway-affiliated land were built at that time. At the same time, the northeast authorities of China built commercial lands next to the colonial town to resist the invasion of the foreign powers, thus the col...

4: Knowledge economies and identity: planning for culturePaper

Happiness is a subjective feeling relative to objective happiness, which depends on outward things to produce happiness. The interpretation of happiness relates to multiple subjects such as philosophy, psychology, sociology, and economics. .The term happiness or well-being sometimes used synonymously. The happiness or well-being resides within the ...

1: Limitless cities and urban futures: planning for scalePaper

With an increase in urbanization and climate change, occurrences of disasters are becoming more frequent; thus contributing to population and building damages. India has the second highest population in the world, and fewer resources to cope up; making the country exposed to disasters (World Bank, 2018). Guwahati, the gateway to north-east Indian s...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resilienceFull Paper

Nowadays, climate change and its impacts on natural and human systems are a major problem for the scientific community. Some international reports, such as the IPCC’s or European Directives, are interested in evaluating how it affects the population, territorial planning and the development of urban areas. However, even though climate change is a...

6: Changing environment and risks: planning for resiliencePaper

Among residents in urban areas, there are people who live with limitations in densely populated neighborhoods. These individuals depend on shared resources, for example households business are utilizing home and environmental facilities. In their lives communities manage social and institutional relations in urban level. The relation between living...

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

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

In recent years, as China's economy has entered a transition period of medium and low-speed growth, the New Urbanization policy has been put forward. The policy pays more attention to the overall consideration of urban space, economy, society and ecological environment, whose core is people-oriented and goal is to promote harmonious and sustainable...

7: Urban governance and planning profession: planning for futurePaper

The globalization of economic as well as cultural exchanges has led to the emergence of a new geography of capitalism, with a network of extended urban territories as its assumed structural basis (Brenner 2016, Sohn 2014). Driven by regional and global geo-economic forces, these emergent regional spaces tend to transcend the jurisdictional and terr...

7: Urban governance and planning profession: planning for futurePaper

The 1001 fairy tale of the East, a cultural capital of Kazakhstan, a center of arts and festivals of Central Asia, a contemporary oasis in Syr Darya valley. There are only a few targets of urban transformation of Turkistan, the masterplan strategy designed by interdisciplinary team of Urban Sustain Architecture (Kiev) and Frame Art (Astana). Turkis...

4: Knowledge economies and identity: planning for cultureDraft Presentation

Through the 74th Amendment Act of 1992, India sought to change the role of municipalities through devolution of power and functions, envisioning them as “democratic units of self-government” (74th Amendment Act, 1992). While, the past years have witnessed the contrary, undermining the decision-making power and fiscal control of the urban local ...

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

Background and aim: Being the first cities benefited from the Reform and Opening Up policy since 1978, Guangzhou acts as the pioneer of the economic development of the country and develops to be a prosperous metropolis. While with China entering a “new normal” stage, the case of Guangzhou Old City poses the challenge where a highly self-grown u...

4: Knowledge economies and identity: planning for culturePaper

In recent years, the field has witnessed a discernable trend toward the retrenchment of autocratic approaches to city-building and more passive approaches to public participation in major planning and design work about the future of the city. Too often today, expensive public processes are failing to result in popularly supported policies and plans...

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

Spatial transformation is an important concept in the South African housing sector and has a specific meaning in the South African context (HDA, 2017a). Spatial transformation in South Africa is not only about restructuring or change but additionally deals with redressing the spatial legacies of apartheid (ibid). The Spatial Transformation Scoring ...

3: Liveable places and healthy cities: planning for peopleDraft Presentation