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We are now going through a shift to a new epoch constituted by machine landscapes where it is the digital technology and machine intelligence that is going to compute, condition, and compose the post-oil reality far beyond our imagination. Out of the constraints of traditional energy technology, machines intrude into and redefine the space where we...

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On March 11 2020, the World Health Organization declared coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), to be a pandemic. Absent pharmaceutical treatments, non-pharmaceutical interventions—physical-distancing measures and movement restrictions—have been deployed. European Union’s (...

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Traffic congestion and air pollution have become the main phenomenon of agglomeration dis-economy in urban. As one of the means to alleviate the agglomeration dis-economy, the traffic performance of polycentric space structure needs to be further tested. The study examines the traffic performance of polycentric spatial structure in Harbin, China. D...

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The strategy of the Old Town of Lutsk developed in cooperation with Urban Sustain Architects, Beloded Landscaping, and Aldis Blicsons is aimed at solving the existing challenges of spatial development, nature conservation, sustainable development of business and society, solving transport problems within the real possibilities of the city. The stra...

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The paper aims at identifying factors that affected the management of the partnership to upgrade ecotourism value chain. This paper discusses the partnership of community-based ecotourism in the rural area in Indonesia. Two tourist villages in Semarang District of Central Java Province, Lerep and Tegalwaton Village, were selected for case study. Cr...

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City and Regional planning should be accompanied by a thorough understanding of the contemporary social dynamics of the place and the implications it has for the people and other species who inhabit and use these places. As a result, territorial planning has been increasingly linked to participatory planning approaches in most politically and fisca...

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Continuous transport dependent planning is one of the major reason for pollution, climate change, and global warming. It is also impacting many aspects of human life and the environment, such as health, climate, well-being, social life, etc. one of the major concerns for today’s researches and planners is the continuous growth of unhealthy, and u...

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Around 2000, Payments for Watershed Services (PWS) programs was introduced into China, and pilot projects were firstly carried out in developed regions and small watersheds such as Xinanjiang River, Jiulongjiang River and Taihu Lake Basin. Since 2010, it has become an economic compensatory measure with the characteristics of government public polic...

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The development strategy for the Wilaya of Algiers, defined in its Master Plan was approved in December 2016. The very principle of development in the territorial model already outlined a solution oriented towards the reorganization of traffic according to a principle of macro-mesh structuring a new poly-centrality. The localization of these new ce...

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Total global infrastructure megaproject spending values $ 6-9 trillion annually, or 8 % of the world’s GDP, which stands for the biggest investment numbers reached in human history. Therefore, systematic and accurate knowledge about this type of megaprojects is necessary to inform policy and practice. It is argued that the traditional way of mana...

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Urban form affects citizens’ health in numerous direct and indirect ways. The current paper focuses on the relationships between urban health and forms of urban structures. The goal is to identify the criteria for the evaluation of physical forms, such as forms of streets and open spaces, the presence of green infrastructures (GI) and density of ...

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Traditionally, nature implies a clear distinction between natural and artificial elements of the earth. The later being elements that are brought to being by human consciousness or a human mind. In the urban context, nature is not entirely devoid of human influence or inaccessible to man, rather, nature exists in urban areas and does not only survi...

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Wood will discuss a resilience screen and framework that was developed within a consortium that included the Rockefeller Foundation, 100RC (now GRCN), Impact Infrastructure and Social Finance. This resilient infrastructure investment screen is being applied that will be applied to infrastructure projects across a range of sectors within cities to i...

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As cities gradually reduce their dependency on oil, a large number of ‘urban voids’ may emerge due to the changes of urban form, planning policy and local economic structures. The phrase ‘urban void’ used in this study is an inclusive term encompassing redundant, derelict, and vacant urban spaces; some examples of such spaces are brownfield...

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University campus has a profound impact on the growth and development of college students. This study focuses on how female freshmen perceive the campus and build up the sentimental ties with their favorite places. Drawing on selected findings (participants' photographs, associated quotes and researchers' field notes), we provide an assessment of p...

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The historic urban landscape (HUL) concept is a protection concept proposed for the "continuous" change characteristics and "layered" presentation of cultural landscapes in cities in time series. It is a new way for traditional cities to face modern development. This article takes the inland traditional city of Taiyuan as an example, by crawling an...

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Urban Evolutionary theories advocate that there are correlations among the elements of urban structure. That is Density, Diversity of an urban area are positively correlated with Street network Patterns. In that Built Environment density sustenance the diversity in functional typologies. Accessibility is reflected as the output of all the above-men...

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Since the oil crisis in the early 1990s, redeveloping industrial areas in the city centre -especially waterfront areas which were often used as heavy industrial sites because of their convenience for transporting materials and resources by waterway- has gradually become a global urban development trend. The primary goal of redeveloping waterfront i...

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The International Baikal Winter University of urban planning design was founded in 1999 at the Irkutsk National Research Technical University. Winter University is a workshop for senior students and young professionals in the field of modern urban development and solving urban problems. Problems of inefficiently used urban areas exist in every city...

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Puerto Rico has little choice left post Maria. The islands’ revitalization must come from within. The reality of mixed political status, economic recession, large out-migration, environmental degradation, and a nonresponsive federal government, leaves the islands with few choices but to become more self-sufficient. In addition to academic researc...

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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 mega cities. Moscow faces the same problems and challenges of large cities as an...

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What is our premise? Urban profiling is “a thing” again. It’s not new, but particularly given the scale and scope of urban crisis globally (of which COVID-19 is just a small bump in the road) being well equipped to make decisions which enable sustainable development trajectories efficiently is more critical than ever. There are improvements i...

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Security is one of the basic existential needs of man. In one negative definition, security is defined as a feeling of absence of danger. In a positive approach, we can define the feeling of security as certainty of existence, survival and development. Security is of a complex nature and, apart from providing physical protection against direct thre...

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With one of the fastest urbanization rates in the Global-South, many Nigerian cities are experiencing an analogous rate of concretization. Cultural studies since the 1800s revealed that towns and villages are known to have tradition-based planning system with incorporated hierarchy of open spaces rooted in vernacular Yoruba urbanism. However, it ap...

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India generates 62 million tones of municipal solid waste per year of which, only 75% of the waste is collected and only 22% of the collected waste (i.e. 16% of the total generated waste) is segregated, processed or treated. Thus, 84% of the total waste either ends up on the roads or in landfills. The country is fast running out of land to fill and...

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This research explores the dynamic landscape potentials of Wadis located in the arid region, in terms of integrating Wadis within an urban context. Wadis are often perceived as an obstacle when it comes to urban planning rather than seeing it as an opportunity, which can advance the quality of urban space. This is because Wadis are often prone to W...

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Continuous waste collection services are an essential element of our urban quality of life, and we are fully aware that if this process is not present in our lives, a complex problem will arise. During an epidemic crisis, the first goal of urban management is to ensure that waste is collecting continuously throughout the cities, without any disrupt...

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Traditional planning deals with the nature of environmental decision-making but fails to formulate an overview of how the city changes. It is important to understand the effects of changes in scale, - the rate of growth and its speed - rather than pursuing the search for the optimal size of the city. The New Urban Agenda discussed the performance d...

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We face an unprecedented water crisis. A widespread imbalance in the global system causes progressively extreme situations, on one hand increased unmanageable water volumes through flooding, rising sea levels and storm events and, on the other hand, a lack of water during prolonged periods of drought and wildfires. This imbalance threatens the urba...

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