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Cities in mega-deltas of Asia are densely populated economic centres of the region. Decades of government policies and institutional reforms have transformed the local economy from an agricultural-based to a primarily manufacturing-based one. This creates highly uneven spatial development within and...

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Under the background of the rapid urbanization, suburbs have become the forefront of urban living space. Different with the dwellers in the city center, the daily behavior characteristics of suburban dwellers are more varied due to the commuting distance and employment opportunities. Meanwhile, the ...

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Traditional and Modern Systems for Addressing Water Scarcity in Arid zones of India Ar. Seemantini Nakil, Associate Professor DY Patil School of Architecture Ambi, Pune India Mob:9558863787 Email: seemapavannakil@gmail.com Abstract Water is essential for all socio-economic development and for mainta...

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There is a well-documented relationship between economic prosperity and housing insecurity, which is particularly true in rapidly urbanizing societies. But the growing prosperity of urban regions introduces a paradox of economic success stemming from the rising costs in such regions. The additional ...

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Abstract A vast body of literature advocate mixed land use as a measure for compact and sustainable development. In the Western nations, the idea was promulgated through the works of Jacobs and others, and was thought to reduce the need to travel and bring vibrance to the monotonous streets in the W...

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In the second half of 2019, the Qingdao West Coast New Area planning authorities have invited ISOCARP Institute to provide it with a contemporary, international urban planning and design knowledge perspective on the next stage development and implementation of the (governmental) policies for the new...

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Self-organization, the opposite concept to hetero-organization, is gradually formed by the coordinated interaction of internal elements. In traditional urban and rural spaces, this phenomenon is more common in the suburbs of western cities or rural settlements. Due to less control over power, collec...

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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 pres...

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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, na...

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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 pro...

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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 s...

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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 resear...

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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 traditi...

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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. Accessibili...

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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 tr...

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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 ...

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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 mor...

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Extractive industries have triggered rapid urban development. Some of those cities were designed with a proper master plan, while others grew organically following externalities of the industries. In the case of mining-based cities, some cities are struggling to keep up with the economic stagnation ...

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Achieved the healthy lifestyle standards in urban development is important to the health of the population, as a healthy city helps to improve the health performance for residents to creating active city, safe, clean and livable environment, high degree of control and participation, provide physical...

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COVID-19 alerts urban planners and cities more broadly to invest in the planning of healthy cities, healthy environments for healthy people. The pandemic and response with lockdowns in almost every country shows that if cities cannot rely on a strong global and local health system, they will have ex...

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It has been taken as one of the top priorities to promote the development of the surrounding areas of stations through the construction of high-speed railway hubs in China, in order to form a high-quality urban network with high-speed railway hub and line connectivity. Shenzhen, the core city of Gua...

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This paper explores the particular condition of informal and unequal urbanism in Tunis, which can be spontaneous and uncontrolled in the outskirts or proximity of the capital. Although of similar population, cities in Global North, such as Copenhagen, often reflects a formality and showcases a parag...

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The paper aims at identifying how to upgrade ecotourism value chain and bring local economic development. This paper discuss the value chain of community-based tourism in the rural areas in Indonesia. Two tourist villages in Semarang District of Central Java Province, Lerep and Tegalwaton Village, w...

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The implementation of energy policies with a view to reduce CO2 emissions poses specific challenges, especially to public authorities, who should define specific objectives, and evaluate the adequacy and impact of energy actions proposed. Nevertheless, an appropriate analysis is highly time-consumin...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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 ro...

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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. T...

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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...

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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 conti...

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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...

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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 drough...

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Qatar used the unprecedented oil revenues to reshape its cities and particularly the capital city; Doha. Such rapid urbanization has led to unprecedented changes in the country’s urbanity, city image, sense of place, and housing neighborhoods. The changes were not only manifested in the physical f...

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1st PROPOSAL Format: world cafe or soapbox on the themes: 1. 15 minutes city – ways of rethinking megapolis (+suburbs) into a set of 15- cities 2. Substitution of Public transit infrastructure by bikes and SMT(slow-moving transport); Others may follow after seeing the abstracts submitted to Track ...

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Cities are the challenge of the 21st century, evolving and increasing rapidly the range of urgencies and emergencies. Most of the population in the world allocates in urban environments overlapping crisis such as covid19 worldwide outbreak. These extraordinary emergencies give us awareness about vul...

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Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and neighbourhood liveability is dependent on an improved transportation sector. Urban Transport is conceptualized as either mobility or accessibility; thus, it remains an integral part of the improvement of urban livelihood, and act as a bicycle sp...

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Howrah, unlike Kolkata, has seen industrialisation for the past 200 years ever since the British rule. With time, though many of these industries faced closure, the land occupied by the industries continued to act as an inhibiting factor for the city's urbanization plan. The infrastructure built by ...

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Urbanization is the most transformative trend of 21st century being witnessed by mankind. The United Nations 2018 report envisages Delhi to be world’s most populous city by 2028 with 37.2 million people. As per McKinsey, it is expected that India will add more than 20 billion square metres of resi...

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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, mac...

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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 restr...

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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...

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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 w...

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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 Te...

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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...

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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 pla...

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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 w...

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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...

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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 pract...

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