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    Urban Village Case Study

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    Environment in Urban Villages. Case Study - Urban Villages, Delhi Dr. Ruchita Gupta Assistant Professor, SPA Delhi Abstract Under the influence of rapid urbanization and economic development, many Indian cities have doubled or tippled in terms of population and land use. As a result, many villages, abaadi area and settlement are situated in periphery of City and Town are engulfed, and named as Urban Villages and Urban Villages Ext. Similarly, Lal Dora area within the city is also comes under…

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    Gendered Response to Urban Poverty and Inequality A Case Study of SDI 1. Introduction Urbanisation has accelerated in the global scale, especially in the Global South, with the urban population growing rapidly due to both natural growth and rural-urban migration. The living condition and lifestyles of people are changing along with different situations in transport, housing, employment and infrastructures. However, in the process of urbanisation, people of different genders, religions and…

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    Le Corbusier Analysis

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    Le Corbusier: Unité d'habitation, Marseilles As the number of people living in cities increased, the number of apartments had to increase as well. During the 1920s, the avant-garde ideal type of housing was the high-rise building. In France after World War II, the need for housing was especially urgent, and in the postwar period the housing complex type was accepted by the government and public, and the introduction of large-scale multi-family buildings started with Le Corbusier's Unité…

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    Urban versus Small Towns Due to the rapid growth of urbanization, a massive gap has been created between urban environments and small towns. These communities have distinct features which measure their own kind of uniqueness, their own set of attributes, how they shape human relations and cultures, as well as the amount of freedom people living in the communities have. Urban environments and small towns differentiate from one another in three main aspects which are in their numbers, density,…

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    Globally there are so many communicable diseases. Some of these diseases are easily transmitted to people through the movement of urbanization. Urbanization is the movement of people from an area with little development, like villages to small or big cities with good development. This movement of people could lead to several communicable diseases especially in areas of large population. In this assignment, I am discussing the impacts of urbanization on communicable diseases. Urbanization can…

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    have our own views of them. But as civilians, we only see the what is attractive to us such as, building, parks, and the attractions of the city, but we never think deeply enough to see the reality. Richard Florida, the author of the book The New Urban Crisis, is a researcher and expert in cities. He identifies inequality, segregation, and high costs of living as challenges confronting today’s cities. Florida applies the sociological imagination to break down these factors. His purpose is to…

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    Richard Yates’ Revolutionary Road was first published in 1961. This cult classic centers around a couple, Frank and April Wheeler, who lives in a suburban area. These two characters believe they are better than those surrounding them who apply to the norms of suburbia such as conformity, unity, and exclusivity. In a society such as this one, finding and maintaining an original identity is deceiving. The novel begins with a theatrical letdown, and it appears that every event thereafter ends in…

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    housing. Urban housing, especially for the urban poor will become a major challenge in the future. If we do not plan for the future challenges right now, we will be faced with the ticking time bomb. We will have an overflowing population without access to the basic public services that they need. In…

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    and/or water body & its importance in Urban areas. An urban area is characterized by high human population density and vast human-built features. Thus rises the need of relief spaces in the dense urban matrix. They can be any kind of open spaces or water body, green belts-manmade or natural. Urban Morphology of cities show the gradual decrease and decease of open spaces with the process of urbanization. Open spaces are mandatory for the sustenance of an urban area. They provide recreational and…

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    William H. Whyte Sociology

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    William H. Whyte is best known for The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces a textbook study of behaviour in public space. Set mainly in 1970s Midtown Manhattan, the book and associated documentary concentrated on how people interacted with the physical design of modernist public space. His focus was on “exchange, the most vital measure of the city’s intensity”. Lesser known is Whyte’s commitment to theoretical framing for understanding this intensity and how his research into the behaviour of…

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