Urban planning

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  • Utopian Urban Planning

    Excessive Planning in the Urban Future: Obstacles to Urban Utopia The utopian-style planning of the urban future has embraced principle, and abandoned practicality. In order to form utopian cities, the planners of urban areas like Brasília and Delhi proposed detailed urban plans that have mostly ignored market factors in favor of heightened urban regulations. In the case of Brasília, these regulations, designed to further the city’s utopian conception, have actually had the opposite effect. Brasília’s regulations have drawn population centers away from the center city toward outlying areas. (Bertaud 8). Furthermore, in Delhi, planners have saddled migrants with a strict bureaucratic process for immigration to the city. As such, migrants have…

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  • Urban Planning In America Essay

    Urban Planning in America Anderson Drive. Digital Image. DBlayney. DBlayney. Web. 5 Dec 2016. There has been many significant events throughout the history of urban planning, these events have shaped the way that urban planning happens now. Urban planning, also known as city planning, is the process of planning for designs and regulations of land usage, with the focus on physical aspects, economical factors including advantages and potential disadvantages, and the impact on urban…

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  • Ideactional Spaces In Urban Planning

    The urban culture of a city highly depends upon social interactions and useful spaces that encourage these interactions. Idealising a futuristic city is not out of the ordinary based off urban planning research done throughout the years. Planners are trying to invest time and resources into creating functional spaces for citizens, to minimize evident division and segregation within the city and create a fluid organic functional space that proves to be useful in many situations. Jane Jacobs, an…

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  • Importance Of Urban Planning Essay

    that planning is to bring the future into the present so that you can do something about it now. The discipline of planning and architecture is a very important discipline given the context of our present capital of J&K State, Srinagar. The city is rapidly urbanizing, people are leaving their villages and migrating to cities in large numbers. When they migrate to cities, one of the common problems they face is of housing. Urban housing, especially for the urban poor will become a major…

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  • Assignment: A Career In Urban Planning Career

    In this assignment, I interviewed Craig Rost, who’s been working in a planning field for 28 years and currently holds the position of executive director of Champaign Economic Development Corporation. He has a bachelor degree in Landscape Architecture and master degree in Urban Planning concentrating on economic development from the UIUC. The reason I chose him as practitioner to interview is that he has inspired me to learn more about economic development and process of creating and building…

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  • The Importance Of Urban Planning

    Planning is a process, and humans have been planning for as long as they have been living in communities. This process has been refined and altered over multiple centuries and even today the planning process is evolving. However planning has mostly only occurred when big technological advancements and opportunities came about, the biggest advancements or rather the rapid changes and the time period when planners were most needed occurred when people changed their thinking. Known as the paradigm…

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  • Importance Of Urban Planning

    I have always been interested in people and what they do and think, and choosing social science just felt right to me. However, I have have seen very few undergraduate urban planning programs, and I like that the University of Maryland, University College fits in with my working-adult lifestyle, even though they do not offer a specific major for urban planning. The Princeton Review explains how "Urban Planning majors study the socio-economic factors and conditions behind housing projects in the…

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  • Aldo Rossi's The Architecture Of The City

    his major work of architectural and urban theory. In the introduction, Rossi points out that the embodiment of artistic intentions and the creation of a better living environment are two eternal features of the building. The building gives the community a particular image and is closely related to society and nature. It is different from arts and sciences. The city evolves from the settlements. It develops over time, and the primary theme is continually modified. Rossi criticises the…

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  • Transit-Oriented Development

    retail, grocery, restaurant and office spaces. High density high rise buildings are placed .4 km, lower density town houses and single family homes are placed .8 km from transit stations. Residential and commercial buildings are placed in separate zoning restrictions are placed within .4 km away from stations (Nahlik & Chester, 2014) . TOD is a planning model that is becoming more predominant in many cities. Despite this, there are few studies done to determine the impact of social equity based…

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  • Analysis Of Paul Boyer, Urban Masses And Moral Order In America

    Paul Boyer, Urban Masses and Moral Order in America, 1820-1910, (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press), “Part.4 ‘The Progressive and the City’, pp.189-292.” Zwia Lipkin, Useless to the State: Social Problems and Social Enginerring in Nanjing, 1927-1937 (Harvard University Asia Centre, 2006). Useless to the State written by Zwia Lipkin’s investigates the history and urban development of Nanjing between 1927-1937 and recounts in detail how the Nationalist aimed to boost the image of the…

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