Urban planning

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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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  • The Importance Of Cityness

    Cityness consists of all the visible and invisible factors which make a city characteristic for what it is. Cityness is also defined by the level of connectedness, the actors which create a meaning for an environment using deep societal constructs, and urban factors, such as livability. The high levels of urbanization are a leading threat towards livability by creating poor social and environmental conditions. This section will explain the aspects of cityness that are of interest to the authors.…

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  • Peter Calthorpe Urbanism

    a visionary for urban planning, but has brought his visions to life. With ideals similar to John Nolen and his bringing of Garden Cities to America, urban sprawl smart growth have been the plight of Peter Calthorpe’s urban planning focus. Under the umbrella of new urbanism, Calthorpe incorporates the ideas of transit oriented communities and environmentally sustainable communities. His publications and city plans do not fail to emulate his four key principles in regards to planning; diversity,…

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  • Zwia Lipkin Nanjing Summary

    Zwia Lipkin’s book investigates the history and urban development of Nanjing through demonstrating how the Nationalist government managed various social problems in the city and the continuous effort to create the desired model of a “modern” national capital between 1927-1937. Lipkin recounts in detail how the Nationalist aimed to boost the image of the new capital by eliminating various social problems including refugees, shantytowns, rickshaw pullers, prostitutes and beggars in the city in…

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  • Toronto Case Study

    large influx of immigrants to Canada yearly, and Toronto being the most culturally diverse city in the country, it’s no surprise that Ontario received 43% or 501,000 immigrants between 2006 and 2011 [1], with most of them settling near the largest urban centres. Since Toronto is the financial, medical, and cultural hub of Canada, immigrants provide it with a much-needed workforce to continuously grow and expand the city. The highest population growth is in the outer suburbs, with cities like…

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  • New Horizons Film Analysis

    strong and bold vision of the utopian future of 1960 is laid out from this 1939 film from the General Motors World’s Fair in New York called Futurama. It is a time of “modern and efficient city planning and breath taking architecture” and “new opportunities for employment and better ways of living.” Urban life is dramatically changing during this time period of before World War II, with new technology and this film shows the changes created by Norman Bel Geddes through a model display of the…

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  • Analysis: The Great Temple Of Aten

    commoner. This was the urban plan, or the central idea of the design of the city. Since this was a capital city in the Egyptian empire, the nobles cannot be living at the same level or area as the people they rule over. That would be a disgrace! The city designers too this ideal and made all their designs for the city around that image. When any large metropolitan area is created, the organization of necessary buildings and spaces are always taken into consideration. This urban plan has many…

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  • How Hell Moved From The City To The Suburbs Analysis

    titled, “How Hell Moved from the City to the Suburbs”, she gently and respectively rejects the perception of suburbia that most of American’s hold in their minds today. Inside this book, “The New Suburban History”, Nicolaides explains why the great urban scholars and writers of the 1950’s and 1960’s painted the wrong picture of the “hell” suburbia was and is seen today. Her opinion may be difficult to undercover in the beginning of her piece due to her mostly positive regard to Louis Wirth,…

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  • Ken Yeang's Theory Of Eco Architecture

    the principle idea of paolo soleri, his works are based on combination of ecology and architecture. His ideas were based on planning cities with integration of nature and built environment in which human interacts in sustainable way. His idea of arcology integrated aesthetics, value, compassion . The arcology principle mades its way to understand the growth of cities, urban sprawl which leads to expansion of city and rather reformate he reformulated from the base of the problem and develop…

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  • Architectural Design Relationship And Principles Of Interor Design And Urban Space Design Case Study

    understanding the architectural design relationship and principles of interor design and urban square design. The scope is going to analyze the design principle relationship similaritites and differences between urban square design and interior space design. Urban squares are the examples of urban design principle in architectural area. Urban square design is result of the urban space design.The thesis is going to focus on urban square design as a special heading.As it is known, squares in all…

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