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  • Recovering Utopian Coleman Analysis

    My response to Recovering Utopia by Nathanial Coleman from the Journal of Architectural Education. This article is an intellectual article that works towards defining utopia in regard to architecture and city planning. It includes explanations that make up the dangers and realistic ideals that come along with trying to create utopia in architecture or a utopian city. Coleman describes what makes up utopia in architecture which include as he describes four elements: “social and political content;…

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  • Ray Oldensberg Third Place Analysis

    Oldenburg, American urban sociologist, places can be divided on three categories. The first one is the home, the second one is the workplace, and the third is a place which exists on neutral ground and aims towards social equality (Oldenburg, p. 163). In the middle of the city of Jönköping between Södra Strandgatan and Smedjegatan, lies the inner garden of Borgmästargränd 5, a third place. The aim of this essay is to describe and analyze the inner garden based on the American urban sociologist…

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  • Early 20th Century American Progressives

    Though American progressives of the early 20th century were dedicated to issues regarding networked technologies, those efforts were actually based on an interest in cities and urban development. As increasing amounts of the population moved from the countryside into urban areas, cities represented economic, social, and cultural opportunities. They also exposed stark realities that would need to be addressed in order for people to live and work there without hazardous threats. As the…

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  • Jacobs Urban Community

    many communities in the United States were razed down and built back up by urban planners, who claimed they were transforming the spaces for the better. The planners often neglected to consider the needs and priorities of the people who had and were expected to live in their projects, and thus they ended up destroying rather than improving community life. Activist and urban studies writer Jane Jacobs explored instances of urban renewal in neighborhoods across America during the 1950-60s, and…

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  • Cities In Transition Analysis

    2.2.1 Introducing the transition theory The chapter focused on the concept of Transition with special emphasis on Amsterdam and how Pakhuis de Zwijger contributes to that, aims to provide a theoretical and experiential analysis. I will elaborate on a series of theories, practices, quotes and case studies that will further explain and tap into the essence of ‘Cities in Transition’ and especially why Amsterdam is considered as such. Next to that, by referring to Amsterdam in Transition it is…

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  • Social Landscape Case Study Essay

    Urban Social Landscape Transition Study with Social Dimension and Social Dissimilarity Perspective: Case Study of Wuhan, China Abstract: The main objective is to diagnose the spatio-temporal features of urban social landscape transitions. To achieve the objective, the research are broken down into three questions. (1) What are the principal urban social dimensions and the transitions? (2) How social dissimilarity presents the spatial features of the social dimensions? (3) What could the social…

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  • The Importance Of Strategic Spatial Planning

    Strategic spatial planning sees the environment as a whole and hold a “collective” view to discover issues and resources. It does not deal with only plans, so plans are only some tools to trigger change. Factors such as changes in economic systems, technological developments, increasing intensity of information, people’s relocation, decreasing the importance of physical boundaries, effects of global economy, transition from representative democracy to pluralistic and participatory democracy have…

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  • Panama Canal Analysis

    was to expound his policy stances and why he took that stance to his constituents who had written or emailed him. I believe these communication skills will directly translate to the classroom while earning my Masters of Public Administration and Urban Planning because all of my research must be pellucid, based on sound reasoning, and promote advancement in…

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  • Interracial Practice: Rituals Of Resistance

    Aims and objectives of studio Method of studio Role in studio This report will discover how the studio Rituals of Resistance led by Tom Rivard investigates processes of city-making and urban design in the contrary to rising tides of neoliberal regulation and environmental transformation, searching for genuine urban resilience. I. Aims and objectives This studio will confront the underpinned stories of city-making: the myth of economic progress, the myth of cultural centrality and the myth of…

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  • Increasing Urban Quality Of Life In Australia

    Urban quality of life is the measure of satisfaction that people derive from living in a city and ranges across a variety of categories including geography, health, social sciences and more. However, quality of life is not based on one set ideal, but depends on the individual preference of the people, and typically incorporates the sense of security, prosperity, health, comfort, financial stability and other personal aspirations. (Urban Quality of Life) It has been assumed that quality of life…

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