Urban planning

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  • Importance Of Transportation In Urban Areas

    Public Transportation Systems for Urban Areas Objective: Introduction: 1. Urban Public Transportation Systems: Cities and metropolitan areas are centers of diverse activities, which require efficient and convenient transportation of persons and gods. It is often said that transportation is the lifeblood of cities. High density of activities makes it possible and necessary that high capacity modes, such as bus, light rail and metro, be used because they are more economical, more energy efficient…

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  • Lewis Munford's The Natural History Of Urbanization

    Edition) defines urbanization as the study of the social, political and economic relationship in cities. One of those urbanization sociologists to have put in a lot of effort to study urbanization was a Professor of city planning called Lewis Munford. He was also an “architectural critic, urban planner, and historian who analyzed the effects of technology and urbanization on human societies throughout history” (Encyclopedia Britanica). His profile can justify the sociological, historical and…

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  • New Urbanism: Serenbe

    suffer from a lack of exposure to nature, Serenbe is a successful experiment of what a healthy and social community should be. With urban and rural…

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  • Gangxia Village Case Study

    Gangxia village is an urban village situated in the central part of Futian CBD, Shenzhen. The urban village comprises two parts, as shown in Figure 4.2, Heyuan and Louyuan, the case study here only covers Heyuan block, which takes up a population of approximately 68,000 (only 900 are indigenous villagers, the other 67,000 are migrant tenants) and an area of approximately 151,600 m2 (Futian Government Online, 2007). Regarding the large size of redevelopment and the complex interests among various…

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  • The Effects Of Gentrification On Urban Development

    the growing impact of gentrification has made the urban development very susceptible. At this point, it is very important to mention the fact that the process of gentrification emerges under the impact of multiple factors, including but not limited to economic & social factors and globalization in general, which encourage consistent modifications in urban development. Socioeconomic and demographic changes are also a consequence of urban planning which is provoked by gentrification. On the other…

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  • Importance Of Open Space In Urban Areas

    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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  • Advantages Of Transit Oriented Development

    (TOD) is an urban development approach that focus on the effective use of the transit system, that is the public transport system. TOD maximizes the efficiency of the transit systems by developing in high-density, and in a way that integrates different land use into a single location. TOD makes use of high-capacity, highly efficient mass transit systems such as heavy railway, streetcars and buses to achieve an efficient and sustainable urban development. Hong Kong, with a high urban density, is…

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  • The Rural Cemetery Movement

    The Rural Cemetery Movement With rapidly growing urban populations in the mid-1800’s, it was important to develop healthy, green, spaces for city dwellers. The Rural Cemetery Movement encouraged American cities to use cemetery space as multi-functional space for leisure, recreation, environmental preservation, and for healthy burial practices (Lundgren). "In a country sorely lacking in public green spaces, these cemeteries provided these graceful, elegant places…They were all around…

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  • Dhaka City Essay

    Urban sociology studies the life and human interactions in the city. The social life in the twenty first century consists of both the traditional and familiar trends as well as the new developing trends (Sassen, 2006). Hence, living in the cities is always exciting as well as complicated. Dhaka is a city which has a history of more than 400 years. In 1610, Dhaka was named as Jahangirnagar by subedar Islam Khan Chishti. Many of the famous infrastructures were built during the British and Mughal…

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  • Case Study Perfect Location In The Heart Of Lulzern City

    habitations are situated in the heart of the wonderful city of Luzern, inside of strolling separation from each other and from the downtown area itself. Living and concentrating on in the heart of this interesting city empower understudies to appreciate the urban qualities and in addition the appeal and selectiveness of Luzern. HomeAboutWhy BHMS? Why BHMS? Perfect Location in the Heart of Luzern City The BHMS grounds structures and understudy living arrangements are situated in the heart…

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