I Brevetti delle Nazioni Unite sono stati sviluppati allo scopo di sensibilizzare, educare e soprattutto motivare i giovani a modificare i loro comportamenti e a diventare protagonisti attivi del cambiamento nella propria comunità. I Brevetti possono essere usati per lezioni scolastiche, attività di gruppi giovanili e sono promossi da WAGGGS e WOSM. Comprendono diversi tipi di attività e idee che possono essere utilizzate facilmente da insegnanti e capigruppo.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2018India, Niger, Paraguay, Italy
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationMay, 2014Chile, Central America, South America
Open space (OS) is a key element in the provision of ecosystem services (ES) in urban environments. Under a land cover-land use perspective, cities are incorporating into the expansion process to different types of surfaces: sealed, paved surfaces and OS. The first corresponds to a land cover change while the second, which includes bare soil, grass, forest or any other type of non-sealed surface, corresponds to a land use change, without physical transformations. As a land use change OS is able to keep fundamental pre-existing ecological properties.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationDecember, 2014Brazil, Italy
This article presents examples of new forms of sociability in the city and in the urban public spaces by the use of digital social networks. The article provides an introduction to the use of the Internet as a space that fosters the development of a new sociability based on a massive collaborative culture.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationDecember, 2014Europe, Northern America
During the period immediately after World War II, planning in North America and Europe followed highly centralized, top-down, command-and-control approaches that were based on the rational-comprehensive model of planning, which implies an all-knowing, all-powerful government. Part and parcel of this approach was the government’s control of development land and its value.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationDecember, 2015United States of America
The set of models available to predict land use change in urban regions has become increasingly complex in recent years. Despite their complexity, the predictive power of these models remains relatively weak. This paper presents an example of an alternative modeling framework based on the concept of a Markov chain. The model assumes that land use at any given time, which is viewed as a discrete state, can be considered a function of only its previous state.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJuly, 2014Northern America
The objective of this paper is to explore residential location preferences and how they are related to travel behavior. The literature focuses on the preferences in relation to physical and demographic aspects, such as land uses, facilities, transportation facilities, transportation services, car ownership, income, household size and travel accessibility. However, this study suggests social and cultural issue such as racial diversity which is literally to be a significance context. The case study reported here is based on Iskandar Malaysia’s development region.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJune, 2017United States of America, Italy
Il paper si focalizza sullo studio delle possibilità di intervento sugli spazi pubblici e privati all’interno del tessuto urbano, considerati come un tutt’uno interconnesso, impiegando la leva di finanziamenti volti all’efficientamento energetico.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationDecember, 2016United States of America, Italy, Global
The aim of this work is to provide a simple overview on crowdfunding with a focus on its potential application to the real estate market.
The Global Financial Crisis of 2008 paralyzed the global economy, creating a strong diminishing trust in financial services and in the banking system in general. One of the most revolutionary systems to get funded in the market has been crowdfunding, a way of financing coming directly from the crowd through the Internet.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Rwanda, Bangladesh, Canada
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2014Kenya, Belize, Nicaragua, Samoa, India, Australia, Canada, Argentina, Venezuela, Costa Rica
I Brevetti delle Nazioni Unite sono stati sviluppati allo scopo di sensibilizzare, educare e soprattutto motivare i giovani a modificare i loro comportamenti e a divenire protagonisti attivi del cambiamento nella propria comunità locale. I Brevetti si prestano a un utilizzo nelle lezioni scolastiche, nei gruppi giovanili e sono promossi da WAGGGS e WOSM. Propongono diversi tipi di attività e idee facilmente adattabili da insegnanti e capigruppo.
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