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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2023
    France

    North African cities have been undergoing major transformation over the past two decades following protracted instability civic uprising and conflicts changing their perception from havens to territories of displacements with social psychological and physical problems Historic public spaces in those cities in particular form a critical part of urban environments as they have the identity livelihoods and crosscommunity engagement in a healthy and fulfilling urban fabric and culture Whilst there have been several studies on the characteristics of open spaces in urban environments there is ver

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    Global

    Housing is one of the fundamental needs for human to respond their primary needs such as food rest cleaning and having family in other words everything that related to the needs of body and soul of a human Nowadays by increasing the population in the world the suitable shelter becomes a real problem In the point of economic also the prices of the houses increase too much so it is not affordable for lowincome people to have shelter easily After the revolution in Iran country there is huge immigration from the rural part to metropolitan areas Most of these peoples belong to a lowincome family

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    China

    Warcity relationships had long been studied by scholars regarding wars sudden impact on cities Studies typically focused on one specific events impact on urban military politics economy or society This approach however treated wars impact on cities as only temporary hindered opportunities to reveal multiple political regimes spatial competition through waroriented city planning and construction which is crucial for city development and their resultant urban form changes through time In response this study has examined city planning and construction activities during the short time gaps betw

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2021
    Global

    The present study argues that the urban form of affordable housing projects affects safety and security The study examines the level of safety and security in the Prince Fawaz project proposing recommendations that enhance it Theories and approaches concerned with the environmental crime are initially reviewed Then urban and architectural features as well as crime rates and patterns are documented Also trace and behaviour observations are carried out The observations monitored urban features and behaviours associated with crime or fear of crime Residents perception for security and fear of

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2023
    Global

    In light of the rapid global urbanization urban design has been shown to contribute largely to promoting the health and wellbeing of urban citizens However studies of urban design are underrepresented in low and middleincome countries in Asia where urban forms are traditionally compact and complex with multiple layers Hanoi a typical city in low and middleincome countries exhibits five unique urban typologies generated through official planning unregulated development and historical fluctuations This study examines the perceived urban design from a sample of 218 participants across five urb

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2022
    Global

    Smart heritage is still novel in heritage discourse with a few relevant review articles In this regard a specific interpretation of smart architectural heritage and a framework for instructing its development is lacking This article reviews the literature on smart heritage in sustainable development to fill the knowledge gap As a methodology for this study the integrative review approach and thematic analysis are adopted to review references located at the crossroads of historic smart and sustainable disciplines The review and interpretation draw on literature from relevant fields to unders

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2023
    Egypt

    Revitalization is an important process in action area planning especially in the heritage sites located within urban area contexts Varied techniques and tools of revitalization are applied at various spatial levels some are suitable for the urban scope and others suit the architectural building scope Urban DNA is a term used academically to reflect social economic and urban characteristics but has a different interpretation that depends on the spatial scale and context In action areas urban DNA refers to the essential visual social economic and physical characteristics that preserve the vit

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2022
    Global

    In todays highly regulated cities a conspicuous pattern of marginal open space has emerged between buildings and streets With rapid population growth different activities are also emerging in the open spaces particularly in the cities of developing countries This study explores the informal use of the marginal open spaces along residential streets in IleIfe Nigeria to identify the physical planning implications The data for this study were mainly collected through a questionnaire survey and open space measurements Findings established that the major activities in the open space were necessa

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2023
    Global

    Landsea interactions extending inland and towards the marine spaces are affected by major management and design transformations Globalization processes port expansion projects and extensive energy transition requests have recently led port institutions to demand more land engaging deeply with logistics platforms and radically restructuring forms of port governance In this competitive context the phenomenon of Port Clusterisation ie the administrative aggregation whereby two or more ports are merged to form port clusters is heavily impacting the institutional sphere However not only does thi

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2023
    Global

    Rapid urbanization is leading to a drastic hike in anthropogenic activities and urban surface alterations As a result there are many repercussions one of them being higher temperatures in urban areas when compared to rural areas This phenomenon is termed Urban Heat Island UHI The impacts of urban surface characteristics climate and population density on UHI have been extensively studied However the influence of UHI on the local climate remains elusive Relatively few studies demonstrate interrelation between UHI population density and unanticipated precipitation events Therefore it is import

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