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    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2024
    Global

    A agricultura sustentável é vital no mundo de hoje, pois oferece o potencial para satisfazer as nossas necessidades agrícolas, algo que a agricultura convencional não consegue fazer. Este tipo de agricultura utiliza uma técnica agrícola especial em que os recursos ambientais podem ser plenamente utilizados e, ao mesmo tempo, garante que nenhum dano lhe seja causado. Assim, a técnica é amiga do ambiente e garante produtos agrícolas seguros e saudáveis.

  2. Library Resource
    Etnografica
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2022
    Africa, Mozambique

    O presente artigo parte da experiência de delimitação de terras comunitárias, em Cóbuè, província do Niassa, para analisar a interface entre as lideranças tradicionais e os sistemas costumeiros de terras, em Moçambique, enquadrando os debates sobre terra e território, posse e propriedade da terra, bem como os encontros com a história territorial, os impactos das transformações, da legislação e da demanda por terras.

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

    The main objective of this paper is to assess the energy efficiency of residential buildings in Tunis To this end three complementary studies were carried out at different levels Initially a diagnosis of the buildings adaptability to climate change at urban and architectural scales was established The methodology adopted was based on indicators obtained following a crossreference of environmental assessment tools This made it possible to highlight the lacunary factors related to thermal comfort According to this finding the second research was set up to focus on outdoor thermal comfort The

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

    Rehabilitation projects are interventions that can lead to the transformation of the sociospatial structure of obsolescent neighborhoods The main intention of such projects is the creation andor improvement of social interactions after physical and functional interventions Urban Renewal Organization of Tehran UROT is tasked with identification of target obsolescent neighborhoods preparation of neighborhood development plans and implementation of rehabilitation projects to improve the quality of space and stimulate social interactions In this paper three urban spaces in different scales micr

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

    Urban street vending is an integral part of everyday public life and can contribute to vibrant and lively streets Yet few cities formally integrate this activity into public space design This is because street vending is a highly contested although transformative phenomenon that has complex interrelationships with other urban entities This paper systematically and quantitatively assesses the breadth and depth of academic literature that studied such a relationship more specifically the influence of street vending on pedestrians experiences and behaviours and thereby identifies gaps in the e

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2017
    Turkey

    This article aims at following the traces of the transformation of public sphere in Turkey through its manifestations on urban public spaces with the case study of Taksim Square In this attempt the article illustrates how Taksim square as a public space has been shaped by struggles between different ideologies discourses political decisions and daily activities taking place at personal interpersonal local national supranational and global scales Through this way this article also aims at understanding how these contestations at different scales are affecting people individually and collecti

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2017
    France

    Historical cities due to its magnificent building in its context have a tremendous influence on the formation of city identity which is created through the interaction of natural social and built elements Unfortunately modernization after the industrial revolution couldnt adapt itself to the vernacular area owing to the fact that cities began to lose their identity and sense of belonging to the environment The new technology of construction lets the cities to expand itself outside but in this transformation some factors which have an influence on the identity of the city have been forgotten

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2017
    Global

    In this article the study assessed the domestication process of humankind within the frame of urbanization and power accumulation Within this framework by giving various examples from chicken farms The study expresses the authors opinions on the analogy of the liberated human beings in cities and the freerange chickens in farms It has also been tried to explain how a city acts as a human farm Cities are governed by the ones holding power similar to the farms are ruled by farmers and humans during their history of civilization have lost their right of deciding on their lives and fates agains

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2024
    Global

    This study examines the dynamics of Urban Land Use Succession ULUS in Upper Hill Nairobi highlighting the impact of neoliberal policies and private sectorled urban redevelopment It investigates how land tenure public infrastructure and planning controls shape urban landscapes leading to patchwork land use patterns and environmental misalignments The case of Upper Hill transitioning from a serene residential area to a bustling commercial hub is explored to understand the determinants of ULUS and propose strategies for streamlined urban development Employing Neoliberal Theory and hypothesis t

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2020
    Kenya

    This study investigates the extent to which planning standards that regulate the setbacks around domestic buildings are complied with by developers in Kenya a case study of Kisii Town Using proportional random sampling targeting seven neighbourhoods a sample of 364 was drawn from the target population of 7430 developments While checklists were used to collect data on the extent of compliance with the planning standards data were analyzed using means mode standard deviation and a onesample ttest Results established that most developments disregarded the planning standards on setbacks Hypothe

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