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  1. Library Resource
    Resource aggregated from the Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2023
    Egypt, United States of America

    This article explores the connection between Smart Growth and the decolonization of urban growth management in Egypt examining the impact of former colonial influence on present urban policy and practices Drawing insights from the urbanization of Egyptian desert areas before and after the New Urban Communities Program NUCP it scrutinizes how historical influences adversely affect contemporary approaches inducing socioeconomic impacts The primary objective is to identify the root causes of misguided urban growth management practices arguing that monoinstitutional and sectoral development is

  2. Library Resource
    Resource aggregated from the Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2022
    Sri Lanka, Brazil

    Colombo Sri Lankas commercial capital is a forceful creation of European colonialists who occupied the island for over four centuries Its urban structure displays the social fragmentation sought by the rulers Colombo elaborates an extraordinary process of citymaking stratified with its Dutchorigin Britishreshaping and postcolonial adaptation Proclaiming such a contested past as an inheritance requires an inclusive heritage interpretation The recent renovation of monumental buildings for potential market values and demolishing minor architecture do not display such a heritage interpretation

  3. Library Resource
    Resource aggregated from the Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2022
    Nigeria, Portugal, United States of America

    Given the significance of green infrastructure in enhancing social economic and ecological sustainability of the built environment it is important to unearth how green infrastructure can influence proenvironmental behaviours among the urban population This research assessed the influence of green infrastructure on residents endorsement of the New Ecological Paradigm NEP in Lagos Metropolis Nigeria A total of 1560 residents recruited through the multistage sampling technique participated in the survey and the data gathered were subjected to descriptive and regression analyses The participant

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2022
    Sri Lanka, Brazil

    Colombo Sri Lankas commercial capital is a forceful creation of European colonialists who occupied the island for over four centuries Its urban structure displays the social fragmentation sought by the rulers Colombo elaborates an extraordinary process of citymaking stratified with its Dutchorigin Britishreshaping and postcolonial adaptation Proclaiming such a contested past as an inheritance requires an inclusive heritage interpretation The recent renovation of monumental buildings for potential market values and demolishing minor architecture do not display such a heritage interpretation

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    Egypt, United States of America, Norway

    The paper seeks to assess the impact of access to the land of Egypt on urban development in an attempt to identify policies and laws that can be categorized as a catalyst in urban conflict A systematicreview of Data on land tenure environment of Egypt land access land governance and tenure security the actors involved in these processes their roles the land tenure related challenges they face and measures that can be taken to address these challenges was collected at country level In the context of Egypt Access to land is deemed with obstacles confronting beneficiaries and legal procedures

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    United Kingdom, United States of America, Japan

    Population and land use outmigrations from urban to peripheral areas can result in nonfunctional unmaintained historic structures which deteriorate to the point where removal is cheaper than removal or demolition by neglect The increasing rate of neglected historic structures is a growing concern There is a need for research investigating connections between urban growth management and its effect on neglect This paper applies Newmans 2013 conceptual model of measuring neglect to Geographic Information Systems comparing rates of neglect in historic Doylestown Quakertown and Bristol boroughs

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    Egypt, United States of America, Norway

    The paper seeks to assess the impact of access to the land of Egypt on urban development in an attempt to identify policies and laws that can be categorized as a catalyst in urban conflict A systematicreview of Data on land tenure environment of Egypt land access land governance and tenure security the actors involved in these processes their roles the land tenure related challenges they face and measures that can be taken to address these challenges was collected at country level In the context of Egypt Access to land is deemed with obstacles confronting beneficiaries and legal procedures

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    Egypt, United States of America, Norway

    The paper seeks to assess the impact of access to the land of Egypt on urban development in an attempt to identify policies and laws that can be categorized as a catalyst in urban conflict A systematicreview of Data on land tenure environment of Egypt land access land governance and tenure security the actors involved in these processes their roles the land tenure related challenges they face and measures that can be taken to address these challenges was collected at country level In the context of Egypt Access to land is deemed with obstacles confronting beneficiaries and legal procedures

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    France, United States of America, Switzerland

    Currently there exists a disturbing urban problem exemplified by the excessive luxury apartments and glamorous office towers being built in cities around the world in the face of the increasing unaffordability of housing and lowcost work trade or craft space Seeking to address this complex problem this paper proposes a theoretical framework that uniquely addresses both the capitalist economic structure that drives the development process and the Marxistbased urban theory by which the socioeconomic outcomes are currently evaluated This framework takes as its metatheory the approach of Thomas

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    Lebanon, United States of America

    Cities are being built based on the concepts of comfortable easy and fast for the inhabitants However what is being constructed is promoting physical inactivity and people are finding that what was being considered as convenient for daily life is in fact harmful to their physical health This study points to the many components of a city that beats overweight issues and especially obesity The case study is the city of Beirut indepth interviews were conducted with a representative sample of Beirutis people whose families come from the Beirut city and who were born in this city and are still l

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