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  1. Library Resource
    Importer-Journal-Contemporary-Urban-Affairs
    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

  2. Library Resource
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    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

  3. Library Resource
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    January, 2022
    Nigeria

    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

  4. Library Resource
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    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

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

    One of the contemporary citys ambition nowadays is to be more comfortable flexible and coeval Although numerous urban design attempts have appeared to enhance the users gratification there are urgent demands to upgrade the classical public space to be more agreeable with the necessities of everyday life Most of the urban areas after industry era are zoning based meanwhile have been less adaptable to daily life conditions economically environmentally and psychologically alike The zoning based space has a single activity such as public or private workspace or leisure space etc while the urgen

  6. Library Resource
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    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

  7. Library Resource
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    January, 2023
    Zimbabwe

    There is a noticeable dearth of empirical studies on the mediating role of travel behaviour on the influence of residential density on traffic congestion in developing countries particularly in Zimbabwe To address this gap this study examined the effect of residential density on traffic congestion and delved into the potential mediating role of travel behaviour in this relationship This study used data from a sample of 384 households in the Harare metropolitan province of Zimbabwe Structural equation modelling was used to test the research hypotheses The findings indicate that residential d

  8. Library Resource
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    January, 2018
    Global

    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

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    January, 2023
    Nigeria

    This study investigates the relationship between street trading and urban planning in Enugu City Nigeria within the expanding informal economy of the global South It particularly focuses on the perspectives of urban planners regarding the impacts and management of street trading The research employed a mixedmethod approach including personal observation questionnaires and indepth interviews analyzed through basic statistical methods Findings reveal that urban planners recognize the socioeconomic importance and cultural relevance of street trading despite its negative spatial externalities C

  10. Library Resource
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    January, 2022
    Egypt

    A revolutionary book by De Soto to formalize land tenure by changing dead capital to life capital has become the trademark in Egypt of issuing a temporary reconciliation law of 2019 and its amendment to approve a legal certificate to the violators against a certain fee The question is does this law legalize informal housing Is it enough to introduce a legal certificate to secure land tenure for the violators How would this law apply on the ground Depending on the deductive methodology this paper traces sociotechnical transitions concerning legalizing the status quo of buildingland tenure se

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