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    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018

    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

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

    For a long time Social life in Bahrain was unique and positive Public Participation and social cooperative with no reference of segregation or discrimination for a long time Regularly residences were gathering together to discuss the daily life solving problems discussing their economic and social issues with a spirit of respecting human rights and civilization In Bahrain there were many elements which were positively in city quality of life The research problem is that unfortunately most of the old part of Manama city Capital of Bahrain area suffer from losing the identity by modernization

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

    For decades numerous countries have been witnessing the Street Children phenomenon where millions of children worldwide are subjected to risks Despite the crucial role of intermediate nonresidential interventions using dropin centers in protecting and rehabilitating street children there is a paucity of research addressing the quality of design of these centers and how architecture might influence their operational process Those observations invite investigating dropin centers used in practice from a design perspective and question adapting architectural applications for humanitarian emerg

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

    During the different period of architectural design designers attempt to achieve a high level of life quality for all users Architecture and urban planner want to provide a style of design which not only achieves different function for different users with respect to their ethnicity ability age sex capability position and lifestyle but also improve the friendly environment throughout responsive legislation based on longterm planning Although the styles are considered some indicators it is ignored the other important characteristics Therefore the existing styles never achieve the standard le

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

    It is necessary for urban regeneration projects to be carried out successfully in coordination with other actors During the process of realising regeneration many actors and strategicallygiven decision play a crucial role The ways how actorsfactors are involved in the process the relationships founded among them and investigating the methods followed during the process constitute the content of this study The purpose of this study is to develop an approach with regard to the coordination established between actorsfactors that participated during the regeneration process This study covers th

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

    The Chinese have lived in singleextendedfamily courtyard houses in many parts of China for thousands of years The earliest courtyard house found in China was during the Middle Neolithic period 50003000 BCE The courtyard form signifies Chinese quest for harmony with nature and in social relationships However the 20th century was a significant turning point in the evolution of Chinese courtyard houses this paper provides an overview of this transition It starts by briefly introducing traditional Chinese courtyard houses and their decline since 1949 it then examines the emergence of new courty

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    Algeria

    The new ksar of Tafilelt situated in Ghardaia in southern Algeria has attracted a lot of interest in scientific work being a neotraditional urban model that reproduces the principles of composition and spatial organization of the ksour in the pentapolis of Ghardaia This ksar embodies the adaptation between tradition and modernity it refers to the local setting of the ksourien space production contributes to the valorization of these ancient centres that date back to the XIth centuryIn parallel to the work of thesis undertaken on the neotraditional models of reference in Algeria for the n

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    Nigeria

    Contemporary architecture has its roots from the vernacular Every cultural group in the world has its own form of vernacular though the approach may vary from place to place and from people to people Vernacular architecture has many values which are relevant to contemporary architecture today This paper looks at vernacular architecture in Nigeria as practised by two ethnic groups who have varying climatic religious and sociocultural practices The approaches to architecture by these two groups ie the Hausas and Igbos are looked at with the intention of finding positive values in the vernacul

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    Global

    This review offers a perspective on the role landscape and gardening play in urban settings from a sociocultural and ecological dimension The practice of cultivating in gardens parks and vacant lots creates community spaces and are increasingly becoming important to peoples experience of social and cultural wellbeing In recent times this has become a major focus of research in ecology agriculture urban design landscape architecture human geography and sociology Community gardening is one of the avenues toward revitalizing urban environments and it provides a way of addressing multifaceted u

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    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    New Zealand

    Preventing sprawl and concentrating future urban growth at transit centres typifies many urban planning strategies in a number of Australian New Zealand and North America cities Newer iterations of these strategies also argue that compact development delivers public benefits by enhancing urban liveability through good urban design outcomes Where neoliberal economic conditions prevail achieving these aims is largely dependent on marketdriven development actions requiring the appropriate urban planning responses to ensure these outcomes However there are growing concerns that urban planning a

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