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Bracken, G. (author)
review 2019
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Bracken, G. (author)
Asian cities are undergoing massive transformation in the face of globalization. Urbanization is not only part and parcel of these transformations; it is often the most visible expression of them. Three recent books explore some of these urban transformations: Marie Gibert-Flutre and Heidi Imai examine Asian alleyways as an urban vernacular...
review 2022
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Ubareviciene, Ruta (author)
This paper analyses the development of city systems in the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania). These countries have experienced a shift from the relatively isolated realm of the Soviet Union to the European Union, one of the most liberal economies in the world. The aim of this paper is to analyse how the transition from a centrally...
journal article 2018
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Luo, Yun (author), Xiang, Pengcheng (author), Li, B. (author)
As a development form of the creative industry, the Artist Village is a high concern of the Chinese government, and it has achieved rapid developments in China in recent years. However, many Artist Villages come to an untimely end a short period after their birth and fail to realize sustainable development. In this study, an empirical analysis...
journal article 2023
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Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Hulse, Kath (author)
The literature on housing affordability has grown rapidly since Hulchanski [1995, p. 489. The concept of housing affordability: six contemporary uses of the housing expenditure-to-income ratio. Housing Studies, 10(4), 471–491] declared that housing researchers should avoid using the term since it is not a robust concept and measurement often...
journal article 2019
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Juan, Andrew (author), Gori, Avantika (author), Sebastian, Antonia (author)
In this study, we compare the ability of two riverine flood control approaches: channelization and stream preservation/setbacks, to alleviate the adverse impacts of rapid urbanization. To study the effects of structural intervention and urban development on the evolution of the floodplain, we have chosen two neighboring urban watersheds in...
journal article 2020
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Li, Haimei (author), Han, Li (author), Ao, Yibin (author), Wang, Yan (author), Wang, T. (author)
Since the reform and opening up of China, the rural built environment has changed dramatically. There is a need to understand how such changes have impacted rural children’s school travel mode choice to design the built environment and plan schools accordingly. This paper combines field measurement methods and questionnaires to obtain data on...
journal article 2022
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Barthel, Stephan (author), Isendahl, Christian (author), Vis, Benjamin N. (author), Drescher, Axel (author), Evans, Daniel L. (author), van Timmeren, A. (author)
Global urbanization and food production are in direct competition for land. This paper carries out a critical review of how displacing crop production from urban and peri-urban land to other areas – because of issues related to soil quality – will demand a substantially larger proportion of the Earth’s terrestrial land surface than the...
journal article 2019
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Liu, Xiaolong (author), Fu, Dafang (author), Zevenbergen, C. (author), Yu, Meixiu (author), Kumar, Alagarasan Jagadeesh (author)
As a result of the fast growth of remote sensing and data assimilation technology, many global land use land cover (LULC) and climate reanalysis data sets have been used to advance our understanding of climate and environmental change. This paper investigates the precipitation variations of the Yangtze Delta Megalopolis by using precipitation...
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Suresh, Kavya (author), Forgaci, C. (author), Stead, D. (author)
This article analyses the urban conditions of Chennai, India, and takes a critical look at its planning framework by considering four main aspects: the ecological structures, urban morphology, mobility, and livability. To do so, the article examines policy documents, urban form, public perceptions, and daily mobility patterns. Specific attention...
journal article 2022
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Cavallo, R. (author), Harteveld, M.G.A.D. (author), Kuijper, J.A. (author)
book chapter 2020
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