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Read, S.A. (author), Mashayekhi, A. (author), Rocco de Campos Pereira, R.C. (author)
Europe is going through a great social, economic and environmental period of transition. The changes the EU is currently undergoing have been causing increased awareness about sustainable development, natural resources use and energy efficiency on the agenda at the European level of policy making. However after more than forty years of the...
conference paper 2014
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Read, S.A. (author)
Sustainability sits at the top of the policy agendas of the EU and other governmental bodies. But sustainability is complex and not one thing, it relates to different sectors and multiple systems, and also to different zones, scales, ‘levels’ those systems occupy. Theoretically and practically we are involved with different questions depending...
conference paper 2014
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Forgaci, C. (author), Van Timmeren, A. (author)
Assessment is one of the greatest challenges of urban resilience research. The difficulty of this task arises from the increasing complexity of urban environments and from the unpredictability of external changes, two trends that have raised environmental awareness and, consequently, led to a growing debate on the relationship between city and...
conference paper 2014
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Read, S. (author), Lopes Gil, J.A. (author)
conference paper 2013
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Berghauser Pont, M.Y. (author), Mashhoodi, B. (author), Kasraian Moghaddam, D. (author)
conference paper 2011
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Tai, Y. (author), Liu, Y. (author)
This paper mainly uses the method of Urban Morphology to study the transformation process of urban form of Xiguan historical district in Guangzhou, P.R.China. The paper tries to analyze the transformation process through studying the background of politics, economy, society, culture and natural condition of Xiguan area. It further discusses the...
conference paper 2010
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Pinzon Cortes, C.E. (author)
This dissertation discusses the importance to study the form of the contemporary urban landscape. It shows how mapping is the tool by which the formal logic of the contemporary city can be uncovered. Through mapping, the urban landscape can be understood as systems of overlapping layers. This observation in terms of overlapping layers allows...
doctoral thesis 2009
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Read, S.A. (author)
The relation between the global and the local is the traditional concern of space syntax. A ‘form’ and a ‘structure’ of urban fabrics can be represented in images and graph measures using space syntax techniques and these images and measures correlate with observations of how people use and organize those urban fabrics. The implication is that...
conference paper 2009
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