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This paper examines U.S. residential consumer willingness to pay for location efficiency, a normative advancement of new urbanism. Drawing on a national sample of multi-family housing data joined to measures of urban form and spatial structure, empirical models suggest three contributions to the literature. First, renters are willing to pay for gre...
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La gestion urbaine au niveau de la ville de Marrakech se fait en l’absence de documents d’urbanisme efficients à même d’aider à l’organisation et au développement urbains. Le manque de jalonnement en la matière et le manque d’expertise se traduisent souvent par des tergiversations et tractations quant à l’instruction des dossiers d’autorisations....
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The study critically evaluates the sustainability of informal settlements in terms of smart growth principles. There is an irony that informal settlements have more of the ideal attributes of smart development, including mixed-use development, high densities, compact affordable housing, modal accessibility, and dense local employment opportunities,...
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Rising vulnerability of the urban green infrastructure (UGI) is grabbing global attention, for which inclusive urban landscape and greening policies (ULGP) and frameworks are crucial to support green growth. As such, this research intends to explore the local community’s perspective to assemble sustainable UGI indicators for vital taxonomy of the u...
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Urban spaces play an integral role in the lives of citizens. It is the context in which people interact with each other and the constitution of the city as well. Accordingly, among the factors determining the sense of belonging and place identity is the presence of citizens in such places. Pavements, as an important part of urban spaces, do influen...
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Description: After the advent of the industrial revolution, the world experienced a rapid change in technology and lifestyle, which has led to a dramatic increase in energy demand. Unfortunately, many of the energy resources used in the past have negatively impacted the environment, from greenhouse gases to the depletion of natural resources. Socie...
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Can we, by drawing on the experience of different independent initiatives and associations in southeastern Europe, draft and collate typical development and qualification strategies for periods of urban transformation and post-conflict situations, and apply them to similar urban situations elsewhere? The publication presents different approaches to...
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The paper aims to understand the combination of biomimicry and the BREEAM category of energy to identify innovative solutions for sustainable architecture and sustainable urbanism. It purposes to find similarities between biomimicry and the BREEAM category of energy by selecting and analyzing literature. The study aims to indicate potential applica...
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This study revisits the sense of place and sound nexus in the literature. Along with that, it seeks to explore the approaches that influential urban theorists, landscape architects, and planners have recommended. How these concepts converge within the allied disciplines of urban planning, urban design, geography, and landscape architecture remains...
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The paper is built upon the general understanding that the Marshall Plan played a crucial role in the reconstruction of Europe after the Second World War. Architecture and urbanism were very important in this respect. A starting point for the paper is the identification of certain key players regarding the connection between the politics of the Mar...
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Considering urbanism and architecture as fields that aim to develop an object, an urban area, a functional city, etc., I can understand that these two fields play a key role in the development of every person's life. Starting from private houses, function, and aesthetics represent two main things that must be analyzed and designed according to the...
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Sustainability, a key factor in development, is evident in many ways, from current economic thoughtto the new practices of rurality, urbanism and agricultural production processes. This influences the advances in organization and structure of the concept of the anthropocene. The traces left by societies and generations from our past are present in...
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IFRA-Nigeria Working Papers Series 87, IFRA-Nigeria. 2022, pp.1-20. hal-03762087
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This article aims to introduce the “Living Lab” ecosystem, which is described as an innovation tool by the European Union, and to explain the contribution of living labs to the field of smart urban planning through country examples. Living labs, which take place in the urban ecosystem as open innovation environments, are considered as useful tools...
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This book explores the complex relationship between societies, architecture and urbanism of market halls, traditional souqs, bazaars, and Speciality Street markets in the Middle East and North Africa. It addresses how these trading environments influence perceptions of place and play an extended social, political and religious role while adapting t...
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Macedonia is a region reach in natural water sources. The ability to control, manage and distribute water to facilitate the needs of the Macedonian communities is an eloquent expression of technological expertise. To this account, this paper evolves around the remains of bath complexes from important Macedonian cities during the roman period, e.g....
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The importance of our understanding of human settlements is determined both by the ways we study them and by the tools we use to design them. In this essay I am discussing a turning point in the urban thinking of the last century related to the transition from a static view of the city to a view of the city as an evolving living organism. I am also...
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This article articulates the outcomes of the spatial survey of an EU Interreg-funded project titled “Development of Innovation Eco-Systems and Value Chains: Supporting Cross-Border Innovation through Creative Industries” (DIVA). The study mapped cultural and creative industries (CCIs) in the transborder area comprising the Italian regions of Veneto...
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The contexts addressed by the Italian National Strategy for Inner Areas (SNAI) often lack successful regional policies and systemic territorial approaches to achieve effective transformations towards resilient territories. These issues are addressed by the ongoing project "B4R Branding4Re-silience." This contribution aims to present and discuss its...
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Mémoire M1 Urbanisme et Aménagement à l'Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne - Introduction Recherche sur le réaménagement du cimetière urbain dans le contexte français à partir de deux cimetières en Ile-de-France. L’objet de mon mémoire vise à comprendre si le réaménagement des cimetières français entraîne un nouveau rapport à la ville.
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This paper challenges the fact that the absolute freedom for residents to locate themselves wherever they want can lead to sustainable cities. Urban sprawl is the corollary to this freedom. Urban sprawl has become a controversial issue. Lines of thought among academics, practitioners, and local authorities have been diverse. Some academics advocate...
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Buku ini telah menggariskan cabaran yang dihadapi oleh bandar pintar ubiquitous (U-City) berbanding dengan bandar bertemakan teknologi yang lain. Nilai teknologi ‘ubiquitous’ seperti ubiq pengkomputeran, ubiq penjaringan, dan ubiq urbanisme adalah semakin penting dan perlu dikembangkan kepada pemahaman masyarakat umum. Demi niat sedemikian, buku in...
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How do ordinary citizens, activists and urban practitioners learn to become agents of change for a socially just habitat? The paper explores this question through the experiences of eight grassroots schools of popular urbanism working under the umbrella of the Habitat International Coalition (HIC) in Latin America. Building on a process of self-doc...
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This chapter makes a case for conceiving urban economies as, always, urban political economies. While cities are customarily seen as sites having intrinsic characteristics of economic dynamism, this chapter argues that urban economies do not simply happen to cities, but are the result of place-specific assemblages that enact specific rationalities...
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Resumen El presente escrito plantea que la pérdida de los valores patrimoniales y tradiciones, que ha defendido la propuesta 'romántica' del urbanismo, sigue siendo una amenaza para las propuestas urbanas de la 'ciudad racional' o 'ciudad ilustrada'. La pérdida del contacto con el paisaje natural, de la práctica del paseo, del intercambio personal...
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The urban form of cities plays a key role in achieving high-quality urban environments. Recently, Form-Based Code has been gaining popularity and has become a travelling and universal concept. This paper explores the adaptability of FBC as a universal concept to the local socio-cultural context by analysing the Wadi Hanifa Urban Code. Three methods...
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A dominant view in economic anthropology is that farmers must overcome decreasing marginal returns in the process of intensification. However, it is difficult to reconcile this view with the emergence of urban systems, which require substantial increases in labor productivity to support a growing non-farming population. This quandary is starkly pos...
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The urbanization of Mesopotamia in the 4th millennium BCE led to unprecedented social, economic, and political changes. Tell Brak, located in the Syrian Khabur basin, is one of the best-known early urban sites from this period. Surveys suggest that urban growth at Tell Brak resulted from peripheral expansion driven by the migration of several disti...
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In the near future, the vertical dimension of housing will become increasingly important. But high-rise housing is still being seen as not only inconvenient but also as inappropriate for young family households. This article aims to contribute to the vertical turn in the urbanism debate from a family point of view. The focus is on large western-ind...
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Analyzing the nature of governance of early states and cities is a major challenge for archaeology today. Blanton and Fargher’s (Blanton and Fargher, 2008) influential model of early state governance has proven difficult to operationalize using archaeological data. In this paper, we explore a possible material correlate of collective and autocratic...
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Free and open source tools present numerous opportunities to support current urban planning practice. However, their overview is fragmented, and the uptake among planning professionals remains lacklustre. Recent discourse in the domain of planning support tools attribute poor take up to the lack of understanding on the landscape and functionality o...
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The article analyses the methods of postdigital pedagogy based on critical media design (CMD), and collective practices which involve using sound recording and emission as a tool for counter-mapping the problems associated with the history and politics of digitally mediated urbanism. The article provides a detailed account of, and draws on material...
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Ongoing urban densification in Nordic regions raises sustainability trade-offs related to compactness, land use and urban green space. In Norway, green spaces comprising both natural and agricultural areas are highly valued cultural landscapes protected by the status of ‘green structure’. Yet, neoliberal development forces put pressure on urban gre...
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Acoustic comfort has proved to be a challenge for civil construction, bringing a performance approach beyond strength and durability. The validity of the performance standard for housing buildings, ABNT NBR 15575:2021, establishing requirements, criteria and evaluation methods, which include the isolation of impact noise on floors, acted positively...
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Against growth of population and technology improvement and follow that, destruction of natural home and developing of countries, the need for maintaining green spaces for creating ecologic balance gains significance, especially in hot and dry areas in which the plant is a factor for adjusting heat and increasing humidity. Regardless of bed structu...
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The concept of low-density urbanism has developed in archaeology over the past 20 years to characterize settlements that display the same types of features as nucleated cities (monumental architecture, services provided for a hinterland, division of labor, class differences) but lack dense populations. Ancient cities that emerged in tropical region...
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Learning from the pedagogical potentials of Southern city‐making practices is imperative to foster emancipatory urban learning settings. However, the ways in which urban learning spaces beyond professional settings operate and how Southern urbanism practices constitute new critical pedagogies are poorly understood. We draw on research about urban l...
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Este artigo apresenta resultados de experiência de ensino híbrido em uma disciplina de desenho à mão livre no curso de graduação em arquitetura e urbanismo, compartilhando planejamento, metodologia, tecnologias e percepções dos alunos. A situação pandêmica COVID-19 trouxe desafios ao ensino na universidade, dentre as quais o ensino remoto de discip...
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Objective: The research presents the efficiency and importance of the studied theme, the capitalization of creative education through the interaction of arts and creation. Thus, creativity being the main statement that motivated this qualitative study coming to explain clear principles of formation of a modern personality, capable of continuous ada...
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This phenomenal anthology offers multiple perspectives on urban informality and its subtle links to environmental, economic, and social sustainability – from metropolitans to neighbourhoods, buildings and small public spaces. Sharing quite optimistic lenses without romanticising poverty, contributors of the book explore informality as an opportunit...
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In the context of increased interest in literary methods for spatial design, this article argues for a reconsideration of narrative methods for urban planning. It holds that when narrative is taken not as a reified object but as an active mode, in which a strategy for organizing the phenomenal world allows for form to be created from and within the...
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Cities that rapidly growing need to have flexible short-term project places where its citizens can reduce the stress of the busy daily life collectively. The term Tactical Urbanism comes into the picture for these areas. Tactical Urbanism is targeting low-cost innovative design solutions to achieve long-term urban regeneration with short-term inter...
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Conventional and emerging paradigms of urbanism require new responses under the current circumstances, especially in relation to the integration of sustainability dimensions and technology advances. The escalating rate of urbanization, coupled with the climate emergency, fundamentally indeed disrupt the challenges that urbanism research and practic...
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The neo-liberal privatisation of the built environment into enclaves is a contemporary global theme leading to today’s range of socio-spatial disparities. Present-day Metro Manila has been hollowed-out, with a long-blighted historical core; and has seen most development turn its back from the Pasig River that carried trade and commerce during the S...
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Multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and transdisciplinary collaboration (TDC) continue to address complex societal problems such as sustainable development, global environmental change, and public health challenges. Nature-based design (NBD) methods including biomimicry, biomorphism, biophilia, bio-utilization and zoomorphism are essential for th...
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The classical humanist urbanism explains the purpose of a city: to occupy a land well, to protect its adjacent landscape, and to afford citizens an opportunity to engage in the production and exchange of materials and social goods . This concept is challenged by the onset of globalisation in cities, which relies on the creative class of people with...
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Malaysia is estimated to be one of the four largest recipients of Chinese Belt and Road Initiative investment worldwide, with China surpassing Singapore to become the largest foreign investor in Malaysia in 2016. Chinese investment in Malaysia consists largely of top-down urban mega-developments, many of which are built on reclaimed land and have f...
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In the introduction to this article, we outline the significance of salt to prehistoric diets and consider its descriptor as “the world’s first addiction”. We discuss the irregular distribution of salt sources in the East Balkans, highlighting salt-rich and salt-poor regions. We then focus on the Bulgarian tell and cemetery of Provadia, inland from...
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A chapter in the book,Sustainable Urbanism in Developing Countries ( CRc Press-Taylor Francis publication)
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The emerging phenomenon of platformization has given rise to what has been termed "platform society, " a digitally connected world where platforms have penetrated the heart of urban societies-transforming social practices, disrupting social interactions and market relations, and affecting democratic processes. One of the recent manifestations of pl...
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At the onset of the COVID -19 epidemic, world leaders introduced face masking and tactical urbanism aimed at reducing physical contacts. The goal of these measures, as argued by the proponents, is to curtail community transmission of the virus to enable herd immunity. The enforcement of these measures attracted contradictions related to human right...
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The importance of public spaces in contemporary cities has been acknowledged and studied from different points of view and approaches by researchers of urbanism. However, most studies have focused on public spaces designed and produced by professionals for elite and affluent populations. In contrast, very little attention has been paid to the devel...
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Resumo Este texto aborda a complexidade do município amazônico como ilustração para reflexões sobre a necessidade do urbanismo do Sul-Global incorporar discussões socioambientais. Parte-se das te-ses sobre estruturação do espaço intraurbano e sobre corredores verdes e azuis com o suporte de revisão de literatura, mapas his-tóricos, pesquisas de cam...
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Turning to the concept of plasticity in the philosophy of Catherine Malabou, this article traces an approach to urban change as a volatile movement of giving, receiving and exploding form. It diverges from lines of thinking within cultural geography that affirm lively processes and relations, instead calling attention to the finite and fragile morp...
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Urban anthropology in Southeast Asia needs to recognize not only the eclectic diversity and longevity of indigenous urbanism and cities in the region but also the different academic disciplines and changing sociopolitical contexts that have been brought to bear on the subject. Archaeologists and historians have enriched our understanding of the div...
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Objetivo: analizar la condición actual de los parques y jardines del municipio de Hermosillo, Sonora, teniendo en cuenta su cobertura arbórea y la proporción que hay entre las especies nativas y las especies introducidas. Metodología: se seleccionaron al azar espacios de jurisdicción municipal que tienen un área superior a 170 m2, donde se calcular...
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This paper proposes the notion of ReligioCity as an analytical category to account for religious urbanism and urban influences on religion(s). This theoretical notion allows us to explore the ways religion and urban space are transformed together by current socio-political processes, but also to examine the ways the city’s landscape encompasses new...
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The involvement of citizens and communities in processes that affect their lives and livelihoods through co-production methods has gained currency in recent years as a method to deliver place-based action capable of advancing the Sustainable Development Goals. Co-production represents a promising approach that addresses criticisms leveraged against...
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Patterns and urban typologies have a longstanding tradition as tools for understanding, discussing, and planning the city. However, the last decade advanced spatial analysis is increasingly employed for identifying urban types since it provides a quantitative/analytical approach to describe the patterns of urban form. In this context, we explore th...
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Research on informal urbanism has shown that certain informal activities are often discouraged or seen as requiring regulation, while others are endorsed by city authorities. An indicative example is guerrilla gardening, the illicit cultivation of someone else's land, usually positively perceived as a form of activism. This article illustrates a ca...
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The urbanisation of poverty has seen ballooning livelihoods of the poor in contemporary cities as shown by proliferation of urban informality. These livelihoods are mushrooming against a background of repressive city regulatory frameworks that are aimed to stunt the development of urban informality. These repressive regulations have been denying th...
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The paper is based on the experience of creating and piloting a functioning ‘Incubator’ crowdsourcing platform for designing public spaces in an estate regeneration project in South London. The paper uses a cybernetics framework to analyse and present the way the platform itself was created and how issues of effectiveness, efficiency and equity wer...
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Cities are fundamental agents and spaces in global climate governance, whether through their participation in transnational climate networks, urban sustainability innovation, experimentation, or the use of low-carbon digital technologies in urban governance, a phenomenon known as climate-smart city. In Brazil, few studies have addressed this issue....
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Since new urbanism strategies encourage higher density and compact city development, it is expected that the height of urban environments will increase in the next few years as a remedy for many urban problems such as urban sprawl, cost of living, and detrimental environmental impacts of horizontal development of cities. Therefore, urban designers...
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Incredibly resilient urban environments already exist. They are just created without the support of design professionals. Built using unapproved methods, on unowned land, with unsanctioned materials, these extra-legal settlements have thrived within the crucible of modern urban development, growing at a rate far exceeding that of state-sanctioned u...
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Walkable streets as an element of liveability, form part of a growing global aspiration to create liveable cities. Walkable streets serve various activities, facilitate interaction and social cohesion, reduce car usage, encourage frequent walking, and impact health, safety, and security. These principles are attributes of the New Urbanism. This res...
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The development of urban food policies has shed light on the strategic role of public landownership for strengthening farmers capacities in the context of rising land values. Despite attention on a few pioneering farming initiatives promoted by local authorities on public farmland, however, there is often little understanding of the extent of publi...
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Recent advances in computing and immersive technologies have provided Meta (formerly Facebook) with the oppor- tunity to leapfrog or expedite its way of thinking and devising a global computing platform called the “Metaverse”. This hypothetical 3D network of virtual spaces is increasingly shaping alternatives to the imaginaries of data-driven smart...
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Wastewater treatment (WWT) is a very important issue affecting both the environment and public health in the twenty-first century. The increasing earth’s population together with the growing urbanism leads to the need of redesigning effective WWT. In this paper, the problem of optimal Waste Water Treatment Network Design (WWTND) is addressed. To th...
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Literasi masyarakat Indonesia berada di tingkat yang rendah. Berdasarkan survei yang dilakukan oleh Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) yang dirilis Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (EOCD) pada tahun 2019, menunjukkan bahwa Indonesia berada di rangki 62 dari 70 negara terkait dengan tingkat literasi. Dengan...
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Son diversos los prejuicios que rodean a la obra de Le Corbusier. En el ámbito urbanístico, suele ser recurrente la asociación con un urbanismo de tabula rasa y de insensibilidad patrimonial, tomando principalmente como fundamento de esta afirmación el Plan Voisin para París de 1925. Sin embargo, la mirada parcial de su obra, así como la fijación e...
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A large body of research across science and humanities has come to deal with diversity, which, as a scientific concept, has proved immensely relevant in helping researchers understand anything from ecosystems and natural habitats to cities and culture. Here, we develop a first method to quantify and map urban diversity. Our article begins with a co...