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Sustainability in Urban Planning and Design

Edited by Amjad Almusaed

Jönköping University


Asaad Almssad

Karlstad University

Linh Truong - Hong

Delft University of Technology

This book has been prepared to embody the major and efficient applications of the different duties and the role of sustainability in urban planning and design, by a new reading of the city structure and composition, as well as offering a solid and clear concept for this kind of science. The book aims to illustrate various theories and methods of the treatment of the modern ideas of metropolitan life. The book is divided into two parts and contains 23 chapters.

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Sustainability in Urban Planning and DesignEdited by Amjad Almusaed

Published: December 16th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77648

ISBN: 978-1-83880-352-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-351-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83969-414-1

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

14421 Total Chapter Downloads

19 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

29 Dimensions Citations


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1. City Phenomenon between Urban Structure and Composition

By Amjad Almusaed and Asaad Almssad


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2. Future Planning of Global South Cities with Inclusive Informal Economic Growth in Perspective

By Vincent Aghaegbunam Onodugo and Nkeiru Hope Ezeadichie


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3. New Metrics for Spatial and Temporal 3D Urban Form Sustainability Assessment Using Time Series Lidar Point Clouds and Advanced GIS Techniques

By Sara Shirowzhan, John Trinder and Paul Osmond


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4. Reshaped Urban Mobility

By Csaba Csiszár, Dávid Földes and Yinying He


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5. Improving Feature Map Quality of SOM Based on Adjusting the Neighborhood Function

By Le Anh Tu


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6. Procedure to Prepare and Model Speed Data Considering the Traffic Infrastructure, as Part of a Cyber-Physical System

By José Gerardo Carrillo-González, Jacobo Sandoval-Gutiérrez and Francisco Pérez-Martínez


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7. The Role of Public Spaces in Small Municipality

By Jana Moravcová, Jiri Pecenka, Denisa Pekna, Vendula Moravcova and Nikola Novakova


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8. Retracted: Lessons From the Past, Visions for the Future: Generative Creating of Sacral Space in the Urban Environment

By Silvija Ozola


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9. Human-Centered Approaches in Urban Analytics and Placemaking

By Eleanna Panagoulia


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10. Urban Sprawl

By Balamurugan Paramasivam and Illanthirayan Arumugavelu


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11. Toward Practical Criteria for Analyzing and Designing Urban Blocks

By Amir Shakibamanesh and Bita Ebrahimi


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12. Adaptive Governance as an Avenue for Delivering Public Purpose in the Wake of Financialization

By Corina Shika Kwami and Nick Tyler


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13. Sustainable Design in Urban Green Space

By Ning Li and Yang Liu


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14. Urban Planning Using a Geospatial Approach: A Case Study of Libya

By Bahareh Kalantar, Husam A.H. Al-najjar, Hossein Mojaddadi Rizeei, Maruwan S.A.B. Amazeeq, Mohammed Oludare Idrees, Alfian Abdul Halin and Shattri Mansor


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15. Digital Urban Administration Model for a Traditional City (Case Study of Ibadan, Nigeria)

By Oluseyi O. Fabiyi


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16. The Rise and Decline of Car Use in Beijing and Shanghai

By Yuan Gao, Peter Newman and Jeffrey Kenworthy


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17. Exploring the Prescriptive and Descriptive Lost Space in the Setting of Urban Fabrics of Kuala Lumpur

By Nurul Shakila Khalid


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18. Integrated Approach towards Participatory Development of Urban Neighborhood Spaces: Chennai, India

By Abdul Razak Mohamed


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19. Assessing the Urban Design Quality of Turkish Cities

By Umut Doğan


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20. Jamaican Universities Aiding the Design of an Urban Public Space

By Carol Archer, Colette Cunningham-Myrie, Nadine Freeman-Prince, Marvin Reid, Brian Williams and Tamika Royal Thomas


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21. Approaching Urban Design through the Analysis of Structural Differences within Three Neighborhood Typologies in Basra City

By Qaaid Al-Saraify and David Grierson


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22. Lessons from Baghdad City Conformation and Essence

By Haider J.E. Al-Saaidy


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23. Urban Social Sustainability - Case Study; Gellerupparken–Denmark

By Amjad Almusaed and Asaad Almssad


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24. Urban Design, Space Economy and Survival in the City: Exploring Women’s World of Work in Kumasi, Ghana

By Ebenezer Owusu-Sekyere and Samuel Twumasi Amoah


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