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Agats:The Waterfront City Of The Asmat, Basauli Umar Lubis 2010 Chulalongkorn University

Agats:The Waterfront City Of The Asmat, Basauli Umar Lubis

NAKHARA (Journal of Environmental Design and Planning)

The development along and within the Asewets River presents the most characteristic and memorable city form of the city of Agats, Papua, Indonesia. The river and the city's raised roads form anintegrated circulation pattern and together played an important part in the development of the city. The city of Agats is unique in that all structures are built above wood or concrete pilings. The unique presence of the elevated bazaar street connects buildings likewise raised on piles. The structural elevation of the city above the ground keeps the settlement dry even during rainy season, when there is a 4 kilometer …


A Water Field Civilization: The Shifting Rural Territories Of Taiwan, Pei-chun Wen 2010 Chulalongkorn University

A Water Field Civilization: The Shifting Rural Territories Of Taiwan, Pei-Chun Wen

NAKHARA (Journal of Environmental Design and Planning)

The Taiwanese countryside is representative of Asia's 'hydraulic civilization' and has a society based upon a water-orientated productive landscape. Its irrigation system of paddy fields and fish pondsis strongly interrelated to society's collective units, such as families or unions, which, in turn, structure social morals and behaviors. In a comparison of three different agriculture plains in Taiwan, interpretative maps reveal differences in the settlement patterns related to topography and water resource management. The critical reading of historical documentation and creation of interpretative maps reveals how early settlers solved water threats and managed to stabilize water sources. The study proposes a …


Urban Dynamism, A Contrasting Experience:Street Life In Unplanned Bangkok And Planned Melbourne, Sidh Sintusingha, Kasama Polakit, Richard Bruch 2010 Chulalongkorn University

Urban Dynamism, A Contrasting Experience:Street Life In Unplanned Bangkok And Planned Melbourne, Sidh Sintusingha, Kasama Polakit, Richard Bruch

NAKHARA (Journal of Environmental Design and Planning)

This paper investigates the notion of 'urban dynamism' through the conceived and lived street life of Bangkok, Thailand and Melbourne, Australia. Each city provides a contrasting experience, namelyBangkok's organic dynamism and the city's administrators varied attempts to control and organize it, and Melbourne's conscious planning and design to rejuvenate urban spaces, through the formal strategies of the Victorian State Government and the City of Melbourne.


Art On Water: Art That Revitalizes Insular Communities Facing Depopulation And Economic Decline, Kentaro Yagi 2010 Chulalongkorn University

Art On Water: Art That Revitalizes Insular Communities Facing Depopulation And Economic Decline, Kentaro Yagi

NAKHARA (Journal of Environmental Design and Planning)

The Inland Sea of Japan, once a flourishing cultural and economic artery, is now struggling with depopulation and economic decline. Traditionally, this area has been popular for public and privateart projects. Recent large-scale art projects and exhibitions on Naoshima Island and Inujima Island explored the possibilities of art in a public context. Site-specific artworks in collaboration with the local community have attracted visitors and brought about a favorable impact. Along with the rich historic and natural resources of the Inland Sea area, emerging art projects in various islands have started to revitalize the insular communities within.


An Economic Impact Study Of The "Boom" Period Of Baseball Stadium Redevelopment, Emily McNab 2010 Claremont McKenna College

An Economic Impact Study Of The "Boom" Period Of Baseball Stadium Redevelopment, Emily Mcnab

CMC Senior Theses

The intention of this study is to analyze the economic impact of redeveloped Major League Baseball stadiums opened between 1991 and 2004. Using two empirical models, including an event study, this impact analysis captures the economic conditions of the cities during the opening year of the stadium, as well as the prior conditions leading up to the opening of the stadium, along with any lingering effects or gradual changes in conditions. The impact was measured in relation to the Metropolitan Statistical Areas corresponding to the 18 ballparks included, specifically looking at the impact on employment rates and per capita personal …


Neighborhood Satisfaction, Physical And Perceived Naturalness And Openness, Bumseok Chun 2009 Texas Southern University

Neighborhood Satisfaction, Physical And Perceived Naturalness And Openness, Bumseok Chun

Bumseok Chun

No abstract provided.


Planning Urban Sidewalks: Infrastructure, Daily Life, And Destinations, Renia Ehrenfeucht, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris 2009 University of New Orleans

Planning Urban Sidewalks: Infrastructure, Daily Life, And Destinations, Renia Ehrenfeucht, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

Renia Ehrenfeucht

Sidewalks have become important to diverse planning concerns that range from walking for health and transportation to economic development, recreation and environment improvement. Given their multiple roles in rapidly changing cities, this paper asks ’how should we plan sidewalks?’ We contend that planners can create better cities for more people by reconsidering three facets of sidewalk planning: sidewalks as infrastructure, sidewalks as spaces of everyday life, and sidewalks as leisure destinations. The objective is to build quality infrastructure and more adaptable spaces throughout the city


Expand What Exists: A Contrast With Old And New, M. Monica Gillen 2009 Iowa State University

Expand What Exists: A Contrast With Old And New, M. Monica Gillen

M. Monica Gillen

Architects work with clients to think carefully about ideas and plans both as a big picture and through the details. As the staff at OPN Architects Des Moines studio considered these items for their own work space, the process became a series of discussions about a space they would create.


Refurbished And Restored: A New Home For Members Of The Iowa State Bar Association, M. Monica Gillen 2009 Iowa State University

Refurbished And Restored: A New Home For Members Of The Iowa State Bar Association, M. Monica Gillen

M. Monica Gillen

The restored home of the Iowa State Bar Association (ISBA) is the public face for the organization. With a renovation plan in 2006, the ISBA purchased property at 625 E. Court Ave. in Des Moines.


What Would Coase Do? (About Parking Regulation), Michael E. Lewyn 2009 Florida Coastal School of Law

What Would Coase Do? (About Parking Regulation), Michael E. Lewyn

Michael E Lewyn

American municipalities typically require landowners to provide visitors and guests with ample amounts of parking, in order to prevent externalities such as cruising (drivers wasting gasoline and polluting the air while searching for scarce parking). However, minimum parking requirements may create social harms that outweigh this benefit. By artificially increasing the supply of parking, minimum parking requirements effectively subsidize driving, thus increasing rather than decreasing pollution and congestion.


Jonson London And Urban Space.Pdf, Adam Zucker 2009 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Jonson London And Urban Space.Pdf, Adam Zucker

Adam Zucker

First published in Julie Sanders, ed. Ben Jonson in Context (Cambridge University Press, 2010).


Sprawl In Canada And The United States, Michael E. Lewyn 2009 Florida Coastal School of Law

Sprawl In Canada And The United States, Michael E. Lewyn

Michael E Lewyn

The purpose of this paper is to ascertain (1) whether suburban sprawl is as widespread in Canadian metropolitan areas as in their American counterparts, and (2) whether Canadian government policies, and in particular Canadian municipal land use and transportation policies, encourage sprawl. The thesis concludes that sprawl is less widespread in two respects. First, Canadian central cities have not declined to the same extent as American central cities. Second, urban and suburban Canadians are less dependent on automobiles than are Americans. The thesis goes on to point out that in Canada, as in the United States, government land use and …


A Dinâmica Política Em Roraima, Eloi Martins Senhoras 2009 Federal University of Roraima (UFRR)

A Dinâmica Política Em Roraima, Eloi Martins Senhoras

Elói Martins Senhoras

No abstract provided.


O Surto Armamentista Na América Do Sul, Eloi Martins Senhoras 2009 Federal University of Roraima (UFRR)

O Surto Armamentista Na América Do Sul, Eloi Martins Senhoras

Elói Martins Senhoras

No abstract provided.


El Laberinto De Las Centralidades Históricas En América Latina. El Centro Histórico Como Objeto De Deseo, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2009 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

El Laberinto De Las Centralidades Históricas En América Latina. El Centro Histórico Como Objeto De Deseo, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Para desarrollar esta propuesta, el libro seguirá una lógica de exposición organizada bajo seis capítulos de desarrollo secuencial, que tienen un hilo con- ductor en el hecho de que los centros históricos tienen historia y son históricos. El capítulo 2, El objeto de pensamiento, aboca el conocimiento de las corrientes, categorías y principios que permiten comprender el centro histórico dentro de la nueva coyuntura urbana (nuevo patrón de urbanización), modificando así los instrumentos teórico-metodológicos tradicionales. Estas concepciones se desarrollan con base en lineamientos que conceptualizan el centro histórico como relación social, configurada desde las distintas variables multi-disciplinares que lo conforman. …


Retos Urbano Ambientales: Disturbio Climático En América Latina Y El Caribe, Clara Irazabal 2009 Columbia University

Retos Urbano Ambientales: Disturbio Climático En América Latina Y El Caribe, Clara Irazabal

Clara Irazabal

Las proyecciones hacia el futuro determinan que podría haber un aumento de hasta 1,7°C de temperatura para el 2050 y hasta 4°C para el final de este siglo, lo que sería catastrófico para la sostenabilidad de vida en el planeta, tal y como la conocemos hoy, Los niveles de aumento del nivel del mar han alcanzado 2 a 3 mm/año desde 1980 en la región. Han sido observados también cambios en los patrones de precipitaciones, con algunas áreas recibiendo más lluvias-sur de Brasil. Paraguay, Uruguay, nordeste de Argentina y noroeste de Perú-y otras con un menor nivel-sur de Chile, suroeste …


Institutional Discharges And Subsequent Shelter Use Among Unaccompanied Adults In New York City, Stephen Metraux, Thomas Byrne, Dennis P. Culhane 2009 University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Institutional Discharges And Subsequent Shelter Use Among Unaccompanied Adults In New York City, Stephen Metraux, Thomas Byrne, Dennis P. Culhane

Dennis P. Culhane

This study empirically examines the link between homelessness and discharges from other institutions. An administrative record match was undertaken to determine rates of discharge from institutional care for 9,247 unaccompanied adult shelter users in New York City. Cluster analysis and multinomial logistic regression analysis was then used to assess associations between different types of institutional discharges and the likelihood of persons subsequently experiencing extended shelter stays. Results show that 28% of the cohort was discharged from institutional care within the 90-day period preceding their initial shelter entry, with different types of institutional discharge associated with differences in subsequent patterns of …


Tackling Homelessness In Los Angeles' Skid Row: The Role Of Policing Strategies And The Spatial Deconcentration Of Homelessness, Dennis P. Culhane 2009 University of Pennsylvania

Tackling Homelessness In Los Angeles' Skid Row: The Role Of Policing Strategies And The Spatial Deconcentration Of Homelessness, Dennis P. Culhane

Dennis P. Culhane

While recent research suggests that policing interventions can reduce crime through the spatial deconcentration of street homelessness in Skid Row, such efforts will not succeed on a sustained basis. The city and county need a more comprehensive plan that includes targeted housing development for people who are chronically homeless, along with the spatial deconcentration and repurposing of existing homeless programs.


Behavioral Health Services Use Among Heads Of Homeless And Housed Poor Families, Jung Min Park, Stephen Metraux, Dennis P. Culhane 2009 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Behavioral Health Services Use Among Heads Of Homeless And Housed Poor Families, Jung Min Park, Stephen Metraux, Dennis P. Culhane

Dennis P. Culhane

Objectives. This study compares the use of and cost for behavioral health services among heads of homeless and housed poor families. Methods. Medicaid records for 59,135 heads of families receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Families benefits were matched with data from Philadelphia’s municipal shelter system. Propensity score matching was used to select a matched control group to those identified as having been homeless between 1997 and 2003. Behavioral health services utilization was then assessed based on Medicaid claims records. Results. Substantially higher levels of behavioral health services use and corresponding costs were found among heads of families with a history …


Dez Anos Da Lei De Responsabilidade Fiscal No Brasil, Eloi Martins Senhoras 2009 Federal University of Roraima (UFRR)

Dez Anos Da Lei De Responsabilidade Fiscal No Brasil, Eloi Martins Senhoras

Elói Martins Senhoras

No abstract provided.


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