4 edition of Urban reconstruction in the developing world found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||editors, Peter Robinson, Jeff McCarthy, Clive Forster.|
|Contributions||Robinson, Peter, Dr., McCarthy, J. J., Forster, C. A.|
|LC Classifications||HT169.S62 D87 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 436 p. :|
|Number of Pages||436|
|LC Control Number||2004448211|
The book links to complementary instructional material available online, including an applied case as well as questions and answers. The updated second edition will be a valuable resource for the international development community, universities, and policymakers looking to build better evidence around what works in development. At once informative and entertaining, inspiring and challenging, My Los Angeles provides a deep understanding of urban development and change over the past forty years in Los Angeles and other city regions of the world. Once the least dense American metropolis, Los Angeles is now the country's densest urbanized area and one of the most culturally heterogeneous cities in the world.
Over the years, the World Bank has collaborated with the United Nations in nearly every region and sector, deepening this engagement since the adoption of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by the international community.. This strategic relationship liaises through the Bank's offices in New York and Geneva, in a proactive and forward-looking manner, coordinating positions as necessary. Iran’s Reconstruction Jihad: Rural Development and Regime Consolidation after is his amazing new book. Based on extensive fieldwork in Iran and Lebanon, this book examines how the Islamic.
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The purpose of this Handbook is to synthesize and disseminate knowledge to inform the planning, implementation, and operations of urban rail projects with a view towards: - Emphasizing the need for early studies and project planning; -- Making projects more sustainable (economically, socially, and environmentally); -- Improving socioeconomic.
Informality is increasingly seen as a key feature of urban planning and development in many cities of the Global South. Looking at two earthquake-affected cities, Bhuj in India and Bam in Iran, this chapter seeks to address the question of how informality played a role in the transformation of urban environments during the reconstruction phase.
“Urbanization is transforming the developing world. However, understanding the pace, scale, and form of urbanization has been limited by a lack of consistent data. East Asia’s Changing Urban Landscape aims to address this problem by using satellite imagery and other data to measure urban expansion across the East Asia and Pacific region.
Using new historical data on urban birth and death rates for seven countries from Industrial Europe (–) and thirty-five developing countries (–), this paper argues that a non-negligible part of developing countries' rapid urban growth and urbanization may also be linked to demographic factors, such as rapid internal urban.
In a world where half of the population lives in cities and more than 90 percent of urban growth is occurring in the developing world, cities struggle to modernize without completely losing their unique character, which is embodied by their historic cores and cultural heritage assets.
Naseem Badiey examines the local dynamics of the emerging capital city of Juba, Southern Sudan, during the historically pivotal transition period following the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA).
Focusing on the intersections of land tenure reform and urban development, she challenges the dominant paradigm of 'post-conflict reconstruction' and re-conceptualizes state-building as a social. Elaborated by the World Bank and UNESCO, this Position Paper outlines one such approach, the Framework for Culture in City Reconstruction and Recovery, also known as the CURE Framework.
The CURE Framework is a culture-based approach to the process of city reconstruction and recovery in post conflict, post disaster and urban distress situations. Urban infrastructure investment needs in the developing world are immense, particularly when the additional costs associated with lower carbon, more climate-resilient options are considered.
These cannot possibly be financed from fiscal sources and ODA flows alone; private financing will. The World Bank now devotes about 30 to 35 percent of its total lending to projects that are directly urban related.
As the urban lend-ing program has expanded, it has become clear that an investment in one sector of the urban economy often affects the urban area in. The book will be of interest to a wide and diverse audience, including mayors, council members and other national and local policy makers, urban and transportation planners, transit-agency officials, and developers and staff of development financial institutions and others involved with TOD projects in rapidly growing and motorizing cities of.
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The series aims to delve substantively into a range of core issues related to urban devel-opment that policy makers and practitioners must address. intangible cultural heritage. Placing culture at the heart of urban reconstruction and recovery strategies is critical to effectively restoring the physical and social fabric of societies.
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Most of the world’s population now lives in urban areas, and in developing regions the proportion living in cities and towns has risen from 35 percent in to 45 percent in —from billion to billion people (Jacobsen et al.
A World Bank analysis estimated that a third of people living on less than US$2 per day reside. With member countries, staff from more than countries, and offices in over locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.
6. Mix and Match — A’beckett Urban Square Great thinkers such as Jane Jacobs have always stated that in order to have great neighborhoods, there has to be a mixture of spaces, atmospheres, and cultures. A‘beckett Urban Square in Melbourne, Australia provides just that.
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