The architecture style and layout of the new campus for University if Macau represents the thought for a sustainable development pattern for future Macau. The overall planning of the campus is based on natural environmental resources and the idea of …

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(upper) Global integration analysis (lower) Local integration analysis Here is the comparative mapping study of Macau Peninsula from 1834-2010. The maps showed the process of local grid intensification as well as the change in the global grid in Macau. From …

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Former Chief Executive of the Macau Special Administrative Region Edmund Ho expressed “The Central government would propose measures to ensure that the new campus would remain the significance of the University of Macau in the Hengqin development plan”[2]. The Central …

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The Chinese government has lunched the Hengqin development plan in ease to boost the development within the Pearl River Delta region. The aim of the project is to strengthen the economic bond between Zhuhai, Hong Kong and Macau. Macau as …

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The map shows both the geographical city form of Macau and Hengqin before reclamation took place. The map introduces the island-city quality of Macau and its relationship with Hengqin, who has comparatively abundant land resources. Pimentel, Mariana Cruz Vaz. 2012. …

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With consistent effort of Seoul Government on improving pedestrian environment, there is a quite stable increase in public satisfaction towards it. Firstly, there was a sharp increase in the number of crosswalks in Seoul. According to a survey, the number …

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The Mayor of Seoul was Cho Soon at the time the Seoul Pedestrian Ordinance was enacted. After him, the 31st Seoul Mayor, Goh Kun, made a pledge to push the project with his all heart in his candidate speaking. Then …

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Patrick Geddes (1854-1932) was one of the forerunners of modern town planning and named the pioneer of regional planning approach. Geddes’ planning approach emphasized that decisions have to be based on a scientific regional survey, by knowing the climate, topography, …

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As a response to the Mediterranean climate and the social needs of Jewish families, the building footprint guideline by Patrick Geddes creates an interesting relationship between building and landscape in Tel Aviv. This has tremendously affected the livelihood of residents …

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During the planning of Tel Aviv, the masterplan by Patrick Geddes has always put strong emphasis on the ideas of public health and social well-beings. The Hadassah Hospitals, formed by a group of Zionist women, aimed to promote public health …

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DOCUMENT HERE Construction Process and Post-Construction Impacts of the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, United Arab Emirates Colin Gibling Memorial University St. John’s, NL 2013 This paper provides a background on the project, describes the challenges presented in construction, and analyses …

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Bibliography Barbosa, Paulo. “Macau Should Lead Hengqin’s Development.” MacauDailyTimes, March 16, 2015. Cartography and Cadastre Bureau (DSCC, Government of MSAR). “Knowledge > Geography > Statistics.” Accessed November 19, 2018. https://www.dscc.gov.mo/CHT/knowledge/geo_statistic.html “Cross-boundary Cooperative Development Plans.” in Planning Study on The Co-ordinated …

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Contrary to other planners who attempt to separate and differentiate their “cities of tomorrow” from old existing cities, Geddes “closely knit together the new Tel-Aviv with the original neighborhood of Ahuzat Bayit (later Tel-Aviv), the ancient city of Jaffa, and …

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