"Urban area" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Urban Sprawl and Motorization

    Urban sprawl and motorization are currently critical issues‚ because they cause environmental problems as well as ecological and social issues which pose a threat to human health and social stability. Urban sprawl is the enlargement of city’s development that spread far away from the centre to the outskirt of that city. Urban sprawl is the result of the increasing urbanization. Motorization happens when people mostly use cars for traveling in the city. The rise of the automobile industry supports

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  • Green Areas and Parks

    ABSTRACT It is obvious that green areas and parks have enormous effects on the community or people who live in that neighborhood. Green spaces and parks help the children to have a playing area around the community which brings more comfort. Green spaces and parks beautify the community‚ create a pleasant environment for the people and protect the natural environment. The aim of this article is to investigate the effects of green areas and parks on people in Nicosia considering its influence on

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  • Urban Sprawl

    Urban Sprawl Rapid expansion of our metropolitan areas has been coined the term “urban sprawl”. Urban sprawl is now looked at negatively because of its affect on society. Because of capitalism and the idea of having your home with the white picket fence‚ urban sprawl has taken over the United States of America. The affects of urban sprawl can be seen in our environment‚ our community‚ and in our health. Our community has changed the most due to urban sprawl. “One in two Americans now lives

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  • Patronage of Local Cinema Among Urban Youths in Ado Ekiti Southwest Nigeria

    11 Patronage of Local Cinema Halls among Urban Youths in Ado Ekiti‚ Southwest Nigeria Babatunde Joshua Omotosho Introduction and Statement of Problem Globally‚ urban areas are noted for the provision of social and public spaces in terms of education‚ energy supply‚ leisure‚ recreation facilities in order to make life conducive for the urban dwellers. Nigerians are deprived of these facilities in urban centres due to poverty and failure to maintain the existing ones‚ among other reasons. However

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  • Urban Agriculture

    heading “Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Development” at City Campus‚ University of Technology Sydney‚ Australia. Urban agriculture is probably as old as our cities‚ but never received much attention from the aspect of planning and governance till now. Urban Agriculture‚ the “integration” of farming into the urban economic and ecological system and also embedded in and interaction with the urban ecosystem such linkages includes the use of urban residents as laborers‚ use of typical urban resources

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  • Dubai Urban Growth Analysis

    growing cities in the world. Urban sprawl is becoming the subject of analysis through modern decades concerning the management of urban growth. It described the expansion of human populations away from central urban areas into rural areas‚ following the outward expansion of cities; it is believed that the city of Dubai has followed this method. Each city has shaped its own settlement patterns over time‚ either through the oldest and most widely quoted models in urban studies which are those of Burgess

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  • Indirect Effects Of Urban Sprawl

    Municipal Finance is directly and indirectly impacted by urban sprawling. In Canada it has become very desirable to live in sub-divisions with large yards and single family dwellings (2). These types of subdivisions create urban sprawl by spreading out residential and commercial areas in such a way that public transit is not feasible and residents require vehicles to transport themselves to work‚ school and recreational activities (1). Therefore‚ creating a strained balance between municipalities

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  • The Causes of Deterioration of Air Quality in Inner Urban Areas

    Short essay |!|ES04001|!| What are the causes of deterioration of air quality in inner urban areas? How can the air quality in inner urban areas be improved through urban planning and transport development? (12 marks) ## |Causes |4 | |Explain: |urban planning |4 | | |transport development |4 | Suggested answer: |Introduction

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  • Urban Consolidation and Environmental Sustainability

    Urban consolidation is a rising issue in amny capital cities and could have a dramatic effect on the environmental sustainability of Australian cities in the near and distant future. “Urban consolidation policies concentrate on increasing housing densities in the large cities to produce more compact development‚ shorter travel distances and less dependence on automobiles.” (Forster 2004‚ p.171). Some of the main negative issues that is caused by urban consolidation are a drop in value of pre-existing

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  • Urban Symbiosis

    in Sustainable Urban Systems and the development of sustainable cities and urban contexts is one of the most important challenges of humans’ future. Within the field of IE a specific branch of research is dedicated to Urban Industrial Ecology (UIE) [57]‚ but it is very difficult to exactly determine the birth of the interest in urban research by the IE scholars: Huang et al. [58] argue that a first idea of “urban symbiosis” was already present in Jacob 1961‚ while the term “urban metabolism” was

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