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Sustainability in Cities

 What is the meaning of “Sustainability”? sustainability (from sustain and ability) is the property of biological systems to remain diverse and productive indefinitely. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. In more general terms, sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes. The organizing principle for sustainability is sustainable development, which includes the four interconnected domains: ecology, economics, politics and culture. Sustainability science is ...

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Sustainability as a Reaction to Pollution

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The Sustainable Cities emerged as a reaction to the industrial development and the spread of advanced technology, which led to the spread of pollution, which has become part of the contemporary world and that it has spread in all aspects of life and has several forms, whether, in climate pollution ...

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Urban Planning: definition, problems and solutions

Urban Planning, Definition, Problems, Sloutions

Urban Planning: definition, problems and solutions Summary: Urban Planning is a large-scale concept concerned with planning and development at all levels ( architectural, infrastructural, ecological, economical, and even political ). During this process many problems & obstacles come up but luckily the same as any other kind of problems, there ...

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The Compact City A sustainable Urban Form

What is Compact City? The compact city  “city of short distance”is an currently emergrd  urban planning concept.  promotes relatively high residential density with mixing of various activities.  It provide  require infrastructure facilities  within walkable distance.  The compact city concept aims at a high-density mixed-use, and intensified urban form. • The idea ...

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Urban vs Rural Areas

Urban vs Rural Areas

What is urban center  .. what is rural center  .. each nation has a definition !!! There are many aspects affects on this expression which also differs from a nation to another according to each nation’s culture and technology level reached, Here-under some of aspects used to measure which areas are Urban ...

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The Relationship between architecture and environment

You can’t build or design a good building without understanding their relationship with the natural systems and the surrounding environment. Architects need to make buildings that are friendly to the environment and more green which can be adaptable to the surroundings, in other words, they need to create buildings that ...

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