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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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5 Transport technologies that will change the future

Transport Strategies

Written by: Allaa Muhammed Transportation planners try to do their best to provide transportation systems to have the capacity for large numbers of people and also to be safe, Eco-friendly, sustainable systems. Here comes the role of transportation technologies to make it match our needs, shaping transportation systems which in ...

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Slums, an obstacle in the way of urban planning

Slums

The origin of the word Slums began to be used in the year 1822, as recorded, and means a dirty back alley inhabited by poor people. It came from the word slang, which means a “room” especially a “back room”.As reported by the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2014, of ...

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The Arab World and fuel consumption in the years to come

The Arab world has many advantages and characteristics (it stores thirds of the world of global energy sources, and is suffering from growing in the low population growth in the current water level and the possibility of unsuitable environmental climate change).Statistical studies show that global oil consumption will continue its ...

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Cultural Heritage Tourism

heritage tourism

Many tourists are interested in cultural heritage, it’s doubtless to say that interest in cultural heritage tourism is growing fast, they also travel to experience other cultures and learn about the past and history of archaeological sites.Tourism brings people from all around the world for seeing the natural landscapes, water ...

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How to avoid weak sources in your research?

Research

Written by: Allaa Muhammed Research needs to differ from one to another and from a paper to the other. There is no set of rules you have to follow to write a creative research, though you have to find credible resources to your paper to be eligible. So, you have ...

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5 most disastrous energy industry accidents

most disastrous

A few years ago in Fukushima nuclear complex, a triple meltdown occurred, and it had a disastrous effect. But is it the worst energy disaster that ever happened in the modern age? Or did any other disaster precede it on the list? Well, for one we can say that Chernobyl ...

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Future plans for Clean Energy

Energy

160 countries, during the last two years, have announced to the public that they are planning to largely convert to clean energy between the years 2020 and 2030. This announcement is the largest commitment to be done to date, not only in major countries but also in small and less ...

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