The Imperatives of Urban and Regional Planning: Concepts and Case Studies from the Developing World

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Xlibris Corporation, Aug 18, 2011 - Architecture - 792 pages
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This book is comprised of articles and papers that have come about after years of academic and applied research endeavors of the practitioners and academicians in the field of urban and regional development planning. Most of these articles have already been presented and deliberated in national and international conferences held in different parts of the world, namely: Indianapolis, Newcastle upon Tyne, Rome, Istanbul, Cairo, Alexandria, Vienna, Stockholm, Jeddah, Riyadh, Jubail, Islamabad, Penang, and Bandung. The concepts and case studies described in this book bring home the fact that the world is undergoing a gyrational transition. Not only are developed and developing countries getting influenced by each other and transforming due to a process of circular causation, but each of the two sets of countries are also undergoing a simultaneous internal transformation due to the differential infusion of technology and indigenous entrepreneurship. As a consequence, highly diversified urban systems are getting integrated interactively, leading to the formation of a global village and achievement of a unity in diversity!
 

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Contents

Saudi Arabia
Environmental Planning and Management for Energy
ArabiaAnis ur Rahmaan
Land Policies in Saudi ArabiaAnis ur Rahmaan Walead
A Framework for Environmental Regulation in Urban Areas
Toward Normative Institutional Objectives for Physical
Town Planning in Saudi ArabiaAnis ur Rahmaan
Their Typology

A Conceptual ApproachAnis ur Rahmaan
AsiaAnis ur Rahmaan
Future ProspectsAnis ur Rahmaan
Dynamics of Gated Communities Their Impact
Lahore PakistanAnis ur Rahmaan and Bushra Anis
Reference to PakistanAnis ur Rahmaan
Urban Development and Management in PakistanAnis
A Conceptual Probe
Preservation of Islamic Cultural and Architectural Heritage
of AlMadina AlMunawaraAnis ur Rahmaan Bushra Anis
A Methodology for the Formulation of Urban Development
A Step toward Planned Tourism in Saudi
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