Essays about: "Urban Redevelopment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 essays containing the words Urban Redevelopment.

  1. 1. Understanding the Process of Memory Politics in Västra Hamnen’s Redevelopment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Edward Tilling; [2019]
    Keywords : Memory Politics; Urban Rhetoric; Embodied Identities; Sense of Place; Urban Design; Heritage; Västra Hamnen; Malmö; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The research aims to understand and explore the process of memory politics that has underpinned the redevelopment of Vӓstra Hamnen’s built environment, and the extent to which these considerations have actively shaped the urban design of the area, for better or worse, in relation to the values Malmö Stad have sought to express through the area’s narrative shift. The research has endeavoured to achieve the aforementioned aims by way of qualitative semi-structured interviews with participants from three different professional backgrounds, each of whom has been closely involved in the redevelopment process, as well as through site-visits and observational analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban Redevelopment in Shenzhen, China : Neoliberal Urbanism, Gentrification, and Everyday Life in Baishizhou Urban Village

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Johan Backholm; [2019]
    Keywords : Urban Redevelopment; Neoliberal Urbanism; Gentrification; Urban Village; China;

    Abstract : Urban redevelopment is increasingly used as a policy tool for economic growth by local governments in Chinese cities, which is taking place amid rapid urbanization and in an expanding globalized economy. Along with the spatial transformation, urban redevelopment often entails socioeconomic change in the form of processes of gentrification, which is propelled by the dominance of neoliberal market-oriented policy and practice in the country. READ MORE

  3. 3. Against Singularity : Modernist housing estates: What went wrong and how can we fix it? Case Study of Norsborg, Botkyrka, Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Andrea Londakova; [2018]
    Keywords : urban design; modernist housing estates; miljonprogrammet; public space; redevelopment; regeneration; transformation; modernism; planning; norsborg; stockholm; sweden;

    Abstract : In my thesis I look into the case of modernist mass housing estates. They appear as a typological, functional and visual anomaly relative to the traditional urban fabric of European urban centers, as a world of its own or a city inside of a city. READ MORE

  4. 4. 'Smart Kalasatama' and the Role of Sompasauna: a case study of the redevelopment of Kalasatama, Helsinki

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Anna-Riikka Kojonsaari; [2018]
    Keywords : Smart city; Neoliberal planning theory; Matter out of place; Sompasauna;

    Abstract : Smart city development is thriving, and many cities, including Helsinki, are engaging in the (re)development projects. Helsinki is developing toward smart city and in fact, was ranked in the top six smart cities in Europe in research published in 2014 by the European Parliament1. READ MORE

  5. 5. Livable & lovable Icknield Port: a shared narrative of urban re-generation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Efthimis Kapsalis; [2018]
    Keywords : sustainable urban design; urban regeneration; participatory planning; co-design; Birmingham; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Icknield Port is one of the largest redevelopment sites in Birmingham, UK and presents a huge opportunity to create a high quality destination of regional significance. Because of its size (30 ha), its locational advantage (1. READ MORE