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    The Impact of Urban Legends Throughout History and Around the World Urban legends have always intrigued me. I am unsure if it is the scare factor that intrigues me, the way in which some of them are told, or some of the lessons that are supposed to be taken from them but one thing I know for sure is that I do not stand alone in this belief. In fact urban legends are told all over the world, even in countries that many have never heard of before. Many people of all backgrounds find them to be

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    A Case Study of Urban Glasgow A case study of; q Urban planning scheme q Inner city residential redevelopment scheme Why Glasgow's east end ? The east end of Glasgow, like the east end of London was the centre of shipping - import / export, storage and ship building along river Clyde. Many famous 19th and 20th century ships built. Industrial area - coal, iron ore found so steel industry set up in 19th century - led to development of heavy machinery, engineering, ship building.

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    Chicago’s Brownfield Initiative to Reclaim Urban Sprawl and Economic Resources Introduction Brownfields are abandoned, idled or underused industrial and commercial properties where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived contamination. In 1993, representatives from the Chicago Departments of Environment, Planning and Development, Buildings, Law, and the Mayor Office came together to develop a strategy for promoting cleanup and redevelopment of the City’s brownfields

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    Urban Poverty

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    were individuals, and not simply the property of there parents. Which meant that they didn't need to dress exactly like them and take up their habits and responsibilities. They did not have that many activities for work had filled most of their time. Urban and middle class families did have to send there child to work but can mostly prosper by not having to send their children to work. But still the child was a necessary and valuable economic asset for most families. This was do to the fact that still

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    Urban Sprawl and the Automobile

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    Urban Sprawl and the Automobile Urban sprawl is a widespread concern that impacts land use, transportation, social and economic development, and most importantly our health. Poorly planned development is threatening our health, our environment and our quality of life. Sprawl is blamed for many things such as asthma and global warming, flooding and erosion, extinction of wildlife, and most importantly the public health such as social isolation and obesity due to people driving everywhere. Building

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    The Downside to Land Use and Urban Development Excessive land use and urban development are a problem, because it causes pollution and it robs animals of their homes.  When man extends his boundaries into nature, nature has no choice but to go somewhere else.  Expansion and population are the cause of this environmental problem.  I propose to set a standard for land development for every city.  In that I also propose that each city should impose a set number of persons to live in that city. 

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    As It Is in Heaven

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    planning issues between the urban and rural environments. There is a sharp difference in infrastructural planning and the use of aesthetics between the two principal towns in the film, including Innsbruck and Norrland. In addition, the film depicts a high rural to urban migration compared to urban to rural resettlement, with the main reason for this being the search for greener pastures in the metropolis. There is a significant distinction in infrastructural planning in both urban and rural setups. In the

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    the water for drink. In my opinion, people who live in the city think that they like nature, but actually they need the nature as their necessity. In Singapore context, one of the identity of being garden city is need the understanding of Local urban culture and life, not just about physical attributes that typical public spaces are designed only by greeneries element. The relationship among buildings, people and public spaces demonstrate how the architect's responsibility can successfully extend beyond

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    Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, focused on the domain of science and technology, for economic development . The mixed economy system was adopted, resulting in the growth of the Public sector in India. Mumbai saw large scale rural-urban migration in the 21st century. Mumbai accommodates 12.5 million people, and is the largest metropolis by population in India, followed by Delhi with

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    Siegel, Eric. “Renewal Efforts Move at Slow Pace; Empowerment Zone Shows Spot Successes Five Years After Grant.” The Baltimore Sun. Jan 10, 2000. Smith, Jane. “A Dialogue on The Atlanta Project with Jane Smith, Executive Director.” The Inner City: Urban Poverty and Economic Development in the Next Century. ed Thomas Boston and Catherine Ross. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1997. pp. 291-297. Smothers, Ronald. “Cleveland Mayor Warns Newark an Arena Is No Cure-All.” New York Times. Oct

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