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A suitable development trend in linear city based on smart growth a case study in Lanzhou urban area

Zhou, Wei (2013) A suitable development trend in linear city based on smart growth a case study in Lanzhou urban area. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Built Environment.



"Smart growth" strategy as a new urban development theory originated from United States as a way against urban sprawl. However urban sprawl also threatens China's urban spatial expansion process on certain extent.In this researach, the issues come from spatial layout, and construction land structure is irrational in Lanzhou City,so the main purpose is to find an appropriate development trend for future development.The result should push forward an influence on introducing Smart growth into China planning system as well as assist Lanzhou City get a better development direction.A survey of developing urban growth model with raster analysis function under GIS software based on smart growth strategy to stimulate several visual scenarios. Noteworthy, as simple questionnaire contributes to ranking the relative principles in smart growth for measure the weight in each scenario and those scenarios emphasize economic efficiency, environmental preservation and social equity respectively.After a series of evaluation between different scenarios and general plan in 2020, the final output should select a scenario which either involves the implication of smart growth in urban spatial development to the actuality of Lanzhou city

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Sains (Perancangan Bandar dan Wilayah)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2013; Supervisor : Dr. Soheil Sabri
Uncontrolled Keywords:cities and towns, sustainable development
Subjects:G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:40618
Deposited By: Siti Zulaiha Salim
Deposited On:21 Aug 2014 01:54
Last Modified:18 Jul 2017 04:42

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