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Public places in Asia Pacific cities

current issues and strategies

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Public spaces -- Asia,
    • City planning -- Asia,
    • Cities and towns -- Asia

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementedited by Pu Miao.
      SeriesThe GeoJournal library ;, 60
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT147.A2 P83 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 391 p. :
      Number of Pages391
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3949806M
      ISBN 10079237083X
      LC Control Number2001041353

      Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. EAST ASIA AND PACIFIC CITIES Expanding Opportunities for the Urban Poor ISBN SKU rbanization in the East Asia and Paci˜ c region has created enormous opportunities for many. Yet the rapid growth of cities has also created challenges—among them.

      Pacific Asia is the fastest growing region in the world, and its very large cities—world cities—have spearheaded economic growth and social and cultural transformation in the area. Nearly 60 per cent of the world’s billion people now live in cities and the number of urban dwellers is rapidly increasing especially in the Asia-Pacific region which will have a profound impact on its economy, society and environment. In the Asia Pacific region, over billion now live in cities.

      Japan is top of our list of the best places to visit in Asia. Why? It’s packed with exciting things to do and see, from the main cities of Matsuyama, Takamatsu, and the famous island of Naoshima as well as 11 other islands that are bursting with art and culture. But all those places aside, it’s Shikoku that you want to . Asia-Pacific Top 20 Cities Economic Overview. Asia-Pacific Top 20 Cities Demographics. Asia-Pacific Top 20 Cities Unemployment. Asia-Pacific Top 20 Cities Employment. Asia-Pacific Top 20 Cities Households. Asia-Pacific Top 20 Cities Household Income & Expenditure. Asia-Pacific Top 20 Cities GVA. Asia-Pacific Top 20 Cities Education.


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Perspective One: Characteristics of Asia Pacific Cities and Their Public Places (1) High Population Density (2) Large Cities (3) Mixed Uses (4) Government-Centered and Pro-Development Culture (5) The East-versus-West Bipolarity (6) Small Amount of Public Space (7) Absence of Large Nodes and Overall Structure in Public Space (8) Intensive Use of Public Space (9) Ambiguous Boundary between Format: Hardcover.

Perspective One: Characteristics of Asia Pacific Cities and Their Public Places (1) High Population Density (2) Large Cities (3) Mixed Uses (4) Government-Centered and Pro-Development Culture (5) The East-versus-West Bipolarity (6) Small Amount of Public Space (7) Absence of Large Nodes and Overall Structure in Public Space (8) Intensive Use of Public Space (9) Ambiguous Boundary between.

This book is the first of its kind to examine the design and use of public space such as streets, squares, and parks in the cities of contemporary Asia Pacific, which has experienced the fastest urban and economic growth in the world during the past three : Pu Miao [Ed.].

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