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Sprawling and Urban transportation system: Impacts in the city of Londrina, Parana, Brazil
After nearly 80 years since the construction of its core, represented today by the city's central area, Londrina, located in the state of Parana, has the appearance of a new city but its features and trends of planning ...
Urban land reform: How does it help the poor? Examples from Trinidad and Indonesia.
(International Symposium: The Urban Challenge of Developing Nations, 2011-09-06)
The hypothesis of this paper is that land tenure in Third World countries is regulated by socio-political institutions rather than the market. It argues, that land reform has to start from a knowledge of local conditions ...
Applying GIS tools for analysing urban thermal environment
A methodology for analyzing the solar access and its influence on both air temperature and thermal comfort of the urban environment was here developed by applying the potentiality of GIS tools. Urban canyons in a specific ...
Small mammal assemblages in fragmented shrublands of urban areas of Central Chile
Mediterranean-type ecosystems are one of the most affected environments by habitat loss and fragmentation due to urban development, however only few studies have evaluated the effects of urbanization on the biodiversity ...
Urban poverty and habitat precariousness in the Caribbean
Focuses on urban poverty in current and former British territories. Analyzes conditions such as: housing, sanitation, land titles, water, public services, in order to evlaute poverty conditions and precariousness in Caribbean ...
The espacialization of urban voids in Londrina (PR)
(Revues Org, 2016-01-01)
During the recent years, the urban space production is subordinated to the real state capital reproduction, mostly by the land ownership appreciation. In the cities production the agents involved produce or reproduce the ...