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Smart Technology Impact on Neighborhood Form for a Sustainable Doha

Soud Al-Thani, Cynthia Skelhorn, Alexandre Amato, Muammer Koc, Sami Al-Ghamdi
2018 Sustainability  
The development of smart technology, especially in the fields of transportation and communication, has led to the reconsideration of some of sustainable urban form concepts such as neighborhoods.  ...  This study focuses on the significance of neighborhoods in a city as the smallest self-sufficient urban units akin to nuclear families in the larger society.  ...  Objective: Assist the participant in connecting the axioms of city form, density and technology.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10124764 fatcat:gamqqvvmjrgfjoorgjf3w7eppy

Outdoor Collaborative and Creative Space Renewal in a Smart City

Rossella Maspoli
2014 Advanced Engineering Forum  
The paper analyzes the urban transformation and the development of criteria for the conception and design of outdoor urban space, in the smart city context.  ...  In the regeneration of peripheral historical and postindustrial neighborhoods, interactive storytelling and cultural mediation for collaborative placemaking of public sites can generate not only art and  ...  Acknowledgements This work was financially supported in 2010 -2013 by Archi.Pla.Architecture and places: local landscape valorisation between identity development and promotion.  ... 
doi:10.4028/ fatcat:kuulcuxemnbpvgtkvpis54tsee

A Conceptual Urban Quality Space-Place Framework: Linking Geo-Information and Quality of Life

Pablo Cabrera-Barona, Helena Merschdorf
2018 Urban Science  
Secondly, we develop an analysis about space and place interactions, and how the social aspects, such as the sense of place, and physical aspects, such as urban spaces, are associated with quality of life  ...  Space and place are key concepts for understanding the functionality of social and environmental interactions.  ...  Geo-information facilities, such as location-based services, platforms of maps, or Open GIS, facilitate citizen participation and support citizens with the knowledge of useful information in order to improve  ... 
doi:10.3390/urbansci2030073 fatcat:z6wqvqncyrdo3lspimrzyt3fn4

Symmetrical Aspects of Urban Regeneration in Seoul [chapter]

Mi-Sun Park, Seunghee Lee, Uk Kim
2019 Smart Urban Development [Working Title]  
In this study, urban regeneration reinforced with smart technologies is suggested to revive lost placeness, communal connectivity, and urban orientation.  ...  Gentrification is another important issue to be resolved for the sustainable urbanization. This study focused on symmetrical aspects of the successful urban regeneration.  ...  Acknowledgements This study has been supported by the Seoul city government, especially for urban regeneration in the surrounding areas of Hongik University campus in order that knowledge of the university  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.86331 fatcat:zr2li2huejakdf76pih4asj73m

The Quantified Community and Neighborhood Labs: A Framework for Computational Urban Science and Civic Technology Innovation

Constantine E. Kontokosta
2016 The Journal of urban technology  
Focusing on the neighborhood scale also allows for meaningful interaction with, and participation by, the people who live, work, and play in that space and shifts the emphasis of data-driven design away  ...  The "Smart City" messaging is replete with claims of the potential for sensors and information and communication technologies (ICT) to re-shape urban life, although such rhetoric ignores the practical  ...  Kontokosta is assistant professor of Urban Informatics, Deputy Director for Academics, and Head of the Quantified Community Research Facility, Center for Urban Science and Progress and Tandon School of  ... 
doi:10.1080/10630732.2016.1177260 fatcat:2vdika4ylzcdhov33ndf3o33um

The influence of walkability on broader mobility for Canadian middle aged and older adults: An examination of Walk Score™ and the Mobility Over Varied Environments Scale (MOVES)

Jana A. Hirsch, Meghan Winters, Philippa J. Clarke, Nathalie Ste-Marie, Heather A. McKay
2017 Preventive Medicine  
However, results attenuated after adjustment for sociodemographic covariates: each 10 point increase in Street Smart Walk Score ™ was associated with a 0.10 (CI 0.00, 0.20) point increase in MOVES.  ...  In unadjusted models, for every 10 point increase in Street Smart Walk Score ™ , MOVES increased 4.84 points (CI 4.52, 5.15).  ...  Previous research in the social domain supports associations between walkable neighborhoods and social connections (54-57).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.09.036 pmid:27702639 pmcid:PMC5292080 fatcat:esydn4upe5e7xc4gi4j5pin5pa

The Importance of Quality of Urban Life Indicators in Developing New Urban Communities in Cairo.(Dept.A)

Omar Taqi, Mohamed Farid, Ahmed Radwan
2021 MEJ Mansoura Engineering Journal  
AUTHORS CONTRIBUTION Omar Sayed Taqi wrote the manuscript with support from Ahmed Hosney Radwan and Mohamed M. Abdelaziz Farid. Omar Sayed Taqi, Mohamed M.  ...  Omar Sayed Taqi and Ahmed Hosney Radwan provided the resources necessary for the research. All authors discussed the results and contributed to the final manuscript.  ...  Facilities, public spaces, and setting utilized for recreational purposes should be included besides the quality of housing and services to the extent in which residents will interact with the built environment  ... 
doi:10.21608/bfemu.2021.184361 fatcat:5vlixqcnrfhzbfndve3hrgmtze

Urban ageing

Valeria Righi, Sergio Sayago, Josep Blat
2015 Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Communities and Technologies - C&T '15  
We discuss two case studies with scenarios of engagement of older people in urban areas we undertook in the past 4 years.  ...  Despite the widespread popularity of smart cities in policy and research fields, and the ever-increasing ageing population in urban areas, ageing issues have seldom been addressed in depth in smart city  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We cannot thank Àgora participants enough. We thank P. Santos and M. Balestrini for their key roles in case study 2, A. Rosales, S. M. Ferreira and J.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2768545.2768552 dblp:conf/candt/RighiSB15 fatcat:5yuz55va4ncmbmin7v6wktxgae

Pre-assessment of Metropolitan Areas' Smart Growth through Agent Based Modelling

Laila M. Khodeir, Aya Elsisy, Muhammad Nagy
2016 Procedia Environmental Sciences  
Smart Growth (SG) is an approach for sustainable urban development, it emerged to restrain the drawbacks of Metropolitan Areas' urban sprawl.  ...  for Urban Facility Management.  ...  In fact, Creation of walkable communities is a core element in Smart Growth agenda and is connected with most of SG principles.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proenv.2016.04.023 fatcat:sbpsit6abbglzjokc6n64zsire

Environmental correlates of walking and cycling: Findings from the transportation, urban design, and planning literatures

Brian E. Saelens, James F. Sallis, Lawrence D. Frank
2003 Annals of Behavioral Medicine  
Research in transportation, urban design, and planning has examined associations between physical environment variables and individuals' walking and cycling for transport.  ...  Neighborhood comparison and correlational studies with nonmotorized transport outcomes are considered, with evidence suggesting that residents from communities with higher density, greater connectivity  ...  Urban designers consider how people will perceive and interact with the human-made environment. or to get to work.  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15324796abm2502_03 pmid:12704009 fatcat:klsncycoarahlc7o47jfh3b7pa

Smart City Governance: A Local Emergent Perspective [chapter]

Albert Meijer
2015 Smarter as the New Urban Agenda  
This chapter presents the local cooperative knowledge potential and the nature of the problem domain as key contextual factors and develops a model for studying and assessing smart city governance in context  ...  Learning about successes of smart city governance is important but lessons need to be contextualized: approaches that work in one city may fail in another one.  ...  These situational characteristics interact with a series of political, administrative, and technological choices regarding the use of new technologies for urban governance.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-17620-8_4 fatcat:4sm2ee73d5cn7lktgutvdinpme

Exploring the interplay between urban governance and smart services codesign

Grazia Concilio, Alessandro Deserti, Francesca Rizzo
2014 Interaction Design and Architecture(s)  
In coherence with these perspectives, the article reports on the interplay between urban governance and the co-design of smart services in urban transformation as it has been observed and analysed in the  ...  The large spreading of e-democracy and e-participatory tools and environments showed, and is still showing, that technologies offer new direction for dealing with the challenge of scaling the deliberative  ...  In line with the Periphèria vision, MyNeighbourhood is trying to further develop the HSC paradigm by amplifying and connecting existing grassroots social initiatives in 4 different European neighborhoods  ... 
doaj:54d502193ab3453b9805a4ca86e71575 fatcat:s6r5fkpf3ffanpaljy75kq4uja

Does Community Type Moderate the Relationship between Parent Perceptions of the Neighborhood and Physical Activity in Children?

Casey P. Durand, Genevieve F. Dunton, Donna Spruijt-Metz, Mary Ann Pentz
2012 American Journal of Health Promotion  
for those in the smart growth community only (p≤0.05).  ...  [13] Objectively measured distance to school, a steep or busy road barrier, road density, land use mix and urbanization are also associated with active commuting. 11, 13-17 Controls for child age, gender  ...  There were 280 participants residing in the conventional communities and 85 in the smart growth community.  ... 
doi:10.4278/ajhp.100827-quan-290 pmid:22747320 pmcid:PMC4124624 fatcat:aixba4tlkfglxl7w7zhtryux5y

Resident-led beautification of vacant lots that connects place to community

William P. Stewart, Paul H. Gobster, Alessandro Rigolon, John Strauser, Douglas A. Williams, Carena J. van Riper
2019 Landscape and Urban Planning  
Results showed participants' interest in beautifying their lot positively influenced social interaction with neighbors and individual investments in caring for a new lot.  ...  Social interaction was positively correlated with place attachment, which in turn predicted sense of community.  ...  Jeanne Chandler and Kathy Dickhut of the City of Chicago, Department of Planning and Development for help with survey implementation; Taryn Roch of LISC Chicago for help with community group connections  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.02.011 fatcat:7uhh6ywhirfnlnngh4lf7bkiua


2020 Architecture Civil Engineering Environment  
The article refers to the idea of age-friendly city in connection with the Smart City. As the method a systematic literature review was used, based on the available scientific databases.  ...  Therefore, the concept of Smart City offers the elderly residents many options to compensate for psychophysical dysfunctions and related with them limitations in social life, however, it demands parallel  ...  In addition, the application allows for the geolocation of individual audits [32] . The functionalities of this application also allow to update photos of individual objects.  ... 
doi:10.21307/acee-2020-015 fatcat:xx2673dybbf4ze7gzfu2hrvqse
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