Challenges to Asian Urbanization in the 21st Century by Ashok K. Dutt, A.G. Noble, G. Venugopal, S. Subbiah

By Ashok K. Dutt, A.G. Noble, G. Venugopal, S. Subbiah

This ebook is exclusive in that it brings forth the character and features of twenty first century Asian urbanization. It offers a simple framework, quite because it pertains to the styles, features and difficulties linked to urbanization. city structural versions are mentioned with regards to their applicability and non-applicability. it truly is of relevance to researchers and scholars operating within the fields of social geography, Asian stories, city economies, city and nearby making plans and social matters.

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Figures 2-1 and 2-2 present a decade-by-decade summary of changes in the relative ranking of the world’s most populous cities, from 1950 to 2010. If the growth in population is a measure of the importance of the world’s cities, the last fifty years has been characterized by episodic decline in importance of Western cities among the ranks of the most populous cities in the world. At the dawn of the 2 lst century, the new world city players are a multitude of Asian and African (particularly Asian) cities.

Most economic activities in the European commercial area involved trade, distribution, transport, banking, and insurance. Zoning and building codes were strictly enforced to maintain an orderly European character and atmosphere in the district (Dossal 1991; Brand 1972). ’ This area comprised a mix of commercial and residential land-uses. Much commercial activity involved trade of agricultural produce and crafts, small-scale industry, and retailing (Acquah 1957; Mukhopadhyay 1995). Importantly, the European town and the Native Town were physically separated with designed barriers.

That nation’s Town Improvement Act of 1953 was actually imported from India, where it had previously served as the Calcutta Improvement Act of 1911, but the Indians adopted their Act wholesale from Glasgow, where the model used had been known as the Glasgow Improvement Trust of 1866. The most recent Dhaka Plan (1995 - 2015) based on a imported strategic planning concept has realistically pointed out that priority be given to water-logging and flooding in order to seek solutions to Dhaka’s future areal expansion, which is inevitable.

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