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  • After the Bangladesh Flood Action Plan: Looking to the future

    After the Bangladesh Flood Action Plan: Looking to the future

    The main objectives of the Bangladesh Flood Action Plan (FAP), to protect the country from river floods, were not achieved, for several political, economic and institutional reasons. Demographic and economic changes in the following 20 years have ...

    Brammer Hugh

  • The multifunctional use of urban greenspace

    The multifunctional use of urban greenspace

    This paper calls attention to the critical role of greenspaces in cities, while it overviews the many functions they provide. From a theoretical perspective, the utility function of urban greenspaces concerns multiple dimensions. Temporal, spatial ...

    van Leeuwen Eveline; Nijkamp Peter; de Noronha Vaz Teresa

  • The emergence of urban agriculture: Sydney, Australia

    The emergence of urban agriculture: Sydney, Australia

    Across the world the phenomenon of urban agriculture (UA) is defining itself after emerging from a mainly grass-roots response, evidenced in the Sydney Metropolitan Region by the Hawkesbury Harvest phenomenon and the Sydney Food Fairness Alliance, ...

    Mason David; Knowd Ian

  • Gardens by the Bay: High performance through design optimization and integration

    Gardens by the Bay: High performance through design optimization and integration

    This is a case study on the development of the Gardens by the Bay, Bay South and Conservatory Complex to provide intelligent and integrated building responses. This article demonstrates the effectiveness of combining a number of environmental design ...

    Davey Meredith; Bellew Patrick; Er Kenneth; Kwek Andy; Lim Johnny

  • Post-Occupancy Evaluation and Design Quality in Brazil: Concepts, Approaches and an Example of Application

    Post-Occupancy Evaluation and Design Quality in Brazil: Concepts, Approaches and an Example of Application

    This article aims to describe the origins and evolution of post-occupancy evaluation (POE) activities in Brazil. This methodology was consolidated in the Brazilian academic field in the mid-1990s. Whenever possible, parallels between activities ...

    Ornstein Sheila Walbe; Ono Rosaria

  • Livestock development and poverty alleviation: revolution or evolution for upland livelihoods in Lao PDR?

    Livestock development and poverty alleviation: revolution or evolution for upland livelihoods in Lao PDR?

    Livestock play a key role in the lives of poor, rural people in developing countries, providing a major proportion of their cash income, capital assets, draught power, fuel and fertilizer. Rapid growth in demand for meat and dairy products in Asia ...

    Millar Joanne; Photakoun Viengxay