UMS_19.2_Assignment.02_Simulation

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High Density Urban Reconstruction in Istanbul, simulated

1. Concept My starting point was the current reconstruction boom in Istanbul, especially on the Anatolian side. Since the earthquake in 1999, old multifamily houses with a maximum of 4 storeys have been gradually being replaced with taller, newer buildings, nearly doubling the number of inhabitants. I considered 4 stages for this reconstruction, where the …

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[ accidental city variations ]

 1. Concept The general concept is to analyze scenarios for different rules of attractions within the generated street network using provided C# components. The first simulation will create a family-friendly community – low density, friendly social environment with fewer places of work located within the district. The second simulation will work with the opposite type of …

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Urban Planning: Let’s face Climate Change

1. Concept The initial concept is based on the idea of simulating models of sustainable urban planning. Currently, the built environment generates 40% of annual global CO2 emissions. As consequences to the Climate Change, the building sector needs to drastically reduce its resource consumption. As architects or urban planners, we are able to influence the …

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Rethinking Brasilia’s superblock: public amenity driven densification

Introduction Brasilia is based on the Modernist principle of zoning and separation of land uses; however, the Neighborhood Unit concept was one of the Brazilian’s urban planning twists alleviating the segregation of spaces. Alternating the residential Superblocks with cultural, recreational, religious, health, and educational amenities makes a substantial difference in the residents’ lives to this …

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Concentric Zone Model

1. Concept The main aim is to generate a simplified version of the Concentric Zone Model proposed by Ernest W. Burgess. Burgess proposed an urban land use plan organized around the central business district in concentric rings. Each ring includes a different land use.  Fig. 1: Concentric Zone Model (https://urbandesignlab.in/understanding-the-concentric-zone-model/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=understanding-the-concentric-zone-model)  The Burgess model illustrates the …

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A New Vision for Sadra: An Urban Redevelopment

1.Concept Sadra town, located on the outskirts of Shiraz, Iran, was developed as a suburban area to facilitate the city’s expansion. The project is still ongoing and being carried out in multiple phases. However, the second phase has generated controversy as it comprises solely of residential houses and miniature gardens within each residential area, without …

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New real estate development and urban displacement

1. Concept The main concept is an urban model representing displacement of a population for a new real estate development of a neighborhood. For the model, the Merkal site (from the PUDA course) was used.  The concept consist of 4 main components:  Displaced residences  New residences  New retail (shops) New parks The idea is to …

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