THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL RESEARCHES IN URBAN MANAGEMENT

 

Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2014

 

1. THE EFFECTS OF CLUSTERING ON OFFICE RENTS: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM THE RENTAL OFFICE MARKET IN HO CHI MINH CITY

Du T. HUYNH
Fulbright Economics Teaching Program and Harvard Graduate School of Design, Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam

This article investigates the positive effects on rents by office clustering in Ho Chi Minh City. The density of buildings in the CBD increases labor productivity and creates added value for the whole economy, stimulating economic growth and development   ...

2. PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING FOR URBAN AREAS: THE CASE OF RÍO GALLEGOS’ MICRO-REGION  

Pablo ELINBAUM
Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona
Spain

A significant population growth and the increase of urbanization’s dynamics are the common problems of Argentinean conurbations. However, the case of Río Gallegos, an intermediate city in the south of the country, is unique. The city sprawls over two different jurisdictions, the municipal land, almost fully occupied, and the “outer land” that belongs to the provincial jurisdiction.   ...

3. A THEORETICAL APPROACH TO CAPABILITIES OF THE TRADITIONAL URBAN FORM IN PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION

Houshmand E. MASOUMI

Technical University of Berlin
Germany

Influenced by the early to mid-twentieth century modernization, the Iranian cities experienced urban transformations that laid extensive effects on the social and physical human activities that have remained until today. Mobility is one of such issues that are broadly under the influence of the transformed urban form. This paper claims that the new Iranian urban planning encourages the city dwellers to drive personal cars because the neighborhoods and their centers lost importance after the urban form modernization efforts in 1930-1960.    ...

4. METHODOLOGICAL BARRIERS IN SYSTEMIC PLANNING OF URBAN GREEN NETWORKS IN SERBIA

Slobodan MILUTINOVIC
Petar VRANIC
University of Nis
Milica MAKSIC
Institute of Urban Planning City of Niš
Serbia
 

The urban planning practice in Serbia lacks systemic approach to development of urban green networks (UGN), and may support possible divergent developmental trends in planning of UGN and serve as constant drawback in establishing common platform for planning and monitoring of UGN.  ... 

5. URBAN AND PERI-URBAN PASSENGER TRANSPORT INTEGRATION THROUGH HUB-AND-SPOKE-NETWORK

Valentin CÂRLAN

Eugen ROŞCA

Mircea Augustin ROŞCA

University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest
Romania

Nowadays sustainability is among the most desired characteristics of the transport systems. Taking into account the soaring and the unpredictable rise of the transport needs in urban areas, in contrast with the suggestions for reducing individual travels, new solutions which should integrate the transport resources both of urban and suburban areas must be sought.   ...