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Emerging Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities in Urban E-Planning

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Recent advances in information and communication technologies have enhanced the standards of metropolitan planning and development. These innovations have led to new opportunities in this evolving profession. Emerging Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities in Urban E-Planning brings together the efficiency of web-based tools and digital technologies with the practice of spatial planning. Focusing on the utilization of geographic information systems, computer-assisted design, visualization concepts, and database management systems, this book is a pivotal reference source for planners, policymakers, researchers, and graduate students interested in how recent technological advancements are enhancing the traditional practices in urban planning.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Preface
  6. Section 1: The Role of Web 2.0 in Urban E-Planning
    1. Chapter 1: Smart Planning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE SMART CITY CONCEPT IN URBAN DEVELOPMENT
      4. PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS OF SMARTNESS IN URBAN PLANNING
      5. TECHNOLOGY TRENDS AND NEW URBAN INFORMATICS
      6. FORMS OF WEB 2.0-ENABLED SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE
      7. CROWDSOURCING 2.0 IN URBAN PLANNING
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: There's an App for That
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PLANNERS USE OF MOBILE APPLICATIONS
      4. MOBILE APPLICATIONS FOR URBAN PLANNING
      5. FUTURE APPLICATIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 3: Participatory Environmental Planning Platform
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PARTICIPATORY ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING PLATFORM
      4. PARTICIPATORY ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND PLANNING SYSTEM
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 4: Socio-Technical Systems on the Move
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SOCIO-TECHNICAL SYSTEM: AN OLD CONCEPT FOR A NEW KIND OF SYSTEMS
      4. PROVIDING GROUND FOR DEVELOPING AN STS FOR REGIONAL HEALTH CARE
      5. CONCLUDING REMARKS
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      8. ENDNOTES
  7. Section 2: Web-Based E-Tools, Urban Social Movements, and Public Space
    1. Chapter 5: The Impact of Information and Communication Technology on the Rise of Urban Social Movements in Poland
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. COMMUNICATION, COUNTER-POWER POLITICS, AND MOBILIZATION OF SOCIAL MOVEMENTS
      4. ICT, CITIES, PARTICIPATION, AND ACTIVISM IN POLAND
      5. THE USE OF WEB-BASED MEDIA BY URBAN ACTIVISTS IN POLAND: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 6: Smart Urbanism and Digital Activism in Southern Italy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. URBAN NEOLIBERISM AND THE TRIUMPH OF SMART CITY
      4. DIGITAL ACTIVISM AND BOTTOM-UP SMART URBANISM
      5. URBAN NEOLIBERAL TRANSITION IN SOUTHERN ITALY
      6. SOUTHERN CITIES AND SMART URBANISM
      7. COUNTER-GEOGRAPHIES OF SMART URBANISM
      8. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    3. Chapter 7: Planning for Urban Media
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. UNDERSTANDING NETWORKED PUBLIC SPACE
      4. SITUATING LARGE SCREENS IN THE CITY
      5. SECOND GENERATION URBAN SCREENS
      6. USING LARGE SCREENS AS CATALYSTS OF SOCIAL AND SYMBOLIC INTERACTION
      7. INTERACTIVE GAMING ON LARGE SCREENS: THE XBOX 360 EVENTS AT FED SQUARE
      8. ASSESSING THE EVENTS
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
  8. Section 3: Modelling, Virtual Reality, and Geovisualization
    1. Chapter 8: Multi-Scale 3D Geovisualization of Urban Heat Island Data for Planning Dialogue in Toronto
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE EVOLVING CAPACITY TO UNDERTAKE 3D VISUALIZATION IN EVERYDAY PLANNING SITUATIONS
      4. GEOIDE PROJECT PII-32 VISUALIZING CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION
      5. CASE STUDY OUTCOMES
      6. FINDINGS AND CONCLUSION
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 9: Indicator Modelling and Interactive Visualisation for Urban Sustainability Assessment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CASE STUDY: DUNDEE CITY WATERFRONT
      4. INDICATOR SELECTION
      5. SCITY-VT INDICATOR MODELLING AND VISUALISATION
      6. VISUALISATION
      7. S-CITY VT PILOT EVALUATION: TESTING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNICATING THE SUSTAINABILITY
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 10: Urban Planning and Climate Change Mitigation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONTEXT
      4. TRANSPORT STUDIES AND SOCIAL IMPLICATIONS
      5. PARTICIPATION
      6. LOCAL POLICY
      7. VISUALISATION WITHIN PARTICIPATORY DESIGN
      8. RESEARCH SCENARIO
      9. PROBLEM IDENTIFICATION
      10. SITE INVESTIGATION
      11. ANALYSIS
      12. PROPOSED DESIGN SOLUTION
      13. TECHNICAL MODELLING
      14. CURRENT AND NEW TRAFFIC GENERATION IN THE MODEL
      15. NEW BUILDINGS IMPLEMENTATION (PARKING DECKING) AT SOUTH RIVER BANK
      16. DISCUSSION
      17. CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER STUDY
      18. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      19. REFERENCES
      20. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      21. ENDNOTES
    4. Chapter 11: Sequential Experiences in Energy Producing Landscapes
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METHOD
      4. RESULTS
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 12: A Unified Building Model for a Real 3D Cadastral System
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REQUIREMENTS ON 3D CADASTRE
      4. BUILDING MODELS
      5. IMPLEMENTATION SCENARIOS
      6. 3D CADASTRE AND EXISTING BUILDING MODELS
      7. THE 3D CADASTRE UBM
      8. IMPLEMENTATION OF THE 3D-CADASTRAL-EXTENDED UBM
      9. CONCLUSIONS
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      12. ENDNOTES
  9. Section 4: The Role of Planners in Urban E-Planning Reforms in Developed Countries and the Challenges Confronting Urban E-Planning in Developing Countries
    1. Chapter 13: Planning Reform as a Catalyst to Advance E-Planning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERTURE REVIEW
      4. COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
      5. STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF E-PLANNING
      6. A DECADE OF PLANNING REFORM: 2001 TO 2011
      7. PLANNING SYSTEM REVIEW 2012 - 2014
      8. THE NATIONAL E-PLANNING STRATEGY
      9. THE E-PLANNING STUDY
      10. DATA COLLECTION
      11. DATA ANALYSIS
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. DISCLAIMER
      14. REFERENCES
      15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 14: E-Governance in Africa and the Challenges Confronting Urban E-Planning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE DEVELOPMENT OF E-GOVERNANCE IN AFRICA
      4. LUSOPHONE AFRICAN COUNTRIES: E-GOVERNANCE AND URBAN E-PLANNING
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      8. ENDNOTES
  10. Compilation of References
  11. About the Contributors