Browse Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning by Title

  • Malmsten, Jacob (2019)
    The Champaign County Regional Planning Commission is the current fiscal agent for Local Workforce Investment Area 17 which includes Champaign, Iroquois Ford and Piatt Counties in Central Illinois. In order to better assess ...

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  • Ferrer, Kate (2012)
    Monmouth, IL is undertaking a major effort to revitalize downtown by developing an arts and cultural niche in the downtown-what the National endowment for the Arts has called "creative placemaking." The research in this ...

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  • Chin, Yangkyo (1990)
    Housing environments are important in understanding man's relationship to the built environment, since they represent the most fundamental place for living. Residents' housing satisfaction, as a theoretical construct, has ...

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  • Wang, Yiyuan (2018-04-27)
    Millennials, born between 1985 and 2000, are portrayed as a generation of liberal urbanists in mainstream media. Many planners believe that Millennials are leading the re-urbanization of U.S. cities, reversing the long-lasting ...

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  • Kishore, Niharika (2017)
    The purpose of this project is to propose a plan to implement one of the many objectives of the 2015 Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP). The iCAP was signed by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2010, which ...

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  • Gregorka, Brad (2010)
    This review guide serves as a reference, designed to convey some of the basic information concerning a handful of important and complex planning and development tools and methods.

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  • Agnihotri, Kalyani; Saint Vil, Claudlene (2018)
    Recognized as the first planned manufacturing district in the United States, the Chicago Manufacturing District (CMD) was home to small and large-scale manufacturing businesses. Now there are many vacant lots and vacant ...

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  • Lee, Christina (2014-09-16)
    The 2007 foreclosure crisis has strained the U.S. economy with high foreclosure rates and property loss affecting many communities. However, there is a dearth of research on how the crisis has impacted Asian American ...

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  • El-Kholei, Ahmed Osman (1992)
    This dissertation is a theoretical and empirical analysis of housing problems and policies in less developed countries using Egypt as a case study. It evaluates the Burns and Grebler model that associates levels of housing ...

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  • Sen, Siddhartha (1991)
    The dissertation examines the nature of Indian nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) involved in housing, and their impact on the living environment of urban slums, using 28 cases. The findings indicate that slums are not ...

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  • Kumar, Sandeep (2001)
    This study was intended to be exploratory and revelatory, and the findings are limited to the city under study. Further research is needed to confirm and generalize these findings.

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  • Bassett, Sarah Mina (2013)
    Current practices in urban (re) development processes have resulted in uneven development patterns causing spatial injustices. Recognized as the connectivity between spatial claim, spatial power, and spatial links, spatial ...

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  • Almansouri, Majdi Ahmed (1991)
    This paper studies four prototypical models of early Islamic cities, namely Al-Basrah, Al-Kufah, Baghdad, and Damascus, and the different elements of which they were composed, with emphasis on Al-Jami (Friday mosque). It ...

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  • Edwards, Hazel Ruth (1993)
    Quality of life is a concept that has been the center of debate for many decades. This debate has involved many domains of life and has included the residential environment. The residential environment is important in the ...

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  • Lee, Sungwon (2015-11-30)
    The aim of this study is to uncover the role of urban spatial structure in greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation and to understand how sustainable urban form can better reduce climate change. Until now, a great number of studies ...

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  • Forbes, Jennifer (2006)
    This report is a follow up on work completed by UP 474 students that investigated the neighborhood relocation plan and proposed Calvert Park Landings development project. This report documents the changes and continued ...

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  • Gray-Cornelius, Geoffrey (2017)
    Exiting pedestrian infrastructure on county-owned roads in Dutchess County, New York does not match current demand. This study uses a Pedestrian Infrastructure Demand model to assign a score to each of the 345 road segments ...

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  • Shen Yin Lin, Mariane (2016)
    This plan considers the needs of bicyclists and pedestrians and creates a complete transportation network that connects neighborhoods and amenities to enable residents and visitors, of all ages and abilities, multiple ...

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  • Usman, Muhammad (2019-07-16)
    Urban planning deals with shaping communities, cities and regions with the aim of making them sustainable for future generations. One of the ways to plan for an unexpected future is by using scenario planning technique. ...

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  • Wu, Yueming (2002)
    This study tests the approach on three cases: the communities of Sikeston, Missouri, Carbondale, Illinois, and Urbana, Illinois. In addition, this study suggests how to extend the results from the cases to Mid-America ...

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