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System of Open Spaces [electronic resource]: Concrete Project Strategies for Urban Territories

Raquel Tardin
EBook; Book; Online
Heidelberg : Springer, c2013.
1461443512, 9781461443513
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction
  • 1.1.Presentation
  • 1.2.Contribution of the Proposed Method
  • 1.3.Case Study of Rio de Janeiro
  • 1.4.Outline of the Proposed Method
  • 1.4.1.Cartography and Scale of Analysis
  • 1.4.2.Iconography
  • 1.4.3.Literature
  • 1.4.4.Interviews
  • 1.5.Content of the Book
  • 2.Conceptual Questions
  • 2.1.Disciplinary Background
  • 2.2.Territory, Artificialized Landscapes and Territorial Open Spaces
  • 2.3.System of Open Spaces and Resources for Project Strategies
  • 2.3.1.Open Spaces in a System
  • 2.3.2.Nature as a Project Resource
  • 2.3.3.Visual Perception as a Project Resource
  • 2.3.4.Urban Context as a Project Resource
  • 2.3.5.Contribution to Sustainability of the Territory
  • 3.Characterization of the Territorial Unit
  • 3.1.Case Study and Its Territorial Situation
  • 3.2.Biophysical Support
  • 3.2.1.Relief and Climate
  • 3.2.2.Hydrography
  • 3.2.3.Vegetation
  • 3.3.Infrastructure and Urban Land Use
  • -- Contents note continued: 3.3.1.Infrastructure: Roadways, Urban Services and Public Transportation
  • 3.3.2.Urban Land Use
  • 3.4.Characteristics of the Population
  • 4.Recognition of Open Spaces and Their Urban Context: Open Spaces to Be Analyzed and Roles that They Can Play in Structuring Urban Occupation
  • 4.1.Stage 1: Colonization (Until 1940)
  • 4.1.1.Planning
  • 4.1.2.Roadway Infrastructure
  • 4.1.3.Settlements
  • 4.1.4.Open Spaces
  • 4.2.Stage 2: Subtraction (1940-1970)
  • 4.2.1.Planning
  • 4.2.2.Roadway Infrastructure
  • 4.2.3.Settlements
  • 4.2.4.Open Spaces
  • 4.3.Stage 3: Fragmentation (1970-2000)
  • 4.3.1.Planning
  • 4.3.2.Roadway Infrastructure
  • 4.3.3.Settlements
  • 4.3.4.Open Spaces
  • 4.4.Synthesis: Open Spaces to Be Analyzed and Roles that They Can Play in Structuring Urban Occupation
  • 5.Analysis and Evaluation of the Attributes of Open Spaces: Identifying Possible Spaces of Project Opportunity and Their Situation in the Territory
  • -- Contents note continued: 5.1.Attributes of Biophysical Support
  • 5.1.1.Vegetation
  • 5.1.2.Hydrology
  • 5.1.3.Slope Gradient
  • 5.1.4.Edaphology
  • 5.1.5.Final Evaluation of Attributes of Biophysical Support
  • 5.2.Attributes of Visual Perception
  • 5.2.1.Scenic Elements
  • 5.2.2.Areas with Visual Prominence
  • 5.2.3.Scenic Backgrounds
  • 5.2.4.Open Spaces of Historic and Cultural Interest
  • 5.2.5.Final Evaluation of Attributes of Visual Perception
  • 5.3.Accessibility
  • 5.3.1.Accessibility via Existing and Planned Routes
  • 5.3.2.Final Evaluation of Accessibility
  • 5.4.Links to Planning Rules
  • 5.4.1.Macro-Zones
  • 5.4.2.Protected Surfaces
  • 5.4.3.Buildable Surfaces
  • 5.4.4.Final Evaluation of Protection Parameters
  • 5.5.Synthesis of the Evaluation: Possible Spaces of Project Opportunity and Their Situation in the Territory
  • 5.5.1.Anchor Spaces
  • 5.5.2.Reference Spaces
  • 5.5.3.Other Open Spaces
  • -- Contents note continued: 5.5.4.Situation of the Spaces of Project Opportunity in the Territory
  • 6.Proposals of Concrete Project Strategies: Planning the System of Open Spaces and Restructuring the Urban Territory
  • 6.1.Project Principles for Planning the System of Open Spaces
  • 6.1.1.Functional Relationships in the System: Designation of Land Uses and Activities
  • 6.1.2.Spatial Relationships in the System: Maintenance of Continuities
  • 6.1.3.Synergic Relationships in the System: Interconnection of Open and Occupied Spaces
  • 6.2.Project Actions for Planning the System of Open Spaces
  • 6.2.1.Adding
  • 6.2.2.Delimiting
  • 6.2.3.Connecting
  • 6.2.4.Adapting
  • 6.2.5.Articulating
  • 6.2.6.Linking
  • 6.2.7.Observations on Project Actions
  • 6.3.System of Open Spaces and Planning Instruments
  • 6.3.1.Alternative Use of Planning Instruments
  • 6.3.2.Necessary Flexibility in Planning.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-210) and index.
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