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Urban planning is a technical and political process concerned with the development and design of land use in an urban environment, including air, water, and the infrastructure passing into and out of urban areas, such as transportation, communications, and distribution networks. [1]

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Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River - geographically Lower Egypt and Upper Egypt, in the place that is now occupied by the countries of Egypt and Sudan.

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Ancient Rome

In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.

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Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or any other structures.

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Arizona State University

Arizona State University (commonly referred to as ASU or Arizona State) is a public metropolitan research university on five campuses across the Phoenix metropolitan area, and four regional learning centers throughout Arizona.

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Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

The Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library is a library located in Avery Hall on the Morningside Heights campus of Columbia University in the New York City.

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Building code

A building code (also building control or building regulations) is a set of rules that specify the standards for constructed objects such as buildings and nonbuilding structures.

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Cato Institute

The Cato Institute is an American libertarian think tank headquartered in Washington, D.C. It was founded as the Charles Koch Foundation in 1974 by Ed Crane, Murray Rothbard, and Charles Koch, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the conglomerate Koch Industries.

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Civil engineering

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works such as roads, bridges, canals, dams, airports, sewerage systems, pipelines, and railways.

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Communication (from Latin commūnicāre, meaning "to share") is the act of conveying intended meanings from one entity or group to another through the use of mutually understood signs and semiotic rules.

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Covenant (law)

A covenant in its most general sense and historical sense, is a solemn promise to engage in or refrain from a specified action.

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In ordinary language, a crime is an unlawful act punishable by a state or other authority.

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Design is the creation of a plan or convention for the construction of an object, system or measurable human interaction (as in architectural blueprints, engineering drawings, business processes, circuit diagrams, and sewing patterns).

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Development studies

Development studies is an interdisciplinary branch of social science.

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An easement is a nonpossessory right to use and/or enter onto the real property of another without possessing it.

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Economic development

economic development wikipedia Economic development is the process by which a nation improves the economic, political, and social well-being of its people.

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Electric power distribution

Electric power distribution is the final stage in the delivery of electric power; it carries electricity from the transmission system to individual consumers.

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Environmental planning

Environmental planning is the process of facilitating decision making to carry out land development with the consideration given to the natural environment, social, political, economic and governance factors and provides a holistic framework to achieve sustainable outcomes.

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French Second Republic

The French Second Republic was a short-lived republican government of France between the 1848 Revolution and the 1851 coup by Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte that initiated the Second Empire.

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Georges-Eugène Haussmann

Georges-Eugène Haussmann, commonly known as Baron Haussmann (27 March 180911 January 1891), was a prefect of the Seine Department of France chosen by Emperor Napoleon III to carry out a massive urban renewal program of new boulevards, parks and public works in Paris that is commonly referred to as Haussmann's renovation of Paris.

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Georgia Institute of Technology

The Georgia Institute of Technology, commonly referred to as Georgia Tech, is a public research university and institute of technology in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Green-collar worker

A green-collar worker is a worker who is employed in the environmental sectors of the economy.

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Harlow is a former Mark One New Town and local government district in the west of Essex, England.

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Harvard Graduate School of Design

The Harvard Graduate School of Design (also known as The GSD) is a professional graduate school at Harvard University, located at Gund Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Human settlement

In geography, statistics and archaeology, a settlement, locality or populated place is a community in which people live.

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Hunter College

Hunter College is one of the constituent colleges of the City University of New York, an American public university.

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Index of urban planning articles

Urban, city, or town planning is the discipline of planning which explores several aspects of the built and social environments of municipalities and communities.

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Indus Valley Civilisation

The Indus Valley Civilisation (IVC), or Harappan Civilisation, was a Bronze Age civilisation (5500–1300 BCE; mature period 2600–1900 BCE) mainly in the northwestern regions of South Asia, extending from what today is northeast Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest India.

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Industrial Age

The Industrial Age is a period of history that encompasses the changes in economic and social organization that began around 1760 in Great Britain and later in other countries, characterized chiefly by the replacement of hand tools with power-driven machines such as the power loom and the steam engine, and by the concentration of industry in large establishments.

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Infrastructure is the fundamental facilities and systems serving a country, city, or other area, including the services and facilities necessary for its economy to function.

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Laissez-faire (from) is an economic system in which transactions between private parties are free from government intervention such as regulation, privileges, tariffs and subsidies.

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Land use

Land use involves the management and modification of natural environment or wilderness into built environment such as settlements and semi-natural habitats such as arable fields, pastures, and managed woods.

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Land-use planning

In urban planning, land-use planning seeks to order and regulate land use in an efficient and ethical way, thus preventing land-use conflicts.

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Landscape architecture

Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor areas, landmarks, and structures to achieve environmental, social-behavioural, or aesthetic outcomes.

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List of Canadian planners

Modern urban planning in Canada can be traced back to the early 1900s, though Indigenous planning, an evolving practice, originated hundreds if not thousands of years ago.

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List of planned cities

This is a list of planned cities (sometimes known as planned communities or new towns) by country.

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List of planning journals

This is a lists articles about academic peer-reviewed journals related to urban, regional, land-use, transportation and environmental planning and to urban studies, regional science.

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List of urban planners

List of urban planners chronological by initial year of plan.

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List of urban theorists

This is a list of urban theorists notable in their field, in alphabetical order.

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Longman, commonly known as Pearson Longman, is a publishing company founded in London, England, in 1724 and is owned by Pearson PLC.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.

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McGill University

McGill University is a public research university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Mesopotamia is a historical region in West Asia situated within the Tigris–Euphrates river system, in modern days roughly corresponding to most of Iraq, Kuwait, parts of Northern Saudi Arabia, the eastern parts of Syria, Southeastern Turkey, and regions along the Turkish–Syrian and Iran–Iraq borders.

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Minoan civilization

The Minoan civilization was an Aegean Bronze Age civilization on the island of Crete and other Aegean Islands which flourished from about 2600 to 1600 BC, before a late period of decline, finally ending around 1100.

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Modernism is a philosophical movement that, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from wide-scale and far-reaching transformations in Western society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Napoleon III

Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte (born Charles-Louis Napoléon Bonaparte; 20 April 1808 – 9 January 1873) was the President of France from 1848 to 1852 and as Napoleon III the Emperor of the French from 1852 to 1870.

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Natural resource

Natural resources are resources that exist without actions of humankind.

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Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Planning cultures

Planning cultures are the differing customs and practices in the profession of urban and regional planning that exist around the world.

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Planning permission

Planning permission or developmental approval refers to the approval needed for construction or expansion (including significant renovation) in some jurisdictions.

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Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change.

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Population growth

In biology or human geography, population growth is the increase in the number of individuals in a population.

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Portland State University

Portland State University (PSU) is a public research university located in the southwest University District of downtown Portland, Oregon, United States.

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Public administration

Public Administration is the implementation of government policy and also an academic discipline that studies this implementation and prepares civil servants for working in the public service.

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Public consultation

Public consultation, or simply consultation, is a regulatory process by which the public's input on matters affecting them is sought.

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Regional planning

Regional planning deals with the efficient placement of land-use activities, infrastructure, and settlement growth across a larger area of land than an individual city or town.

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Rural area

In general, a rural area or countryside is a geographic area that is located outside towns and cities.

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Rural development

Rural development is the process of improving the quality of life and economic well-being of people living in rural areas, often relatively isolated and sparsely populated areas.

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SAGE Publications

SAGE Publishing is an independent publishing company founded in 1965 in New York by Sara Miller McCune and now based in California.

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Sanitation refers to public health conditions related to clean drinking water and adequate treatment and disposal of human excreta and sewage.

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Social liberalism

Social liberalism (also known as modern liberalism or egalitarian liberalism) is a political ideology and a variety of liberalism that endorses a market economy and the expansion of civil and political rights while also believing that the legitimate role of the government includes addressing economic and social issues such as poverty, health care and education.

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A suburb is a mixed-use or residential area, existing either as part of a city or urban area or as a separate residential community within commuting distance of a city.

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Sustainable urbanism

Sustainable urbanism is an approach to the study of urbanism focusing on strategies that promote long term resilience to cities, towns and other areas.

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Town and Country Planning Association

The Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) is an independent charity founded and based in the United Kingdom.

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Traffic congestion

Traffic congestion is a condition on transport networks that occurs as use increases, and is characterized by slower speeds, longer trip times, and increased vehicular queueing.

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Transport or transportation is the movement of humans, animals and goods from one location to another.

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Transportation planning

Transportation planning is the process of defining future policies, goals, investments, and designs to prepare for future needs to move people and goods to destinations.

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University of British Columbia Press

The University of British Columbia Press (UBC Press) is a university press that is part of the University of British Columbia.

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University of California, Los Angeles

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a public research university in the Westwood district of Los Angeles, United States.

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University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

The University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign (also known as U of I, Illinois, or colloquially as the University of Illinois or UIUC) is a public research university in the U.S. state of Illinois and the flagship institution of the University of Illinois System.

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University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool is a public university based in the city of Liverpool, England.

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Urban area

An urban area is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment.

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Urban design

Urban design is the process of designing and shaping the physical features of cities, towns and villages.

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Urban history

Urban history is a field of history that examines the historical nature of cities and towns, and the process of urbanization.

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Urban informatics

Urban informatics refers to the study of people creating, applying and using information and communication technology and data in the context of cities and urban environments.

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Urban planner

An urban planner is a professional who practices in the field of urban planning.

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Urban planning in communist countries

Urban planning in the Soviet Bloc countries during the Cold War era was dictated by ideological, political, social as well as economic motives.

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Victorian era

In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.

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Water footprint

The water footprint shows the extent of water use in relation to consumption by people.

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Water supply

Water supply is the provision of water by public utilities commercial organisations, community endeavors or by individuals, usually via a system of pumps and pipes.

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Welfare is a government support for the citizens and residents of society.

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Working poor

The working poor are working people whose incomes fall below a given poverty line due to lack of work hours and/or low wages.

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Zoning is the process of dividing land in a municipality into zones (e.g. residential, industrial) in which certain land uses are permitted or prohibited.

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3rd millennium BC

The 3rd millennium BC spanned the years 3000 through 2001 BC.

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