Urbanisation

Urbanism Houses

Emergence of Urban Areas as Spaces for Opportunities

Urbanization as an economic process, classical view of urbanization characterizes an urban place as an economic parasite thriving on the Agricultural surplus produced in the hinterland. This argument was evident and had value during the period of emergence of ancient towns. The pre-industrial age was agrarian society despite the location whether it is rural or …

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Understanding Urban Economics

A Classic Example of Splintering Urbanism from Lima in Peru

Introduction In Lima, infrastructure began to be developed and expanded majorly after the poor people started to occupy land and build settlements. Fifty percent of Lima’s population lives in poverty and the inequality is stark. It received independence from Spain in 1824 but ever since then urban fragmentation has been gradually visible. From the 1950s, …

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Urbanism Tactical

Emergence of Urban Areas as Spaces for Opportunities

Urbanization as an economic process, classical view of urbanization characterizes an urban place as an economic parasite thriving on the Agricultural surplus produced in the hinterland. This argument was evident and had value during the period of the emergence of ancient towns. The pre-industrial age was agrarian society despite the location whether it is rural …

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Urbanism

The Urban Renewal

Urban renewal is also known as Urban regeneration in the United Kingdom and In the United States, it is called Urban redevelopment and Urban renewal. It is a process by which land is redeveloped where there is decay. A lot of modern attempts were made in the late 19th century in developed nations and an …

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Poverty

The Migrant Worker in India’s Urbanization Trajectory

“Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody”    -Jane Jacobs Urbanization as Development The pace of urbanization in the Global South, particularly in India, is pivoted on large-scale migration from hinterlands to cities and medium towns in search of livelihood. The unequal resource distribution …

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