IGU 2015 Dublin Proceedings

IGU 2015 DUBLIN : Proceedings of the IGU Urban Commission Annual Meeting 2015 University College Dublin, Ireland

Urban challenges in a complex world: Resilience, governance and changing urban systems
Editor: Niamh Moore-Cherry

Table of Contents

Foreword ................................................................................................................... 3
Niamh Moore-Cherry

Section 1: Resilient Cities and Communities
 

The right tools at the right time: Encouraging community involvement in the postdisaster
reconstruction of Christchurch, New Zealand ............................................... 4
Simon Kingham, M Rita Dionisio, Peter Newman

Community amenity, social connectedness and resilience: the informal response to
the 2010/11 Christchurch earthquakes. ................................................................... 12
Karen Banwell, Simon Kingham

Local responses to natural disasters in Japan: Hitachi city in Ibaraki prefecture ....... 19
Tomoko KUBO

Analyzing the suitability of Bucharest urban parks for children related activities ..... 25
Diana Andreea Onose, Cristian Ioan Iojă, Ileana Pătru-Stupariu, Mihai Răzvan Niță,
Athanasios Alexandru Gavrilidis, Cristiana Maria Ciocănea

Implementing built environment interventions to promote active transportation: a
protocol for a realist review ..................................................................................... 31
Tyler Vaivada, Anna Labetski, Antony Chum

Household Food Gardening: Growing Social Capital ................................................ 36
Maria Walsh

Food retail supply shortages. Conceptual development of food deserts from a
German perspective ................................................................................................ 41
Ulrich Jürgens

Section 2: Contested Social Spaces

The city centres: Changes in central areas, impacts and perspectives ....................... 47
ALVES, Glória da A

Contested spaces: small scale socio-spatial segregation in the Buenos Aires
Metropolitan Region (Argentina) ............................................................................. 52
Juan José Michelini, Patricia Andrea Pintos

Segregation and Infrastructure in Gothenburg, Sweden ........................................... 58
Masaki Kawase

Adaptive urban governance in Northern Ireland: Belfast planning issues ................. 64
Adèle SCHAR

Changing Places and Places Changing: housing mobility, gentrification and social
polarisation. ............................................................................................................ 70
Petros Petsimeris, Stefania Rimoldi and Dolores Sanchez Aguilera

Section 3: Complex and changing urban systems

The Economic Crisis and urban spaces of consumption in Spain: The impacts on
shopping centres in metropolitan areas ................................................................... 74
Rubén C. Lois González, Alejandro López González

Evictions and the social crisis in Spanish cities ......................................................... 80
Francisco R. Durán Villa*, María José Piñeira Mantiñán

Cumulative effects of knowledge-based industries in metropolitan areas: A case of
environment-related industries in Japan ................................................................. 86
Jun YAMASHITA

The Making of the Szczecin Cross-Border Metropolitan Region. Transnational
Potentials and Post-socialist Realities in the Polish-German Borderland .................. 90
Alexander Tölle

Madrid, a metropolitan area spatially and socially segregated and the role of the
university in the consolidation of that situation ....................................................... 96
Guillermo Morales-Matos , Rubén C. Lois , Ángeles Piñeiro

Efficiency at any cost? A Critique of Aerotropolis Development for King Shaka
International Airport ............................................................................................. 101
Meghan Crosby and Brij Maharaj

Technological innovation: Identification of urban structures on regular squared grids
with the help of spatial calculus ............................................................................. 107
Olivier Bonin, Johanna Baro, Jean-Paul Hubert

Section 4: Governing large metropolises

Collection of Solid Waste: A Management Challenge for Brazilian Municipalities ... 112
José Laécio de Moraes, Petronio Silva de Oliveira

Difficulties in Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management in Brazil: A Social Issue 115
Dr. Manuel Rolando Berríos Godoy

Extinct Settlements in Peripheral Areas and Areal Schemes for Ensuring
Sustainability: Hamamatsu City, Japan .................................................................. 118
Jun Nishihara

Appendix 1 – Conference Programme .................................................................... 124
Appendix 2 - List of Participants ............................................................................. 130

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