Spaces and Flows Journal

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A Matter of Scale or Social Content?: Infilling Voids for Social Action, Learning from and in the Neighborhood

This paper discusses adapting typologies that interweave social content with spatial conditions to propose settings that are consistent with opportunities associated with technology and the complexities associated with growth.

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Published online: August 9, 2016

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Back to the Future via the Tower of Babel: A Utopian Idea of Raising Landscape through Skyscrapers

This paper utilizes a qualitative method to illustrate how contemporary lifestyles and the pressure of urbanization demand a redefinition for more productive and gratifing working and living urban environments.

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Published online: August 9, 2016

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Energy Scenario Modelling in Developing Countries: A Collaborative Computer-based Tool Using Tangible Interfaces

Developing countries face unique challenges for future energy planning. We present a computer-based tool that recognises the specific properties of emerging energy markets and allows collaborative exploration of different policies.

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Published online: July 19, 2016

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Densification through Globalised Tourism: Shaping Urban Development and Realities of Local Culture

Driven by tourism, the built environment that comprises many globalized cities increasingly reflects shifts in priority of economy over culture that manifest in the indistinct characteristics of its architecture.

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Published online: June 24, 2016

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Towards a New Planning Vocabulary: Developing a Catalogue of Nonconventional Approaches to Steering and Planning Shrinking Territories

This paper explores the re-thinking of the planning and design of shrinking territories by characterizing the behaviors and characteristics of different projects conducted in cities suffering from decline.

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Published online: June 17, 2016

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New Strategies for the Spatial Re-configuration of Railway Stations Surroundings

This paper analyzes and proposes spatial re-configuration strategies for the surroundings of railway stations in the case of Lima city in order to invert the urban barrier condition.

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Published online: May 4, 2016

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Arbitrage Las Vegas: A Portrait of Urban Games

This study parallels urban logics and gaming practices to define how cities shrink, stagnate, and expand. It uses Vegas, SimCity, and SecondLife as the apogees that define emerging urban plans.

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Published online: April 21, 2016

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Transitional Cultured-nature: Restorative Environments in Urban Settings

This paper discusses the potentials of transitional cultured-nature to function as a restorative environment that can alleviate the negative consequences of stressful living conditions in urban settings.

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Published online: April 4, 2016

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Manufacturing Gowanus: Re-envisioning Industrial Sites as Productive Urban Landscapes

This project traces the Gowanus Canal as an industrial district that left behind an EPA Superfund site and proposes a revival of manufacturing that develops solutions for its remediation.

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Published online: March 25, 2016

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Domesticating the Tourist Gaze: Spaces of Marijuana Consumption in Rampur, Parvati Valley

This paper describes how the ordering of tourist spaces in Rampur, generally attributed to the "tourist gaze," are being used and designed by the local inhabitants to their own advantage.

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Published online: March 4, 2016

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