Linking environment and behaviour studies with spatial information for the analysis of street networks in urban river settlements

Michaela Prescott, Yazid Ninsalam, Joerg Rekittke, Christophe Girot

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High resolution and longitudinal geospatial analysis of social and behavioural studies of streets is often limited by the lack of layered contextual information. Specific to the site, socio-economic activities include home industries, home-based stalls, carts, and street vendors. Meanwhile, environmental behaviours include the addition and removal of vegetation, garbage disposal, and various community-based environmental programs. The lack of such contextual information may hinder a thorough understanding of the results and impede potential design strategies. A case study will be used to illustrate this approach within a street mapped at the street scale for an urban riverine settlement in Jakarta, Indonesia. ​Findings from this investigation provide a foundational understanding for more wide-ranging studies of river improvements in densely settled neighbourhoods, and serve to facilitate informed decision making for the conception of meaningful improvements and sustainable urban environments. ​

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 12 Dec 2014
Externally publishedYes
EventGreat Asian Streets Symposium 2014: Asian Urban Places - National University of Singapore, Department of Architecture, School of Design and Environment., Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 11 Dec 201412 Dec 2014


ConferenceGreat Asian Streets Symposium 2014

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