Urban and built environmental management
1. The spatial and temporal pattern of COVID-19 and its effect on humans’ development in China

X. Xie; E.Y. Naminse; S. Liu; Q. Yi

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, , Pages 107-118


  The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been identified as the main cause of the outbreak of the respiratory disease in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China in December 2019. Since then, the epidemic has spread rapidly throughout China and many other countries in the world. This study, therefore, examines ...  Read More

Urban and built environmental management
2. Simulation and prediction of land use and land cover change using GIS, remote sensing and CA-Markov model

H.A. Khawaldah; I. Farhan; N.M. Alzboun

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 215-232


  This study analyzes the characteristics of land use/land cover change in Jordan’s Irbid governorate, 1984–2018, and predicts future land use/land cover for 2030 and 2050 using a cellular automata-Markov model. The results inform planners and decision makers of past and current spatial dynamics ...  Read More

Urban and built environmental management
3. An approach towards effective ecological planning: Quantitative analysis of urban green space characteristics

R. Teimouri; T. Yigitcanlar

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 195-206


  In the best practices, planning of urban green spaces is managed in such a way that it follows the key principles such as meeting per capita standards and providing accessible and balanced distribution of these spaces all across the city. In the context of emerging economy, these principles are unfortunately ...  Read More

Urban and built environmental management
4. Impact of urban land cover change on land surface temperature

E. Igun; M. Williams

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 47-58


  The rapid growth in urban population is seen to create a need for the development of more urban infrastructures. In order to meet this need, natural surfaces such as vegetation are been replaced with non-vegetated surfaces such as asphalt and bricks which has the ability to absorb heat and release it ...  Read More

Urban and built environmental management
5. Strategic planning of urban transportation system based on sustainable development dimensions using an integrated SWOT and fuzzy COPRAS approach

S.M. Hatefi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 99-112


  Today, urban transportation has attracted urban planners’ and researchers' attention because of air and noise pollution problems associated with it. In Shahrkord city in Iran, no plans have been made for sustainable transportation, and the available poor transportation infrastructure is not responsive ...  Read More

Urban and built environmental management
6. Microclimate land surface temperatures across urban land use/ land cover forms

S. Ali; S. Patnaik; O. Madguni

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 231-242


  Urbanization brings biophysical changes in the composition of the landscape. Such change has an impact on the thermal environment locally. The urban mosaic of land use and land cover is thus characteristically composed of local climate zones. The spatial variation in the land surface temperature across ...  Read More

Urban and built environmental management
7. Determinants of students perceived manmade environmental hazards and risks in tertiary educational institutions

O. Daramola; O. Odunsi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 43-50


  Environmental hazards caused by living conditions and human behaviour in residential areas are types of manmade hazards which have rarely been studied and documented in literature. Available studies that had considered theconventional residential environment had proved that residents’ perception ...  Read More