Constructed Environment Journal

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The Role of Local Government in the Planning and Preservation Process of Alleyways in Japan: The Case of Kyoto

This paper discusses the importance of the alleyway as a social space in the Japanese context and introduces the recent approach of the local government to protect those spaces.

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Published online: August 29, 2016

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Impact of Electric Power Generators’ Variables on Noise-level Generation in Indoor Building Environments

The study assesses the impact of electric power generator variables (age, distance away from building, and capacity) on noise generation in an indoor environment. Kaduna metropolis was the case study.

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Published online: August 29, 2016

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Courtyard Penthouses: High-rise Courtyard House

The penthouse combined with a courtyard could produce high-rise courtyard houses that would be highly desirable. This historic multi-cultural dwelling form, refined with appropriate technology, yields a timeless result.

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Published online: July 11, 2016

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Remoteness: Robin Hood Gardens

This paper explores Robin Hood Gardens, a residential project in London built in 1972, through two in-betweens: in-between here and there and in-between now and then.

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Published online: June 20, 2016

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Assessing the Relationship between Entrance Requirements and Academic Performance in Surveying Courses in Built-environment Undergraduate Programs

This paper explores the relationship between tertiary educational institution entry requirements and student academic performance in surveying courses.

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Published online: May 16, 2016

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The Possibilities of an Inclusive Urban Waterfront: The Adjacent Areas of Buriganga Bridge 1

This paper identifies the drawbacks of a new urban development on the waterfront of Buriganga and explores the possibilities for reintegrating the development with the existing urban fabric.

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Published online: May 4, 2016

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Triple Bottom Line Cost-benefit Analysis of Green Infrastructure in Norman, Oklahoma

A triple bottom line cost-benefit analysis model was used to evaluate the sustainability of a recently completed GI project entitled Trailwoods Greenstreet in Norman, Oklahoma over a thirty-year period.

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Published online: April 15, 2016

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River Restoration and Rehabilitation as a New Urban Design Strategy: Learning to Re-see Urban Rivers

This paper analyses how river restoration-rehabilitation techniques can be transferred to urban/constructed environments and consequently used as an urban design strategy in urban (re-)development projects.

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Published online: February 24, 2016

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Colonial Architect Frederick Strouts’ Commissions in Canterbury, New Zealand: From the Diaries of P.S. Richards: 1881–87

Prominent colonial architect Frederick Strouts practiced after 1859 in New Zealand. His articled pupil P.S. Richards’ diaries, from 1881-87, were recently discovered in Australia with new information concerning Strouts’ practice.

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Published online: February 24, 2016

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An Aluminum Town Square: Reacting to Crisis in Paola, Kansas

Reflecting on the removal of controversial aluminum cladding over entire blocks in downtown Paola, Kansas, this study explores how a design intervention once conceived as vital can quickly become disdained.

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Published online: February 12, 2016

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