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  • Design of settlements in the Vaastu Shastras
  • Architecture ; Cultural studies ; Hinduism ; Historical geography ; India ; Middle Age ; Religion ; Settlement
  • Vaastu Shastras are architectural treatises of medieval India and are based upon a metaphysical design philosophy that is uniquely Hindu. Article traces the antecedents of settlement design in those sacred treatises, which deal with architectural
  • design at all scales, from ornaments and furniture to settlements. The latter, regardless of size, have the same conceptual division of space, vocabulary of shapes, and units of measurement. The goal is projection of the self into the building so
  • 1998
  • Hungary ; Rural development ; Rural population ; Rural society ; Settlement ; Transdanubia ; Village
  • The development stages of the settlement Kozármisleny (South Transdanubia) were influenced in time and space by natural and social factors differently. The various parts of the settlement show different functions, depending on the types
  • of the settling factors. The ancient agricultural character changed into the function of a dormitory settlement while the thermal waters explored the possible development of a convalescent home, and of a recreational area. - (ZK)
  • 1998
  • Baranya ; Hungary ; Natural environment ; Rural development ; Rural settlement ; Settlement
  • The determinant elements in the economic basis of the settlements nowadays are agriculture and sylviculture, mining, tourism based on natural attractions and a major transport junction. Utilisation of the economic fundamentals had a significant role
  • in shaping both the social and economic life of the settlements and had a major effect on the development of the ground pattern as well. - (ZK)
  • 1998
  • Hungary ; New town ; Settlement ; Small town ; Urban function ; Urban geography
  • It is typical of the new small towns that they create their infrastructural networks on their own, but they are unable to satisfy the requirements of the inhabitants from the surrounding settlements. The provision of supply for these villages makes
  • these small town overloaded and they could hardly cope with the task. One of the main findings of the present study, that future strategies of settlement development should be based on the microregions rather than on single settlements. - (ZK)
  • 1998
  • L amenagement de la region metropolitaine du Caire. La contribution des villes nouvelles et des news settlements du desert
  • 1998
  • Issues and policies on China's sustainable human settlement
  • China ; Development ; Housing ; Housing improvement ; Infrastructure ; Settlement ; Sustainable development ; Urbanization
  • 1998
  • Development peculiarities of peripheral desert settlements : the case of Israel
  • Demographic change ; Desert ; Economic growth ; Israel ; Negev ; Peripheral region ; Regional development ; Settlement ; Urban planning ; Urbanization
  • 1998
  • The relevance of Kenya's urban settlement policies for independent South Africa
  • The urbanisation policies introduced by colonial governments into the former settler colonies of Anglophone Africa were remarkably similar. The policies were aimed more at controlling the African population than managing it. South Africa and Kenya
  • 1998
  • Algeria ; Arab World ; Government intervention ; Informal settlement ; Inner city ; Land ; Morocco ; Shanty town ; Squatter settlement ; Syria ; Town ; Town planning ; Urban administration ; Urban district ; Urban planning ; Urban policy ; Urban
  • settlement ; World
  • 1998
  • Sites contributing to reconstruction of Late Glazial landscape development and settlement history of basins and plateaus in West-Pomerania
  • The AA. study the late glacial - early holocene development of landscape and settlement in West-Pomerania, a region characterized by basins and weak profiled moranic areas. Due to site, focus is at substrate- and soil-genesis
  • and their transformations, and at Late Glacial settlement-history of the Alleröd and Dryas III. Three new C 14 ages (of mud and peat) and an AMS C 14 age of an antler of deer with traces of anthropogenic use stress that peat growth occurred in wet depressions during
  • 1998
  • The spatially concentrated settlement of ethnic Germans (Aussiedler) - an opportunity for integration ? Experience from a model project in Brandenburg
  • Brandenburg ; German Democratic Republic ; Germany ; Immigration ; International migration ; Segregation ; Settlement ; Social integration
  • 1998
  • Cape Province ; Cape Town ; Informal settlement ; Segregation ; Socio-economic system ; South Africa ; Town ; Urban life ; Urban settlement ; Urban society
  • The links between post-apartheid state policy and the experiences of residents of a former coloured area and in African informal settlement in Cape Town are presented. It is concluded that the impact of state policy is uneven, economic position has
  • 1998
  • Settlement formation models with entropy operator
  • Demographic-economic model ; Entropy maximization ; Model ; Population distribution ; Regional science ; Self-organizing behaviour ; Settlement ; Spatial structure ; System dynamics
  • 1998
  • Central Europe ; Concentrated settlement ; Eastern Europe ; Europe ; Immigration ; Middle Age ; Plots of land ; Religion ; Rural history ; Rural settlement ; Settlement history ; Village
  • 1998
  • Rural settlements in transition - agricultural and countryside crisis in Central-Eastern Europe
  • Administrative division ; Crisis ; Depopulation ; Eastern Europe ; Employment ; Europe ; Rural area ; Settlement ; Typology ; Unemployment
  • 1998
  • Agricultural intensification ; Archeological site ; Asia ; Bronze Age ; Civilization ; Iraq ; Israel ; Orchard ; Prehistory ; Rural economy ; Settlement ; Urbanism
  • Regional data on settlement and vegetation with detailed evidence of rural agriculture from two Bronze Age villages in the Jordan Valley are integrated. This approach is explicitely rural. Long-standing interest in the advent of agriculture reveals
  • that intensive localized depletion of woodland resources followed the aggregation of communities. Rank-size analysis illustrates the largely rural nature of Bronze Age settlement in the southern Levant. The mixed cultural and natural landscapes that have
  • 1998
  • China ; Environment ; Environmental degradation ; Historical geography ; Man-environment relations ; Settlement ; Settlement history ; Valley ; Yangtze
  • 1998
  • Community ; Decision ; Environment ; Environmental conservation ; Informal settlement ; Participation ; Project ; South Africa
  • of an environmental health case study, the procedures and techniques followed in order to ensure a high level of community involvement in an informal settlement, are described and evaluated. - (AJC)
  • 1998
  • During the development of Báta, the following elements of the natural environment had a significant role in shaping the settlement : mining and utilisation of mineral resources, location of military bases, macrostructure of the economy, land use
  • pattern, employment, transportation, the main transportation routes, dramatic historical events, ethnic composition of the population, effects of natural disasters, re-structuring of the ground pattern of the settlement and the state of the environment
  • 1998
  • be found. The first German settlers arrived here during the 18th century and established numerous settlements whose population was exclusively German by origin. The number and spatial structure of Germans in Tolna changed a lot later on, but until the end
  • 1998