Integration of Emotional Behavioural Layer “EmoBeL” in City Planning

Raslan, Rania and Al-Hagla, Khaled and Bakr, Ali (2014) Integration of Emotional Behavioural Layer “EmoBeL” in City Planning. REAL CORP 2014 – PLAN IT SMART! Clever Solutions for Smart Cities. Proceedings of 19th International Conference on Urban Planning, Regional Development and Information Society. pp. 309-317.

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The link between the built environment as a geometrical dimension with the human behaviour and emotional aspects in recent planning research field has got a growing interest in the field of city planning. The emotional dimension in particular has become an essential part in city planning field where the emotional relation and the degree of emotional response are structuring spaces followed by behaviours and can therefore be relevant for human interactive in urban spaces. The theoretical, empirical, and practical work in this field has generally aimed to enhance the quality of life through the creation of new layers for our cities considering these behaioural and emotional aspects. This paper is an analytical part of a research work on the micro level of city planning focusing on the growing importance of computing and mobile technologies. It creates a linkage between cities, people and technologies through integrating quantitative limits and qualitative criteria. It investigates a new layer presenting the citizens’ behaviours and emotions "EmoBeL", which could be added to the geometrical layer and create a city analysis to improve decision making process as well as physical planning in our cities, which is the main goal of planners, developers and even politicians.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: EmoBeL analysis, Emotional Layer, Physical planning, Urban layers, Urban Mapping
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GA Mathematical geography. Cartography
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Depositing User: REAL CORP Administrator
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2016 09:33
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2016 09:33

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