New Policies For The Development Of Informal Settlements

Zaki, Mahmoud and Mehanna, Walaa and Lasheen, Salma (2020) New Policies For The Development Of Informal Settlements. SHAPING URBAN CHANGE – Livable City Regions for the 21st Century. Proceedings of REAL CORP 2020, 25th International Conference on Urban Development, Regional Planning and Information Society. pp. 619-621. ISSN 2521-3938

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Most urban areas of the world suffer from many urban problems resulting from population inflation and urban growth. Urban areas have seen many developments in the past decades, such as the migration of people from rural to urban areas, and the subsequent deterioration. Urbanization is growing rapidly, with no parallel investment in urban services, and housing policies, planning and land management systems failing to meet the needs of society. The concept of “informal” is usually defined negatively and simply, unlike typical “formal” characteristics, where it represents illegal, unauthorized, unplanned and unregulated characteristics. In recent years, land-use change and urban growth models have become important tools for city planners, economists, ecologists, and resource managers. In most models, future land use changes, urban sprawl and limb expansion are expected. Today, urban areas use smart growth strategies. The study illustrates the use of urban infill as a new approach to dealing with informal areas. It considers the transfer of incompatible land uses beyond the city limits, the redevelopment, improvement and renovation of old urban areas, worn-out fabric and the reuse of abandoned land in new urban development. The problem of informal settlements is one of the key issues. It is an economic, social and urban problem affecting the region itself and its surroundings. Informal areas have been imposed themselves as a form of planning for the majority of urban residents. The extreme neglect of this problem amplified it as it grew at more rates than the city itself. The promotion and development of informal settlements have become self-imposed in national developmentpolicies. Although there are several ways to address them, their problems remain, and development projects continue to suffer from many deficiencies in their performance. Therefore, the importance of the study was to use a new policy to deal with informal areas in Egypt such as the urban infill policy as a new approach to deal with it and try to use and implement it and try to reach solutions to reduce the problem and increase the resulting problems.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: policies, informal settlement, infill, urban infill, infill development
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Depositing User: REAL CORP Administrator
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2021 16:56
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2021 16:56

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