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Transformation of industrial land and urban regeneration with a perspective of sustainable development - revelation of the Oracle on local changes in Reading, UK

Han, X., Song, G. and Yao, R. (2018) Transformation of industrial land and urban regeneration with a perspective of sustainable development - revelation of the Oracle on local changes in Reading, UK. Journal of Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology, 50 (4). pp. 536-542. ISSN 1006-7930

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To link to this item DOI: 10.15986/j.1006-7930.2018.04.011

Abstract/Summary

Transformation of industrial land is the common problem in sustainable urban development. Methods used are particularly important to cities in China. Britain, as the first industrial country, is working on reviving the urban vitality by activating the abandoned industrial land in town center, and the practices are of great importance in solving a series of town problems in the process of industry transformation in China. This research investigates the Oracle, commercial leisure center in Reading, the southeast of England and traces the policy background of urban renewal and studies on project's effect on the improvement of the business environment in Reading. This paper summarizes characteristics of the location, site environment, function, shape, space et al. and induces five strategies for promoting urban regeneration. Study of urban regeneration strategy in a complex environment helps the regeneration of old city center in China.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of the Built Environment > Construction Management and Engineering > Innovative and Sustainable Technologies
ID Code:83947
Publisher:Science Press

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