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Study on the Compound Path of Living Environment Renovation Under the Background of “Renovation and Restoration” to Old Communities
Urban and Regional Planning
Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2020, Pages: 40-49
Received: May 16, 2020; Accepted: May 25, 2020; Published: Jun. 3, 2020
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Dong Rui, School of Culture Communication & Design, Zhejiang University of Finance & Economics Dongfang College, Hangzhou, China
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As a product of a certain era,the old community is now faced with many serious problems that cannot be completely changed, such as the simple functional structure of space, lacking of community vitality, losing of cultural characteristics and the rupture of historical context. Which make it difficult to adapt to diversified complex residential needs for today’s people. This article is based on the concept of " renovation and restoration ", combined with practical investigation and research, made a detailed analysis on the renewal of the residential environment of the old residential areas in Hangzhou from sociology, culture, economics and some other aspects, systematically sorted out the complex and multi-dimensional research paths, drew out work frame of “renovation of old residential area”. Furthermore, this paper through the analysis and calculation of the Mixed functional indexes such as Space Syntax, Spacematrix and MXI, studied the technical path of the renewal of the old community and put forward the feasible reconstruction strategy.
Renovation and Restoration, Living Environment, Old Communities, Sociology, Economics, Culture, Compound Path
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Dong Rui, Study on the Compound Path of Living Environment Renovation Under the Background of “Renovation and Restoration” to Old Communities, Urban and Regional Planning. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2020, pp. 40-49. doi: 10.11648/j.urp.20200502.12
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