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Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Economic Management and Green Development

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“Green Courtyard Residential Areas”: Exploring the Spatial Pattern of London Suburban Residential Areas Integrating Public Green Spaces and Living Spaces

Ziang Zheng * 1 , Xiangyi Wang 2
1 China Academy of Urban Planning & Design
2 Huazhong Agricultural University

* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

Advances in Economics, Management and Political Sciences, Vol. 35, 63-78
Published 10 November 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
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Citation Ziang Zheng, Xiangyi Wang. “Green Courtyard Residential Areas”: Exploring the Spatial Pattern of London Suburban Residential Areas Integrating Public Green Spaces and Living Spaces. AEMPS (2023) Vol. 35: 63-78. DOI: 10.54254/2754-1169/35/20231726.

Abstract

The highly restrictive Green Belt policy in London, United Kingdom has created a dichotomy between living environments and natural surroundings, posing challenges to urban development. In an attempt to alleviate this situation, this study focuses on the New Barnet residential area, located adjacent to the Green Belt, and summarizes the issues faced by the residential area based on field investigations. Subsequently, the integration of urban living spaces and natural spaces is emphasized from three spatial scales, proposing and elucidating the spatial pattern of “Green Courtyard Residential Areas.” Lastly, based on three issues related to the site’s original condition, the outcomes of the renewal are presented. Quantitative comparative analysis is conducted on the data before and after the renewal of green spaces and residential buildings, followed by a feasibility analysis of the renewal scheme. The proposal of “Green Courtyard Residential Areas” provides a potential solution to reconcile the juxtaposition of living spaces and green spaces in London.

Keywords

landscape architecture, urban renewal, residential area, public green spaces, United Kingdom

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Economic Management and Green Development
ISBN (Print)
978-1-83558-091-2
ISBN (Online)
978-1-83558-092-9
Published Date
10 November 2023
Series
Advances in Economics, Management and Political Sciences
ISSN (Print)
2754-1169
ISSN (Online)
2754-1177
DOI
10.54254/2754-1169/35/20231726
Copyright
© 2023 The Author(s)
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