|Image by Networking City/ Cover page of the research paper
|Image is taken from Naver/ The collision between high-rise apartments and low-rise housings
Ansan is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea and a part of the Seoul Metropolitan Area. Originally, it was a small town on the coast of Yellow Sea until 1960’s. In 1970’s, Korean national government decided to develop it for the industrial city that contained small polluted factories. The small town was rapidly changed its shape as the first modern designed city (it means grid system) in Korea and lots of people have moved to the city for jobs and economic benefits since 1980’s.
|Image by Networking City/ The area and population of five cities
Image by Networking City/ The population structures of five cities
Therefore, Centre for Creating Livable Village, an independent organization for improving environment of residential areas based on local governments’ support, as a leading local NGO, set up a plan with young researchers to foster practical framework and in-detail analysis rather than grandiloquent words. The research paper is the first outcome of the plan.
Image by Networking City/ The diagram of urban programme in Ansan
Image by Networking City/ The diagram of housing development process in Ansan
The research is composed of six chapters; Introduction, The characteristics of urban development and the change of housing areas in Ansan, The comparative analysis of urban characteristics between Ansan and four neighbour cities, The case study of four low-rise housing areas in Ansan, The strategy for neighbourhood regeneration and Conclusion.
Image by Networking City/ The diagram of house that people live in basement in Bono-dong (One of low-rise housing area in Ansan)
Image by Networking City/ The street view of Seonbu-dong (One of low-rise housing area in Ansan)
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