Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/136505
DC FieldValue
dc.titleURBAN CHOREOGRAPHIES BANGKOK'S CATALYSTS TRANSFORM NEIGHBOURHOODS
dc.contributor.authorSONJA BERTHOLD
dc.date.accessioned2017-08-31T18:00:39Z
dc.date.available2017-08-31T18:00:39Z
dc.date.issued2016-01-22
dc.identifier.citationSONJA BERTHOLD (2016-01-22). URBAN CHOREOGRAPHIES BANGKOK'S CATALYSTS TRANSFORM NEIGHBOURHOODS. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/136505
dc.description.abstractIn Bangkok, under-regulated land use has intensified the pattern of mixed economic functions and led to uncontrolled densification and expansion of the city along its major roads and in high-rise developments. Despite rapid urban transformation and accelerated economic transitions, some inner-city neighbourhoods have maintained their spatial richness through more gradual densification. To analyse these neighbourhoods’ changes, urban qualities, key actors and transformation strategies, this research combines quantitative and qualitative methods. The examination of the significant drivers of change, urban catalysts in the form of small institutions with community characteristics (families) and social bonds (guanxi) which turn into business and policy coalitions revealed that they institute a building culture, which is flexible and adaptable to fast-changing conditions. Moreover, their interdependencies concurrently establish resilience against abrupt changes. Contributing to a more detailed neighbourhood-understanding, this research provides an informed basis for future planning practices in Bangkok and similar transient East Asian urban contexts.
dc.language.isoen
dc.subjectBangkok, neighbourhoods, urban catalysts, urban qualities, strategic urban planning, urban governance
dc.typeThesis
dc.contributor.departmentARCHITECTURE
dc.contributor.supervisorWIDODO, JOHANNES
dc.contributor.supervisorKEES CHRISTIAANSE
dc.description.degreePh.D
dc.description.degreeconferredDOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
dc.identifier.isiutNOT_IN_WOS
Appears in Collections:Ph.D Theses (Open)

Show simple item record
Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormatAccess SettingsVersion 
BertholdS_part1.pdf13.05 MBAdobe PDF

OPEN

NoneView/Download
BertholdS_part2.pdf28.37 MBAdobe PDF

OPEN

NoneView/Download
BertholdS_part3.pdf25.39 MBAdobe PDF

OPEN

NoneView/Download
BertholdS_part4.pdf7.96 MBAdobe PDF

OPEN

NoneView/Download

Page view(s)

58
checked on May 12, 2019

Download(s)

27
checked on May 12, 2019

Google ScholarTM

Check


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.