Dissertation > Industrial Technology > Building Science > Regional planning, urban and rural planning > City planning > Urban planning layout > An industrial park,business district planning

Study on the Spatial Form and Scale of the Pedestrian Commercial Block in the City Center

Author TanChang
Tutor ZouYing
School Tianjin University
Course Architectural Design and Theory
Keywords block pedestrian commercial block urban design scale spatial form
CLC TU984.13
Type Master's thesis
Year 2008
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With the increase of the vehicles, the human environment is deteriorating, people-oriented concept is becoming the focus of the urban design, the construction of walking space is given extensive attention, in many cities the construction of the commercial pedestrian street become popular. the construction of the traditional pedestrian commercial street has played a positive role in promoting local economic development and improving people’s quality of life, but the commercial pedestrian street is usually a linear layout, space is monotonous, and mainly from business interests, difficult to provide comfortable public space, can not meet modern people’demand for leisure, entertainment, contacts, recreation and other needs except shopping. Modern pedestrian commercial block is the combination of indoor and outdoor space, not only to provide a comfortable shopping environment, but also to provide abundant public space. Public space is the leisure and entertainment place for citizen, at the same time achieved the purpose of developer’s profit through attracting more people.Based on the expatiation of the block on the connotation, type, the evolution、factors of influence、shaping strategy of block’s scale and the formation of the modern pedestrian commercial block,this thesis analyzed the features of scale and spatial form of the modern pedestrian commercial block ,to people foremost principle, brought forward the strategy of scale-shaping and the countermeasure of the urban design . Finally analyzed some successful examples about the modern pedestrian commercial block at home and abroad, and summarized and prospected, attempted to seek a way which can meet the demand of investors and citizen, to provide some information for urban designers and architects.

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