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Research on sustainable renewal of historic blocks based on urban catalyst theory

Feiyu Zhao 1 , Xiaodong Xu 2 , Wei Dong 3 , Jianyu Fu 4 , Xiaoqi Bai 5 , Jinxiu Wu * 6
1 Southeast University
2 Southeast University
3 Southeast University
4 Southeast University
5 Southeast University
6 Southeast University

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Applied and Computational Engineering, Vol. 63, 195-205
Published 08 July 2024. © 08 July 2024 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citation Feiyu Zhao, Xiaodong Xu, Wei Dong, Jianyu Fu, Xiaoqi Bai, Jinxiu Wu. Research on sustainable renewal of historic blocks based on urban catalyst theory. ACE (2024) Vol. 63: 195-205. DOI: 10.54254/2755-2721/63/20240974.

Abstract

Currently, cities in China have entered the development stage of stock renewal. Urban renewal has become the focus of urban development, and optimization of stock space has become the main aspect of urban design. At the same time, applying the concept of “micro-renewal” of historic blocks in recent years has also put forward new requirements for the renewal mode of old blocks. This paper discusses the possibility of micro-renewal and transformation of historic Chinese blocks in the new era from the perspective of catalyst theory. Through streetscape recognition technology and crawling of Point of Information (POI) data, the existing problems of blocks and the potential vitality points of blocks are determined, which changes the traditional research that often lacks quantitative judgment and only uses qualitative judgment. Through the intervention of quantitative technology, the problems existing in the perspective rate of commercial streets and the business model of historical blocks were found. Analyzing from the perspective of space, function, and culture, and then, selecting catalyst elements, which promotes the transformation of the historic blocks from a “top-down” transformation pattern to a “bottom-up” transformation pattern.

Keywords

Urban catalyst, urban construction, urban renewal, historic blocks, micro-renewal

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Materials Chemistry and Environmental Engineering
ISBN (Print)
978-1-83558-417-0
ISBN (Online)
978-1-83558-418-7
Published Date
08 July 2024
Series
Applied and Computational Engineering
ISSN (Print)
2755-2721
ISSN (Online)
2755-273X
DOI
10.54254/2755-2721/63/20240974
Copyright
08 July 2024
Open Access
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