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Strategic Planning of “Community Campus”– Case Study of Campus Planning for Changchun Automobile Industry Institute, China
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Urban Planning and Environment, Urban and Regional Studies.
2009 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Universities are urban component and they should never be separated from cities. An open and interactive relationship is needed in modern times between universities and cities. To improve such relationship and provide some experience for similar cases later, this thesis takes the project of campus planning for Changchun Automobile Industry Institute, China for further research. Established in a step-by-step way, first the introductive part gives detailed information about the origin,  evelopment, organization and classification of university and its campus. Then the research problem is put forward and theoretical framework is built up based on three background theories and methodologies: Town and Gown – relationship between universities and surroundings; The Oregon Model – an attempt to apply architectural pattern language and social power to the plan for The University of Oregon; Transit-Oriented Development – efficient way to connect traffic node with city center for  ustainability. After that comes the case study of campus planning for Changchun Automobile Industry Institute, with a thorough introduction and a detailed analysis of the project. Six planning strategies about the concept of “Community Campus” are concluded in the end covering three parts – main architectures, road system and landscape, they are: Community fabric; TOD node; Organic order; Nature reserve; Step-by-step development; Public involvement. Finally, this thesis summarizes and evaluates the outcome and its significance, followed by possible recommendations for future research on this topic.

Key words : Campus planning; Strategic planning; Community Campus; Changchun Automobile Industry Institute, China.

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2009. , 61 p.
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-24857OAI: diva2:353649
Available from: 2010-09-28 Created: 2010-09-28 Last updated: 2010-09-28Bibliographically approved

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