Shuai Yan

Hello, I am from China. My major is urban design. When i was a child, my father always play with me Lego building block which accompanied me through my childhood. Since then, I have vowed to become an excellent urban planner. I have come to Newcastle to study. I hope that I will receive a lot of goods in this year, and I also hope to share my knowledge with others.


Reflective Summaries

This semester time passed quickly, in the process of hard work, harvest a lot of knowledge, friendship. But also missed out on many of the good times in Britain.I had to go back to China because of the sudden outbreak of covid-19. I didn’t have the chance to enjoy the good life in the UK, but…
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How does Barcelona create a fascinating new scheme for walking public Spaces

The area was settled by the Romans in 15 BC and the medieval city of Barcino was built in the first century BC.It is small, surrounded by a wall about 1.5 kilometers long, and features a vertical street grid with Roman characteristics, which was later carefully conceived and built by central planners.      …
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Culture-led regeneration projects in post-industrial areas

As industries in some developed countries move abroad, the unemployment rate increases. The state shall carry out a certain proportion of industrial and economic restructuring.   Strategy   First of all, we should attach importance to the cultural orientation of post-industrial areas.This is because industrial heritage has many distinctive features and cultural values that shape and…
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Building for Life Assessment: Park View

According to BFL12 and traffic light system, this project gets 7 green, 5 amber, 0 red 1.Connect Δ Park View lies along the eastern edge of Saltwell Park and just west of the sought-after Low Fell neighbour. The community roads are closely connected with the surroundings. 2.Facilities and services Δ It is about 10 minutes by…
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Housing alternative-Cohousing

Co-housing is a very good model. It is economical and environmentally friendly and sustainable. It can also help the elderly to have a good community living place, and it can also solve the lonely heart of some contemporary people. And through analysis the case study, we can find more useful information: Cambridge Cohousing members are…
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Reflective Summaries

Through this semester of study, I learned and felt a lot, especially the opportunity to learn the knowledge system and structure of students from different national backgrounds. When drawing pictures together, I can always hear and exchange some new questions, but also the first time to write a blog, record our knowledge of comment ,…
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British Urban Design and Urban Revival

1 Update background Britain is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. Marine transportation is the backbone of British transportation and trade, and many famous port cities have also been built. The waterfront has become the main entrance to the port city, and itself has become the most dynamic trading area in the city. In the later…
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The development of urban knowledge economy

The development of knowledge economy in city In this short one-semester study of urban design, I often think about how some cities with economic decline are transforming, how to develop their economy, and how to make their local residents live a higher quality of life. One keyword at a time has entered In my eyes: knowledge…
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sofa studio

Charrette sunmmary Through this charrette make me thinking more divergent, make me thinking become more special, make me know how to get along well with your team members more tasks to complete, as I choose this topic at the beginning, just think it’s fun, when faced with so many interesting lovely students from around the world,…
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