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Sustainable Urban Form Based Old Community Regeneration — Taking Jing'anli Community in Tianjin as an Example

Sustainable urban form is an important prerequisite to stimulating urban vitality. Under the current urban regeneration movement in China, the transformation and upgrading of old communities mostly focus on renewing facilities and living and building qualities. Coordinating urban regeneration strategies and the changing urban development model to promote high-quality urban development is an important challenge. This paper believes that using the theory of sustainable urban form could help stimulate the proposal of creative urban design intervention comprehensively and systematically, and promote the refinement and humanism of urban regeneration. Taking the urban micro regeneration planning and design competition of Jing'anli community in Tianjin Binhai New Area as an example, this paper discusses applying sustainable urban form theory to transform old communities. In response to building a "complete community" and "15 mins-community life circle" by the central government, this paper explores the possibility of regeneration design strategies with mixed land use, sustainable transportation organization, high-density regeneration, diversity and passive energetic technologies and green design. This research is willing to guide the contemporary old community regeneration design for achieving sustainable high-quality urbanization in China.

Urban Regeneration, Sustainable Urban Form, Old Community

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Jinliu Chen, Paola Pellegrini, Haoqi Wang, Geng Ma. (2022). Sustainable Urban Form Based Old Community Regeneration — Taking Jing'anli Community in Tianjin as an Example. International Journal of Architecture, Arts and Applications, 8(2), 72-81.

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Jinliu Chen; Paola Pellegrini; Haoqi Wang; Geng Ma. Sustainable Urban Form Based Old Community Regeneration — Taking Jing'anli Community in Tianjin as an Example. Int. J. Archit. Arts Appl. 2022, 8(2), 72-81. doi: 10.11648/j.ijaaa.20220802.14

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Jinliu Chen, Paola Pellegrini, Haoqi Wang, Geng Ma. Sustainable Urban Form Based Old Community Regeneration — Taking Jing'anli Community in Tianjin as an Example. Int J Archit Arts Appl. 2022;8(2):72-81. doi: 10.11648/j.ijaaa.20220802.14

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