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Reconstruction of the environment quality on “Chaotic Space”: Case study of Chaonan District, Shantou City, China

Jingjing Li, Yuhang Zhou


It is often the case that strong bottom-up power in the Desakota area (half-urbanized) leads to mixed functional space and poor quality of spatial environment. During this process, urban planning does not work. This study aims to report the reconstruction of the environment quality starting from the logic of space production, and analyze the “chaotic space” in the Desakota area. Key systematic thinking of spatial amelioration which is “dynamic planning framework and flexible smart design” based on Desakota “chaotic space” is explored.


Keywords:Desakota; chaotic space; production of space; Chaonan District; Shantou; spatial environment quality

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