Perímetro de Contención Urbana

12:17 Sep 3, 2019
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Social Sciences - Architecture / Urban development/City Planning (Mexico)
Spanish term or phrase: Perímetro de Contención Urbana
Los perímetros de contención urbana son un parámetro que indican dónde deben construirse las viviendas para que las personas vivan cerca de los servicios públicos. De no existir los PCUs, las viviendas se contruirían sin control, complicando el suministro de estos servicios.
Wendy Gosselin
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2 +2Urban Containment Perimeter (PCU in Spanish)
Taña Dalglish
3Urban Catchment Area
Adrian MM.

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Urban Containment Perimeter (PCU in Spanish)

Polígonos de Contención Urbana
1. Son una herramienta del Gobierno Federal para orientar los subsidios a la vivienda mejor ubicadas, es decir próxima al empleo y los servicios urbanos en las 384 ciudades del país.

· U1, esta ubicación contiene las fuentes de empleo como elemento básico para consolidar las ciudades.

· U2, Se basa en la existencia de servicios de agua y drenaje en la vivienda, que coadyuvan a la proliferación de vivienda cercana al primer perímetro.

· U3, áreas de crecimiento contiguas al área urbana consolidada. Quedan conformadas por un buffer o envolvente que cubre los contornos U1 y U2, de acuerdo con el rango de población de la ciudad.

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Aug 31, 2017 - Figure 22- Urban containment perimeters and Housing supply. Figure 23 – Social ..... Perímetro de Contención Urbana Naciones Unidas.

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corresponding to urban containment perimeters which obey public housing policies for .... the first corresponds to the Urban Containment Perimeters (PCU) —.

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May 26, 2016 - Creation of the. National Registry of Land Reserves. (RENARET) and. Urban. Containment. Perimeters (PCU). Transition of. National Housing.

Pl. Urban Containment Perimeters (PCUs in Spanish)

Note added at 1 hr (2019-09-03 13:19:48 GMT)

Análisis ... - Repositorio Institucional de la Universidad de Guanajuato › handle
abstractEnglish, This paper analyzes urban containment policies based on ... policy of the **Urban Containment Perimeters [PCU]** that affects land use planning, ...

Note added at 5 days (2019-09-08 13:48:26 GMT)

More references: Wendy, you may be right, but also wonder if they are quite the same? I am not questioning your choice as far as the question, but i think it needs further research. my perception is that one has a broader meaning than the other.

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Los UGB (Urban Growth Boundaries) de Oregón son quizá los más ... y de impuestos. sino que el perímetro de contención urbana de Brasilia aumenta la huella ...

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A Note on Urban Growth Area Boundaries and Regional Planning This Chapter ... An urban containment program: consists of a perimeter drawn around an urban ... urban growth boundary (UGB) accommodates the region's population growth.
The Dictionary of Geography (2006) defines urban containment as “the policy of limiting sprawl by restricting out-of-town development.” Gabrielson, Yorg and Keith (1997) argue that this is a simple definition, as while it is true that the form of development aims to limit sprawl by restricting development outside a designated zone, a broader view would include the aims on in-town development.

In general, urban containment policies seek to use at least three different types of tools to shape metropolitan growth (Jabareen, 2006; Pendall, et al., 2002): Greenbelts and urban growth boundaries are used to affect the “push” factors, while urban service areas are used to affect the “pull” factors.

Taña Dalglish
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agree  franglish
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agree  Muriel Vasconcellos: Worth more than 2 points certainty! When I lived in Mexico City 40 years ago it was already endless seeing it from the plane for half an hour before landing.
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Urban Catchment Area

'Urban containment' tends to rhyme with the containing of urban sprawl.

Note added at 5 days (2019-09-09 07:28:50 GMT)

There seems to be a misunderstanding about the meaning of catchment area that does not refer only to water management:

In human geography, a catchment area is the area from which a city, service or institution attracts a population that uses its services. For example, a school catchment area is the geographic area from which students are eligible to attend a local school.

'Governments and community service organizations often define catchment areas for planning purposes and public safety such as ensuring universal access to services like fire departments, police departments, ambulance bases and hospitals.'

Adrian MM.
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