Articles in the Applications Category

Jun 2021 | No Comment

As Christopher Alexander conceived and defined through his life’s work – The Nature of Order – wholeness is a recursive structure that recurs in space and matter and is reflected in human minds and cognition. Based on the definition of wholeness, a mathematical model of wholeness, together with its topological representation…

Apr 2021 | No Comment

Medici Land Governance (MLG) captures property information including spatial and textual data by identifying and mapping land boundaries using high resolution drone imagery. MLG works closely with country governments to establish formal property ownership for land owners by implementing Systematic Land…

Mar 2021 | No Comment

Modern cities and urban environments are becoming denser more heavily populated and are still rapidly growing, including new infrastructures, markets, banks, transportation, etc. In the last two decades, more and more cities and mega-cities have started using multi-camera networks in order to face this challenge.

Dec 2020 | No Comment

Poor land administration affects the collection of revenue for local authorities and contributes to slow land delivery that affects the poor in urban areas. Since 1992 local authorities in Namibia have created reception areas to address the demand for land…

Nov 2020 | No Comment

Practical solutions for the protection of smallholder land rights

Timothée Rukundo

Program Manager for ZOA in the Democratic Republic of Congo

David Betge

Sector Specialist for Land Rights and Peacebuilding at ZOA Netherlands

In the East of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), insecurity of tenure rights, displacement, poverty and general security issues are major obstacles to economic and social …

Sep 2020 | No Comment


The article deals with the issue starting from a specific case, the identification and study of archaeological evidence around the Castle of Petriolo (Siena, Italy) for the protection, intervention and enhancement of this site

A Garzulino

Dipartimento di Architettura e Studi Urbani (DAStU), Politecnico di Milano, Italy

The contribution that is presented aims to highlight the methodologies and …

Sep 2020 | One Comment

With accelerated urbanization, the growing cities have been created more complex forms of multi-owned buildings. The complicated ownership rights and boundary arrangement within these properties are resulting in a significant number of disputes. As part of ongoing research, this article explores BIM as a new opportunity to prevent and resolve property disputes.

Jihye Shin

PhD Candidate, Centre …

Jul 2020 | No Comment

This paper outlines how AUSPOS and CORSnet-NSW are used to support datum modernisation in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, and investigates the performance of AUSPOS across the State

Volker Janssen

Senior Technical Surveyor in the Geodetic Operations team at NSW Spatial Services in Bathurst, Australia.

Simon McElroy

Senior Surveyor, leading the Geodetic Operations team at NSW Spatial Services in …

Jul 2020 | No Comment

Fiji has land ownership in Fiji are three different tenureship in state land (4%), native land (90%) and freehold (6%). With 90% of native land ownership, there lies traditional and sentimental ties to the land and its protocols.

May 2020 | No Comment

The paper explores to analyse the spatio-temporal pattern of air pollution during Covid-19 Lockdown 1.0, which witnessed high decline in pollutants such as particulate matter, NO2, Carbon Monoxide (CO) in northwestern states of India.