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Coronavirus: Nine ways the pandemic will transform the cities of the Middle East

The National 18 Apr 2021
Similarly, governments and planners should see Covid-19 as an opportunity to stop and think about cities, said Akshay Deshpande, a senior urban designer at the Dubai office of engineering company Arup, and ... Urban planners hope public transport will also replace many car journeys.
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Coronavirus: 9 ways the pandemic will transform the cities of the Middle East

The National 18 Apr 2021
Similarly, governments and planners should see Covid-19 as an opportunity to stop and think about cities, said Akshay Deshpande, a senior urban designer at the Dubai office of engineering company Arup, and ... Urban planners hope public transport will also replace many car journeys.
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Wedding planners hit hard in Bihar

The Times of India 18 Apr 2021
For wedding planners and vendors, who had suffered huge losses in the last three wedding seasons, the April-May season is likely to be another disappointment ... The wedding venue has been changed as villages are still safer than urban locations,” she said ... Agarwal, a wedding planner.
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Bihar: Wedding planners hit hard as marriages being postponed

The Times of India 18 Apr 2021
For wedding planners and vendors, who had suffered huge losses in the last three wedding seasons, the April-May season is likely to be another disappointment ... The wedding venue has been changed as villages are still safer than urban locations,” she said ... Agarwal, a wedding planner.
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After Years of Wrangling, World War I Memorial Raises First Flag

The Scranton Times-Tribune 17 Apr 2021
Now, as the United States withdraws from its longest war, a memorial that recognizes one of its most complicated ones officially opened in Washington on Friday, after years of tangling among preservationists, urban planners, federal officials and the commission that realized its creation.
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Residents demand immediate halt to KMC operations along Gujjar, Orangi nullahs

The News International 17 Apr 2021
Several renowned researchers and urban planners had pointed out that the purpose of the project was to mint money out of the World Bank and provide monetary benefit to realtors and the builder mafia of the city, they said, adding that the sad state of affairs was that the area ...
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Fighting back with hugs

Lima Ohio 17 Apr 2021
LOS ANGELES – Ruth Alcantara stepped closer to her grandmother. Then closer, and closer still ... Hi, grandma, I missed you so much. She felt a kiss on her forehead ... Simply put ... Brozen, who works as an urban planner at UCLA, said that this past year has given her a new appreciation for the role physical contact plays in her relationships ... .
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Astoria spreads urban renewal wealth

The Daily Astorian 16 Apr 2021
Local governments can budget for an additional $803,000 in funding after Astoria opted to stop collecting taxes for the Astor West Urban Renewal District ... A new urban planner would help with code amendments amid a deluge of development activity ... He singled out the help for community development with City Planner Barbara Fryer out.
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Post-Skyway proposal seeks to recreate Buffalo's past

The Buffalo News 16 Apr 2021
"It was urban malpractice, and Buffalo has been in an induced coma since ... Planners classified the area around it as the Waterfront Urban Renewal Area and marked it for "total clearance," leading to the removal of 292 acres of homes and businesses.
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Post-Skyway proposal borrows from Buffalo's past to design its future

The Buffalo News 16 Apr 2021
"It was urban malpractice, and Buffalo has been in an induced coma since ... Planners classified the area around it as the Waterfront Urban Renewal Area and marked it for "total clearance," leading to the removal of 292 acres of homes and businesses.
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David Holmgren’s Journey with Permaculture Design Process – Part One

Resilience 16 Apr 2021
I mean, just as an example of that first year I was there, during that project I worked on with the Battery Point urban conservation ... Haikai really introduced the framework of strategic planning, which had become a tool used by urban planners, but it came out of the military, as he explained it.
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COVID-19 gave us 'skin hunger' and 'touch deprivation.' We're fighting back with hugs

Finger Lakes Times 16 Apr 2021
LOS ANGELES – Ruth Alcantara stepped closer to her grandmother. Then closer, and closer still ... "Hola, abuelita, le extrañe mucho," she said, inches from her grandmother's ear ... Simply put ... ... Brozen, who works as an urban planner at UCLA, said that this past year has given her a new appreciation for the role physical contact plays in her relationships ... .
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The Internet brings people into big cities, new study suggests

Phys Dot Org 15 Apr 2021
The widespread proliferation of the internet and information and communication technologies (ICT) has drawn people into urban centers, according to new research ... "Geographers, planners and urban economists explored the spatial footprint of the internet at its early stages ... The high and steadily increasing urbanization rates prove otherwise.
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University of Michigan grad student and cycling safety advocate killed while biking in D.C.

Michigan Live 15 Apr 2021
Passionate about urban economics and cycling safety, Pagels was just about to find his footing on what he was ... Something that interested Pagels was how urban planners didn’t necessarily forget to plan for bicyclists, but how everything was actively built for cars and vehicles.
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Op-ed: The hidden grassroots power of Brooklyn’s community boards

Metro USA 15 Apr 2021
I will recruit members with professional expertise, like attorneys, housing advocates, and urban planners, and make sure they have more full-time staff to support them ... At minimum, every CB should have a salaried land use planner to navigate complicated issues that everyday Brooklynites are impacted by, but may not be well-versed in ... .
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