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How to transform our cities into thriving public hubs

Gulf News 10 Jun 2023
In many cases, astute urban planners have chosen underutilised areas and reimagined them into thriving public hubs within cities, delivering enormous benefits to communities and local economies ... Urban planners can also expect well-designed public spaces to revitalise areas and, in ...

A community can gentrify without losing its identity -- examples from Pittsburgh, Boston and Newark ...

The Norman Transcript 10 Jun 2023
Or, as urban planner Maria Rosario Jackson – now serving as chair of the National Endowment for the Arts – asks ... Rather, urban planners and community leaders rely on proven techniques that bring them together with community members to practice what urban planners call placemaking, creative placemaking and placekeeping.

UN-Habitat assembly wraps up with resolve to revitalize new urban agenda

People Daily 10 Jun 2023
Martin Kwaku Adjei-Mensah Korsah, vice president of the second session of the UN-Habitat assembly, said that delegates including ministers, city mayors, urban planners and entrepreneurs reached a consensus on revitalizing the new urban agenda through cooperation, knowledge sharing and targeted financing.

Hyderabad to introduce ward office system to address civic grievances

The Siasat Daily 10 Jun 2023
Ward Administrative Officer (WAO), Engineer, Town planner, Entomologist, Sanitary Jawan, Community Organiser, Urban Biodiversity Supervisor, Assistant, Line Inspector, Computer Operator and Receptionist ... Ward town planners monitor buildings construction, ensure public property is not encroached, and enforce building rules.

Exclusive | eVTOL vehicles expected to significantly reduce carbon footprint: Amit Dutt, Managing Director, BLADE India

Financial Express 10 Jun 2023
Alongside the need for sustainability and the growing urban population, there is a scarcity of available road space ... Partnering with such renowned international urban planners and infrastructure providers would help the company to improve urban air mobility ecosystem in India by designing and optimizing landing infrastructure.

Experts welcome Bengaluru governance panel, call for strengthening ward committees

Indian Express 10 Jun 2023
The group is said to comprise industry experts, urban planners and members of civil society ... However, he opined that such task forces are ad hoc and tended to be exclusivist ... The previous task forces ... Former IAS officer Jairaj, architect Naresh Narasimhan, urban expert V Ravichander and environmentalist Suresh Heblikar were some of its members ... .

Week in Rewind |Air quality alert for New York, Sanchez and Bradshaw talk housing, and ...

Bronx Times 10 Jun 2023
The Week in Rewind spotlights some of the editorial work of the for the week of June 5-8 THE BIG HAZE ... Thursday ... As of 8.09 a.m ... Before assuming her post on the council, Sanchez served as an urban planner at the White House, was a member of Bronx Community Board 5, and worked as an advisor in the New York City Mayor’s office.

Land rule changes in Goa spark culture vs progress debate

Hindustan Times 09 Jun 2023
Architect and urban planner Dean D’Cruz, who was part of the 11-member team that drafted Goa’s regional plan in 2011 that is now being corrected, is adamant that there was no need for any rectification in Morjim ... The chief town planner at the Goa Town and Country Planning department did not respond to requests for comment.

Portland prioritizes pot over police

Hot Air 09 Jun 2023
Portland. What can you say about the once-beautiful city? It is the Cuba of North America, without the charm of having actual Cubans. And unlike Cubans, the residents have yet to conclude that communism is a bad deal for everybody but those in the favor of the elite ... It is difficult to describe how Portland mesmerized urban planners in the 90s-2010s ... .

Roundup: UN-Habitat assembly underscores urgency to renew cities amid multiple challenges 08 Jun 2023
An estimated 5,000 delegates from 193 UN member states including ministers, city mayors, urban planners, innovators, entrepreneurs and grassroots campaigners attended the five-day assembly that will conclude Friday ... sustainable urbanization," Sharif said at a briefing Monday.

Is 'botanical sexism' to blame for your hay fever allergies?

ITV 08 Jun 2023
In recent years, arguments have been made that hay fever symptoms, in urban areas, have been amplified by man-made decisions ... Credit ... Tom Ogren, a US-based horticulturist, claims to have evidence that urban planners favour planting dioecious male trees as, unlike dioecious female trees, they do not produce seeds or pods and so keep streets cleaner ... .

15-Minutes Lockdown. “Immobilize the Greater Part of Humanity”

GlobalResearch 08 Jun 2023
In fact, it is social engineering, not ecology and environmentally friendly urban planning ... Today, ideologically motivated, urban planners are eager to play on the longing for ‘a nice locality and a familiar lady in a neighbourhood store’.

San Francisco supervisors beg Sacramento lawmakers to save their city from a doom loop

Hot Air 08 Jun 2023
We’ve recently covered the latest evidence that San Francisco’s commercial real estate space is in deep trouble ... But the doom loop isn’t just about the decline in office occupancy and the consequent decline in shopping downtown ... Yesterday, the SF Chronicle published a opinion piece by an urban planner who spelled out the situation ... .

TV or not TV

Manila Bulletin 07 Jun 2023
**MEDIUM RAR**E. That “small screen” as it used to be called is no longer small ... Most of all, as the international Filipino and urban planner Jun Palafox notes, there’s now a TV in every family member’s room, where before the family “bonded” as one in front of one set in the living room ... THIS JUST IN ... Will there be two versions of EB? ... TV5’s 5.30 p.m.

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