Latest News for: Urban planner


Hole lotta love could turn this quarry into a ‘South Bank’ by 2032

Sydney Morning Herald 19 Apr 2024
An internationally prominent urban planner believes a plan to rejuvenate Mount Coot-tha Quarry should be a project of state significance. And it can be ready by the Olympics, he says ....

Solving urban challenges in the 22nd century

Arab News 19 Apr 2024
The scale of modern urbanization is astounding ... This is a challenge that we, as developers, urban planners, and government authorities can address, and indeed, are addressing in the Kingdom for a better urban future for our communities.

First looks: initial reading and analysis of Vero Beach downtown master plan held Thursday

TCPalm 19 Apr 2024
Coming two months after the downtown fact-finding week, the draft was presented before the Planning and Zoning Board by project manager Xavier Iglesias of DPZ CoDESIGN — the firm tasked with designing the plan founded by urban planner Andres Duany.

You’re not imagining it, your allergies are getting worse each year

Hindustan Times 19 Apr 2024
But tree pollen also is the primary driver of spring allergy woes (grass is typically the main culprit in the summer, and ragweed and mold in the fall), which means urban planners need to make smart planting choices.

Cebu City Council pushes to suspend civil works of CBRT’s packages 2-4

Sun Star 19 Apr 2024
... pushing for the mentioned measures and introducing the proposals of mass transportation expert and consultant Rene Santiago and urban planner Nigel Paul Villarete surrounding the operations of CBRT.

Trees Forever asks community to pitch in on ReLeaf Cedar Rapids to replant trees post-derecho

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 19 Apr 2024
Renowned city planner Jeff Speck helped draft the plan, which was honored last year with a Charter Award — the world’s preeminent award for urban design, place-making and community building — from the Congress for the New Urbanism.

Campaign to collect rainwater this monsoon

Deccan Herald 18 Apr 2024
<p>A new initiative is urging Bengalureans to get ready to store rainwater and recharge aquifers this monsoon season ... If this doesn’t wake us up, what will?” asks Vishwanath S, a water conservationist and urban planner.

Opinion: Higher density living is changing the way neighbouring works in Canada

North Shore News 17 Apr 2024
The more willing people are to make ties, the better the prospects are for building social interactions into mutual feelings of trust, welcome and belonging in urban neighbourhoods ... As urban and ...

NYU’s Paulson atrium restrictions might violate 2012 legal agreement

Washington Square News 17 Apr 2024
... with New York City, according to an urban planning expert ... Jerold Kayden, an urban planner and lawyer at Harvard University, popularized the term with his 2000 book “Privately Owned Public Space.

Living Meme LeBron James Has a Meme Movie at Tribeca

New York Magazine 17 Apr 2024
... class community in Brooklyn — conflicting views draw battlelines between residents, city officials and master planners as the fate of the city and contemporary urban development hangs in the balance.

Is the Trudeau government overselling how much housing it can build? Yes

North Shore News 16 Apr 2024
This was not his first warning. In response, John finally decided to do something. He promised to stop smoking ... It’s needed ... To give the federal government its due, the housing plan is being cheered by progressive urban planners, and with reason ... .

Secrecy shrouds 'fast track' projects as submissions close

RNZ 16 Apr 2024
With days left for submissions on proposed Fast Track consenting legislation, the public is still in the dark about what projects might be picked ... "We are working to make material around fast track publicly available ... Mark Davey is an urban planner.


The Daily Mail 15 Apr 2024
... urban location and we believe speaks volumes to the benefits of Waterloo Central.' ... Planners behind the scheme have said it would be 'impossible to develop in an urban location without any impact'.

Cincinnati City Council must present full picture of city's proposed zoning reforms 14 Apr 2024
At one of the virtual public meetings, one of the city’s central planners quoted Jen Gehl, a giant in urban planning ... In a nutshell, that is where the central planners are coming from, i.e., cars are bad.

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