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The architect who made Singapore’s public housing the envy of the world

Ekathimerini 25 May 2024
“I’m sad to see that — because public housing must equal affordability,” said Liu Thai Ker, the urban planner who gets much of the credit for creating the country’s widely lauded approach to housing its citizens.

Rouse: Maryland needs a ‘blueprint’ for Baltimore transit | READER COMMENTARY

Baltimore Sun 25 May 2024
Thanks for publishing Dan Rodricks’ recent column about my father’s real legacy (“Dan Rodricks ... The writer, the son of pioneering developer, urban planner and philanthropist James Rouse, is president of the board of Transit Choices ... .

Could downtowns suffer because of 15-minute city concept?

Business Journal 24 May 2024
Urban planners across the world revisit the 15-minute city concept because of the demographic shift in population ... .

As frustration builds, Palm Beach council moves to create steering group for code reform

Palm Beach Daily News 24 May 2024
... appearance during the May 15 meeting, told the council that a steering committee filled with experts including architects, land-use attorney, and urban planners should be the body leading the process.

GBCN, IFC EDGE to Co-host 2nd Future Cities-Africa Green Building Summit 

This Day 23 May 2024
... African cities, and over 500 local and international experts and stakeholders, including property developers, policy makers, urban planners, and industry leaders, the organisers said in a statement.

Designer behind Piccadilly Gardens rethink moves to employee owned model

The Business Desk 23 May 2024
LDA Design, the master planner and design business behind the rethinking of Manchester’s ... The team includes landscape architects, masterplanners, planners, EIA co-ordinators and urban designers.

New Broad Marsh masterplan unveils vision to create 2,500 jobs

The Business Desk 23 May 2024
Urban design director, David Rudlin, is overseeing the Broad Marsh Master planning process ... We were delighted to work with BDP, a world class master planner, to bring this concept to life.

The Mayor of Falls Church is a first-generation immigrant. Here’s why she loves ‘the little city’

Wtop 23 May 2024
“I think urban planners have this term called the ’15-Minute City.’ And I think we have all the makings of it, where you really can get all your daily needs met without ever having to get in your car if you don’t want to.

The silent threat: Degrading veld endangers global food and ecosystems

Mail Guardian South Africa 23 May 2024
“The term ‘development’ is often taken to mean human action, agricultural development, destruction of natural habitats, draining of wetlands, or urban development.

Agricultural lands in urban areas must now be rezoned for housing

The Irish Times 22 May 2024
Innovative solutions that meet the needs of both urban dwellers and rural communities must be explored ... the rezoning of agricultural lands in urban areas for residential use during the lifetime of the adopted development plans.

Comprehensive Review: Features, Pricing, and More

The Signal 22 May 2024
The platform’s customizable algorithms and integration with our GIS software have streamlined our analysis and decision-making processes.” – Michael Johnson, Urban Planner.

Common Mistakes to Avoid During Irrigation Installation

GetNews 22 May 2024
"Urban Irrigation" ... These green areas not only improve the aesthetic appeal of urban environments but also contribute to better air quality, reduce urban heat islands, and provide recreational spaces for residents ... Urban Irrigation.

PH, Australia celebrate evergreen friendship in City of Pines

The Manila Times 22 May 2024
Eric Francia, founder and CEO of Australian company Cyclion Philip Major, and renowned urban planner Paulo Alcazaren speak at the Reinventing Cities forum to tackle critical climate issues and ...

Savannah-Chatham School Board election results are in: Here's who won

Savannah Morning News 22 May 2024
Early voting numbers came in around 7.41 p.m ... She ran as an involved public school parent as well as an urban planner with an eye for strategic planning ... Hall officially secured her fourth term on the school board ... We fell short. I congratulate Mrs.

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