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Building the Future Commission: introducing the creating communities stream

Building 07 Feb 2023
But who decides what’s beautiful and how do we get developers, architects and planners to pull together to deliver the type of built environment that people want? Placemaking ... One influential view is that architects and planners simply lack the training to design and create successful communities ... Planners are perhaps also ill-equipped.

Letter: No more sprawl — let’s see smart growth

Chico Enterprise Record 07 Feb 2023
Re. Brandon Slater’s support of Valley’s Edge. Yes, yes, yes. Chico needs more housing. But . ... However, the New Urbanism movement demonstrates quite the opposite ... Chico can create smart growth by tapping potential within the city through redevelopment, rezoning, and urban renewal. We need imaginative city planners to enact this new paradigm ... .

Council decides to keep 14th Street widening on state road projects list

Reflector 07 Feb 2023
Greenville City Council rejected a recommendation to switch local road construction projects in the upcoming 2024-33 State Transportation Improvement Plan ... Mayor P.J ... Eliud De Jesus, transportation planner for the Greenville Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, said traffic safety is another factor to consider ... City Manager Ann E ... .

Govt urged to act promptly tackle air pollution

The News International 07 Feb 2023
They said Karachi is not enveloped in Lahore-like smog, so the residents and environmental authorities live in a state of denial of its toxic air quality ... In advanced countries, urban planners cannot think about city development without building parks full of trees, he pointed out ... “We have started an urban forest at the university ... Comments. Comment. .

DOING THE WRITE THING: Hochul's housing compact

Finger Lakes Times 07 Feb 2023
Last year, Gov ... Supervisor Bill Smith of Pittsford has been criticized recently for his comments about Hochul’s housing plans. While Smith posts quotes from the Rev. Dr ... Economists, social scientists, and urban planners have researched various models of housing development to determine what arrangements create the best outcomes for communities ... .

Who is Victor Ako Mengot?

The Patriotic Vanguard 06 Feb 2023
His international career started at the London Boroughs of Ealing and Croydon where he worked as a Traffic Engineer/Urban Planner culminating in an appointment as a Transport Specialist for the House of Commons Transport Select Committee (19931997).

Visit of HK delegation will create a platform to collaborate more extensively

China Daily 06 Feb 2023
Joseph Ma Ching-yuen, an urban planner from Hong Kong and adviser to the CEO ...

Column: Rise of Remote Work Clouds Outlook For Building Out Mass Transit in N.C.

The Pilot 04 Feb 2023
Reprinted with permission by The News & Observer of Raleigh ... In North Carolina’s growing urban counties, that’s a question mass transit planners didn’t anticipate ... Most who could work from home did ... The cloudy future of commuting is complicating transit development in North Carolina’s two largest urban areas ... 9 ... They are not riding a bus ... ” ... .

Meet the team that wants to bring an agri-community to Madison

Madison 04 Feb 2023
A diverse group of community leaders that includes world-renowned urban planners and academics has come together to lead an ambitious development project on Madison's Far East Side. Bt Farms Foundation's vision is to transform 222 acres of local land into an "agri-community," a community that integrates agriculture into a residential neighborhood ... .

Gujarat This Week: Shakespeare play, talk on puppetry and lots more in store

Indian Express 04 Feb 2023
Event name. Memorial Gathering for Prof. Balkrishna Doshi About the event. A gathering in memory of Prof. Balkrishna Doshi, an urban planner and educator, Pritzker Laureate, founder director of the School of Architecture, and founder dean of CEPT who passed away recently. Venue. Sagara basement, CEPT University, Ahmedabad Organisers ... Venue ... Venue ... Venue.

On the Move: Kialoa Mossman, Keone Emeliano and Katie Arita-Chang

Star Advertiser 03 Feb 2023
Hawaii design firm G70 has hired Kialoa Mossman as a planner.

Lake Wales development leader Bennett is leaving for job with Polk County

The Ledger 03 Feb 2023
Bennett’s final day will be Feb. 10, he told city leaders in a letter of resignation ... Tom Corcoran ... An author at 14 ... In an email to The Ledger, Bennett cited health factors and said that he has accepted a job with Polk County as a senior planner in the Land Development Division. He said he began his career as an urban planner with Polk County ... .

Get the most from federal energy and infrastructure dollars

The Hill 03 Feb 2023
As good urban planners point out, America’s cities were designed for cars, not people ... So, the city began a “green stormwater infrastructure” program to floodproof with rain gardens, green roofs, permeable pavements, urban forestry, constructed wetlands and other natural drainage.

Documentary Turn Every Page deep-dives into historic publishing partnership

Culture Map 03 Feb 2023
There have been many famous partnerships in the world, from musical ones like Hall & Oates to business ones like Bill Gates and Paul Allen ... The Power Broker, a Pulitzer Prize-winning, 1,300+ page book about urban planner Robert Moses, goes into great detail about how Moses shaped the landscape of New York City, and not always for the better ... --- ... ....

Residents weigh in on country club conversion

Times Argus 03 Feb 2023
housing ... Many, if not most, did ... “We need the housing,” she said ... Malcom FitzPatrick didn’t dispute the need for more housing in Montpelier, but the self-described “engineer and urban environmental planner,” challenged the wisdom of building it on a property he believed would be problematic to permit and extremely difficult to develop ... “It’s available.

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