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London’s technicolour Potemkin village

New Statesman 27 Sep 2023
“On the one hand, for those many creative minds who, in a world ruled by the profit maxim, are trying nevertheless to create spaces that reflect and nurture their vision of the future; and, on the other, for urban planners to whom it represents a chance for urban development.”.

Dangiwa to Deepen Collaboration with Town Planners to Streamline Urban Planning

This Day 26 Sep 2023
The Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Ahmed Dangiwa, has assured the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) of increased collaboration to bolster efforts towards a more sustainable housing and urban planning environment ... It is evident that proper urban planning and ...

Sci-Fi Eye: Our Urban Future

The Engineer 25 Sep 2023
Obviously, this trend presents a huge challenge for urban planners, architects and civil engineers, who will have to figure out how to provide enough infrastructure to support this huge rise in city living while still striving to achieve emissions targets for a sustainable climate.

New initiative aims to build new trails and connect existing ones in Clarence, Cheektowaga and Lancaster

The Buffalo News 24 Sep 2023
Debadrita Sur. One of the biggest stories in recreation in Western New York over the past 20 years has been the proliferation of trails for pedestrians and bicyclists ... Daniel Young, a planner for Cheektowaga, said that the proposed network would help bridge the urban fabric in the western part of the region with the more rural sides in the east ... ....

Feeling lonely? Go to the library.

Business Insider 24 Sep 2023
"It's so new for everyone, the merging of your first and second place," Brittany Simmons, a New York-based urban planner at a private firm who's racked up over 2 million likes on TikTok for her videos on urban planning, told Insider ... of the Urban Libraries Council, told Insider.

WATCH: Innovative underground cycle parking

The Manila Times 24 Sep 2023
This new technology is a great boon for urban planners, providing much needed parking that's hidden out of sight.

TEDx panelists: Informed citizenry crucial to maintaining Downtown Jacksonville momentum 24 Sep 2023
“If you build it, they will come.” ... Over the past 201 years, Jacksonville has evolved and grown into a thriving city ... In August, the five of us — a developer, a placemaker, a lawyer, an activator and an urban planner — spoke with more than 200 of our neighbors who believe in that greatness at the TEDxJacksonville salon, “Downtown ... 14.

3 of 263 families still refuse to vacate home at Sabarmati Ashram for memorial project

Indian Express 24 Sep 2023
One of the three families, living in a single-storey house at the Ashram premises, is that of Bhavna and Bharat Majmudar ... It read ... \u201cThe question is no longer whether they will move out or not ... The work contract has been awarded to Ahmedabad-based architect and urban planner Bimal Patel's firm, HCP Design, Planning and Management Private Limited ... .

Bao Wenzheng: The Literary Prodigy’s Second Novel Odyssey

Beijing Times 22 Sep 2023
Bao Wenzheng, the prodigiously talented student from the High School Affiliated to Beijing Normal University, is already making waves in the literary world ... READ MORE. ... South Korea Celebrates its First Natural-Born Panda’s Third BirthdayBeyond Urban. Rural Planners Transforming South China’s Guangxi into a Beautiful Countryside ....

This Week in Environment News: 11 Stories You Need to See

Longview News-Journal 22 Sep 2023
NEW YORK, Sept ... Starting today (Sept ... Rajiv J. Shah, President of The Rockefeller Foundation.Tree Vitalize Publishes Extensive Study Analyzing Urban Forest Diversity Across 63 U.S ... "It's a call to action for urban planners, government bodies, and community members to recognize the crucial role that urban forests play in our collective well-being." ... ....

Green design or gentrification?

Daily Californian 21 Sep 2023
A true example of an urban city that is often discussed is Oslo, Norway ... A study by the National Library of Medicine proposes that to combat green gentrification, public health officials and urban planners need to collaborate on enhancing the use of green space for marginalized communities.

A fatal crash shows us everything that’s wrong with traffic enforcement

Vox 21 Sep 2023
. Robert Devaney/The Georgetowner Newspaper ... He asked to see their IDs ... In St ... Urban planners and safety advocates say that addressing deadly road design and vehicle size is ultimately the best way to ensure road safety, while noting that police traffic stops are at best imperfect, and at worst a dangerous method of enforcement ... (Disclosure ... .

Mark Woods: Jacksonville should check out work of 'Walkable City' urban planner 20 Sep 2023
And I’d recommend that our city’s urban planners and leaders do the same. Speck is a city planner who lives in Boston ... Then it was called ‘new urbanism,’ which turned off the conservatives.” ... Urban planners often point to the Netherlands ... highway-fed sprawl, 2.5-ton SUVs, and urban roads designed to support (and invite) speed.

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