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How poor urban design makes San Diego fe...

Cities need thoughtful urban design not because it looks pretty, but because it makes people feel as comfortable in public as they do at home. Every day we spend our time in public and private places. Generally, our private space is our home, which we spend a lot of money on to make our own. […]

Planning and Building Control Today Nort...

Welcome to the September edition of Planning and Building Control Today – Northern Ireland. There is a widespread feeling that the housing shortage in the UK can only be properly addressed with the acceptance that building on our green spaces is at least an option. Brownfields canbe subject to contamination or infrastructure constraints that make […]

Urban plan: Kalyan growth center will al...

The ambitious proposed growth center in Kalyan, approved by the chief minister last week, will also feature an affordable housing component, although the focus will largely be on commercial development. The Mumbai Metropolitan Area Development Authority (MMRDA) will set aside 10% of the total land it will have to acquire for the growth center to […]