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Odisha’s first-ever urban planning progr

Bhubaneshwar: With the aim of managing urban expansion and improving socio-economic activities through a structured and modern process by ensuring that land-use planning is integrated with the provision of services in the expanding peripheries of the capital , the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA), for the first time in Odisha, is set to implement the state’s […]

Urban planning: from the slums of Bombay...

Living and working in the same place: a necessity in Mumbai that could be an interesting idea for Geneva and Swiss cities. Daniel Eskenazi Thanks to an architect from Geneva, the lessons of participatory urban planning in the dense city of Bombay are now proving valuable in Switzerland. This content was published on December 22, […]

Major overhaul of Mangaluru civic body’s

Mangaluru Municipal Corporation MANGALURU: Even as complaints are filed about building violations in the city, Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) has revamped its planning section. MCC Commissioner Akshy Sridhar has overhauled the town planning giving additional responsibilities to civil servants and bringing two more engineers to the section. The Town Planning Officer was given additional 10 […]

Montreal Design Team Wins $50,000 in Sud...

The McEwen School of Architecture has chosen a winner of the Sudbury 2050 Urban Design Ideas competition. The school received 100 submissions from 20 countries around the world. Teams were asked to think creatively about the city’s urban core. The jury chose a team called Sève de Montréal. Sève is French for sap. David Fortin […]

Urban Design Guidelines Approved for Aur...

Urban design guidelines to help guide new construction in long-established local communities were formally approved by Council last week. The long list of guidelines provides parameters on everything from size to materials to ensure new construction fits into what already exists in the communities of Regency Acres and Aurora Heights, as well as Temperance Street […]