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2021 Mississauga Urban Design Awards win...

Today at Council, the winners of the 2021 Mississauga Urban Design Awards were announced. The Urban Design Awards began in 1981 and aim to inspire and celebrate design leaders who help improve the quality of life for residents by shaping Mississauga’s diverse urban landscape. This year, 13 winners, including three winners of the Public […]

perceptions of security: Weronika Zdziar...

Weronika Zdziarska, 2021 recipient of the RIBA Norman Foster Travel Fellowship. Photo courtesy of Weronika Zdziarska. How safe can you feel in a city? To be more specific, how safe do women feel in the city? While the discourse on public space and perceptions of women’s safety in urban and rural areas has been a […]

Urban design: a “people-centric” zone co

The city’s recently approved transit-focused development overlay has the potential to be the most transformative move for Indy since Unigov. The TOD overlay, which takes effect at the end of the year, is an amendment to the city’s Consolidated Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance. In this case, TOD is much more than popular urban design jargon. […]

Urban planning for the Minecraft generat...

Have you ever dreamed of building a few people, for real, right here in the middle of York? Well, now is your chance. York community group YoCo (which stands for York Central Co-Owned) has partnered with top national think tanks Demos to design an online toolkit that will allow York residents to ‘redesign’ York Central […]

The best urban design of 2021

Winner [Image: Work & Co] MTA Live Subway MapWork & CoA new map of New York’s subway lines that is updated in real time Finalists [Image: Carlorattiassociati] warm heartCRA-Carlo Ratti Associati [Photo: gh3] Kathleen Andrews Transit GarageGh3 [Image: Stamen Design] 12 sunsetsdesign of stamens [Photo: Robin Hill/courtesy James Corner Field Operations] Underline’s Brickell BackyardJames Corner […]

2021 Toronto Urban Design Awards Winners...

Yesterday, members of the design and development community came together virtually to celebrate the winners of the 2021 Toronto Urban Design Awards. The City of Toronto hosts the Toronto Urban Design Awards every two years to recognize the significant contribution that architects, landscape architects, city planners, artists, design students and city builders make to the […]

Planning partnership for Minakami to be ...

Township of Minakami in collaboration with a real estate company Open day (TYO: 3288), Gunma Bank (TYO: 8334) and the National University Corporation Graduate School of Engineering at the University of Tokyo announced that they will enter into a cooperative agreement on September 22 that binds industry, government and academia in a regional revitalization partnership. […]

Kozhikode Corporation begins revision of...

The Kozhikode Corporation is revising its detailed urban plan (DTP) which determines development standards in each district. This is the first time in 40 years that the Society has introduced variations to the DTP scheme, much to the relief of the city’s architects and planners, who have been troubled by the differences between the city’s […]

How 9/11 forever changed architecture an...

Security has been an integral part of metropolitan areas for millennia. From the ancient walls that surrounded Marrakech and Munich to the barriers erected during the “Troubles” in Northern Ireland, the threat of urban violence has always been a reality for cities large and small. From a design perspective, however, the risks to city dwellers […]

Corps Engineers and Planning Department ...

Coimbatore: Engineers at the municipal corporation’s ward and area level will now work with planning section officials to check for building plan violations and encroachment on corporation land.The Town Planning Section is responsible for approving construction plans, regularizing constructions built in violation of the rules, and clearing encroachments. With limited human resources, civil servants struggle […]

Here are the nominees for the London Urb...

Breadcrumb Links Local News City Hall has opened voting for two public choice categories for the 2021 Urban Design Awards, a recognition of London’s best buildings and public spaces and the work of developers, architects, planners and designers. Publication date : Sep 07, 2021 • September 7, 2021 • 2 minute read • Join the […]

Planning Department Takes Action Against...

The Department of Land Use Planning (DTCP) said on Tuesday it would take action against illegal apartments built on individual plots in Palam Vihar, officials aware of the development said. The Department of Land Use Planning (DTCP) said on Tuesday it would take action against illegal apartments built on individual plots in Palam Vihar, officials […]

Urban Planning Amy Jarret’s 20th Anniver

NORTH SMITHFIELD — A North Smithfield woman who lost her life in the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center will be honored at a 20th anniversary memorial service later this month. Amy Jarret was 28 when the United Airlines plane where she served as a flight attendant crashed into the World Trade Center. […]