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Urban planner Chloe Parmenter believes cities must build responsibly in the face of climate change Building a sustainable future The day after the Yorkshire Post’s Climate Change Summit marked Cities, Regions and the Built Environment Day at COP26 in Glasgow. These two events created opportunities for discussions in our office, not only with our colleagues […]

Studio nominated for the urban design co...

Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 9:54 a.m.Press release: Timaru District Council The multi-million plan to guide growth and investment in downtown Timaru over the next decade and beyond has taken a big step forward with the appointment of an innovative urban design studio. Isthmus Group has been appointed Urban Design Consultant to work with council and […]

Gurugram: Planning Department sends noti...

The Department of Land Use Planning (DTCP) on Friday continued its crackdown on construction activities in private settlements and issued formal notices to 17 landowners for continuing their illegal construction activity or failing to store materials properly. of construction. The Department of Land Use Planning (DTCP) on Friday continued its crackdown on construction activities in […]

DCP Launches Interactive Urban Design We...

The New York City Department of Planning (DCP) encourages New Yorkers to take part in his news website with its updated principles of good urban design as the city works towards a more equitable and inclusive future. In September, DCP announced the launch of a interactive urban design site the public to collaborate in updating […]

Joann Waski appointed to the planning co...

Joann Waski in 2019. (Credit: Tara Smith) Riverhead City Council appointed Joann Waski of Jamesport as both a member and interim chair of the planning board at its meeting on Tuesday, November 16. Ms. Waski is the owner of Peconic Abstract, a family title company in Riverhead. She was also a board member of Heidi’s […]

Award Nomination for NMD Building Contro...

The joint North Devon and Mid Devon District Council building control team has been nominated by their clients for a prestigious national award. NMD Building Control is proud to be nominated for the Building Control Team of the Year category in the LABC (Local Authority Building Control) Building Excellence Awards. LABC represents all local authority […]

CPI(M) rebel is new head of planning com...

The ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) suffered a setback on the Kochi Corporation board on Tuesday with the election of a rebel CPI(M) adviser as chairman of the Permanent Planning Committee. Mr. HM Ashraf, who had previously won the Kochangadi Division of the Kochi Corporation as a CPI(M) candidate, defeated his former PS party colleague […]

Where urban planning is on the run, citi...

• As Lagos pursues a sustainable and livable environmentThe Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has urged stakeholders to provide leverage for the town planning profession to thrive for the greater benefit of cities and citizens. The institute warned that cities would deteriorate and exemplify planlessness where urban planning is practically in flight, adding that […]

City resilience through water-sensitive ...

Tianjin Cultural Park —RAMBOLL.COM/PROJECTS/GERMANY/TIANJIN-CULTURAL-PARK Last year, the average global temperature rose 1.2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, and experts predict this decade will be the hottest on record. If this trend continues, it will lead not only to sea level rise, but also to stronger and more frequent storms. Mitigating this climate trend to avoid […]

Ekurhuleni celebrates World Town Plannin...

The Town of Ekurhuleni observes November 8 as World Town Planning Day and has dedicated November as Town Planning Month to advance public and professional interest in town planning and to promote the role of town planning in creating livable communities. The City covers an area of ​​approximately 1,975 km², of which 52% (1,027 km²) […]

KP to Establish Land-Use & Building Cont

PESHAWAR: The provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will establish a Provincial Land Use and Building Control Authority to manage land ownership, acquisition, rental and disposal of property. The proposed authority would be established under the KP’s proposed Land Use and Building Control Act 2021. A bill has already been tabled in the provincial assembly for […]

National Commendation for Urban Design 2...

Jury citation The QUT Campus Nationwide: The Positioning Strategy is an effective urban design proposal and architectural framework that provides an innovative and iterative model for built environment practice in which Indigenous stories and knowledge are integrated and acknowledged. The document contains a series of spatial prompts to consider when planning to ensure the confluence […]

2021 Walter Burley Griffin Prize for Urb...

Jury citation Adaptive reuse of the HMAS Platypus precinct in Sydney is a profound and exemplary transformation of urban design. The reimagining of this historically and topographically complex Sydney foreshore site, which faces Neutral Harbor and sits at the eastern end of the established Kirribilli district, was a collaborative project for architect, landscape architect and […]

For effective urban planning, we must le...

Urban planning is both a science and an art of designing and developing urban spaces. The job of city planners is to make a city both aesthetically appealing and optimally functional. A planned city can attract private investment and ensure a higher rate of employment and growth. However, a well-thought-out plan requires a multidisciplinary approach […]

Breaking: Lagos sets up probe panel and ...

Segun James The Lagos State Government is setting up an independent panel to investigate the collapse of the 21-storey high-rise building on Gerrard Road, Ikoyi. It was then that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu ordered the indefinite suspension of the CEO of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA), Mr. Gbolahan Oki. Nine other people were also […]

auda: Industrial cluster in Gujarat: 16 ...

AHMEDABAD: To develop new industrial clusters outside the city of Ahmedabad, the supreme planning body Auda draws 16 urban plans (TP) mainly to meet the requirements of the manufacturing sector. There will be a rider to these TP schemes, that they will not allow potential polluting units to appear in these clusters. TP schemes will […]