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Cabinet considers new plans for Englishc...

! Please disable cookies in your browser to view this page. Learn more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them. Revised plans for the environmentally sensitive Englishcombe Lane development site in Bath are due for review by the Bath & North East Somerset Council […]

The sustainable city is the chronicle of...

The Sustainable City chronicles London’s eco-design innovation Urban areas provide the best environment for ultra-low impact living; this is the premise of Harriet Thorpe’s new book, The Sustainable City, who brings together the architecture shaping London’s quiet green revolution When it comes to the future of the planet, the news is not good. Yet if […]

Cabinet considering new projects for Eng...

! Please disable cookies in your browser to view this page. Learn more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them. Revised plans for the environmentally sensitive Englishcombe Lane development site in Bath are due for review by the Bath & North East Somerset Council […]

Inside Housing – Commentary – The Thinkh

What does it offer for the built environment? First, more affordable housing – one-third of the annual target of 300,000 new deals should be affordable for the bottom half of the income distribution. Second, the government should integrate the creation of health into land-use planning decision-making. Third, local control should facilitate greater land value increases […]

Update on the new footbridge for Keynsha...

! Please disable cookies in your browser to view this page. Learn more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them. The next stages of construction of a new footbridge over the weir at Keynsham Park are underway and a planning application has been submitted […]

The city’s Gugulethu infill housing proj

Member of the Mayor’s Committee for Human Settlements Councilor Malusi Booi handed over houses to 23 beneficiaries in the Erf 8448 part of the city’s Gugulethu infill housing project on August 29, 2022. Also read: Cape Town man dies after receiving COVID-19 vaccine The real estate project extends over two sites, Erf 8448 in Gugulethu […]

New subdivision proposed in Cortlandvill...

Local news is brought to you by: Image courtesy of the Town of Cortlandville Planning Board The Town of Cortlandville Planning Board meeting scheduled for tomorrow, August 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Raymond G. Thorpe Municipal Building has quite an agenda, one of the big conversations is Regan developer Larry Regan Development. An application […]

Senior Project Architect (10+ years of e...

WXY is looking for an experienced architect with over 10 years of post-graduate experience in New York. At WXY, we are looking for capable, enthusiastic and curious people who are interested in a range of project types to join our dynamic team. The position will require the ability to lead an architectural project independently, under […]

Keller Williams Heritage CEO discusses S...

SAN ANTONIO – The average sale price of a home in San Antonio in July was $295,000, according to Redfin. This is an increase of 12% since the same period last year. However, with a dodgy national economy and an apparent pullback in home offers, what does the local real estate market look like and […]

🌱 Patchogue Daily: real estate complex p

Hi there! I’m back in your inbox this morning with the most important things happening in Patchogue today. Let’s do this. First, today’s weather forecast: Fairly sunny and humid. High: 81, low: 69. Here are the top 4 Patchogue stories today: The WellLife Network Inc. has canceled plans to develop an apartment complex in Patchogue […]

Macroom to add to its housing offer

NOTICE has been posted and is available to all interested parties of a proposed new 16-unit development comprising townhouses and apartments. specifically, this translates into two terraces: 4 2-storey 2-bed townhouses (terrace); 5 units with 1 bed, 1 unit with 2 beds on the ground floor; 5 x 1 bed units, 1 x 2 bed […]

Mayor’s Award in Urban Design

In a growing global city like Calgary, the Mayor’s Urban Design Awards (MUDA) are more important than ever. They not only recognize the contribution of Calgary’s urban designers, architects, landscape architects, engineers, planners and artists to the livability of our city; they also allow us to showcase our modern city to the world as an […]

Emergency Family Assistance Association ...

For more than a century, the Emergency Family Assistance Association has supported Boulder County families with financial assistance and temporary housing. But as the need for assistance continues to grow due to the coronavirus pandemic, coupled with soaring inflation rates, the organization is now preparing to expand its offerings and broaden its reach to residents […]

With New Housing Options, Lennox Sees Bo...

August 25, 2022 This paid coin is sponsored by Sioux Metro Growth Alliance. During his first two years as administrator of the town of Lennox, Nathan Vander Plaats could count on the number of new houses built in the town. And it wasn’t that long – he reprized the role in 2019. Over the past […]

ACB uncovers irregularities in VMC plann...

By Express press service VIJAYAWADA: Detectives from the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) have uncovered several irregularities in the issuance of permits for buildings during recent raids on the planning wing of the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC). The ACB found that officials engaged in irregularities in issuing permissions for unauthorized buildings and rejected building plans. Following complaints […]

Arizona’s housing crisis goes hand in ha

A recent National Low Income Housing Coalition study ranked Arizona among the five worst states for affordable housing, with only 26 options available to 100 extremely low-income households. Amid this crisis, state lawmakers met with experts on Wednesday to discuss the environmental challenges of increasing the supply of affordable housing in Arizona — in a […]

Amid housing crisis, vacation towns limi...

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — In the ski town of Steamboat Springs, Colo., motels line the highway, once packed with tourists eager to hit the slopes or soak in the local hot springs. Today, residents like Marc McDonald, who rock the town by working in service jobs, live in the converted motels. They cram into […]

It’s time to ditch the state housing law

I think most people would agree that the currently proposed six-story development in Fairfield behind the community theater is a bad idea. The size, height, and scope of this skyscraper would alter the downtown landscape, create security and flooding issues, and significantly disrupt our downtown. Anyone driving on Unquowa Road understands that we don’t have […]

Urban Design Panel: What you need to kno...

Design leaves a lasting impact on the appearance of cities, shaping cities 50 or even 100 years into the future. Municipalities use many different methods to guide and shape development design, from zoning to secondary plans and urban design guidelines. To further promote design excellence in the public realm, Urban Design Commissions — or Design […]

ACB Raids VMC Urban planning office

VIJAYAWADA: Detectives from the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) are carrying out inspections in the Town Planning Wing of the City Commissioner’s Office in Vijayawada on Tuesday based on complaints from the public received through the ACB 14400 app. The search that began on Monday continues for the second day and is expected to continue until the […]

FAMU students face housing difficulties ...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) – Campus buzzes on the tallest of the Seven Hills. The first day of classes at Florida A&M University is coming to an end, after a hectic few weeks due to an on-campus housing shortage. A university spokesperson confirmed to WCTV that 290 students remained on a waiting list at the start […]

What is “PlanningTok?” The amazing worl

During her first semester of graduate studies, Brad Biehl noticed a problem. He had studied entrepreneurship as an undergraduate, but a life-changing internship set him on a whole new path. It turned out that his true calling was town planning – a career he barely knew existed a few years earlier. “I realized that planning, […]

On ‘#PlanningTok’, TikTokers are changin

During her first semester of graduate studies, Brad Biehl noticed a problem. He had studied entrepreneurship as an undergraduate, but a life-changing internship set him on a whole new path. It turned out that his true calling was town planning – a career he barely knew existed a few years earlier. “I realized that planning, […]

The Blackwood Peoplehood project officia...

The launch will take place this week at the annual Classic Car Show Blackwood’s Peoplehood project is being unveiled in Buckie this week, with affordable access to electric cars becoming one of the benefits on offer. The official launch of the £12.5million Blackwood Peoplehood project is timed to coincide with the town’s annual classic car […]

How Urban Design Can Meet the Needs of B...

David Banta The influx of baby boomers approaching the age when they are ready for a new phase of life is not just a matter of size; it is also about influence, including the broadening effect of this generation on housing for the elderly as a keystone of urban design. Today’s senior housing developments are […]

Vancouver Housing Authority to develop a...

The Vancouver Housing Authority will soon help Washougal increase its inventory of affordable housing. The VHA has purchased two parcels of land in downtown Washougal and plans to build workforce housing complexes – generally defined as affordable housing for people earning 60-120% of the median income of a region – over the next few years. […]

Genuine affordable housing opportunities...

An excellent story by journalist Ian Lenahan of this newspaper recently detailed a exciting project from the owners of Woodbury Cooperativewhich is a resident-owned residential community on Woodbury Avenue. As explained in the story, the owners of the 10 existing homes in the park, which several years ago became one of several statewide resident-owned co-ops, […]

More Short Term Rentals – Royal Examiner

It was a mixed verdict following the Warren County Board of Supervisors’ (BOS) unanimous vote approving the allocation of $5,714,541 of what were called “supplementary appropriation items” in the county public schools for the 2022/23 fiscal year. A vote on appropriations to what was cited as a $71.1 million Warren County Public Schools budget for […]

Affordable Housing Law Worked in Glaston...

I represented the plaintiff whose 74-unit apartment building, 30% of which is reserved for moderate-income households, was approved last month by the Glastonbury Planning and Zoning Commission. Although the article quotes several commission members expressing their opposition, the facts are that the development plan was approved by every city agency and every city staff member […]

Ridgefield selectors ‘uncomfortable’ wit

RIDGEFIELD — The City Project affordable housing project could face quite substantial rewriting after discussion and critique of the document by elected officials and residents. Toward the end of a more than four-hour Selectman board meeting on Wednesday, board members decided the proposal was not yet ready for a vote and might even need a […]

Oshawa Announces Winners of This Year’s

OSHAWA, ONT. — The City of Oshawa’s 2022 Urban Design Awards recognized 11 local projects for demonstrating excellence in urban design and improving the city’s image and quality of life. Supported by the Ontario Association of Architects, the Ontario Institute of Professional Planners and the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects, 10 projects received an Award […]

Home purchases in Vail make housing affo...

The City of Vail purchased nine units this year, including this condo at the Pitkin Creek complex. The city paid cash, then went into a restricted bill of sale and is selling the units at a reduced price.City of Vail/courtesy photo The City of Vail purchased three homes this week, bringing the total to nine […]

Professor of Urban Design and/or Urban P...

Harvard University Employer: Cambridge, MA, USALocation: Thu 18 Aug ’22Posted on: Full timeType: The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) is seeking to appoint a Senior Full Professor in the fields of Urban Design and/or Urbanism. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in scholarship and/or practice in urban design and/or urban planning as it relates to the […]

Professor of urban planning and/or urban...

The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) is seeking to appoint a Senior Full Professor in the fields of Urban Design and/or Urbanism. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in scholarship and/or practice in urban design and/or urban planning as it relates to the built environment. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to play a significant […]

Planning Commission rejects proposal to ...

The Warrenton Planning Commission on Tuesday rejected a proposal that would have allowed landlords to double the number of apartments per acre in the central business district. At the August 16 commission meeting, commissioners were split 3-3 on a proposal to amend the zoning ordinance, allowing for increased residential density – from 25 per acre […]

Jobs as Assistant or Associate Professor...

The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) is seeking to appoint a candidate as an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (tenure track) in Urban Design. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in scholarship and/or the application of design skills to the city and the built environment and will be expected to teach in the core program in […]

Professor of Urban Design and/or Urban P...

The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) is seeking to appoint a Senior Full Professor in the fields of Urban Design and/or Urbanism. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in scholarship and/or practice in urban design and/or urban planning as it relates to the built environment. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to play a significant […]

The council knew the housing project was...

Lambeth Council have known for at least four years that their award-winning housing estate redevelopment project was ‘not viable’. Housing policy: Cressingham Gardens in Lambeth, where habitable social housing has been closed to make way for private developers The eviction of council tenants from Cressingham Gardens and the plan to develop much of the site […]

Housing Trust to build 11 affordable hom...

Photo by Marcy Stamper The Methow Housing Trust will build 11 affordable homes on this property in Twisp. Hank Konrad, co-owner of Hank’s Harvest Foods, left, and Danica Ready, executive director of the housing trust, have been working on solutions to the housing shortage in the Valley for a year. Konrads offered a property in […]

PhD position on urban design strategies ...

The Faculty of Architecture, Architectural Engineering and Urban Planning and the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University of Louvain are opening a doctoral researcher position. The doctoral student will work under the supervision of Prof. Maider Llaguno-Munitxa (Professor at the Faculty of Architecture, Architectural Engineering and Urban Planning, and at the Leuven […]

What bats can teach us about urban desig...

A smart monitor in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park records bat activity.Credit: Duncan Wilson When I was an undergraduate student at the University of Leeds, UK, I volunteered to help with a study on bat conservation. Someone put a small common pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pipistrellus), the smallest species of bat in the country, in my hand, […]

Essex Planning Commission Public Hearing...

81 MAIN ST., ESSEX JCT., VT CONFERENCE ROOM OR ZOOM Zoom link: https://www.essexvt.org/1043/Join-Zoom-Meeting-Essex-PC Call (audio only): 1-888-788-0099 | Meeting ID: 923 7777 6158# | Access code: 426269 Public wifi is available at municipal offices, libraries, and Essex hotspots listed here: https://publicservice.vermont.gov/content/public-wifi-hotspots-vermont Visit our website at www.essexvt.org 1. Election of officers 2. Public comments 3. Approval […]

Housing issues and federal policies are ...

Editor’s Note: This is the first in an ongoing series of articles in the coming weeks and months regarding the issues of the Garfield County Commissioner’s Race, District 1, as well as others. county elected offices to be decided in the November 8 election. Garfield County Commissioner District 1 Democratic Candidate Ryan Gordon.John Stroud/post independent […]

LABC Launches Fully Funded Building Cont...

Aspiring building control officers are offered a fully funded training program that will pay them a competitive salary while in school. The course, launched by the Local Authority Building Control (LABC), is part of an initiative to attract new recruits to the profession following the coming into force of the Building Safety Act in April. […]

WC housing department says gangs are ham...

MEC Tertius Simmers said extortion rackets intimidated and attacked contractors at some of its sites. CAPE TOWN – The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements has said some of its housing projects are hampered by gangs. MEC Tertius Simmers said the extortion rackets intimidated and attacked contractors at some of his worksites. He said gangs […]

Affordable Housing in Springfield, Holyo...

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – The Baker-Polito administration and MassHousing are announcing funds to help provide affordable housing in Springfield and Holyoke. The Neighborhood Stabilization Program Capital Grants awards $4.6 million to eight community organizations and municipalities to fight the blight of neighborhoods and create new homeownership opportunities across Massachusetts. The new program provides the funds […]

Construction lull threatens to slow hous...

A construction slowdown that threatens the pace of future housing supply has worsened over the summer, according to new industry data. July’s Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) points to an accelerating decline in Irish construction activity, according to the latest regular survey from BNP Paribas. The figures suggest builders are responding to construction costs and […]

British Columbia ‘clear’ there isn’t eno

VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s acting attorney general says the province has been “clear” with Vancouver officials that the crown corporation responsible for subsidized housing does not have enough spaces available for people who are told to take down their tents along a street in the city’s Downtown Eastside. Murray Rankin, who is also minister responsible […]

Urban Design Guidelines Update | Talk t...

What are the Urban Design Guidelines (UDG)? Used by the design commission to review projects, The Urban Design Guidelines are a series of design principles for buildings, streetscapes and public open spaces, with the aim of cultivating design excellence in private and public development. They were created to guide developments so that they exemplify our […]

Houston’s pandemic housing boom is over.

Houston’s housing market is finally slowing — but it’s not slowing as quickly as many other destinations that have become hotspots for migration during the pandemic, according to Redfin research. The share of so-called “stale” listings in Houston — or homes that have been on the market for more than 30 days — jumped about […]

Gordon College to sell land for housing ...

WENHAM — Gordon College has reached an agreement to sell part of its land to a development company which plans to build housing for people aged 55 and over. In an email to the university community, Gordon College President Michael Hammond said the sale would generate “an eight figure figure” and help the college pay […]

Urban design through a gender lens

In an Architecture Daily article, Camilla Ghisleni highlights the benefits of designing cities and public spaces for all users, including different genders, ages, and abilities described in the Handbook for Gender-Inclusive Urban Planning and Design, published in 2020 by the World Bank. As Ghisleni writes, “The initiatives presented by the guide seek to break with […]

Suffolk Legislature again approves $4.2 ...

The Suffolk County Legislature has reauthorized $4.2 million in infrastructure funding for the $92 million Matinecock Court affordable housing development planned for East Northport. The money is tied to infrastructure improvements under the Suffolk County Affordable Housing Opportunity Program and the Inclusive Housing Sewer Infrastructure Pilot Program, said Peter G. Florey, the developer. of the […]

Tiny houses in a small town: is this the...

When Tafadzwa “T” Nemuseso, a traveling nurse from Zimbabwe and Florida, received his first assignment in December 2021 at the Boulder Intensive Behavioral Center, his search for affordable housing led him to a small residence in an unlikely location. . During Nemuseso’s first week of mission, he lived in an apartment in Helena. After searching […]

Local business owners call for a broader...

Staffing has been a problem for local businesses, in part because of a hurdle that can be difficult to overcome: the supply of housing. According to Kim Mosley, president of the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce, the lack of affordable housing in Los Altos has impacted everyone from brick-and-mortar retailers to nonprofits. “As the housing […]

Tech titan wants more homes, but not in ...

Marc Andreessen. Photo AP. BY EMILY MIBACHDaily Post Editor One of Silicon Valley’s kingmakers wants to see homes built for “ordinary people” – but not in his hometown of Atherton. Marc Andreessen, who helped fund Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and helped create Netscape, wrote an essay in 2020 on his blog titled “Time to Build” where […]

Plans unveiled for £20m neighborhood cen

PLANS for the £20million construction of a new neighborhood center on the outskirts of Aberdeen have been announced. Property development company, Hargreaves Land, has entered into a joint venture with Grandhome Trust to develop the new neighborhood shopping center as part of the Grandhome residential development in Bridge of Don. The development has already seen […]

How gender inclusion influences urban de...

How gender inclusion influences urban design #DCRainbowCrosswalks Washington, DC USA. Flickr by Ted Eytan Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0) To share To share Facebook Twitter Mail pinterest WhatsApp Or https://www.archdaily.com/986297/how-gender-inclusion-is-influencing-urban-design In the 1970s in Berkeley, California, a group of disability rights activists called the Rolling Quads began dismantling curbs and improvising sidewalk ramps, demanding […]

Kmc Planning Department Earns ₹15cr in J

Kolhapur Municipal Corporation KOLHAPUR: The town planning department of the Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (CMK) raked in around Rs 15.2 crore in the first four months alone of the 2022-23 financial year. Of the 830 construction proposals, the town planning department (TP) approved 469 as of July 31. Most of these proposals were for individual houses […]

‘Cheaper than carpet’: huge blocks in ho

Rosa Woods / Stuff A 3,200sqm section of the seafront at Lyall Bay is just one of the options on the table for developers in Wellington, with hopes of increased density and more homes in mind for the area . (File photo) A Lyall Bay site has a price tag of $25 million. Or, if […]

An aviary housing 46 species of birds in...

An aviary spanning one acre and housing 46 species of birds was inaugurated in Bahria town in Karachi on Friday. The aviary, the only one of its kind in the country, has a total of about 600 songbirds. It has been designed to look like a jungle where fog effects have also been created through […]

Chicago’s vacant public housing occupied

About 35 people gathered outside a four-bedroom house in Humboldt Park on Friday to enjoy the sun, music and food. They were stationed there to act as a barrier between the people who lived in the house and the people who were trying to get them out. The home was one of four homes from […]

PMRDA to reassess seven old proposals fo...

The Pune Metropolitan Area Development Authority (PMRDA) will reassess seven old proposals for the Mahlunge-Maan town plan, which was approved by the committee in 2019. There has been no progress on the plan for the last two and one-and-a-half-years. “As of September 2019, we had invited expressions of interest (EoI) and seven are feasible while […]

Florida town opens new affordable housin...

ECONOMISTS EXPECTED THE LABOR MARKET TO SHOW SOME COOLING. ERIN: CREWS INNOVATE TODAY ON A NEW APARTMENT COMPLEX IN DELRAY BEACH. TIFFANY: THIS WILL BE A GREAT HELP FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE STRUGGLES WITH RENT. CALEB: THEY HAVE INITIATED A 60-UNIT HOUSING PROJECT FOR FAMILIES IN NEED THAT HOPE TO HIGHLIGHT THE SHORTAGE OF AFFORDABLE […]

The Planning Commission officially joins...

The Warren County Planning Commission held a regular 3.5-hour meeting on July 13, short of two members, after commission member Joe Longo’s sudden resignation last month and Kaylee Richardson’s absence from the district of South River. This proved a problem early on when the commission considered the former case of an amendment to Warren County […]

Learn About Planning Laws – Ogun Govt

The Ogun State Government wants planners in the state to familiarize themselves with the relevant provisions of the law in carrying out their duties, to minimize the incidences of litigation against the government. The Commissioner for Land Use Planning and Urban Development, Mr. Olatunji Odunlami, who told Abeokuta during a training for officers on “official […]

Anti-corruption office raids panchayat p...

By Express press service VIJAYAWADA: Detectives from the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) carried out a surprise inspection in the town planning wing of the Nandigama panchayat office and seized documents related to pending cases on Thursday. Following complaints about irregularities in the issuance of building permits, the surprise inspection was carried out, officials said. Similarly, ACB […]

Northeast Iowa City Senior Housing/Resid...

A rendering of a future single-family housing option within Monument Hills, a proposed development in northeast Iowa City. (Render provided by the City of Iowa City) IOWA CITY — A proposed new subdivision in northeast Iowa City that would include single-family homes and a seniors’ community easily passed the Iowa City Council’s first vote on […]

New density rules for big cities could a...

Christel Yardley / Stuff New changes to government-mandated housing intensification rules could negatively impact what Hamiltonians see as “normal,” says city council planning director Mark Davey. Sweeping new housing density rules risk allowing shoddy urban design, warns a city planner struggling with the problem in Hamilton. Mark Davey’s candid comments come ahead of a Thursday […]

The CM approves the urban plans of five ...

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel has approved the Five Metro Master Plan taking a step closer to planned urban development. In a bid to facilitate life through well-planned development of towns and cities, the Chief Minister has approved a total of 3 preliminary town plans, one for Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Bhavnagar. It also approved two […]

Student and Employee Housing Planned for...

Plans to build on-campus housing for San Mateo County community college students and employees took another step forward last week, with several sites identified for this purpose on the county’s three campuses. The locations are part of the San Mateo County Community College District Facilities Master Plan, a roadmap for campus developments adopted by the […]

Thiruvananthapuram to cancel detailed ur...

August 02, 2022 C.W. Team The civic body of Thiruvananthapuram has decided to recommend the state government to cancel the Detailed Town Planning Projects (DTPs) of the city. The issue was placed on the agenda for the council meeting held on July 14, which was apparently declared adopted amid a din. There was no discussion […]

Cottonwood residents grapple with housin...

Cottonwood residents say they are struggling to find housing because a resort is buying properties for its employees. Melany Walton had thought poplar would be the perfect place for her to spend her retirement years. When she decided to move from California to small town Arizona 12 years ago, she expected her cost of living […]

Government consults on implementation of...

THE GOVERNMENT is consulting on proposed changes to building regulations under Part Three of the Safe Buildings Act 2022. The consultation is seeking views on policy proposals for legislation to be introduced to create the building control procedure for high-risk buildings, as well as broader changes are proposed to improve the building control system as […]

Neighborhood for rent: housing to be bui...

At 24, with a roommate and another on the way, Luke Janney knew he needed more than his two-bedroom apartment in East Brainerd, but wasn’t ready to become a landlord. “I had fun with it [ownership] option, but I didn’t think I was ready,” says Janney, who works in Chattanooga for Knoxville-based Axle Logistics. “Renting […]