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Youtuber explores the rural village of C...

Richard Vobes, also known as The Bald Explorer on Youtube, explored the area to uncover its rich history and find out how important the area is to local wildlife, but also to people. Homes England plans to create 3,250 homes west of Ifield which will provide new accommodation for local people. Register to our daily […]

UC Berkeley battles with city for studen...

“All we ever wanted was a legally binding commitment that they add accommodation before adding more students,” said Mr. Bokovoy, the nonprofit’s chairman and former banker. investment with a home near campus worth an estimated $1.5 million. . “It’s about preserving the culture and diversity of Berkeley.” The University of California system has on-campus beds […]

Rentals put pressure on the housing mark...

Fayette County’s New River Gorge is the country’s newest national park. But as a May 2021 article written by Zack Harold for The Guardian captured, “… not all the locals are happy about it.” While many recognized that increased tourism could generate more income, create jobs and instill renewed pride in their home, they were […]

Gomberg: Housing and infrastructure | C...

Last week, I shared the observation that this 2022 session will be largely about the money and the wise disbursement of the $2.5 billion in federal aid and unexpected state funds. now available. If we want to build things, housing and infrastructure must be the priority. The housing challenge is widely understood. Infrastructure, not so […]

Erin Young: I focus on child care, housi...

Erin Young I am honored to have the opportunity to seek a position on Silverthorne Town Council. I am a permanent resident of Silverthorne. Not only did I attend elementary school in the city, but I am now raising my family in the same community. My mission is to continue living in our beautiful surroundings, […]

Call for urban planning of Nam Sang Wai

Town planning Appeal N°1 of 2017 (1/17) In a recent decision rendered by the Planning Appeal Commission (Urban Planning Appeal No. 1 of 2017 (1/17)), the Appeal Commission, by a majority of 3 to 2, allowed the Second Appeal by the Appellants against the Respondent (“TPB”) rejecting the petitioners’ request to obtain planning permission for […]

Housing boom hits Katherine in the North...

Although buying a house remains out of reach for many Australians, it’s the cheapest option in this small Northern Territory town, even if you don’t plan to stay long. term. The gap between rental prices and the cost of purchase is even causing a real estate boom in this city. However, things were different just […]

City planning hires lead planner and sus...

Last update: February 03, 2022 Written by Joan Roman, Bob Sprague The urban planning department has hired a new senior urban planner and responsible for sustainable development. Marisa Lau started in the former position in January, the same month that Talia Fox took on the latter position. Lau will participate in the implementation of the […]

On affordable housing, a desperate plea ...

GREAT BARRINGTON — It appears that the COVID-19 pandemic has put renewed emphasis on affordable housing in the Berkshires. Labor shortages, an economic side effect of the contagion, have been exacerbated by a lack of affordable housing and labor in southern Berkshire. Various parties have been working for years to resolve the issue, but their […]

City planning hires lead planner, sustai...

Lau Fox The urban planning department has hired a new senior urban planner and responsible for sustainable development. Marisa Lau started in the former position in January, the same month that Talia Fox took on the latter position. Lau will participate in the implementation of the city’s master plan through projects related to the historic […]

We need housing solutions for all econom...

‘Our lives begin to end when we become silent about the things that matter,’ Carol Atkinson said on January 18 to win the support of Whitefish City Council to oppose the passage of the proposal. of Mountain Gateway housing on Big Mountain Road. I almost fell out of my chair as she attempted to use […]

Cape Cod business owners must battle hig...

Eddie Foisey moved to Cape Cod in the 1980s. “I remember Cape Cod, you know, last guy on deck, turn off the lights,” he said. But a lot has changed in 40 years – as Foisey would say, “the place has grown”. The place has grown, grown, but more importantly, it has become expensive. The […]

Greater Dallas Planning Council Announce...

DALLAS, December 6, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Greater Dallas Planning Council (GDPC) recognizes excellence in local urban planning and design through its annual reception of the Urban Design Awards. The 2021 winners will be honored on tuesday 7 december, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Latino Cultural Center of dallas. The awards will […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kerala’s new planning bill will limit ri

Express press service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala Urban and Rural Planning (Amendment) Bill 2021 – which will be tabled in the assembly on Monday, October 4, 2021, to make amendments to the law passed in 2016 – could deprive local bodies of their powers to participate in the dynamic process of planning and development. Experts also […]

The Role of Building Control in Hazardou...

Unsafe structures can arise due to neglected buildings, poorly executed construction work, extreme weather events, and many other causes. LABC explores the role building control teams play in combating dangerous structures Building control is a professional discipline that works behind the scenes as part of the wider building design and construction team to help ensure […]

Urban planning lessons new EJINSIGHT

One of the winning projects for this year’s Esri Young Scholars award is to examine whether planning in Hong Kong can achieve mixed and diverse land use that results in an ideal combination of residential, leisure, industrial and commercial backed by public transportation, so residents can avoid long commutes to school and work. If greening […]

People-focused building control systems ...

Kimco has been putting its people first for 38 years and has no plans to stop. Founded in Kelowna with regional offices in Penticton and Cranbrook, the HVAC, automation and electrical systems company has made the BC interior its family tree. With three owners who started as employees themselves, this family-run business understands the needs […]

Collaborative rural health project wins ...

LAWRENCE – A rural health initiative developed by University of Kansas alumnus Tom Trenolone, director of HDRThe Great Plains studio in Omaha, Nebraska, in collaboration with the KU School of Architecture & Design, received a 2021 Regional and Urban Design Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The genesis of the project came after […]

Tactical Participatory Urban Design – Ci

Representative image: survey results shared with the community. Image: IT for change With Indian cities constantly growing and rapidly changing, the range of issues affecting them is not only increasing, but becoming very specific to the local context. Policy makers and designers are rethinking urban design to make cities more livable and public spaces more […]

5th Studio Wins Stratford Urban Design F...

Show in full screen 5and Studio was appointed to lead an urban design framework to improve the area around Stratford station. The scale of transformation needed would be similar to what has been seen at King’s Cross and London Bridge. The architecture and land-use planning practice will lead a multi-disciplinary design and planning team comprised […]

Why did Building Control mark flammable ...

Published: 08:53 March 29, 2021 Update: 10:06 am March 29, 2021 A “race to the bottom” means buildings with fire safety flaws have been declared safe, experts say. Building inspections to check whether buildings meet the stricter post-Grenfell rules reveal that many did not even meet the old pre-Grenfell standards, let alone the new ones. […]

Urban design practice lands Oxford Stree...

The local authority has named the City of London urban and practical design of the public domain as the ‘design custodian’ for the Oxford Street District initiative. Publica was brought in to ensure a cohesive approach to over 100 individual projects within the overall program, including two new public squares at Oxford Circus. The contract […]

The Paradoxes of Downtown Detroit Develo...

“If you open a building next to a Dan Gilbert development, that’s a good thing. There are more people on the sidewalk, more people, more buzz, more Instagram photos – If you open a development next to an Ilitch development, it is considered a bad thing because you are pushing away customers of concessions, theater, […]

Desperately Wanted: Urban Design Solutio...

By Ajith Vyas We need thoughtful urban design to solve our urban problems and strategically respond to our urban aspirations. The introduction of the law on the pooling of land (LPA) and the possibility of transferring development rights (TDR) within the framework of the detailed urban planning schemes (DTP) would be the main links in […]

6 Clever Urban Design Ideas Every City S...

Year-end lists for architecture and development are somewhat curious affairs. Many of the urban mega-developments or towering skyscrapers announced at the end of the year have come at the end of long funding, design and construction cycles – New York’s Hudson shipyards been talked about for more than a decade and tends to illustrate urban […]

Major update to Melbourne’s urban design

City of Melbourne councilors approved a set of new urban design rules for central Melbourne, along with a decades-long plan to improve design excellence in the city, at a meeting of the Future Melbourne Committee on November 19 . the Melbourne Center Design Guideavailable here, aims to “facilitate the provision of high quality design for […]

Inside Housing – Commentary – The buildi

Paul Timmins Paul Timmins is Executive Director of the Association of Consultant Approved Inspectors As the post-Grenfell insurance crisis continues to rock the industry, Paul Timmins warns that private building control inspectors face an existential threat that demands urgent action Image: Getty dividing lines As the post-Grenfell insurance crisis continues to grip the industry, Paul […]

Superblocs – Urban design for communitie

It’s a normal Monday morning when residents of Barcelona’s Poblenou neighborhood leave their homes and start a new working week. The streets previously occupied by vehicles are empty and it’s a short walk to the nearest bus stop. This is “superblock” city living, an experiment in giving the streets back to the communities. […]