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spatial planning

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Land Owners Hold the Power in Jakarta’s Spatial Planning

Decisions on spatial planning in Jakarta are mostly determined by whoever owns the land, and are also dependant on the political will of government officials, says an expert. Tarumanegara University urban and spatial planning expert Suryono Herlambang...

Friday, January 10th, 2014

Seminar on Spatial Technology for Watershed Planning in Kerala

A national seminar on ‘Spatial Technologies for Watershed Planning’, for discussing various strategies for the utilisation of spatial technologies for effective land use planning, will be held in Kerala next week. Minister for Rural Development K C...

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

New Building Standards and Policies Required for Bushfire Prone Areas

With an early, devastating start to the bushfire season in New South Wales and Queensland, recent disasters in Victoria and Tasmania, and projections that current trends will continue under climate change, it is time to look beyond...

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Jakarta to Have Stricter Spatial Planning Rules

Developers and those who wish to build their own house, beware. Jakarta will soon to have a detailed spatial planning bylaw that may introduce some changes to the plan. The draft of the detailed spatial planning (RDTR)...

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Kamal Nath: We Intend to Future-proof our Cities from Unplanned Chaos

Planned urbanization is critical for India as it moves from being predominantly rural to urban, with the growth of census towns—towns that have not been classified as cities but have lost their rural character—in the 2011 Census....

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

With a Daytime Population of 12 million, Jakarta is Overpopulated

The city administration said that Jakarta is close to being overpopulated and swift actions are needed to rein in the impending population boom. City Population and Civil Registration Agency head Purba Hutapea said that during the day...

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Council Delays Endorsing Spatial Planning Bill

The Jakarta City Council said Friday it was not able to conclude the deliberation of a draft of the 2010-2030 spatial planning bill since it was waiting for feedback from the public. The bill regulates how the...