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urban planning

Friday, July 1st, 2011

Shanghai Unveils Plan for Seven New Satellite Cities

As the key goal in the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015) for Shanghai, the city will focus on the urban planning of suburbs in seven new satellite cities and on developing links with neighboring cities in the Yangtze...

Monday, June 27th, 2011

DOCOMO Mobile Spatial Statistics for Disaster Prevention

NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that two recently completed research projects conducted jointly with Japanese universities have demonstrated that mobile spatial statistics, or population statistics compiled from data used to provide mobile services, can provide useful information...

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Rise of the Asian Megacity

Asia as a whole is embarked on the largest urban programme in the history of mankind - with high stakes for the whole world. In Asia, there are great differences between large, top-down planned developments, such as...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

India Invents a City

With only a handful of residents, Lavasa is a city-in-waiting. But its corporate backers believe it will soon represent nothing less than a new model of urban development and governance in India—a country where the phrase city...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

India Needs New Cities and Experts Who Can Build Them

Indian universities churn out 450 urban planners a year for a country of more than a billion people. Experts say that is a measly turnout, given an estimated 500 million people are expected to migrate to cities...

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Australia Launches Urban Growth Plan

The federal government has unveiled its blueprint for the future of the nation's 18 largest cities. The National Urban Policy, released by federal Infrastructure and Transport Minister Anthony Albanese on Wednesday, sets out a broad range of principles...

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Changing Urban Planning Mindset to Prevent Disasters

Urban planners need a lot of reorientation in order to prevent massive loss of lives and properties in the event another disaster hits Philippine cities, according to urban planner/architect Jun Palafox. Same goes for policy crafters in...

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

States Planning New Townships Near Cities

What is the plan to cope with the big transformation, whereby some 200 new cities will have to be created, including upgradation of some villages to towns and some towns to cities? The strategic plan of the...

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

OGC and SIG 3D Advance Standards for 3D Digital Cities

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and Special Interest Group (SIG) 3D SIG 3D members defined the first version of CityGML and in 2005 submitted CityGML as a candidate standard into the OGC standards process. CityGML is a...

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Vietnam Splurges US$14 Billion on Road Infrastructure

Despite the vast development of rail networks and deep sea ports to cater for the economic growth, road remains to be the dominant means of transport, accounting for 67 percent of cargo moved in Vietnam. However, the...

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