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Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Melbourne Urban Renewal Set to Double City Size

The Fishermans Bend urban renewal project in Melbourne is a 250 hectare development that recently won planning approval. The scale and scope of this urban renewal is said to support 40,000 new jobs, provide homes for 80,000...

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Chinese Cities Move Toward Farsighted Planning

A desirable urban drainage system should be completed in all cities within 10 years, according to the proposal on urban construction, released by the State Council on Monday. This speaks volumes about the importance the central authorities...

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Four Out of Five Chinese Cities Fail to Achieve Resource Efficiency, Sustainable Growth

Eighty percent of Chinese cities are failing to achieve a balance between economic growth, resource efficiency and sustainable development, according to a study by Accenture and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The joint research, covering 73 cities,...

Monday, June 17th, 2013

China’s Great Uprooting: Moving 250 Million Into Cities

China is pushing ahead with a sweeping plan to move 250 million rural residents into newly constructed towns and cities over the next dozen years — a transformative event that could set off a new wave of...

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

India Pushes to Conserve Urban Ecosystems for Sustainable Development

While Gangtok, a picturesque town in Sikkim, is fighting with urbanization to conserve fragile Himalayan ecosystem, Kozhikode in Kerala wants to preserve the wetlands in heart of the city that is under threat from constant urbanization. It...

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

China International Architecture Biennial to Focus on Urban Planning

With rapid urbanization across Asia, many countries in the region are placing a larger importance on the need for better urban planning. China will display many thoughts and plans about improving the quality of life in cities...

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Fixing India’s City-systems

The combination of highway engineering, motor cars and rising real estate prices in city centres catalysed the deconcentration of cities, and the emergence of sprawling suburbs, which caused the spatial separation of home from work, and the...

Friday, April 12th, 2013

The Importance of Urban Spatial Planning for India

Swati Ramanathan, chairperson of the Bangalore-based think tank India Urban Space Foundation and co-founder of the Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy, led the formulation of one of these two elements—the National Urban Spatial Planning and Development (NUSPD)...

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Singapore and Hong Kong Collaborate on Making Cities More Liveable

High-density cities and liveability need not be at odds. After conducting a study in 2011 on sustainable development in Hong Kong, the Urban Land Institute, a non-profit research group, teamed-up with the Centre for Liveable Cities in...

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Rapid Urbanization Reinforces the Need for 3D Cadastres

With rapid urbanization, parcel-based or 2D cadastre records are running against limitations for land administration. A 3D cadastre offers an effective means to register and manage property in dense and complex urban spaces. With implications for legal,...

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