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Desired Lines in Urban Design and User Experience

Desired lines can be defined as an unconventional or those paths in an Urban Design context where there is no concrete construction of a...

Urban Installations

When someone talks about temporary public installations, the primary thing that pops to mind could be works of art. A rising trend seen around...

Review: The Open City by Richard Senett

What is ‘Open City’? How liberal is your city to the different sects of society? Are you public spaces sensitive to all and truly...

Chandigarh – A City for the People

Chandigarh was the dream city of first Prime Minister of free India, Sh. Jawahar Lal Nehru who directed it to be planned by French...

Temporary Urbanism

An Overview: Cities are organic: they experience life cycles, growing and developing as a result of social, economic and political forces. Urban designers, architects and...

Digital Fabrication

Architecture as a field of study and innovation has constantly been in a state of change. Over the years, the methods of practising architecture,...

How Epidemics Have Shaped Architecture In History

As we are all pondering about how coronavirus will affect our urban design, let's look back at times when are cities were shaped by...

Designing Cities For Children

By 2050, around 70% of the world is predicted to be living in the cities, and the majority of them will be under 18....

Darwin’s Smart City Plan

In the Northern Territory, the City of Darwin is a gateway to Asia for Australia. The only tropical city of the country, with deeply...

If Women Build Cities

“If women build cities…” it is sad that even when the world is at its epitome of being progressive, even as various social organizations...

Defining Cities with Urban Planning

Urban planning is of great significance for creating and shaping cities, towns, and urban dwellings. It provides a framework that arranges streets, major roads,...

How Public Spaces Influence Urban Living?

On the surface, it’s always easy to look at well-maintained gathering locations that might include malls, theater, community centers, parks, etc; but the extensive...

Courtyards At Glance

Almost 90% of modern architecture in developing countries is influenced by existing western world concepts and technologies. As a similar model has repeated time...

Vertiports: Air Mobility Into Urban Environments

The advances in computing, materials, and electric propulsion technology, being one of the most enduring symbols of futurism - flying vehicles is all set...

Vernacular Architecture: An Environmental Asset

Vernacular architecture, by the term, means, constructing structures with the use of local materials and knowledge. Capitalizing on local knowledge and traditions with the...

Greenspace-Oriented Development Making Higher Density Attractive

Around the world, a vast majority of people are flocking to cities and urban areas not only to dwell in their centers but to...

Walkable Streets: Livable Built Environments

What is the value of the street where people can walk safely? Well, what privilege will it be to walk safely and efficiently? Why not...

Green Urban Planning

For any sustainable city to thrive, the two major components of urban planning, land-use planning, transportation networks, must be implemented and managed. A city...

Healthy Cities for People

How do we design healthy cities for people? So, have you ever considered how the architecture in your neighborhood, streets, and buildings impact your health?...

Augmented Reality Transforming Cities

Augmented and Virtual reality- superimpose images on the real world (AR) or bring users into an artificial digital experience (VR) in the form of...
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