Posts Tagged: India

Diary from Mumbai: Part I

By: Ariana K MacPherson **Cross-posted from the SDI blog** Mumbai has a constant buzz. That is the best way to put it. The city is always moving, coming and going in all directions And full of light. I arrived in

Diary from Mumbai: Part I

By: Ariana K MacPherson **Cross-posted from the SDI blog** Mumbai has a constant buzz. That is the best way to put it. The city is always moving, coming and going in all directions And full of light. I arrived in

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Exhibit Review: Design with the Other 90% CITIES

While I was in New York City last week I was lucky enough to catch the exhibit – Design with the Other 90%: Cities before it closed. The exhibit, by the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and hosted by the UN Visitors

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Exhibit Review: Design with the Other 90% CITIES

While I was in New York City last week I was lucky enough to catch the exhibit – Design with the Other 90%: Cities before it closed. The exhibit, by the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and hosted by the UN Visitors

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Urbanization News: July 29

Pop Up to Permanent: The Globe and Mail features cities in North America and Europe that have embraced the idea of pop-up projects as a planning tool to rethink public spaces. The image above is from Times Square in New

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Urbanization News: July 29

Pop Up to Permanent: The Globe and Mail features cities in North America and Europe that have embraced the idea of pop-up projects as a planning tool to rethink public spaces. The image above is from Times Square in New

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Urbanization News: July 24

“1 Million Dead in 30 Seconds”: That’s the appropriately jarring title of an article by Claire Berlinski in the Summer volume of City Journal, about the increasing risk of earthquakes for massive destruction as cities grow larger. It’s really an

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Urbanization News: July 24

“1 Million Dead in 30 Seconds”: That’s the appropriately jarring title of an article by Claire Berlinski in the Summer volume of City Journal, about the increasing risk of earthquakes for massive destruction as cities grow larger. It’s really an

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Urbanization News June 17

ECA International, the world’s leader in the development and provision of solutions for the management and assignment of employees, around the world just release its international cost of living survey.  There were a few notable results, especially in Australia as

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Urbanization News June 17

ECA International, the world’s leader in the development and provision of solutions for the management and assignment of employees, around the world just release its international cost of living survey.  There were a few notable results, especially in Australia as

International Urban Planning Capstones

It’s May, which in the world of academia means spring conferences, commencement ceremonies and thesis projects.  Today students at NYU’s Wagner School of public service will be displaying their final capstone projects at the 2011 Capstone Expo.  Instead of requiring

International Urban Planning Capstones

It’s May, which in the world of academia means spring conferences, commencement ceremonies and thesis projects.  Today students at NYU’s Wagner School of public service will be displaying their final capstone projects at the 2011 Capstone Expo.  Instead of requiring

Housing Lessons for India from Hernando De Soto and Singapore

How to upgrade slums and provide public housing in megacities is still an unsolved puzzle, yet a few key theories have emerged.  I just came across an opinion piece where Sanjeev Sanyal compares two divergent models for slum upgrading: Peruvian

Housing Lessons for India from Hernando De Soto and Singapore

How to upgrade slums and provide public housing in megacities is still an unsolved puzzle, yet a few key theories have emerged.  I just came across an opinion piece where Sanjeev Sanyal compares two divergent models for slum upgrading: Peruvian