Posts Tagged: urban planning

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Winter Cities: Enduring or embracing our climate?

Ever since I moved from the tropics of Singapore to upstate New York, I have found myself having a much greater appreciation for the temporality of our daily weather. May it be taking advantage of a cooler than usual August day to

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Winter Cities: Enduring or embracing our climate?

Ever since I moved from the tropics of Singapore to upstate New York, I have found myself having a much greater appreciation for the temporality of our daily weather. May it be taking advantage of a cooler than usual August day to

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Space to Imagine: Singapore’s Playgrounds

Playgrounds don’t often find their way into urban planning studies, but recently a set of “old school” playgrounds in Singapore has become quite popular, inspiring works of  art, a digital book, design products, and more importantly a conversation about how

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Space to Imagine: Singapore’s Playgrounds

Playgrounds don’t often find their way into urban planning studies, but recently a set of “old school” playgrounds in Singapore has become quite popular, inspiring works of  art, a digital book, design products, and more importantly a conversation about how

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Passing through Singapore: A Hub for Urbanist

When I moved to Singapore I had heard that it was a hub for many fields, a city where “East meets West” as the saying goes.  Even after hearing this and studying these trends I was still surprised by the

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Passing through Singapore: A Hub for Urbanist

When I moved to Singapore I had heard that it was a hub for many fields, a city where “East meets West” as the saying goes.  Even after hearing this and studying these trends I was still surprised by the

Elevated Rails to Skytrains

The Elevated Transit Rail system is not a new type of transit solution, but for many cities it is an “un-preferred” one. Specifically in many western cities, elevated mass transit rail systems were some of the first rail solutions for

Elevated Rails to Skytrains

The Elevated Transit Rail system is not a new type of transit solution, but for many cities it is an “un-preferred” one. Specifically in many western cities, elevated mass transit rail systems were some of the first rail solutions for

Shenzhen: The “Instant City”

We will be starting a new monthly profile of cities around the world that have experienced unprecedented growth. Hopefully this will give insight into some of the massive challenges that planners and governments face in accommodating this growth and what

Shenzhen: The “Instant City”

We will be starting a new monthly profile of cities around the world that have experienced unprecedented growth. Hopefully this will give insight into some of the massive challenges that planners and governments face in accommodating this growth and what

Turning Urban Symposium @ UVA

I was very excited to see that my alma mater, the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia, will be hosting a symposium this weekend about innovation in megacities. I hope all of the urbanist in Charlottesville enjoy this

Turning Urban Symposium @ UVA

I was very excited to see that my alma mater, the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia, will be hosting a symposium this weekend about innovation in megacities. I hope all of the urbanist in Charlottesville enjoy this