What is Environmental Education? Environmental education is understanding and knowing more about the environmental issues that affect our world. People can explore various issues relating to the environment, engage in policies and government issues, involve in problem solving an urban issue that is currently taking place such as climate change, waste and water issues and
Thejas has completed Master of Planning from New Zealand. She has written widely about city planning issues. Her main area of interest is in planning theory, public spaces and humanistic based planning. Thejas has also published academically in peer-reviewed journals. She is part of the Planning Tank team and has contributed over 50 articles on various city planning issues.Thejas has written 59 articles so far, you can find them below.
What is an EIA? Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a tool used in most environment based organisations to measure the impact of the environment through the assessment tool. It measures the environmental consequences of a particular plan or policy. This could be important for Urban Planning and Development policies because many of these policies are
Introduction: India has a vast history of city planning from the inception of the Indus Valley Civilization which led to Mohinjadaro, Harapa and other similar towns in ancient India. We can learn many positive things about Indian planning and architecture from ancient times although the population density and political situation was quite contrary to what
About Haussmann Georges-Eugene, Baron Haussmann, commonly known as Baron Haussmann, was responsible for the renovation of Paris under the rule of Emperor Napoleon III. Before Haussmann’s renovation and urban development of Paris, similar to the situation in England, there was a dire need of cleanliness and advanced infrastructure between 1853 and 1870. Napoleon III trusted
Exam revision is important. Making notes that you can remember before exams will be imperative for your preparation. It will be beneficial if you can write notes on flashcards that jog your memory and help you remember and understand the topic you’ve revised. Exams can be a nerve racking period and many people get more
What is a Cul-De-Sac? Cul-De-Sacs are dead end streets. They are most commonly seen in American and European suburbs where piles of houses of similar forms and shapes are built together. Cul-De-Sacs were constructed to stop traffic and so that each house in the suburb is spacious for the cars to pass through. It was