Introduction With Urban Planning growing as a field, there are many new scholars and academics who are contributing to the field. People of older generation are also well known in academic fields. Many of the quotes said by such people, resonate in our cities to this day. While car-oriented cities dominate the developed world, 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 66 articles so far, you can find them below.
Introduction – Google’s Local Guide Google local guide is a venture started by Google to attract ‘local guides’ who are people interested in contributing information about their regional cities or the places they travel to, in order to spread knowledge and information about the particular city. It is a part of Google Maps and anyone
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
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