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Introspection of an Urban Planner


2014. I wasn’t as open to the idea of the study of building, construction and cities, as I understood it. I definitely had the aptitude. I could draw a straight line on an A4 sheet and had a vague idea of complimentary colours. Straight into School of Planning & Architecture, Vijayawada , a two hour

Exploration of Sustainable Rainwater Management Techniques

The whole world is moving towards being sustainable and all cities are practising to become sustainable city. Moreover Sustainable water management is the part of it, and that would be our important objective. Can we manage water such that, our future generations will not face problems?, or do we have such methodologies to increase and

Sustainable Development Goals: Assam -2030 in light of SDGs

Sustainable Development Goals

It was our first day as interns in Planning and Development Department of Assam in Gauhati (Guwahati) and we were clueless about what actually sustainable development goals were and how would we as planning students could have a contribution towards it. Little did I know that SDGs is related to planning at the core.  Let

Urban Planning – A largely unknown profession

Urban Planning - Unknown Profession

  I am an Urban Planner by profession. A lesser-known profession in a modern world. Yes, it is indeed a profession which remains largely unknown to the general public and even to the concerned agencies. This is a major setback for the profession, and the gravity of the problem might not reflect in mere words. The

Two sides of the same coin – School of Planning & Architecture, Delhi

An “Institution of National Importance” Under an Act of Parliament (Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India) SPA Delhi a dream, an aspiration, ultimate goal in life, greatest achievement, specialized university, Institution of National Importance and what not. Even when thousands of words are being added to the English dictionary, Oxford Dictionary still lacks apt word

A Bright Future after B.Planning from SPA Delhi

We found this article to be funny yet serious about the views about the B.Planning course from a reputed institution. This article first appeared in the magazine of SPA Delhi on 25th Anniversary celebration of B.Plan course in 2015. We are providing you with full text taken directly from the author. Hold on tight, you are