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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. Who is

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

Affect of “The Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016” on Urban Planning

The Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016

Brief description of how “The Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016” will affect urban planning. The recently released The Geo-Spatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016 is creating controversy because of the regulations proposed and the restrictions it will impose on all people/organisations/institutions/companies dealing with any form of maps. As the name suggests the bill will regulate who can

Geo-spatial Information Regulation Bill 2016

The Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016

Significance of the The Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016 The bill will regulate how maps are made, who uses them, how do they use it and everything related to spatial information related to map. For a citizen not concerned with maps: You need permission to take any photograph from aircrafts, cannot take images from drones