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Relationship Between Mental Wellbeing and Green Space in Your City

Environmental Education

Ever since the beginning of the rapid technological advancement period, rural people have started moving to cities, forming what is now called urban societies. Indeed, according to the statistics provided by the United Nations Department of Economics and Social Affairs a startling 55% of world’s population resides in urban areas as opposed to 45% of those

The Paradox of Urbanization

Urban Governance

Urbanization is, predominantly, perceived as the engine for economic growth in the current wave of development. Urban centers are believed to be the spaces for enormous opportunities. The opportunities that cities provide are concomitant to distress in hinterlands that propels the city-ward migration in huge proportions. To define urbanization, it is the process of increase in area of urban centers and

Translating Planning Phases in Norway: An Epitome of Development

Urban Planning

Norway: Country Profile Norway is a Nordic country in situated in the Northwestern part of Europe. Its territory is composed of the western and northernmost part of the Scandinavian Peninsula. Norway is a unitary sovereign state with a typical constitutional monarchy. The powers of the state are constitutionally divided between the parliament, the cabinet and

Reasons why Urban Planning is important for cities

Urban Planning

Urban planning is the art of giving shape, design, and structure to cities and towns. It involves various processes like arrangement and designing of buildings, transport systems, public spaces as well as good amenities. Nowadays, it has become a much-needed discipline because cities are getting overpopulated day by day and resources are getting scarce. Because

The Urban Dichotomy: Capitalism and Urbanization

Evolution of Capitalism The transition from Primitive Communism to Feudalism and then to Capitalism in Europe and some parts has changed the world in many different ways impacting every individual life across the globe (Sweezy, 1950). The shift in mode of production has always proven to be the driving force in transition of the functioning