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Lessons from New Zealand’s Resource Management Act (RMA)

Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable development is gaining pace around the world. One example of sustainable development is New Zealand’s Resource Management Act (RMA) which is not only exemplary in achieving sustainability in resources but New Zealand is a country which has provided free water for nearly all its residents because of its sustainability model. New Zealand’s natural resources

Indian smart cities: A distinct approach

Smart City

Understanding The Concept Of A Smart City The smart city is a combination of smart function, pleasant aesthetics and sustainable built environment that reflects an image of the city. In early years of India’s Independence, our first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru focussed on industrialization and advancement in technology, art, and architecture. In town planning, his

5 Benefits of Living in Cities

City Life

City living can have many positive impacts compared to rural life. Because of these benefits, most of the world’s population live in cities now. While the rural lifestyle is less stressful, city lifestyle has a lot of people and more opportunities for people. It’s more likely people will walk in parks or get more exercise

5 Tips to Revive Public Spaces

Placemaking is a great movement which has revived many streets worldwide. Even in India, with the growth of local artists and murals coming around the country, and independent artists making their mark, placemaking is being implemented. There are many ways to re-activate our streets if we think about how we can do so. Paint and

Examples of Art in the Urban Streetscape

A city is a place for art. It helps artists showcase their talents through urban art, landscapes, architecture, urban planning which offers many opportunities for people living in cities. The geography of a landscape is closely linked to the artistic aura it produces. Chelsea Street in London and streetscapes of Brooklyn and Manhattan in New