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5 Examples of Waterfront Cities

Waterfront City Venice Italy

Waterfronts are a great place to relax and unwind after a long day. They provide cities with a good public space to explore the space and most waterfront cities also connect other centers of the city by their prime location. From Chicago to Auckland, most western cities have a waterfront area especially if they are

5 Leading Examples of Public Spaces

5 Must Read Books on Public Spaces

As I’ve stated in my previous articles, public spaces are an important aspect of a city. It gives people a reason to rest, travel, take time off their busy schedules and escape from the hustle and bustle of the busy traffic on the roads. This article will focus on 5 public spaces around the world

Tips to Encourage Walking in Cities

Walking People

Walkability is a term that is often used in urban planning in the present generation. More and more cities are making use of parks and other spaces including malls and apartment buildings to provide a space for people to walk. Walking in a city is a great way to exercise and also explore the city

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