The Global Quest of Urbanization Urbanization is not a new phenomenon. But surely, it took on a whole new dimension in the 20th century. There is a drastic historic transformation of social roots on a global scale. According to WHO, urbanization is the process of global scale changing the social and environmental landscape on every continent.
Background to Brownfield Development Brownfield Development is a term in urban planning which includes land that has previously been contaminated or used by industrial waste that has now become vacant and unused. It is a term that is opposite to its counterpart of Greenfield Development. However, Brownfield Development can be regenerated and used again if
Land pooling is a technique for stimulating efficient and even-handed land development in the urban area. This concept is worked out in many nations of the word and this concept is at least 200 years old. The concept has been more popularly utilized in Korea and Japan in the recent times. This concept is more
Architecture, city planning, and development are the basis for creating a community. As urban development grows, new urbanism is a concept in urban development that is becoming increasingly popular all over the world. New Urbanism – Definition New urbanism is a movement that started initially in the United States which became popular all over the
Greenfield development is a term often used for land that has not been used before for any human activity like agriculture or real estate development. What is Greenfield Land? Greenfield Land is generally land where there is no development of any kind. These open fields evolve on their own volition and are often sprawling expanses
Action Orientation: All these government and non-government organizations mentioned above are working towards the eradication of slums in Mumbai city. The third type of question that arises in a critical spatial thinking framework is understanding the powers that different actors or organizations have and how effectively they can act on urban issues of slums in