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Integrated form of planning

Spatial Planning & Spatial Integration

Spatial Planning Spatial planning is the consideration of what can and should happen where. It investigates the interaction of different policies and practice across regional space, and sets the role of places in a wider context. It goes well beyond ‘traditional’ land-use planning and sets out a strategic framework to guide future development and policy …

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Smart City IoT

How IoT Can Improve Smart City Infrastructure

People are flocking cities today like never before to improve their lifestyle, get employment opportunities or start businesses. According to the latest census report data, the twenty largest cities in America experienced a 20% population growth. Apart from New York City, the greatest population growth was recorded in the western and southern parts of the …

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Disadvantages of Village Life Countryside Living

Disadvantages of Village Life or Living in the countryside

Many people dream and decide to leave the polluted and congested cities and move to the countryside that is full of green meadows and forests. In the village, one may find a place that is equivalent to the Lost Paradise of John Milton. However, living in the countryside is much more different than that of …

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Urban Planning Economic Development

Urban Planning and Economic Development

Various urban objects, such as residential buildings, roads, utility facilities, etc., have more than one function. On the one hand, they have a direct purpose (e.g. housing, safety, mobility, etc.). On the other hand, they also perform economic functions because they have a huge economic impact on the urban environment. For example, residential buildings not …

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Urban Infrastructure

Infrastructure Planning for Urban Planners

Infrastructure clenches its roots deep down in every system. To understand Infrastructure Planning, we must understand the basics of Infrastructure. This article critically interprets definition of infrastructure and then reviews different categories of infrastructures in literature. Further the emphasis is made to justify the importance of infrastructure planning and management for a planner. The Dictionary …

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Waterfront Development

Waterfront development | Background, Need & Example

Do you know what makes Venice, Sydney, Montreal, and Rotterdam similar? Each of these cities is essentially a huge waterfront, there development is known as waterfront development. As a matter of fact, some of the biggest cities and most popular tourist destinations reside on beautiful and highly functional waterfronts. The whole concept is extremely important …

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