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How smart cities are leading Urbanization

Numerous advancements in the technology have eventually transformed our lives for the good. The digitalization of cities and towns has significantly raised the standard of living, which is an undeniable fact. More and more people are moving to cities for various benefits which predominantly includes better earning opportunities and living standard. The idea of smart

Aerotropolis: The New Emerging Urban Form

The Greater Aerotropolis

Airports and the evolution of Aerotropolis Cities The initial idea of Aerotropolis was presented in the November 1939 issue of Popular Science by Nicholas DeSantis. The airport-driven economic development of airport cities, was further taken forward by an air commerce researcher John D. Kasarda in 2000. According to him airports have influenced urban development in

Road Landscaping – Urban & Regional Roads | Objectives, Need, Methods

Road Landscaping

Road landscaping is that branch of landscape planning which aims at aligning roads in a visually aesthetic manner. Whereas landscape planning is that branch of planning which aims at designing human settlements of all sizes keeping in mind the natural resources such as vegetation, water, air, minerals etc. It aims at making development ecologically sensitive

Disaster resilience and management in Indian urban areas


Disaster resilience and management in urban areas has been a challenge for town planners. The huge loss of lives, property, economy and society can be minimized by making our cities resilient to disaster. A resilient city bounces back to normal functioning once disaster passes away. Before planning to establish a resilient city framework, we must

Urban Conservation through Urban Planning

Urban Conservation - Heritage

Unprecedented demographic and spatial growth of the last four decades, accompanied by growing strains on civic services has led to loss of identity among the residents of the cities. A lot of infrastructure in response to economic activity has led to development of ugly structures that change the character of the city. Since World War