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Neglected Urban Open Spaces beneath Flyovers

Neglected Urban Open Spaces beneath Bengaluru’s Flyovers

Aim of the strategy The vision for the economic development strategy manifests itself as a prototype addressing an area below Bengaluru’s outer ring road flyover. The strategy would aim to mitigate the misuse and relieve the lack of use of abandoned spaces below vertical transport infrastructure in Bengaluru, India. It is an effort at rebranding …

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Externalities Meaning, Effects & Internalization

What are Externalities | Meaning, Effects & Internalization

This article is divided into 3 parts. The first part deals with different types of externalities, second part depicts its important role in environment and in third part various kinds of solutions to these externalities are demonstrated. A few minds can’t get head and tails about the term ‘Externalities’. So at the outset one must …

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Network Environmental Assets

Peacock Model of Urban Design – Sustainable Urban Habitations/Eco Cities

Abstract  Urban development is explained through planning, architectural and critical theoretical perspectives. The concept of peacock model comes as the living being tries to extricate itself from today’s polluted environment, this model resolves the problem by merging the buildings, waste management systems, Green and Blue Infrastructure into a cohesive whole by bringing nature close to …

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Urban Planning & Covid 19 - Coronavirus

Urban Planning & COVID-19 | Density, Travel Demand, Water & Hygiene

Urban Response to the COVID- 19 Pandemic The field of urban planning has always evolved with the cultural trends, and major crisis played its role. The cholera epidemic in the 19th century gave birth to the concept of the sanitation system. Respiratory disease in overcrowded slums of Europe necessitated the introduction to housing regulations around …

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Central Business District CBD New York

Central Business District (CBD) | Characteristics, Examples, Pros & Cons

What is Central Business District (CBD)? CBDs are the business hub but not the place where most people choose to reside. It is not the area that has luxury housing or dense communities like the suburban spaces that people choose to live in and buy property in. CBDs are the areas where big businesses and …

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