Introspection of an Urban Planner


2014. I wasn’t as open to the idea of the study of building, construction and cities, as I understood it. I definitely had the aptitude. I could draw a straight line on an A4 sheet and had a vague idea of complimentary colours. Straight into School of Planning & Architecture, Vijayawada , a two hour

City Branding Example – Singapore City

City Branding Example - Singapore City

City Branding – Does it really works? City branding is a long process with uncertain results. The expectations might not give the desired results if things do not go as per the plans. If the desired result is achieved than its equivalent to a miracle and the city gets revamped for good. All the stakeholder

Exploration of Sustainable Rainwater Management Techniques

The whole world is moving towards being sustainable and all cities are practising to become sustainable city. Moreover Sustainable water management is the part of it, and that would be our important objective. Can we manage water such that, our future generations will not face problems?, or do we have such methodologies to increase and

Green city life: Copenhagen

Green City Life Copenhagen

What makes life at Copenhagen different Copenhagen, European Green Capital 2014 [1], the city that is pursuing sustainability with ambitions of carbon neutrality and with “smart” climate change adaptation plans [2]. The city, where thousands of conscious inhabitants on their own, day by day choose to contribute to the improvement of their environment by various

Sustainable Development Goals: Assam -2030 in light of SDGs

Sustainable Development Goals

It was our first day as interns in Planning and Development Department of Assam in Gauhati (Guwahati) and we were clueless about what actually sustainable development goals were and how would we as planning students could have a contribution towards it. Little did I know that SDGs is related to planning at the core.  Let

Stages of City Branding

Stages of City Branding – A Continuous and Long Process The concept of city branding is not known to many and thus often ignored. Stakeholders at different levels have in depth discussions and deliberation for deciding the “brand” which they wish to impart to the city. This is a long process and thus various stages of