Introduction Henri Lefebvre is one of the pioneering French social theorists. His works have been cited by many urban planners, particularly those involved in social space and everyday city life. Lefebvre wrote numerous books and essays on city structures. He was a professor of sociology at University of Strasbourg and the New University at Nanterre.
Introduction – Resilience in Cities Urban resilience is a method for cities to recover from hardships to their normal state. Cities have different ways of dealing with resilience and different cities face hardships in different ways. Recently, the most widely recognised ways of resilience are from Climate Change, Natural Disasters, and Terrorism. This is because
Lighting is becoming a prominent electric component used to illuminate cities worldwide. Public lighting accounts for nearly 50% of the electricity consumption in cities and 19% of global electricity use. The major sources of light that have been consistently used throughout the world are electrical filaments, High Pressure Sodium (HPS), plasma, incandescent lamps or gas which
Development and disaster resilience – an urban planning challenge! Vulnerability and exposure to disasters is increasing as more people and assets locate in areas of high risk. Since 1970, the world’s population has grown by 87 per cent. During the same time, the proportion of people living in flood-prone river basins increased by 114 per
Thesis Title: Smart Master Planning Process – A Case Study of Delhi Aim To establish parameters for a Smart Master-Planning Process and evaluate New Delhi’s current Master-Planning Process against the same. Objectives: To create a theoretical framework for a Smart Master-Planning Process and establish parameters for assessment. To evaluate New Delhi’s current process of master-plan