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  • LIVABLE STREET STANDARDS: WHAT MAKES AN EDGE ACTIVE AND LIVABLE?

    “Edge is one of the most important elements of an urban structure. It is essential that the building edge be a livable place with a variety of activities. It should be surrounded by various activities, such as gathering space where people could connect socially and...

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  • Bollywood Star Imran Khan says we need Livable cities!

    Bollywood Star Imran Khan thinks we need to make our cities great places to live & shares his thoughts on why.

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  • “A sidewalk is the most important component of a livable city”

    “A sidewalk is known as a footpath, foot-way or pavement. It is a path along the side of a road. It may accommodate moderate changes in grade (height) and is normally separated from the vehicular section by a curb. A zone to ensuring smooth, comfortable,...

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  • LIVABLE STREET STANDARDS: WHAT IS A MINOR ROAD?

    “The Street hierarchy ranging from major to minor roads are an organizing element in urban planning and design based on functions & capacities. Minor streets are link between the main streets and the residential part of the city with local pedestrian movement. By width it...

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  • Livable Street Standards : What is a Major Road?

    “The Street hierarchy ranging from major to minor roads are an organizing element in urban planning and design based on functions & capacities . A Major road ( also called collector road /arterial road ) is a high-capacity urban road. About : | Visual Dictionary of...

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  • Making Special Places by Honoring History

    Public Space improvement project aimed at honoring the rich history & Heritage of mid-town Mumbai

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  • Malls are a nightmare for a city!

    A mall typically is in an isolated place away from a high street and typically has a large car park area. People drive in from miles. They don’t walk to the mall, they drive to the mall, park their cars in this huge car...

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  • A report on Maximizing Mumbai’s parks : Karishma Makeshwar & Rishi Aggarwal

    A Video summary of a report on increasing the availability of public gardens for citizens in Mumbai by removing time restrictions on the use of gardens . Co-authors Rishi Aggarwal & Karishma Makeshwar summarize the report and share some shocking facts on Mumbai’s...

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  • Pere Buil: Barcelona’s public space focus is due to Democracy

    Pere Buil graduated from ETSAB (Barcelona, 2000). Founder of vora arquitectura with Toni Riba, an architectural studio located in Barcelona. Their works have been published in several international magazines. They have been awarded with, among others, A+ 2011, AJAC awards 2012, San Marco Awards 2013,...

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  • Bristol Mayor George Ferguson’s message for India 100 new Smart Cities

    George Ferguson is mayor of Bristol, UK. George was a past President of the Royal Institute of British Architects, was co-founder of Ferguson Mann Architects in 1979 and founded the national UK wide network of practices, Acanthus, in 1986. He has a wide variety of...

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  • The Urban Vision : Capture the BIG Picture
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    The Urban Vision is a social venture & a think-do-tank which was instituted to inspire next generation urbanization.The organization focuses on solutions driven research; advocates & consults on best practices in policy and design; facilitates public dialogue on policy choices.

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