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  • LIVABLE STREET STANDARDS : ON STREET PARKING

    On street parking is a portion of a roadway which is used for parking vehicles. It provides a safety barrier for pedestrians and slows the traffic. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street according to its probable use is a...

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  • Livable street standards : Landscape and planting strip

    Planting strips provide a buffer between pedestrians and automobiles , enhance the streetscape, and collect and filter runoff. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street according to its probable use is a reasonable but uncommon practice.” said the City of St....

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  • LIVABLE STREET STANDARDS : TREE GUARDS

    Tree guards protect trees from harsh urban environment. They have been proven to extend the life of tree.Attractive and functional,street trees guards add to identity of a place. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street according to its probable use is...

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  • “URBAN TREES ARE KEY TO THE HEALTHY AND SMART CITIES”

    Street trees brings multiple benefits to cities by helping the environment as well as the quality of life of residents. It deflects the sunlight and reduces the heat effect caused by pavements and buildings. Street trees also encourages walkability. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street...

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  • Urban Venture Challenge Pitch day!

    Date : 20 October 2016 Location : IIM Bangalore

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  • “Significance of STREET FURNITURE”

    Urban spaces are major attraction points in cities. street furniture play very essential role in order to develop quality and value of urban spaces. Seat is an essential piece of Street Furniture which provides pedestrians and especially public transport users an opportunity to rest or...

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  • What are driveways and why are they important?

    “Driveways are paved areas where the motorized vehicles have to move over a gentle ramp to enter a property while the pedestrian and cycle tracks continue at the same level. It provide the physical transition between a site and the roadway.” About : | Visual Dictionary...

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  • Prathima Manohar Presents “The principles & vision of the Landuse”, MMRDA

    Prathima Manohar presents the principles & vision of the Landuse Metropolitan Plan as part of #Maharashtra #MetropolitanLab which was developed in collaboration with various agencies including represenatives from BMC , MMRDA , MIDC and experts from IITB

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  • Urban Design is key to safe cities. Think about where you feel safe ? – Empty dull streets or active / vibrant streets??

    Jane Jacobs often said ” Eyes on the Street” is crucial for a street to be a safe place saying “there must be eyes upon the street, eyes belonging to those we might call the natural proprietors of the street.” About : | Visual Dictionary of...

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  • The Urban Vision : Capture the BIG Picture
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  • About : The Urban Vision

    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.

    Email: info(@)theurbanvision.com

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