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  • Planning the Mega city in a the age of extreme climate events : Michel St Pierre, Director , Gensler -Part 2

    Planning the Mega city in a the age of extreme climate events : Michel St Pierre, Director of Planning , Gensler -Part 2 About:”Battling the Sea Level Rise” Most debates on Climate change are often focused on Mitigation and very little attention has been given to...

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  • How should we perceive the “Indian City”

    PERCEPTION noun 1. the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept [syn: percept] WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University. In the quest for progressive and developing approaches to design, it becomes essential to begin at the root of the process of...

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  • The Day Mumbai went Flat

    There was no gas in Mumbai a couple of weeks ago . If you passed petrol pumps at Breach Candy you would find angered residents screaming at indifferent employees who couldn’t even offer a little bit of black juice with a bribe. Trains were extra...

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  • The Urban Planet

    The idea of cities has held the fascination of many theorists, poets and other intelligentsia; and they have all described the city in many many ways over centuries. But the single most important value that a city epitomizes is : Human Aspiration. Cities at their very core are simply...

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  • The Urban Vision : Capture the BIG Picture
    Exclusive pedetrian and bike linkGrid denigrated, adapted, upgradedStreet HockeyAt Risk - Wheel in DrainAlguien dulce :)Chapala Stepped StreetsDining Out in VezelayAjijic squareOff-the-street Public Realm
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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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    The Urban Vision | | Address: # 104, Blue Cross Chambers,#11, Infantry Cross Road, Bangalore – 560001 Karnataka