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  • My big idea for cities in 2012: Integrated approach to Energy Efficiency.

    photo credit: phototouring Cities represent the pinnacle of human achievement, and we are becoming increasingly urban to the extent that we have well crossed the 50% urbanization mark in the last decade. Cities are increasingly becoming big consumers of energy. There is a never-ending demand...

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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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  • Building Climate Resilient Cities: Will Travis, Executive Director, BCDC- Part 1

    Building Climate Resilient Cities: Will Travis, Executive Director. Bay Conservation and Development Commission ( BCDC) About:”Battling the Sea Level Rise” Most debates on Climate change are often focused on Mitigation and very little attention has been given to adapting to climate change. The ongoing California Climate...

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  • The Urban Vision : Capture the BIG Picture
    IMG_0605IMG_0526Painful, Unavoidable SurgeryThe natural, fractal distribution of lengths in a DeltaConcentration of emissions in a fused grid neighbourhoodSizing and Shaping a 400 m by 400 m NeighbourhoodComparison of collisions in five types of networksComparing Collisions by Street TypeMetro lines in Paris by passenger volumes
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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