Berlin Urbanism Innovations: 2016 Leaders Program Summary
18 January 2017 9:24 AM | No Comments
Our Annual Study program on city transformation ideas and urbanism was held in creative Berlin.Read More
In the News
02 January 2017 7:32 AM | No Comments
Media coverage , News on The Urban Vision as well as some commentary and opinion columns from The Urban Vision teamRead More
Reviving the city by transforming the public spaces
14 August 2016 10:35 AM | No Comments
The streets, squares, and public spaces form the vital element in any neighbourhood & city. They are the single most important component that add to the liveability of the city. We have been using the tactics of Placemaking a used to enhance the civic places...Read More
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Expert Diary : Commentators
Posted on January 4, 2012 | 15 CommentsI have three ideas: . 1. Social impact bonds. Leveraging public dollars with private / nonprofit innovation and accountability. . 2. Outcomes-based permitting. Offering greater flexibility in urban design in order to stimulate private investment. . 3. Reclamation of government owned land for public space. Using vacant space (e.g., alleyways, utility...
Posted on February 12, 2010 | 52 CommentsArchitects begin with programs for building. The program is measurable, quantifiable, a finite entity (something that accountants love). But life is about aspirations, hope, joy and expression. All things immeasurable, non quantifiable but connected to our feelings. Ultimately we are what we are by how we feel. Seemingly impossible tasks can be achieved if we feel that we can achieve them. Can building programs, can buildings reveal the richness of life? Is it the building or is it the space it contains or is it the experience of form, space and light which elicits responses deep within us? How does one synthesise the measurable and the immeasurable
Posted on August 8, 2009 | 33 CommentsPERCEPTION 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...
Posted on February 1, 2009 | 88 CommentsIndia is a place where complexity and chaos are embraced as key ingredients in the warp and weft of the urban fabric. Indian culture also embraces patience. She has waited, and can wait: the still center around which a whorl of change and continuity, parochialism...