Tagged with Urban policies

Dubai: To be more successful at achieving an energy-efficient neighbourhood, technological solutions should complement urban design solutions

Dubai: To be more successful at achieving an energy-efficient neighbourhood, technological solutions should complement urban design solutions

Karishma Asarpota, an urban planner and researcher, writes on the Inter Press Service News Agency website about his views on ways in which we should rethink architectural or urban design solutions. What are your views?   Building a More Energy-Efficient Neighbourhood in Dubai Dubai is an Emirate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with a … Continue reading

Seeking sustainable urban living

Seeking sustainable urban living

Geert Groot Koerkamp provides a good article on the Deutsche Welle website about the rapid construction underway in Moscow to accommodate the burgeoning population, putting a strain on the environment and rural communities. As we are urbanising globally, it is important to step back and look at the impacts.   High-rise mania overshadows Moscow’s suburban … Continue reading