Urban Planning

Category: Urban Planning

  • Agents of community change!

    Agents of community change!

    Landscape architects can be powerful agents of change! The profession has the skills to tackle pressing social and environmental issues and create a more sustainable and equitable world. Landscape architects can be assertive in advocating for sustainable design, involving diverse stakeholders in the design process, and engaging with community leaders. They can join advocacy groups, […]

  • Importance of natural systems : wetlands

    Importance of natural systems : wetlands

    Are we considering the importance and value of our natural systems enough? Monetary valuation of ‘ecosystem services’ certainly has its flaws and there are good arguments against it. However, surely in this situation of large scale clearance it would of supported a case for more wetland preservation in the face apartment development? An environmental impact […]

  • Better Urban Planning Needed To Dodge Disasters

    Check out the article “Better Urban Planning Needed To Dodge Disasters” on IRIN With the world’s mega-cities growing even larger, policymakers (especially those in developing countries) need urban planning that will help these areas withstand the impacts of natural disasters. The article highlights: Developing world will have 4 billion in cities by 2030 Urban flooding […]