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"No Water or Gas, If You Don't Pay Your Monthly Fee." Says the Management

In my PhD research, I criticised private provision of housing enclaves in Istanbul and argued that this practice gives too much authority in the hands of private management companies and passivate the residents of these areas. 320 more words

#urban Space

Yangon, Three Years Later

Chapter 4, Part 21

Everything seems so familiar as I step out of the plane that takes me from Bangkok to Yangon. The clean and airy modern airport terminal looks just how I remember it, and the squiggly Burmese script is as mysterious as it is beautiful. 1,358 more words

Travel

Architect's Newspaper: How old are the buildings in your area? A new interactive map might tell you

The Architect’s Newspaper: How old are the buildings in your area? A new interactive map might tell you. “The Atlas of ReUrbanism is meant to be a new tool for urbanists and advocates, one that better utilizes massive amounts of data on the age of cities. 35 more words

New Resources

Mengunjungi Proyek MRT Jakarta

Pagi tadi (16/2/2017) saya berkesempatan mengunjungi proyek MRT Jakarta. Masuk dari stasiun Bundaran Hotel Indonesia.

Dalam hitungan jengkal, terowongan akan tersambung dari kedua arah, bertemu di stasiun Setiabudi. 60 more words

Infrastructure

What is the role of community-led urban development?

By 2050, two-thirds of people worldwide will live in urban areas. Many city dwellers in the global South live in informal settlements, without access to basic services. 81 more words

Urban Issues

Shanghai’s Vanishing Heritage: A Cautionary tale of Urban Development

At a time when China was still writhing from the ‘humiliation’ of two Opium Wars, the city of Shanghai would emerge  as a bustling centre of activity, developing from a frontier market town to the first modern metropolis in China. 704 more words

Northeast Asia

QGBC’S Vision For Creating A Smart And Healthy City

Qatar is currently witnessing unprecedented urban development, from the establishment of Lusail City and the development of downtown Doha, to the inception of numerous infrastructure projects, the need to incorporate smart technologies in city planning in an effort to move towards establishing a healthy city is becoming vital. 298 more words

Sustainability