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The Anthropogenic Roots of Increased Flooding in Kano, Nigeria

by Dan McCabe

Intelligent planning for urban development requires an understanding of how different development paths can impact sustainability. In order to better understand what aspects of cities impact sustainability, Barau… 530 more words

Climate Change

“The Government’s launch of the final guidelines on crucial urban infrastructure development initiatives is a very welcome move. Hopefully, all the three schemes will be integrated effectively, complementing each other for effective implementation.

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Real Estate Regulations

Rs 1,793 crore allocated for housing & urban development in Delhi

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also announced that the government will also expedite the process of registration of unauthorised colonies and soon come up with guidelines for registration of houses there. 90 more words


Polish-German Border Towns: Models of Transnationalism?

Funded by the British Academy this project investigates the transformations of public space in interface areas of the German-Polish ‘twin towns’ of Frankfurt-Slubice, Guben-Gubin and Görlitz-Zgorzelec along the Oder-Neisse border. 146 more words

Urban Sociology

HSR and Regional Development for Australia’s Future

Although not being considered currently by the Australian political system I believe it is the right time to talk about regional development for Australia’s future. In particular the east coast of Australia where the vast majority of the population lives. 645 more words


Cities, developers often squander casinos’ urban clout

Global Market Advisors partner Andrew Klebanow says better design and regulation can help casinos stimulate urban development in a recent white paper. Macau has prime examples of urban casinos done right and less right. 62 more words

Lessons and challenges of city-university connection

Outside of Metro Manila, up North Luzon, Baguio City remains as the popular choice for tertiary and higher education.  With internationally-recognized universities located in the City – St. 213 more words