The Green Journal is featuring three Low Carbon Model Towns (LCMT) in Asia-Pacific based on the feasibility studies conducted by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) with headquarter in Singapore. This is the third instalment of the series. Tianjin Eco-city in China is set within the Tianjin Binhai New Area, about 45 km from the Tianjin City Centre. It...
The recently completed atrium of the Abercrombie building, Oxford Brooke’s newest addition, was transformed into an impressive interactive zone for Oxford Open Doors 2013. The Department of Planning and the Space to Think Team at Oxford Brookes University welcomed Oxfordshire residents to the Abercrombie building to show off the magnificent first phase of the campus...
Every time I return to the Indian capital – in the mornings – by train, I get sad. The closer I get to New Delhi Railway Station – the throbbing heart of the city’s railway network despite efforts to decongest it by making satellite stations – the sadness turns to anger. Thankfully, life has denied...
Fifty five years ago the Delhi Development Act was passed by Indian Parliament and after receiving presidential assent on December 27, 1957 it came into effect. Among other things it led to the creation of an urban behemoth – Delhi Development Authority. It was another decade before DDA decided to get into housing activity –...
Millions of Indians live in slums. It is a problem decades in the making that the Indian government is trying to solve. One difficulty in doing so is that the government needs to recognized that it has been a part of the problem for at least four decades and must take remedial policy steps before...
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