Sustainable Transport: Reducing Emissions to Improve Health

Here in the UK, private car ownership has risen dramatically since the 1960s, leaving cities ill-equipped to cater for small, everyday journeys because of its ease of travel (Koolhaas 1996). This increase has a hugely detrimental effect on one’s health. Further awareness of the harmfulness of motor vehicles should be enough to discourage people from…
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My city Ahmedabad : Culture and Urbanism

Here in this blog, I am going to write a very short brief about my city Ahmedabad, India. First, about the culture, it never disappoints its guests, giving them nice experience to remember. It used to be an industrial city, famous for its textile mills and once called ” Manchester of India “. It has both…
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Landscape Urbanism and Current Developments in the UK

Landscape, Ecology, Landscape Urbanism, Sustainability.

Landscape Urbanism Practitioners and theorist have several definitions of what Landscape Urbanism is; Gray states it “considers the horizontal field over the vertical figure-ground and secondly, it describes a move from the pictorial to the operational.” (C, Gray, 2006.) Sarah Peck puts it perfectly as “a mode of thinking about the design and function of…
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Trip to New York City & It’s Amazing Skyline.

A trip to New York City As a child I had always wanted to visit New York City and its amazing skyline . I became fascinated by the city after watching numerous movies, set in a great urban metropolis bustling with a hive of activity. During my studies, I’ve gained a deeper appreciation for this…
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Welcome to Teesside

There is probably a large number of people reading this blog post who have never visited Teesside. Why would they when you have the beautiful cities of Durham, Newcastle, Leeds and York all within an hour drive? This post is going to explore Teesside and celebrate what it has to offer. After all, Teesside did…
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About My City (Shenzhen China) & Culture

I was born in Shenzhen which is an extremely modern city in China. It has been developing for thirty years since China decided to open the market to the world. After that, some amazing things happened in Shenzhen, a mass of high-rise has been built intensively. And we call that huge development “Shenzhen speed”. I…
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My Culture & My Idea of Urban Design

This is a personal post with a little about my culture & what urban design means to me. My Culture Growing up in Manchester where the urban landscape has and still is evolving, this has given the city a unique urban style. Around the city I guarantee there is activity for everyone. This place has…
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