Landscape Urbanism | Copenhagen

Landscape Urbanism | Copenhagen

Copenhagen’s “Finger Plan” of 1947 has been influential to the city’s clean and ecologically sound environment. A sound example for thinking the urban through landscape. Landscape urbanism is after all the intervention upon processes and productions of urbanization, an important challenge Denmark’s Copenhagen was facing. The conceptual project was started to prevent urban sprawl on [...]

City and Infrastructure (technology)| Bangalore

City and Infrastructure (technology)| Bangalore

Graham says, an example of carefully networked emerging urban enclaves of ‘high-tech’ production and innovation that are emerging in in the newly constructed high-tech production and innovation spaces of the South is Bangalore in India. No doubt in that considering the statistics showing the city’s huge spike in employment over the past decade. While the [...]

Bangalore – A Worlding City

Bangalore – A Worlding City

Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru is one of the largest cities in India now. Over the past decade it grew to become an employment hub for the country.  A combination of new national economic liberalization policies and the emergence of a strong education system in the city encouraged the development of an information and communications [...]

Urban is not a universal form

Urban is not a universal form

Towards a new epistemology of the urban Neil Brenner and Christian Schmid A Reflection on the consequences that the concepts proposed by the authors may have in the sphere of urban and regional planning. Mariette Llewellyn Vanessa Robin Thesis 2: The urban is a process, not a universal form, settlement type or bounded unit Introduction [...]

Why is Hong Kong in decline?

Why is Hong Kong in decline?

Aspects of urban analysis explicitly approached by the film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3FNcF7QBGw The Film The film addresses multiple urban issues ranging from the pros and cons of a non-democratic country to the disaster of a housing market that Hong Kong suffers from. The latter holds higher weightage in terms of aspects of urban analysis because it directly [...]