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  • Urban Design Trends You Need to Know

    Urban design is a dynamic field that continuously evolves to meet the changing needs and aspirations of urban communities. As cities grow and adapt to new challenges, urban designers play a pivotal role in shaping the built environment. In this article, we’ll explore some of the most prominent urban design trends that are shaping the…

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  • What Are the Principles of Good Urban Design?

    What Are the Principles of Good Urban Design?

    Urban design encompasses public space such as streets, sidewalks, parks and civic buildings in a neighborhood, town or city. Good urban design helps cities operate more effectively by uniting people together and inspiring them to thrive. Well-designed buildings and spaces increase productivity, reduce crime, support healing and require less costly maintenance – while simultaneously adding…

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  • Shaping Skylines: The Evolution of Global City Design and The Secret Role of Casinos

    Shaping Skylines: The Evolution of Global City Design and The Secret Role of Casinos

    Global city design has come a long way from the simple mud-brick dwellings of our ancestors. Over centuries, urban planning has evolved to mirror socio-economic realities, technological advancements, and changing aesthetic tastes. Not to mention, the unspoken yet undeniable influence of one of society’s oldest forms of entertainment – the casino. Historical Overview: Cities of…

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  • Best Ways Urban Design Impacts Public Health and Well-Being

    Best Ways Urban Design Impacts Public Health and Well-Being

    Urban planning and public health have always had close ties. John Snow, one of the foremost public health pioneers of his time, used geographical analysis to detect a cholera outbreak in London in 1854; thus proving how community design impacts human wellbeing directly. Current urban models favour personal motor vehicle mobility over walking and cycling…

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  • Creating Places for All: Bridging the knowledge and skills gap

    “Cities are expected to be home to an increasing percentage of the global population and so our cities should be designed to include a diverse cross section of society, safely and comfortably. Good design can and does impact human behaviour for the better and fosters sociability, and opportunities for interaction and positive connections.” As global…

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