Post Tagged with: "Urban Planning"

Serving the Underserved

Serving the Underserved

By Martha Thorne  — The Mark News —   The connection between physical space and quality of life is clear – now cities, community groups and individual clients must realize that their best expenditure will be to create a real plan aimed at serving those in need with the help […]

Designing Innovation: Wuhan on the Rise

Designing Innovation: Wuhan on the Rise

By Michael Grove & Tao Zhang — The Mark News — By one measure, it’s the eighth most dynamic city in the world. It has achieved that success not by the isolated-tech-campus approach of Silicon Valley. Rather, Wuhan has become a fast-growing hotbed for tech, education, and innovation by fostering […]

The City As Culture

The City As Culture

By Tom Kvan — The Mark News— Urban sustainability is more than about consuming fewer resources. Today, resilience is borne of cultural vibrancy and development. When I arrive in a new city, I go out for a walk, both to see the city and combat jet lag. In some places, I walk […]

Shockproof: Rethinking Earthquake Resiliency

Shockproof: Rethinking Earthquake Resiliency

By Kris Hartley — The Mark News — Western know-how can help developing nations withstand and recover from earthquakes. But to be most effective, there has to be an understanding about the facts on the ground: Modern building standards can help, but indigenous knowledge of local geography, traditional building methods and […]