News tagged with urban planning

Security planning for urban areas simplified

For the first time, security aspects regarding urban planning have already been taken into account during the design phase. Software identifies and analyzes specific risks, quantifies damages and proposes solutions. VITRUV ...

dateDec 01, 2016 in Environment
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The causes of soil consumption

The soil is still under threat from urban sprawl. Small municipalities with little planning capacity and more easily accessible conurbations in particular are doing little to counter the issue. Researchers from the National ...

dateJun 14, 2016 in Environment
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Urban planning on the forest fringe

The ongoing Fort McMurray wildfire struggle joins an unsettling and suddenly growing list of calamities the likes of which Albertans, once upon a time, could only witness by flipping through a newspaper or watching the nightly ...

dateMay 26, 2016 in Environment
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Designing cities to combat climate change

Urban planners can take steps to reduce the heat cities may experience from climate change, but there would be other consequences and tradeoffs to consider, according to a study at Purdue University.

dateMay 24, 2016 in Environment
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