Opinion & Blogs Archive

  • Vancouver Urbanism Innovations: 2018 Urban Leaders Program Summary

    This year’s Leaders Study Program on Urban Innovations took place in Vancouver which is among the world’s most livable & green cities.The city’s extraordinary success meant that the city’s name itself has come to be known worldwide for a new model for urban living. “Vancouverism” […]

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  • Women Friendly Cities : A Primer

    Reimagining the city from a Woman’s Perspective We are excited to release this primer on Women Friendly cities at the UN Urban Thinkers Campus in Mumbai today. This forum is in Collaboration with Safe City at DICE Districts ISDI ACE along with DevelopmatriX , U.S. […]

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  • Urban Innovation Lab & Disruptor Awards 2018

    Apply Now for a unique opportunity to showcase innovative city solutions to key leaders in India urban sector and participate in a business acceleration program & enter urban disruptor awards

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  • Reviving the city by transforming the public spaces

    The streets, squares, and public spaces form the vital element in any neighbourhood & city. They are the single most important component that add to the liveability of the city. We have been using the tactics of Placemaking a used to enhance the civic places […]

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  • LIVABLE STREET STANDARDS : BICYCLE RACK

    Space where you can park the bicycle safely and for security, which helps in better accessibility and last mile connectivity About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street according to its probable use is a reasonable but uncommon practice.” said the […]

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  • LIVABLE STREET STANDARDS : CROSSWALKS

    Crosswalk is a portion of roadway at an intersection which indicates crossing for pedestrian which helps to increase safety of pedestrian. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street according to its probable use is a reasonable but uncommon practice.” said […]

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  • In the News

    Media coverage , News on The Urban Vision as well as some commentary and opinion columns from The Urban Vision team

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  • Leaders Study on Urban Innovations in Berlin: Presentations

    Our Annual Leaders Study Program on Urbanism Innovations took place in Berlin. We studied Berlin which is the world's coolest artistic city . We explored ideas that make it a model of European urban design & Green city

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  • Livable Street Standards : Curb Extension and Curb Redii

    Curb extension increase the overall visibility of pedestrians. Significantly improves pedestrian crossing by reducing the pedestrian crossing distance. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street according to its probable use is a reasonable but uncommon practice.” said the City of […]

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  • Livable Street Standards : Curb and Curb Ramps

    Curb is an edge of the sidewalk.Curb and Curb ramps are smaller but important part of the sidewalk. Curb ramp makes transit safer and comfortable for the physically disabled person from roadway to the sidewalk. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design […]

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  • The Urban Vision : Capture the BIG Picture
    A fused grid community in Calgary - SaddlestoneNew Urban Modal Share -AthensOld, walled city (Medina) streets - FezInterwoven Orthogonal Grids from Islamic ArtUrban transport mode share and shoppingSouq covered shopping street and trafficOpen for business - the three-leaf door storeThrough the block and building connectionTraffic Jam ...Where?
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