Category: Urban Design

Philosophy of Urban Design

Imagine a vibrant urban streetscape. People walk the wide sidewalks, window shopping and going from store to store. Sidewalk cafe’s and restaurants are packed with happy customers watching the passing streams of people, sipping latte’s, chatting and laughing with friends or texting and tapping away on their favorite portable device. Other locations feature laughing patrons […]

Sustainable Urban Design – The Future Is Now

Sustainable urban design empowers government planners, architects, engineers and communities to minimise the impact of development upon the environment, while protecting valuable resources for future generations. Amongst a turbulent period where there are global concerns about diminishing resources and environmental impacts, questions are being raised regarding the quality of life to be experienced within cities […]