Tag Archives: Mumbai

Great seaports from space – South Asia


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Posted in aerospace, Asia, cities, economic development, geography, infrastructure, land use, logistics, Maps, Outer Space, planning, spatial design, Trade, transportation, Travel, urban planning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Spectacular airport control towers – new and old


For architects and designers alike, form and function play and important role in building design. Airport control towers should be no different. As they often are the first distant sign from ground level of an approaching airport, control towers help … Continue reading

Posted in Active transportation, Africa, air travel, airport planning, airports, architecture, art, Asia, cities, Cuisine, culture, economic development, Europe, geography, infrastructure, land use, North America, Oceania, placemaking, planning, product design, skylines, technology, transportation, Travel, UK | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Summary of the “Asian Green City Index”


A expert panel selected by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) of The Economist magazine and Siemens AG ranked 22 major urban centers of Asia  in 2011, by utilizing an eight category green city index. The index categories include: Energy and carbon dioxide Transport Water Air … Continue reading

Posted in Asia, bicycling, cities, climate change, culture, density, economic development, energy, entrepreneurship, environment, fair trade, food systems, geography, health, homelessness, human rights, infrastructure, land use, placemaking, planning, poverty, rail, recycling, spatial design, sprawl, sustainability, tourism, transit, transportation, urban planning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Urbanography review of “Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found”


Urbanography book review of Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found by Suketu Mehta I read this captivating book last year to learn more about India. This was partially due to the fact that Bombay (Mumbai) has always fascinated me and also … Continue reading

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