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Community-led Heritage Mapping in Kathmandu (Nepal)

4 min read Guest author: Olga Chepelianskaia (UNICITI) Editor's note: This piece is the first in a series of three posts entitled 'Mapping - a tool for urban re...

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COVID-19 and climate resilience: Effective disaster prevention and management practices 

Read time: 7 minutes Guest author: Olga Chepelianskaia (UNICITI) Editor's note: This post shares the findings of two related articles that link the current cris...

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Planning around COP25: call for blog posts

The recent UN climate conference COP25 took place in Madrid last December. The conference fell short of consensus in many areas, although many technical issues ...

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Placemaking: toolkits & books

Read time: 3 minutes This post is a companion to a previous post: Placemaking: trends & people. This post focuses on toolkits, methods, books and handbooks ...

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What resilience planning can tell us about decentralization and community engagement

By Irina Paraschivoiu“Resilience” has come to be used frequently in planning, and currently encompasses strategies dealing with economic downturns, climate chan...

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