YA BLOG

The blog of the Young Academics of the Association of the European Schools of Planning

Bus Stations as a transition zone to deal with safety

Authors: Manisha Sharma and Chandrima Mukhopadhyay Users of bus services in Delhi, India, have identified safety as a vital factor to deliver quality services a...

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How culture played a role in an environmental campaign

Guest author: Kedar Uttam This post presents an initiative that was undertaken by a civil society movement in Mangalore (South India) to fill the gap of cultura...

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Urban Heat Island for Beginners: Part 4 *

Physics of the UHI Phenomenon The energy balance ambient air-Earth surface is governed by energy gains, losses and storage and can be explained by the following...

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Participatory budgeting made in France

Participatory budgeting is increasingly popular among local councils, and is now also adopted by regional and even national governments across the globe. The in...

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Minimalism

In this blog I explore the value of minimalism for many aspects of our urban lives. I draw parallels between such varied phenomena as urban acupuncture, resourc...

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The smart, resilient city: cliché or oxymoron?

The smart city concept builds on technological and governance innovations to better enable cities to face up to urbanisation challenges, including the ability t...

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Highlights from 2017

2017 was a year of continued growth for the blog, buildingimages/easyblog_images on 2016. It saw 8,400 views and 5,700 visitors, for 19 published posts. The map...

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The Environmental Justice atlas

I've recently found (thanks to the Italian, brand new, excellent web-newspaper Pagina99) the Environmental Justice atlas by the Environmental Justice Organisati...

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