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How basic urban design can help protect crowded communities during an outbreak

Apr 27, 2020 - 7:37 PM

Local governments play a big role in including urban design in public health policies and protocols especially as the country grapples with the coronavirus outbreak

PLASTIC WALLS. The parish in Barangay Bagong Silangan in Quezon City put plastic walls for its makeshift drive-thru, where pedicab drivers and garbage traders can get free meals. Photo courtesy of Fr Gilbert Billena

#SG50: How planning made Singapore a Garden City

Aug 05, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Planning parks and open spaces and constant reinvention made Singapore Asia s most livable city offering many lessons for urban centers around the world

HORTICULTURAL DESTINATION. Singapore's Gardens By the Bay features tree-shaped, solar-powered vertical gardens called "supertrees." They form part of a nightly show of choreographed lights and sounds. The Gardens are a masterpiece of urban planning and sustainability. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Maynila Urban Design Week + Festival ends this weekend

May 15, 2015 - 4:41 PM

Are you ready to experience a redesigned Maynila?

Cagayan de Oro, Iloilo win award for sustainable city planning

Oct 16, 2014 - 3:58 PM

All 15 city entries featured wide sidewalks renewable energy disaster resilient designs and green architecture

Bike-friendly, billboard-free Roxas Boulevard?

Aug 21, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Paulo Alcazaren reveals plans for the redevelopment of the famed boulevard

REDEVELOPMENT. Improvements are envisioned for the major thoroughfare. Photo from Department of Tourism Twitter