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Urban Development – The Types of Urban Development

What are the Types of Urban Development Planning? Urban development planning entails the design of city areas to meet the economic, social, environmental, lifestyle, security, recreational, and health needs of a particular community within a specific geographical...

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Stages of Property Development Planning

What are the Stages of Property Development Planning? After years of working in the construction industry, you have decided to venture into property development or invest in property projects. Before you start, make sure you understand the ins and outs of regulations...

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Mapping – Why Urban Planners are Using GIS for Mapping

Why Urban Planners Use GIS for Mapping and Related Services Mapping forms an integral part of urban planning functions regarding city development. With cities ever-growing and being dynamic spaces, the urban planner’s work is never finished. To this end, town planners...

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Integrated Development Plan – Understanding the Concept

What is an Integrated Development Plan? To emphasise the importance of seeking expert help and services with integrated development planning for organised settlements and resource allocation, this article provides a short discussion of the approach as applied by the...

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Roles of Urban and Regional Development Professionals

 What is Urban and Regional Development?  Urban and regional development planning is the scientific approach to allocate, organise, and manage land use and erection of buildings, infrastructure and roads to ensure the best possible use to the benefit of the...

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The Power of Development Planning in Communities

The Importance of Development Planning: Why Involve Town Planners? Organised usage of available resources is essential for sustainability. Development planning is integral to this process and critical to minimising environmental impact whilst ensuring access to...

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