Category Archives: Urban Studies

Ethnoburbs: New Faces of Changing Settlement Dynamics

As urbanism is a new way of life in the fast urbanising world, many new settlement systems are emerging.An ethnoburb is such a type. An ethnoburb is a suburban residential as well as business area with a notable cluster of a particular ethnic minority population. Although … Continue reading

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Four Pillars of City Sustainability

Now-a-days ,there are two buzzwords-Resillience and Sustainable.David Bello, Associate Editor over at Scientific American, has an interesting post here looking at the supposed tensions between “resilience” and “sustainability”. His argument shows that precisely the characteristics that make many urban systems resilient can also make … Continue reading

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Bandipur : European Town of Nepal

The Cities of the world both of western and eastern has survived  by adapting to the changes which their very presence has precipitated and diffused. It is often built layer by layer. The city building process describes how architecture, vernacular construction, and planning together shape the urban environment, relate to each other, and affect the modification of cities. What is known about adaptability in city building is in inverse proportion to its importance. Here Ami Baht wrote about a Nepali town in which you feel like as if you are in Europe.and I really found it … Continue reading

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New Book: America’s Urban History

Originally posted on Lkboehm's Blog:
I hope readers interested in the history of the American city will check out America’s Urban History, co-authored with Steven H. Corey of Columbia College, Chicago. America’s Urban History, Routledge The history of the…

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