Land use planning, in the latest version of the National Land Use Bill and Management Act, calls for more multisectoral representation and input, including technical experts and experienced planners and operators.
By Felino A. Palafox Jr.
‘New Urbanism’ is a relatively young term, introduced in the early 1980s in the United States to call forth the need to create pedestrian and transit-oriented neighborhood design and a mix of land uses toward more cohesive communities that conventional, suburban development popularized after World War II.
By Tessa R. Salazar
Members OF social media have banded together to protest the Manila Bay Reclamation project. Lately, Facebook petition sites called “S.O.S. Manila Bay: Save our Sunset!” and “No to Reclamation of Manila Bay” have surfaced.
By Isabel Berenguer Asuncion
A few weeks ago, I picked up a book from Fully Booked, a little “handbook” sized one titled “Design: A Very Short Introduction.” It was written by John Heskett, a professor of Hong Kong Polytechnic’s School of Design, who has also authored many essays and stories for various design publications. In his book, Heskett looks into the application of design into everyday life, and explores its many definitions and applications
By the staff
After winning its first public-private partnership (PPP) contract involving a major school infrastructure project with the Department of Education, construction and engineering firm Megawide Construction Corp. is getting the hang of the PPP ballgame.