Planning



What does inclusive street design look like?

Metro Manila streets are killing us. It’s about time we redesigned them so Filipinos can walk with dignity.


How do we make sure Asia’s megacities are healthy cities?

AECOM's Sean Chiao shares his four-point framework for planning Asian cities


Harvard GSD Dean on why “sustainable” is not enough

Mohsen Mostafavi puts forward an idea that goes beyond constructing a more energy-efficient environment


The Juggling Act of an Urban Planner

For urban planners, it is never enough to vault through the fiery hoops of stakeholders to execute a well-laid plan. They also have to manage a circus of claimants over the landscape.


Sitio Ubos: What remains when heritage conservation fails

Partial interventions rarely work in urban revitalization. Only a massive and systematic effort can bring life back to a blighted historic town.


Notes from a metaphysical site analysis

Cultivate kinship with the site to create harmony between tourism development and environment conservation


Walk through Makati with a British urbanist

The good, the bad, and the ungainly: Richard Coleman reveals the importance of scale in Makati


Passageways Between Light and Dark in the Ortigas Business District

Jed Gomez narrates a psychogeographical journey of idiosyncratic encounters across the Ortigas CBD.


Revitalizing Downtown Iloilo: The Push for City-wide Initiatives

Iloilo's success is facilitated by proactive leadership and a dynamic, committed private sector.