Category: Urban Design & Landscape Architecture

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Climate-proofing Jakarta

By Arlene Nathania   More than two thirds of the world’s largest cities are vulnerable to rising sea levels and unpredictable extreme rainfall patterns – Connecting Delta Cities Global climate change is also threatening Jakarta as a delta city. Jakarta has been sinking partly below the mean sea level, with accelerated subsidence rates due to excessive long-term groundwater abstraction, as the… Read more →

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Berlin, the City of Graphics

If you are an artist, architect, graphic designer, photographer, or an urbanist, chances are you would like Berlin, the capital city of Germany. It is the biggest and the most populous city in the whole Germany. Once having been divided into West and East Berlin after the World War II, the city offers very eclectic shades of architecture and various artistic… Read more →