Posts Tagged 'regulation'

Living in the Informal City

A partnership between Next City and Forum for the Future, Informal City Dialogues tells the stories of six cities; Accra, Bangkok, Chennai, Lima, Manila and Nairobi, aiming to to find ways to build resilient and sustainable cities in areas beyond official planning and regulations.

Istanbul’s idea to merge city blocks

A new approach to construction is being developed in Istanbul based on the voluntary merging of city blocks. In the 3blocks1block regeneration model, development bonuses encourage three formerly separate building blocks to be merged into one, enabling better design opportunities, a greater capacity for green areas, and space for public buildings, parking lots and wide roads.