Confirmation seminar: Public space privatisation from a Global South perspective
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Confirmation seminar: Public space privatisation from a Global South perspective

Views about the nature of public space and the challenges that it faces are, for the most part, formulated based on studies and observations from the perspective of developed, Western countries, especially the United States and Europe. The present thesis adopts a different vantage point. Public space is analyzed from the lens of Southeast Asian … Continue reading

Australia’s future extreme temperatures and the role of planners
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Australia’s future extreme temperatures and the role of planners

In recent years, Australia has experienced unprecedented heat, including heatwaves and record-breaking hot days, months, seasons and years. Australia has a naturally variable climate, but recent studies show that our recent extremes are already being influenced by climate change. Even if the Paris agreement to limit the global temperature rise to below 2C is met, … Continue reading

Confirmation seminar: Climate friendly urban design: A comparison between Australia and India
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Confirmation seminar: Climate friendly urban design: A comparison between Australia and India

Urban design is concerned with the arrangement, appearance and function of suburbs, towns and cities. It is both a process and an outcome of creating localities in which people live & engage with each other, and the physical place around them. In the past, the buildings were built in harmony with nature, with an interaction … Continue reading

Renuka Bhoge joined our MPhil program
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Renuka Bhoge joined our MPhil program

Renuka Bhoge joined as a RHD student in School of Earth and Environmental Sciences in January 2017. She is an architect with post-graduation degree in Building Engineering and Management. Her research area is ‘Climate friendly urban design: A comparison between Australia and India’. Her research involves study of urban design tools that the planners, urban … Continue reading