Tourism and Urban Planning

Urban planning can play an important role in tourism promotion. Tourism and urban planning is essentially based on how traditions, lifestyles, cultural attractions and historic sites can be combined in a coherent city tourist map. Below are some ways efficient urban planning can help the tourism industry grow. Information: Administrator and planners should ensure that…

Covid19 thrust for Green Spaces

Pandemic showed the world what was unimaginable before December 2019. The world coming to a standstill and improvement in environmental conditions, were two of the most spectacular results of the pandemic. It highlighted the vulnerabilities in the modern world, especially in the healthcare infrastructure and urban planning. Infrastructure sector is important for the economy as…

Development Finance Institute

Establishment of Development Finance Institute (DFI) to address the issue of long-term infrastructure financing in the entire infrastructure sector will boost the economic growth of the nation and help in coming out of Covid-19 shock. Infrastructure finance has always been an issue in the country, it seemed even more difficult as the country was about…

Role of IT in Infrastructure

The 21st Century is highly dependent on Information Technology (IT). It has touched and influenced every aspect of the modern life. The advent of IT has changed the way people communicate, study, travel, build, plan and everything else. Infrastructure, like every other facet of modern life, is also hugely dependent on IT. Whether its planning,…

BIM helping build Smart Cities

It is estimated that by the year 2030, approximately 600 million Indians will be living in urban areas. The agencies are extensively making the use of ICT along with geospatial data to make cities cleaner, safer, energy efficient, low carbon emitters and disaster resilient. In simpler words, government is trying to make the cities as…

Aerotropolis: Opportunities & Challenges

In the past, airports have put themselves in the outskirts of towns, thereby reducing the spatial disconnection. This hampered significant economic growth in the future. As the economy grew, airports became strategic economic hub in new cities. Significant growth of aviation business in coming decades and position of India and its socio-political stability require to…

GIS and BIM: Integration of Two Disruptive Technology

GIS (Geographical Information System) and BIM (Building Information Modelling) are two disruptive technologies that have massively impacted way traditional work was done. Both opened new avenues to store and analyze massive volume of data, made visualizing information possible like never before, changed the way projects were planned, saved time and thereby money. Both technologies operate…