Urban acupuncture: Cities needs revitalising
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Urban acupuncture: Cities needs revitalising

Approximately 50% of the world’s population dwells in rural areas. In the coming decade, with economic development and growth, this percentage may go down to 25%. Thus, it is clear that half the rural population plans to either shift to urban centers or reevaluate its environment. This gives urban designers the scope to change existing settlements, not just plan a major city.

Rohit Suraj, CEO and Design Director at Urban Zen, discusses the importance of urban design in evolving cities. In this article, he covers the concept of urban acupuncture, a lesser-known concept that can help revitalise areas of the town or city that are in dire need of attention.

Click here to read the article.

Approximately 50% of the world’s population dwells in rural areas. In the coming decade, with economic development and growth, this percentage may go down to 25%. Thus, it is clear that half the rural population plans to either shift to urban centers or reevaluate its environment. This gives urban designers the scope to change existing settlements, not just plan a major city. Rohit Suraj, CEO and Design Director at Urban Zen, discusses the importance of urban design in evolving cities. In this article, he covers the concept of urban acupuncture, a lesser-known concept that can help revitalise areas of the town or city that are in dire need of attention. Click here to read the article.

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