Posts archive for November, 2020

PGAA Creative Design Principal, Landscape Architect Paulo Alcazaren highlighted the importance of good urban design and multi-stakeholder participation in redeveloping our spaces during SGCT Module 7.

With the topic Value Creation in Public Spaces and Environment Protection, PGAA Creative Design Principal, Landscape Architect Paulo Alcazaren highlighted the importance of good urban design and multi-stakeholder participation in redeveloping our spaces during SGCT Module 7, held last November 18. Mr. Alcazaren elaborated during the session the need to recover open spaces for relief, refuge, and environmental protection and to build infrastructure for alternative modes of transportation, pedestrian systems, […]

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Reflections and Conversations about Public Service and Leadership commenced last Saturday, November 7.

From Purpose to Impact: Reflections and Conversations about Public Service and Leadership commenced last Saturday, November 7. This is the fourth course offered by the Jesse Robredo Institute for Leadership and Good Governance and designed to provide space and time for young public leaders to look back at their leadership journey, using this reflection as an impetus to learning important competencies that can deepen their commitment, and propel them to […]

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Intramuros Administrator Atty. Asido shared the importance of cultural preservation and heritage conservation in urban planning, focusing the development of Intramuros.

The Course on Building Smart and Green Cities and Towns in a Post-Pandemic World held its sixth module last November 4, 2020. The session discussed the importance of cultural preservation and heritage conservation in urban planning, focusing on the development of Intramuros as 2020 Asia’s Leading Tourist Attraction. Opening the session was Atty. Arnel Casanova, course facilitator, who emphasized that city building and innovation is not only about aesthetics. It […]

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Module 5 of the Course on Building Smart and Green Cities and Towns featured two urban planners from Sasaki Associates, Inc.

Module 5 of course on Building Smart and Green Cities and Towns happened last October 28, 2020. The session featured Mr. Alykan Mohamed and Professor Mary Anne Ocampo, both urban planners from Sasaki Associate, Inc., a Boston-based multidisciplinary firm with an integrated planning and design philosophy.  Mr. Alykhan Mohamed, Associate Planner at Sasaki opened the discussion by giving a glimpse to the future of transport and mobility with the development […]

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