Change Management

27 April 2015 | New Delhi, India The condition and quality of Indian building stock is poor when it comes to seismic performance India has many instances of buildings collapsing even without an earthquake – laxity in enforcing regulations is to blame In Delhi, 70-80 per cent of buildings violate regulations; civic agencies cite lack […]

Change Management

22 January 2015 | by The Smart Citizen contributors “The city fosters competition among developers to combine architectural, ecological and social qualities while remaining affordable for everybody and guaranteeing a functioning and social mix in all housing areas.” Dr. Michael LudwigExecutive City Councillor for Housing, Housing Construction and Urban Renewal of the City of Vienna […]

Change Management

6 November 2014 | by Vineeta Shetty As modern municipal governments go, Muscat’s is young: barely 30 years old. The capital of the Sultanate of Oman, exquisitely set between the al Hajar mountains and the Oman Sea, carries the flag for His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said’s personal drive for the modernization of his country, […]