The EnP Board Review Series: Part 6B – History, Theories, and Concepts

This was the lecture for the 2018 UP Plano Board Review Session on Environmental Planning history, theories, and concepts, in three parts. What’s new or different in this lecture as compared to Part 6A is that I presented topics thematically, not chronologically (which is also how The City Reader is presented). This looks more into the urban setting, not regional, and it covers topics all the way to global cities and globalised urbanization, which I feel are relevant to us all, but which are not covered enough or talked about enough in the country (for example, we learn about CBDs in school, but the world has moved to pseudo-CBDs and spaces of flows through technology).  

Part I

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A Placemaking Project (A Proposal for Marikina City)

This proposal is an entry for Challenge #4 of the Civic Innovation Fellowship. It invites anyone with a passion for urbanism to propose solutions to the issues and challenges in Marikina City. Being a Marikeña and an urban planner, this call really piqued my interest because I’ve had ideas to bring placemaking into my city for the longest time. Let me share the proposal with you.

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EnP Board Review Schedule for 2017

I’ve received numerous comments, follows, and queries since my last post. Thanks to everyone for the kind words. It’s been a while since I worked on the blog series (I’m currently doing disaster work), but I hope I’ve been able to respond to everyone via e-mail.

Anyway, I’m sharing the schedule of UP Plano’s EnP Board Coaching Sessions for 2017. Here’s the poster:


Click on this link for the original post. And click here to register.

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Survey for Citizen Engagement (MOOC Final Project)

This post is the project for my MOOC on Citizen Engagement: A Game Changer for Development. The objective is ‘to design a theoretical citizen engagement to improve policy-making and/or public service delivery in your local community, city, or country, and creatively express how this might look like in the real world through the creation of a digital artifact.’

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