metro_davao_rw

Metro Davao – the premier urban center of the Mindanao Island Cluster is the biggest City in the Philippines in terms of Land Area.

The urban core is concentrated near the shores of the Davao Gulf. The downtown area known as Poblacion has a high urban density.

The questions that need to be asked are the following:

Does the City plan for in case of an eruption of the semi-active volcano Mt. Apo (the highest mountain in the Philippines)?

How will the city plan for its expansion knowing well of the multi-hazards in its jurisdiction?

What do you think?

What questions are important to you in understanding your City? Shaping it?

*this map was prepared using open data from OsmContributors, QGIS, SRTM, & OpenTopography.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s