Metro Davao – You Big Beauty!


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.

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