civic sense for civic bodies for pedestrian needs is urgent

Walking has always been the primary means of human locomotion. Pedestrianism (walking) was a popular spectator sport just as horse...
November 14, 2020

preserving wetlands to fight urban flooding in india

India's biggest challenge in front of its growth is the impact of climate change on its populace. The country has...
July 24, 2020

an open letter to reimagine architectural education and practice in india

This article is an open letter to fellow architects, urban practitioners, designers, and thinkers. The urban environment is extremely important...
July 9, 2020

can nature based solutions help india tackle its air pollution issues?

Nature-based Solutions (NbS) as defined as The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) , are the actions to protect,...
April 7, 2020

india’s tryst with designing pedestrian-friendly streets

Pondy Bazaar, has been Chennaites’ most sought after shopping destination for several decades, long before the large shopping malls sprung...
February 13, 2020

god is in the market: is city planning in india getting hijacked by free-market overtures?

In the summer of 2015, the Narendra Modi government announced the 100 Smart Cities Mission. Once the list of cities...
January 13, 2020

how to design accessible & walkable cities in india?

In India, city after city has been focusing on making motorised vehicles the prime focus of transport infrastructure investment. Congestion...
January 12, 2020

making cities safe for women – by design

Time and again, any horrific crimes against women bring up the argument ‘How safe are our cities’. What follows is...
January 12, 2020