green architecture
This article is an open letter to fellow architects, urban practitioners, designers, and thinkers. The urban environment is extremely important to our sense of well-being and community. Designing...
green architecture
Nature-based Solutions (NbS) as defined as The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) , are the actions to protect, sustainably manage, and restore natural or modified ecosystems, that address societal challenges...
Pedestrian Friendly Pondy Bazaar street in Chennai.
Streets have been our oldest social spaces which connected diverse areas of the city, creating multiple spaces for communal activities and points for interaction along the way. With an increase in the growth of private vehicles and automobiles, streets were no longer seen as public spaces, rather, just a medium to traverse through, in order to get to your destination.
A TenderSure project of pedestrianization of MG Road, Bangalore
In the summer of 2015, the Narendra Modi government announced the 100 Smart Cities Mission. Once the list of cities got announced, there were fervent celebrations by people in multiple cities and...
Accessible streets in Pune
In India, city after city has been focusing on making motorised vehicles the prime focus of transport infrastructure investment. Congestion is deemed undesirable and cities have declared war on it. Road widening,...
Safe well designed walking space
Time and again, any horrific crimes against women bring up the argument ‘How safe are our cities’. What follows is appeals and posts by police and administration on helpline numbers, mobile apps and...