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bengaluru introduces the first live bicyle counter in the city

Build bicycle lanes and people will cycle, a global mantra of bicycle-friendly cities from Copenhagen in Denmark to Paris in...
Urban Voices April 27, 2022

urban india caught up in parking muddle

With low car ownership of 22 cars per 1000 inhabitants, India is expected to touch 35 cars per 1000 inhabitants...
Jasmine Singh March 14, 2021

public health: a far cry for rural india during covid19

Maya (name changed) a contractual labourer serving a family of four, travels more than five miles each day, sometimes in...
Subrajoti Paul October 31, 2020

libraries as community spaces: my love story with the indian institute of world culture

In the words of Neil Gaiman, I believe that the future depends on libraries. This conviction comes from the fact...
Kavya Srinivasan October 5, 2020

urban planning in india need ‘rethinking’ & ‘retrofitting’ in covid19

COVID19 has come in our lives as a blizzard unaware. In the last six months of the year 2020, we...
Jasmine Singh October 2, 2020

india’s ‘indigenous peoples’ in urgent need of climate justice

India is a large country with interspersed legacy and identity largely driven out of its people and their natural habitats....
Pooran Chandra Pandey September 14, 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...
Debadutta Parida July 9, 2020

electric vehicle is new sustainability quotient in india

Change. It’s never pleasant and many would say that it has become a tendency for us to resist it. There...
Arunesh Shrivastava July 5, 2020

four steps of building trust for inclusive-cities to fight covid

All of us are highly impressed with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s leadership in steering her country through the...
ElsaMarie D’Silva June 22, 2020

the aftermath of ‘new normal’ on city planning in india

Covid19, the noble coronavirus though only six months old, has impacted more than six million lives across the globe and...
Kanika Bansal June 15, 2020