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city scripts, an annual festival, to kick off on may 20 in bengaluru

City Scripts, the annual urban writing festival, by Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS), is back for its 7th edition...
Dwija Modi May 19, 2022

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 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

time to build healthy & green city post covid19 in india

The world has seen the disruption of healthcare and urban facilities done by the onslaught of Covid-19 which has affected...
Subrajoti Paul July 9, 2020

the future of urban water systems: building a community-based information system in india

As our urban cities expand into sprawling agglomerations and the demand for water catering to an increasing urban population and...
Salomi Nautiyal July 4, 2020

how community engagement is key to fight urban sustainability challenges?

The recent rise of civic activism in India for local and national issues exposes key challenge – Citizens are unhappy...
Ruchi Agarwal February 10, 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...
Debadutta Parida January 13, 2020