Lake Pichola Waterfront

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Lake Pichola Waterfront in Udaipur – Urban locations have been prominently affected by vicinity to water bodies. Sources of fresh water have historically attracted settlement of lands. Another reason for settlement near major water bodies like seas has been ease of trade. Many a time water bodies have been artificially curated to sustain towns and… Continue reading Lake Pichola Waterfront

Ignorance Of Bus Based Public Transport In Delhi

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Overcrowding is a major issue in public buses.

Buses used to be the preferred means of commute in many Indian cities because of their practicality, wider reach, availability, cost-effectiveness and less intensive infrastructure. In city of Delhi the bus services started decent, well managed and efficient. The state run Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) grew to cover the entire city under its 657 designated… Continue reading Ignorance Of Bus Based Public Transport In Delhi

Urban Renewal for Affordable Housing

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High-rise densification of Hongkong to manage population in a small band of land.

Plot-level redevelopment and in-situ redevelopment of squatter settlements: The problem of urban housing has always been an inevitable outcome of growing urbanization. In trying to cope with it cities have typically grown physically in a horizontal sprawl with largely low-rise, low-density urban forces necessitating extension of lines of transportation and services beyond reasonable limits. In… Continue reading Urban Renewal for Affordable Housing

Urban Villages

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Urban Villages – The villages in proximity of major urban centres are fast losing their rural character owing to easy access to money, services and material, jobs and opportunities. Such rural centres are no longer dependent on agriculture alone. This material transition is often coupled with eroding worth of traditional knowledge and systems. The very… Continue reading Urban Villages

DLF CyberHub

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DLF CyberHub – A perfect example of a congregation and community space based on cyber punk themes. The urban design blends social and commercial aspects to serve a milieu comprising of diversity brought to city of Gurgaon owing to its promise of opportunities and living standards. #gurgaon #publicspace #urbandesign #congregation #social #culture #corporate #india #urban… Continue reading DLF CyberHub

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