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 cities. Udaipur features one such artificial network of lakes which in modern times serve additional purpose of facilitating tourism. Management of such water infrastructure forms large part of sustaining urban centres. #water #city #urban #lake #cityscape #infrastructure #tourism #rajasthan #india #basic #sustainable
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 routes. Continue reading “Ignorance Of Bus Based Public Transport In Delhi”
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 systems which evolved due to sustainable nature and tendency to be in tandem with nature.
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 #cyberpunk #architecture #urbanplanning
It is widely acknowledged that health constitutes the core pillar of Human Development, and is a key indicator for assessing achievements in capability enhancements and well-being. Healthy people are more productive and their contribution augments economic development and fuels growing incomes. On the other hand, ill health stifles the full realization of psychological, social and economic capabilities, and has financial implications in terms of loss of income & productivity. Continue reading “Housing And Health”