The famously productive neighbourhood in the heart of Mumbai city is full of thousands of artisans, craftspersons and mechanics, working away on their tools and machines in workshops and factories that often do
A 5 day workshop on the remote Ulleung island generates ideas and discussion for an alternative to the traditional fast paced development in South Korea.
A record book of 20 houses built by the mason Ataide Caetite in the Paraisopolis favela, which reflects on how the economic and cultural dynamics are reflected in home construction and design.
On how nature and economy share a common destiny (The Hindu, 27.08.17)
Lessons from a century-old plan for Indore by Scottish planner Patrick Geddes (The Hindu, 14.08.17)
The "Tool-house for the Future" workshop explores the possibilities of reimagining cities from the point of view of live-work arrangements.
Mapping your own circulatory trajectory to make your story a part of the #MumbaiReturn exhibition!
Recent research in Dhaka show that accommodation and housing are related but distinct needs. (The Hindu, 30.07.17)
New typologies address universal but much overlooked needs of urban accommodation.
The organisation of the G20 reflects its democratic deficit.
Transcript of interview in the Hindustan Times.
urbz's exhibition at the Bhau Daji Lad City Museum allows those who make up the city's fabric to put themselves on the map
urbz Brasil on its inception, approach, methodology in São Paulo
The inception of urbz Colombia and the flow of local movements in Bogota
India’s financial capital does infantilise its own indigenous history. But it also celebrates the past.
Reviewing Sondgo and its functioning residential and work places, thirteen years after the initial plans were drafted. (The Hindu, 19.06.17)
NYU Abu Dhabi returns for the third year of handstorming resulting in some exciting projects in Kumbharwada, Koliwada, Transit Camp and the 13th Compound
The two ostensibly different cities have so much in common when you look beneath the surface.
How global cities can reinvent themselves by going local. (The Hindu, 03.05.17)
A community struggling with water and identity finds hope in nature and culture. (The Hindu, 11.04.17)
Privatisation, if seen as an exclusive way to regularise settlements, increases the risk of political manipulation and real-estate speculation. (The Hindu, 29.03.17)