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Indian Cities’ Dire Need for Planning

Singapore has long been hailed as an example of the success of urban planning. Many articles talk about the unique approaches that were employed to fix many urban challenges such as overcrowding, congestion and energy consumption. These have served as … Continue reading

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Smarter Cities: Take aways to take forward.

The subject of Smart Cities is anything but a simple one, more so because most people have their own particular perspective on it. But when put together, at least from the list drawn up at the Smarter Cities Challenge Track … Continue reading

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A Brief Overview of Pecha Kucha Night #13 (part 1/3)

As you probably know if you’ve been following this space, last Thursday, the 11th of October, was the second Pecha Kucha night at the American Center, the thirteenth in Delhi, and what a night it was! We were busy planning … Continue reading

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Mobility for equity: A gendered perspective on bicycling in India

By Anvita Arora Understanding gender issues in the transport context is of vital importance, since women account for about 70% of those living in poverty worldwide. The growing literature on women and transport has also clearly shown that they tend … Continue reading

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Participatory Urban Design: An Interview with Darshana Gothi Chauhan

Urban Designer and Architect, Darshana Gothi Chauhan, of Urban Initiatives, joined us on the 20th of April to be a part of the Design Public Conclave on Trust, Participation, Innovation. Urban Initiatives has an inter-disciplinary approach to urban design, transportation, … Continue reading

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IBM Officially On Board as Sponsor for Design Public

We’re elated to report that yesterday, IBM officially confirmed their sponsorship of the third edition of the Design Public Conclave. Our CEO, Dr. Aditya Dev Sood, has been in conversation with the folks at IBM for the past month or … Continue reading

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