Tagged with Urban Design

Baolis of Delhi (Archive)

Baolis of Delhi (Archive)

A list of baolis in Delhi….. From the magnificent one at Red Fort to the ones which became a trash bin now…. Continue reading

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Urban Voids & Shared Spaces

Urban Voids & Shared Spaces

When understood as articulated moments among crisis-crossing networks of social relations and understanding, places do not posses singular, but multiple and contested identities.  Thus, place-making is shaped by conflict, differences and social negotiations among differentially situated and at times antagonistically bound and others whose social relations are understanding span entire regions and transcend national boundaries … Continue reading

Indigenous Innovations – I (The Wall)

Indigenous Innovations – I (The Wall)

  It is amazing to read about a phobia called Paruresis, how can someone have such a phobia which would not allow them to release themselves in public? Well it would be so good if this kind of a problem take roots in India. But Indian philosophy teaches us “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam“, which literally means the whole … Continue reading

…a revisit to Chandigarh…

…a revisit to Chandigarh…

One must admit that no other city in India would pull architects as does Chandigarh. Chandigarh the “The City Beautiful”, indeed a beautiful city, with beautiful architecture, jolly go people and such good looking girls!!! Chandigarh is probably the most talked about cities. I still remember the excitement I felt when I first decided to … Continue reading