04 February 2010

The Re-making of Mumbai: Search for an Appropriate Skyscraper Response

In the early part of 2009, twelve students from the Illinois Institute of Technology, under the tutelage of Professor Antony Wood and working together with...

04 February 2010

Changing a City, a Country, the World

Growth, overcrowding, budget constraints and inadequate infrastructure is putting increasing pressure on cities, states and countries. Leaders of global cities and private companies are thinking...

04 February 2010

Dharavi Redevelopment Project

The greatest failure in slum rehabilitation thus far has not been the paltry success rate of various slum rehabilitation initiatives throughout the world, nor has...

04 February 2010

Integrated Approach to Slum Redevelopment

About 60 percent of Mumbai's population of 12 million are classified as urban poor and live in slums. A public-private partnership redevelopment model is being...

04 February 2010

Community as Partners in Urban Redevelopment

The Dharavi Redevelopment project, under the Slum Rehabilitation Authority, is an attempt to convert a large informal settlement into an integrated township and its integration...

04 February 2010

Sustainable Cluster Vertical Neighborhood Development

Sen is a proponent of Passive Solar Architecture and his practice actively pursues energy conscious design approach. His own studio uses no artificial light. As...