Future Vision Archive

  • APLI Mumbai : A Citizens Vision Plan – Opportunity Mumbai: Redeveloping the PortLands for a liveable Mumbai

    We believe that the Mumbai Port Trust redevelopment offers a great opportunity to ensure that Mumbai regains its place as a thriving city .The success of a city in the 21st century is going to be determined by the human capital that it is able...

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  • “Reimagining Mumbai’s Public Spaces: Civic Hackathon”

    “Reimagining Mumbai’s Public Spaces: Civic Hackathon”

    Reimagining Mumbai's Public Spaces: Civic Hackathon Reimagine Public Spaces: Civic Hackathon- Tecnopride Citizens of Mumbai had a fun evening dreaming up revival of our Public Spaces at the “Reimagining Mumbai’s Public Spaces: Civic Hackathon” that took place on August 2nd at Studio X Mumbai. The participants ranged...

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  • Cultural / Civic Entrepreneurs Forum: Enliven the community spaces

    The Cultural / Civic Entrepreneurs Forum is aimed at highlighting initiatives that have the potential to stimulate and enliven the public and community spaces of the city. Great places are not just an outcome of design but management , programming & Community Engagement & enabling social...

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  • Vinayak Bharne on “The Emerging Asian City”

    Vinayak Bharne is the Director of Design at Moule & Polyzoides in Los Angeles, one of the founding firms of the New Urbanism movement; and a joint faculty of urbanism and planning at the Sol Price School of Public Policy and the School of Architecture...

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  • A spatial framework for explosive growth

    photo credit: garycycles5 . Urbanization is taking place in  a extremely fast manner. We are not confronted anymore to urban growth. We are confronted to metropolitan explosion. . There are cities that are growing by 6% on an annual basis. That means they are doubling (100%) every ten...

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  • What Indian Cities can learn from its villages?

    photo credit: transillumination Here is  a piece that I wrote recently where I argue that Gandhi’s vision of village life can apply to all levels of urban form. Link : http://www.planetizen.com/node/50694

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  • Next Generation Urbanization in India

    New Model Cities can drive Transformative Change Even though megacities will play a significant role in India’s urban future, patterns of growth suggest that most of India’s urbanisation will take place in smaller cities and towns; those with a population of less than 500,000 as established...

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  • ICT for next generation Cities

    The challenge of fast urbanization is opening the way for the development of highly “smarter” cities, as more and more of its services rely on emerging technologies. The differentiating factor that can make cities “smart” is the integrated usage of information and communication technologies (ICT)...

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