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  • Why Mumbai Needs a Strategic Urban Design/ Ecological Master Plan

    As Mumbai matures and harbors aspirations of becoming a world-class city or an international business center, the City needs to engage in ecological urban design and accountable urban planning. Urban planning is a means to create a citizen-defined vision for the city’s future that is implemented by responsible public and private leaders. Much has been said recently about the need for improving governance of cities in India where there has been little attention paid to the planning or design of cities. Cities throughout history – especially in democracies — evolve from a state of chaos and irresponsible governance (where mostly the interests of the powerful take precedence over the city’s general welfare) — to a progressive state where the better informed and educated citizens demand and receive political accountability for better urban life through effective planning and urban design.

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  • How should we perceive the “Indian City”

    PERCEPTION noun 1. the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept [syn: percept] WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University. In the quest for progressive and developing approaches to design, it becomes essential to begin at the root of the process of...

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  • The Urban Vision : Capture the BIG Picture
    Durham - High Street - Fused GridNaples - Fused GridToronto Fused GridPedesrian lane, connector, Pedestrian Connector - Fused GridMontpellier - Fused GridOld Urbanism to Fused Grid - MontpellierDiagonal Diverter- Fused GridThe Public Realm - Reclaimed
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  • About : The Urban Vision

    The Urban Vision is a social venture & a think-do-tank which was instituted to inspire next generation urbanization.The organization focuses on solutions driven research; advocates & consults on best practices in policy and design; facilitates public dialogue on policy choices.

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    The Urban Vision | | Address: # 104, Blue Cross Chambers,#11, Infantry Cross Road, Bangalore – 560001 Karnataka