But we must open up the opportunity to conceptualise these futures to a wider and more diverse set of people
Hyderabad storm water management: Missed potential and way forward
What COVID-19 can mean for SDG-11, sustainable cities and communities in India
COVID-19 impact: It’s time to reimagine work culture and transform cities
An every monsoon affair: How to tackle urban flooding
Urbanisation is inevitable as is climate change; the need is for a multi-pronged approach
In India, modern development puts prehistoric sites at risk
Much of the land holding the country’s buried past is being rapidly transformed for modern development — agriculture, roads, ...
Urban form and travel to completely change after COVID-19
Central business districts will decline while larger apartments will be in demand as more firms consider making employees work-from-home, a ...
COVID-19: 4 factors to test how vulnerable slums in 4 big cities are
Govt of India thinks novel coronavirus will be a part of life. That makes it imperative to account for ...
COVID-19 and green, open spaces: What is going to be our new normal?
Living conditions created under a pandemic situation are also a reflection of the inadequacies of our cities
COVID-19 exposes fault lines in peri-urban areas
Lack of sanitation awareness prevails at a greater extent here; it is unclear how COVID-19-centric awareness campaigns will influence ...
COVID-19: Self-sufficient neighbourhoods are needed to make cities resilient
The need is to recognise what a neighbourhood requires and ensure that the planning makes everyday needs available — and ...
COVID-19: How city densities can be managed for post-pandemic recovery
Density seems to be more of a scapegoat than the cause of increasing virus transmission at the city level
Smart cities: Testing ground for sensor-based instruments
Smart cities are much-needed platforms for on-field use and evaluation of sensor-based technology
COVID-19: Here's what decentralised planning teaches us to curb pandemics
Decentralised infrastructure and services provide a range of benefits for all stakeholders
What lessons does COVID-19 offer for India's urban poor policy
The government should learn from this pandemic and create a robust, equitable and sustainable infrastructure that should be inclusive ...
COVID-19 pandemic sheds light on urban inequality vs mobility needs in cities
Millions who make the urban ecosystem tick live as squatters, in dense lanes and single rooms
COVID-19: We’re in a real-time laboratory of a more sustainable urban future
After coronavirus, a key question emerges: What in essence is a city for? There is a need to look at ...
How cities can manage travel demands in post-COVID-19 societies
Cities now caution people to not to use any public or shared mode of transport
Earth day musings: Can this pandemic change the idea of a city?
Post-pandemic, the new normal in our cities need to be more humane and inclusive and urban renewal must be ...
COVID-19: Why are the migrant workers so desperate to move out?
Partition migration was triggered by a newly drawn line between two nations whereas the present exodus highlights another kind ...
COVID-19: Strategising response through locational intelligence in cities
India needs to leverage the role of Geographic Information System technology for devising strategies
Cities in the time of COVID-19
The current scenario underscores the need to make cities adapt and respond to threats through effective planning
Finding green sense in India’s new environmental regime
The new EIA draft notification leaves a lot of questions unanswered even as India is yet to receive a ...
COVID-19 outbreak brings attention back to informal sector
Over 90% of the country’s total workforce is in the informal sector
The ecological cost of highway to my village
How construction of a road led to economical, cultural shift in my village in Jaunpur