Since a small advertisement appeared in the English language newspapers in October 2019, the architectural and urban community has been abuzz with the proposed redevelopment of the Central Vista in New Delhi. The advertisement was a call for architects and urban design firms to present their … Continue readingUrban Planning and Public Participation in India: The Case of the Central Vista Redevelopment Project, New Delhi
In 2019, approximately 1/3rd of the Indian population lived in urban areas (Statista, 2019). It is estimated that by 2031, the rate of urbanisation is expected to hit 35% and by 2051, more than half of the country’s population will be living in the largest cities with a population of more than 1 million people. The … Continue readingWill Building New Cities Help the Recovery of the Indian Economy?