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Nirupama

Nirupama has written 21 posts for Urban Design Collective

Weekly Roundup 096 – 24th to 30th December

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Did Jane Jacobs predict the rise of Trump?’ Authored by Richard Florida  Out of the many events of 2016 that jolted the world, one of the biggest was the election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America. In this insightful piece based on … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 093 – 3rd to 9th December

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘How hyperconnected cities are taking over the world‘ Authored by Tanvi Mishra “Connectivity is destiny” may very well be the adage for our world revolving around the knowledge economy. With the world becoming increasingly urban and economic power being concentrated in urban centres, cities are natural focii for what Parag Khanna … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 082 – 17th September to 23rd September

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Can we actually agree on indicators to measure development?‘ Authored by Jacqueline Klopp and Danielle Petretta With the upcoming Habitat III conference hosted by the UN-Habitat, urban practitioners all over the world have begun to shift focus to the relevance of the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs). With the UN’s focus on SDGs, … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 080 – 3rd to 9th September

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Uber, Bike-Share and More Are Factors in Tomorrow’s Transit Agency‘ Authored by Josh Cohen Public transport is an ubiquitous part of urban fabric that to re-imagine it as an amalgamation seems utterly out of place. However, the city of St. Petersburg in Florida is taking this route. Subsidizing travelers who used … Continue reading

BYPASS Lab- Day 6- The Grand Finale

Authored by Nirupama Jayaraman The day of the grand finale dawned and some of the last stragglers could still be seen at the studio, desperately tying up the last strands of their presentation. The only agenda of the day was the final presentations of all six groups. With videos and posters to surpass each other, … Continue reading

BYPASS Lab- Day 5_1 July 2016

Authored by Nirupama Jayaraman Now set into a routine, the fifth day of Bypasslab had the usual morning lecture. Prof. Arunava Dasgupta from the School of Planning and Architecture at New Delhi, gave a lecture on “Co-Developing Future Trajectories for Sustenance and Continuity”. He spoke about his work in Himachal Pradesh – in Bharmour, a … Continue reading

BYPASS Lab- Day 4_ 30 June 2016

Authored by Nirupama Jayaraman It was business as usual at the BYPASS LAB with Kiran Keswani taking the floor on “Mapping the everyday life”. She shared her insights from various mapping exercises and workshops conducted by CEPT. From the socio-cultural-economic practices that point towards the symbiotic relationship between cow existence and the street life, to’ … Continue reading

BYPASS LAB- Day 3_ 29 June 2016

Authored by Nirupama Jayaraman and Sannihit Bathula The fourth day of the Bypasslab was one of research and reflection. The morning was utilized for site visit by most teams and the afternoon was spent in analyzing and trying to understand the data collected and phenomena observed. Evening’s debriefing session saw some remarkable turns in outcome … Continue reading

BYPASS LAB- Day 2_ 28 June 2016

Authored by Nirupama Jayaraman  At precisely 9 am, classroom C was packed with participants and coordinators alike. The main agenda of the day, the mapping workshop conducted by MapBox started right on time. Arun Ganesh, Sajjad Anwar and Pratik Yadav from MapBox spoke about various facets of mapping – from map making to spatial data … Continue reading

BYPASS LAB- Day 1_ 27 June 2016

Authored by Nirupama Jayaraman and Sannihit Bathula Following the kick-off presentations on 26th June, the first working day of the week-long ByPass Lab dawned rather sleepy, but much like the workshop itself picked up momentum as the day passed. The morning session started with a lecture by Seetha Raghupathy, Senior Urban designer at AECOM, Singapore. … Continue reading

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