//
archives

Neha Krishnan

Neha Krishnan has written 3 posts for Urban Design Collective

Jane Jacobs Walk – Chicago

The Jane Jacobs Walk 2014 happened in Chicago on Saturday, May 3rd.  The opportunity to conduct Jane’s Walk came to me when I was new to Chicago – the city was still recovering from the cold snap, and it didn’t look very hospitable to exploration. I did however, in the little time I had, put … Continue reading

Reversing Rivers & Fighting Fish

I was lucky enough listen to a talk given by the inimitable Jeanne Gang recently (known most famously for the ‘Wave Building’ or Aqua Tower in Chicago). There was a long section on one issue she felt very strongly about – the pollution of the Chicago River. It got me thinking about Chennai, and the … Continue reading

Public / Private / Policed

What do the words ‘Public Space’ really stand for in a city like Chennai? Traditionally, the term ‘Public’ is applied to a sort of egalitarian space, loaded with the principles of democracy and citizenship.  These are spaces available and open to all; open for protests and activism, free speech, information sharing and interaction. The burden … Continue reading

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

This blog was picked by The Guardian Cities as one of the best city blogs around the world.

Follow us on Twitter

Urban Design Collective

Blog Stats

  • 53,683 hits