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Pondicherry through the eyes of Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs, a self-taught urbanist and activist believed that a city had to be experienced, lived in and required unique customized solutions. Many of her principles come across as common sense today but were ahead of their time at one point. The Jane Jacobs Walk Foundation organizes annual neighbourhood walks early May, to coincide with her … Continue reading

Field Trip to Hand in Hand India’s Solid Waste Management Facility

On 23rd March (Saturday), a bunch of us as part of a UDC field trip, visited the Hand-in-Hand India Solid Waste Management facility in Mammallapuram, 60km away from Chennai (or as it is popularly called Mahabalipuram). Blessed with a large amount of patience and exceptional organisational skills, Vidhya Mohankumar managed to arrange transportation for everyone, … Continue reading

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