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Weekly Roundup 075 – 30th July to 5th August

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘How to Host the Olympics and Actually Improve Your City’s Transit’ Authored by Aarian Marshall Every two years, cities around the world make bids to the International Olympic Commission (IOC) to host the Olympic Games. Any city that wants to host the Olympic Games puts in its name to the IOC … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 074 – 23rd to 29th July

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK Pokécology: People will never put down their phones, but games can get them focused on nature Authored by Jessie Buettel and Barry W. Brook Two weeks ago, we wrote about the instant popularity of the game Pokemon GO. Since then, the game seems to have made the front page in multiple facets … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 072 – 9th to 15th July

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘”Pokemon Go” is Quietly helping People Fall in Love with Their Cities’ Authored by Mark Wilson Who would have thought that it would take a smart phone game to get people off their chairs and outdoors? Pokemon Go, an augmented reality mobile game, is barely a week old, and is all … 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

BYPASS Lab- Day 0_26 June 2016

Authored by Nirupama Jayaraman It was a bright, sunny Sunday morning and the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute for Youth Development was abuzz with activity. The BYPASS Lab conducted by the Indo- German Centre for Sustainability in collaboration with Urban Design Collective and Srishti Institute for Art, Technology and Design had commenced. Participants flowed in steadily … Continue reading

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