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Weekly Roundup 036 – 31st October to 6th November

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘COP21: What it is and why it matters’ Authored by Yves Petit November 30th 2015 will witness the beginning of the annual UN Climate Conference (COP21), conducted in Paris this year. The objective of this year’s conference is to create an achievable climate action plan that all the nations of the world are in … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 035 – 24th to 30th October

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘10 things South Park has taught us about Gentrification’ Authored by Stuart Jeffries This tongue in cheek article by Jeffries parodies (albeit with a liberal amount of grace) the issue of urban decay as a theatre set for romantic remodeling, or in other words, gentrification. Often associated with displacement of … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 029 – 12th to 18th September

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Why India should reject China’s obsession with bigger, denser megacities’ Authored by Matias Echanove and Rahul Srivastava Co-Founders of an urban action-research think tank – an anthropologist and economist discuss and compare the urban growth between China’s gargantuan mega-cities and India’s frantic attempt to catch up with China’s rate of … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 010 – 2nd to 8th May

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Is India’s 100 smart cities project a recipe for apartheid?’ Authored by Shruti Ravindran The ‘100 Smart Cities’ plan floated by the Modi government has come across its share of concerns and critiques in the past months. In this piece, the author  raises the question of existing social disparities widening further … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 009 – 25th April to 1st May

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘The Bilbao effect, and what the Basques can teach us about space for cycling’ Authored by Jonn Elledge Years after the Bilbao Effect unfolded, it needs to be assessed and noted that ‘unless there are other reasons to visit a place, it’s not altogether clear that any such effect … Continue reading

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