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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 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

Weekly Roundup 057 – 26th March to 1st April

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Before-and-After Photo Archive of the World’s Best Street Design’ Authored by Feargus O’Sullivan Urbi-I, a Brazilian urban design collective, created a gallery that showcases the before and after street images from around the world. The gallery essentially tracks the widespread transformation of streets from being automobile centric to being pedestrian … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 047 – 16th to 22nd Jan

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘How big cities are finding innovative ways to nudge people to ditch cars’ Authored by Alison Moodie In the wake of climate change oriented urban design decisions, there has been an increasing instance of Governments and public agencies joining forces with the private sector. Post the COP21, where the landmark … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 045 – 2nd to 8th Jan

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Suburbs are Urban Places, Too’ Authored by Laura Vaughan With a brand new year upon us, it is a good time to visit preconceived notions and perhaps, make way for new perspectives. In this week’s article roundup, the author looks at suburban space which has traditionally been understood as … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 044 – 26th Dec 2015 to 1st Jan 2016

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Cycling in Rome to outdoor gyms in Montevideo – readers on the best city improvements of 2015′ Authored by Francesca Perry As 2015 draws to a close, we’d like nothing better than to look back and ruminate over the urban changes of the last one year and gather our hopes … 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