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A visit to the Sims Recycling Center, New York

A while ago, I was in New York at the start of the NYC design week and came across an advertisement for a walk of the Brooklyn Waterfront, conducted by the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance (MWA). The walk was to be about a set of guidelines that the MWA had published called the Waterfront Edge Design … Continue reading

The Curse of the Public Toilet

So I was in Vijayawada last week. Vijayawada is a city laid out along the northern bank of the Krishna river about 60km before it meets the Bay of Bengal. A barrage on the Krishna river called the Prakasham Barrage is one of the city’s iconic landmarks as are the many hills that characterize its … Continue reading

Urban Design at its best in India

Here are some photographs of the recently opened lower promenade of the Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Construction for this urban renewal project began in 2004 and runs along both banks of the Sabarmati river for a 10.5 kilometre stretch, creating approximately 185 hectares of reclaimed land. The lower promenade is a pedestrian only space … Continue reading