The famously productive neighbourhood in the heart of Mumbai city is full of thousands of artisans, craftspersons and mechanics, working away on their tools and machines in workshops and factories that often do
A new series of Make in Dharavi focuses on the neighbourhood of Kumbharwada, famous for its pottery. We look at how the potters respond to the pollution generated by their kilns - and brainstorm with them.
Un projet de quartier participatif à Versoix!
A participatory urban planning project in Geneva, Switzerland!
Articles de journaux sur le projet Delta V
News articles on the Delta V project in Geneva
The Rise of Navi Mumbai viewed from the Konkan (The Hindu 29/04/2018)
A new series of Make in Dharavi focuses on the neighbourhood of Kumbharwada, famous for its pottery. Part 1 looks at the history of the area and some of the issues it's facing today.
The 2nd Workshop in Emerging Architecture and Urbanism in Altos del Pino, Bogotá, supports the initiatives of the community for the construction of public toilets and improvement of public space.
Groupthink dominates social networks and participatory projects (The Hindu 18/4/18)
A unique collaboration between New York University, Abu Dhabi Campus (NYUAD) and urbz, wherein engineering students engage with projects that address the issues of the residents of Dharavi at the grassroots.
How did we lose the thread of context-driven architecture and planning? (The Hindu 31/3/18)
This animation presents what Dharavi could look like if it was allowed to continue develop incrementally. All designs in the video were conceived by contractors living and working in Dharavi, Mumbai, as part of the Design Comes as We Build project.
This exhibition showcases ideal houses designed by builders who live and work in Dharavi. It travelled to the Bhau Daji Lad Museum in Mumbai, Spring House in Amsterdam and the Maxxi in Rome.
Two powerful archetypes — the village and the city — are resolved in a third one: the slum (The Hindu 18/3/2018)
The more diversified a neighbourhood, in terms of its uses, its composition and its physical expressions, the more efficient it is in terms of economic and cultural dynamism. (The Hindu 4/3/2018)
How the city of Ottawa’s participatory neighbourhood revitalization project has inspired the community to take the lead in choosing their future
A global trend may be more fantasy than substance. (The Hindu 17/02/2018)
Breathing life into a community´s vision for a ¨restorative cell¨ using Bamboo
The story of participatory planning in Bogota
urbz is designing a new building in Dharavi for the Koliwada Jamat.
The local governance of a century old fishermen village in Dharavi in the heart of Mumbai.