Generating new models for participatory development for Ulleung island in South Korea
India’s financial capital does infantilise its own indigenous history. But it also celebrates the past.
Reviewing Sondgo and its functioning residential and work places, thirteen years after the initial plans were drafted. (The Hindu, 19.06.17)
NYU Abu Dhabi returns for the third year of handstorming resulting in some exciting projects in Kumbharwada, Koliwada, Transit Camp and the 13th Compound
The two ostensibly different cities have so much in common when you look beneath the surface.
How global cities can reinvent themselves by going local. (The Hindu, 03.05.17)
A community struggling with water and identity finds hope in nature and culture. (The Hindu, 11.04.17)
Privatisation, if seen as an exclusive way to regularise settlements, increases the risk of political manipulation and real-estate speculation. (The Hindu, 29.03.17)
With one foot in the village and the other in the city, migrants have done more to urbanise India than any development scheme (The Hindu, 12.03.17)
This is the first of our fortnightly column in The Hindu Sunday Magazine. This week we explore how the rapid absorption of smart technologies is transforming how business is done in Dharavi and all over India.
Students from SAL worked with urbz and Dharavi residents to understand the connections and interconnections that make up the neighbourhood and its relationship the city.
A project that started early in the year with local contractors and carpenters to design ideal Dharavi Homes opens to the public.
urbz invited local builders from Dharavi with a vast experience in construction, to design the best possible house they could imagine.
80 students design their own vision of one-day workshop where participants had to plan and design their own architecture studios/living space in a homegrown settlement of their choice.
Why is there a Bareilly street in Dharavi when Bareilly is infact in Uttar Pradesh?
When people take matters into their own hands...community initiated schools in Dharavi
Hubert, Eloise, Lucie and Chloé have all moved to Bordeaux from different parts of France and live there currently. But what's 'home' for them?
Recognizing patterns and processes are crucial to urban practice. The role of architects as agents of incremental growth needs to be emphasised over that of creators of a future that doesn’t yet exist.
Local contractors design their ideal Dharavi homes which are exhibited at Zaha Hadid's Maxxi in Rome.
A prize winning proposal to recycle plastic waste along Mumbai's coastal village of Versova, uses fishing nets and the involvement of the local fishing community.
urbz was invited by Arc en Rêve to show our work on Circulatory Lives at the Constellation.s exhibition in Bordeaux.