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
How garment manufacturer Muzaffar makes in Dharavi. (Make in Dharavi III)
An account of urbz Seoul's strategic planning for the island of Ulleung, in the East Sea
How garment manufacturer Aameer makes in Dharavi. (Make in Dharavi II)
How garment maker Samit makes in Dharavi. (Make in Dharavi I)
Update on our latest project in Dharavi for an elevated community space
Workshop da construção civil / Civil construction Workshop in Sao Paulo
A record book of 20 houses built by the mason Ataide Caetite in the Paraisopolis favela, which reflects on how the economic and cultural dynamics are reflected in home construction and design.
On how nature and economy share a common destiny (The Hindu, 27.08.17)
urbz's exhibition at the Bhau Daji Lad City Museum allows those who make up the city's fabric to put themselves on the map
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.
Why is there a Bareilly street in Dharavi when Bareilly is infact in Uttar Pradesh?
What do young Mumbaikars have to say about their family's rootedness to villages on the Konkan?
In the urbanisation race, India seems desperate to catch up with China. Yet this highly networked country can build a future where cities do not rule supreme.
Many families live in between two households: one in the village and another in the city.
The biggest growth in urbanisation is not taking place in the metropolis but in small towns that are networked with villages.
An urban village trying to safeguard its heritage value in the sprawling metropolis.
After a handstorm workshop to make a variety of user-oriented objects and with a pilot house on its way, a report about the updates of the Homegrown Cities Initiative
The Handstorm workshop brought together various actors from all around the world to build things that could improve the neighbourhood based on discussions with residents and with the help of local artisans
All you need to bring along are your hands, a desire to produce something useful and beautiful which you feel the residents would love to use and loads of enthusiasm.