Neighbourhood Mobility Improvement Study. Case: H/W ward. Bandra, Mumbai

This study of the H-West ward which comprises of the neighbourhoods of Bandra, Khar and Santacruz attempt to create possible interventions for making the neighbourhood pedestrian-friendly by streamlining the vehicular traffic. Informal commerce forms an integral part of the streets in Indian cities. Any design intervention for Mumbai needs to take this phenomena into consideration.... Continue Reading →

Mapping Aarey: A Study of the Impacts of Land Use / Land Cover Changes on Catchment Areas and Ecosystems

Aarey is a hilly landscape of extensive forest cover, natural ecosystems, numerous adivasi settlements, and primary occupations. Since it was established as a government Milk Colony in the late 1940s, it has been a predominantly low-intensity development zone, forming a much needed buffer area to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP). Aarey is a part... Continue Reading →

City in the Times of Ambedkar, 2017

The KRVIA Research and Design was approached by The Columbia Global Centre Mumbai to put together an exhibition on the occasion of the opening of the new space for the centre. The proposed project was an attempt to explore the relationship (tacit and/or explicit) between the city and some of the positions that Ambedkar took... Continue Reading →

Project Cinema City

Project Cinema City was a multidisciplinary project involving film theorists, artists, filmmakers, architects, urban researchers and historians. The project aimed to explore the relationship between cinema and the city- the city as the place where cinema is produced and consumed; as well as the way in which it is represented in cinema. The project documented... Continue Reading →

Cuttack Ring Road Relocation Project, 2013

This project was initiated by the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) with support from SPARC and UDRC with the intention of re-locating fourteen settlements from the highly flood prone lands around the Ring Road in Cuttack to a suitable piece of land identified at Krushak Bazaar. These fourteen settlements form some of the most vulnerable settlements... Continue Reading →

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