Category: Culture and Cities
Cropped and Uncropped Urbanism
The Salt Pans are counter place to its unbroken place, i:e city. The Salt Pans are mediated reality of urbanism, between man-made landscape and natural appendage to the city.
Resilience & Southern Urbanism | Towards a New Paradigm
Resilience as a construct has myriad connotations. This book attempts to understand resilience embedded in the particularities of the urbanisms in Indian cities. We take them as representatives of Southern urbanism, chosen carefully from the vast heterogeneous and diverse cultural geographies of the country.
Re-Integrating Derelict Waterways -A Case of Kollam Canal, Kerala
Water and its management within ecosystems have always been the most crucial aspect of any settlement. Water flow has been modified and diverted to create hydraulic systems for meeting the energy, commerce and food requirements of the society.
Understanding the Notion of Social Spaces within Market Streets
Streets are the crucial part of cities, and with mixed-used pursuits, they become dynamic yet enigmatic. These pursuits speculate a celebration on the streets, creating a thread of character and culture for the city.
City Culture Reader
The book attempts to articulate various interface between city and culture and written in interdisciplinary manner. The word interdisciplinary means it attempts to read city and culture from other disciplines or views.
Cultural Quarters as Mechanisms for Urban Regeneration
This blog reviews the concept of cultural quarters as an approach towards urban regeneration. This is a scholarly work of John Montgomery, who is an urban and city regional planner, specializing in the economy, culture and the design of cities.