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.
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.
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.
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.
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.