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Women’s Toilet in Thane, India by Rohan ChavanSubscription

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The lack of toilet provision in developing countries is not limited to India, but it is here that it is most dire, and perhaps most detrimental to women. The scandalous sexual abuse suffered by Indian women, which has recently received much attention from Western media, frequently occurs while they are trying to relieve themselves in the open air. The government and NGOs have made many attempts to ameliorate the problem, with varying degrees of failure. In the large city of Thane, a ...

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Editorial: ‘India has long been a country in which to build out dreams’ Subscription

To create a thriving culture beyond the India boom, the government must invest in its cities – and its architects too

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May 2016: IndiaSubscription

1431: BV Doshi, Matharoo Associates, vir.mueller architects, Archohm, SP+A, Studio Lotus, Charles Correa, Typology: Corporate HQ, Auroville

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Interview: Anupama Kundoo on craft and urbanisation in IndiaVideoSubscription

Architects’ ability to synthesise is crucial to help Indian cities keep up with unprecedented migration and provide necessary infrastructure to its newcomers, says Kundoo

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Charles Correa

Charles Correa (1930-2015)Subscription

Charles Correa was India’s foremost Modernist. However, he did not simply adapt Western practices to a subcontinental milieu: he transformed Modernism at the same time

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