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India

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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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The Indian city kinetic: consuming, reinterpreting and recycling spacesSubscription

Re-envisaging the city as a fluid symbiosis of the formal and informal could spark a more synergetic urbanism

Dak bungalow of narkanda village of shimla district in indian state of himachal pradesh in 1868

The origin and indigenisation of the Imperial bungalow in IndiaSubscription

As the population increases and urbanisation accelerates, this widely popular and aesthetically rich cultural icon is fast disappearing

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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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Weaving an urban fabric hughebdy urbz2018

Urbz: ’Dirt is fertile. Mess is more’ Subscription

Working with Mumbai’s density, productivity and energy, Urbz’s user-centric architecture has expanded outside India to Bogotá, São Paulo, Geneva and Seoul

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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

Charles Correa

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Pritzker Prize 2018: for Balkrishna Doshi, architecture, urbanism and landscape are inseparableSubscription

Doshi’s work mirrors his life: influences from overseas are combined with a transformation of Indian culture and tradition

Balkrishna Doshi