Compendium

Strengthening ‘Internal Resilience’ - Mumbai City

Strengthening ‘Internal Resilience’ within our cities (Part 5 of 5)

This is a five-part series that revolves around understanding the current situation of Indian cities during the COVID-19 outbreak, and how resilience can be applied within our cities as a response to the resolutions of ‘social-distancing’. In this final part, we shall see some recommendations for strengthening ‘internal resilience’ within our cities.  This post was created by …

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Impact of COVID-19 on master planning process

Impact of COVID-19 on master planning process (Part 4 of 5)

This is a five-part series that revolves around understanding the current situation of Indian cities during the COVID-19 outbreak, and how resilience can be applied within our cities as a response to the resolutions of ‘social-distancing’. In this fourth part, we shall explore the impact of COVID-19 on master planning process. This post was created …

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Pandemic hotspots: Result of urban density or urban form? (Part 3 of 5)

This is a five-part series that revolves around understanding the current situation of Indian cities during the COVID-19 outbreak, and how resilience can be applied within our cities as a response to the resolutions of ‘social-distancing’. In this third part, we shall explore the commonalities between hotspots; urban form and urban density. This post was created …

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History of Bombay and New York City Pandemics (Part 2 of 5)

This is a five-part series that revolves around understanding the current situation of Indian cities during the COVID-19 outbreak, and how resilience can be applied within our cities as a response to the resolutions of ‘social-distancing’. In this second part, we shall discuss about how Bombay and New York responded to disease outbreaks. This post was …

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Applying resilience to Indian city plans against pandemics (Part 1 of 5)

This is a five-part series that revolves around understanding the current situation of Indian cities during the COVID-19 outbreak, and how resilience can be applied within our cities as a response to the resolutions of ‘social-distancing’. In this first part, we shall discuss about what resilience means to our cities. This post was created by …

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Mumbai Slum

Pragmatic Approach to Slum Rehabilitation in Mumbai City (Part 4 of 4)

Action Orientation: All these government and non-government organizations mentioned above are working towards the eradication of slums in Mumbai city. The third type of question that arises in a critical spatial thinking framework is understanding the powers that different actors or organizations have and how effectively they can act on urban issues of slums in …

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Mumbai Slum

Pragmatic Approach to Slum Rehabilitation in Mumbai City (Part 3 of 4)

Local response to the issue: The understanding of the communicative processes provides people with opportunities to identify and recognize, share interests and grievance or develop collective strategies to express their concerns (Barnett, 2008). The issue of slums in Mumbai city if viewed as a distinctive form of the social organism is associated with the displacement …

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