Mustansir Dalvi teaches architecture in Mumbai; and is an author, poet and translator. He writes on urban issues and critiques the unraveling urban fabric of Mumbai in its current post-planning avatar.
None of the rules of a quality brick apply to any Mumbai brick. But then, if the supply end is poor to start with, how could the constructed edifice be otherwise? #bricks#Construction#HowThisWorks#NERI
The city's architecture defies climate. For Mumbai's high-rises, the need to be tower-like, an icon splashed on front page ads of national newspapers, is the problem. #Antilla#architecture#HowThisWorks