Bringing sustainability to Mumbai's urban planning starts with ensuring fair access to basic infrastructure
Mumbai's annual flooding problem is directly linked to the kind of city imagined and created, reflected in the city policy and planning.
An architecture student’s vision for a greener Mumbai: Building social, ecological resilience of the city's Eastern waterfront
Building social and ecological functions of coastal resilience calls for mitigation measures and adaptive strategies that include diversified land-based activities.
An architecture student’s vision for a greener Mumbai: Strategies for coastal cities to mitigate, adapt, regulate against sea level rise
Models and simulations help locate sites to intervene, studying land-sea interaction, but also benefits of preservation culture or land.
An architecture student’s vision for a greener Mumbai: Integrating blue and green spaces need sound legal, planning, governance frameworks
A detailed case study of part of Sanjay Gandhi National Park shows plenty of losses to development in a pre-existing contiguity of natural, virgin land.
An architecture student’s vision for a greener Mumbai: Developing tourism with local communities in ecologically-rich areas
Ecotourism needs to help conserve gaothans, koliwadas, their fishing activity and catering to conserving mangroves and other green & agriculture land areas.
An architecture student’s vision for a greener Mumbai: A case of coastal communities adapting to sea-level rise
Cities need to become adaptable to climate change, and maintain an ecological balance alongside development, built environment and address local vulnerabilities.
Biodiversity by the Bay: Festival's virtual exhibit features artists' vibrant reflections on Mumbai's ecosystem
The festival ran from 5 October to 25 October and was made up of the three elements of music, art and comedy that would highlight the issues faced by Mumbai's biodiversity.
An architecture student's vision for a greener Mumbai: Urban water bodies and their correlation with the city's functioning
With various factors at play that impact urban lakes, a broader understanding is necessary in planning for urban water bodies.
River Mithi was, historically, Mumbai’s prominent edge defining Island city and Salsette Islands.
'Biodiversity by the Bay' aims to channel the power of Mumbai’s youth to save the city's natural habitats
The Aarey controversy in 2019 revealed an opportunity, to create a larger, powerful climate movement in Mumbai, spurred by the city's youth.
The Friday List: From exploring the spirituality of Bhakti poetry to cartooning family history, your weekly calendar of virtual events
Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.