This paper outlines a research proposal for a series of investigations into aspects of urban housing which it seems important to understand before formulating an enlarged public housing programme. Studies in the areas outlined here are either scanty or non-existent.
Low-carbon, high-density, mixed land use - Delhi gets set to experiment with its new housing model called Transit Oriented Development. Does it have the potential to uplift the quality of life in the capital? Experts give us the thumbs up or down? Find out.
The Maharashtra government wants to redevelop Dharavi, Mumbai s sprawling slum. But its plan has not taken into account the fact that people not only live but also work in this settlement, something they will not be able to do in the new Dharavi.