Urbanism

Richard Sennett’s book ‘Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City’. This book, apart from reassuring and nurturing my own views on urban dwelling has been a remarkable read for the multitude of topics Sennett draws lessons from. For anyone engaged with cities, even as an inhabitant, ‘Building and Dwelling’ offers...

In India a ‘winner takes all’ attitude to architecture and planning, is evident in the many developments. Much of our built environments, as a result, are very mundane and fragmented. In contrast, the Dutch attitude to collaborate and work as a team results in diversity of the end products...