The spirit of 1855

The hybrid functions of state and private enterprise that gave rise to modern London with projects like Joseph Bazalgette’s sewer system, a feat of extraordinary engineering but also governance – a truly enlightened moment of public private patronage seem to

The spirit of 1855

The hybrid functions of state and private enterprise that gave rise to modern London with projects like Joseph Bazalgette’s sewer system, a feat of extraordinary engineering but also governance – a truly enlightened moment of public private patronage seem to

A making teaching project

The Skip Garden is an urban food oasis in the middle of the King’s Cross development site; but more importantly it is the only community group within the Kings Cross redevelopment project – London’s largest. It has re-located 3 times

A making teaching project

The Skip Garden is an urban food oasis in the middle of the King’s Cross development site; but more importantly it is the only community group within the Kings Cross redevelopment project – London’s largest. It has re-located 3 times

Migrant infrastructure: Transaction economies in Birmingham and Leicester, UK

This is a blog post to accompany an article I wrote for Urban Studies with Suzanne Hall and Robin Finlay which can be accessed by clicking: here. ——– This blog was written to accompany the online publication of our paper

Migrant infrastructure: Transaction economies in Birmingham and Leicester, UK

This is a blog post to accompany an article I wrote for Urban Studies with Suzanne Hall and Robin Finlay which can be accessed by clicking: here. ——– This blog was written to accompany the online publication of our paper

Envisioning migration through drawing

Between March and October 2015 I had the privilege of joining Suzanne Hall as a researcher on her project: Super-diverse Streets, Economics and spaces of urban migration in UK cities at LSE Cities. The first phase of project, which I

Envisioning migration through drawing

Between March and October 2015 I had the privilege of joining Suzanne Hall as a researcher on her project: Super-diverse Streets, Economics and spaces of urban migration in UK cities at LSE Cities. The first phase of project, which I

Dear Delhi

I was asked to participate in Storefront for Art and Architecture’s “Letters to the Mayor” an exhibition which “presents fifty letters written by international architects to the political leaders of more than 20 cities around the world. Each letter provides a space of

Dear Delhi

I was asked to participate in Storefront for Art and Architecture’s “Letters to the Mayor” an exhibition which “presents fifty letters written by international architects to the political leaders of more than 20 cities around the world. Each letter provides a space of

Sanitation and the City

Here is a piece (that I wrote for emerging innovation) on the general issue of sanitation in Delhi but also true for many Indian cities: http://www.emerinn.com/sanitation-and-the-city/ In the words of EI: “In her first essay for Emerging Innovation, Julia King

Sanitation and the City

Here is a piece (that I wrote for emerging innovation) on the general issue of sanitation in Delhi but also true for many Indian cities: http://www.emerinn.com/sanitation-and-the-city/ In the words of EI: “In her first essay for Emerging Innovation, Julia King

Inclusive city building and the promise of ‘freedom’

The Indian capital city of Delhi, with an approximate population of 22 million, has long attracted migrants seeking employment, healthcare, education etc. Most of Delhi’s urban poor live in over-crowded and insanitary settlements, commonly known as slums[1] or squatter settlements

Inclusive city building and the promise of ‘freedom’

The Indian capital city of Delhi, with an approximate population of 22 million, has long attracted migrants seeking employment, healthcare, education etc. Most of Delhi’s urban poor live in over-crowded and insanitary settlements, commonly known as slums[1] or squatter settlements