Category Archives: Sanitation

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

Affordable Housing

The following text is an extract from ‘Out of the Box: Designing for the Poor” which I co-authored  Dr. Renu Khosla, Shahena Khan and Pranav Singh for ‘Shelter’, a Centre for Sustainable Habitat publication on affordable housing. I see what I see very

Affordable Housing

The following text is an extract from ‘Out of the Box: Designing for the Poor” which I co-authored  Dr. Renu Khosla, Shahena Khan and Pranav Singh for ‘Shelter’, a Centre for Sustainable Habitat publication on affordable housing. I see what I see very

Single Ladies (build a toilet for it)

The 2011 Census data told us something most people already knew: that more people in India have a mobile phone (53.2%) than a toilet (46.9%). The data on housing, household amenities and assets casts new light on a country in the throes of a

Single Ladies (build a toilet for it)

The 2011 Census data told us something most people already knew: that more people in India have a mobile phone (53.2%) than a toilet (46.9%). The data on housing, household amenities and assets casts new light on a country in the throes of a

Tackling the Sanitation Challenge

This is an article I wrote for the Indian Express that was published on the 18th February 2012: One of the major problems faced in underdeveloped settlements is lack of sanitation. A project initiated by the author seeks to bring

Tackling the Sanitation Challenge

This is an article I wrote for the Indian Express that was published on the 18th February 2012: One of the major problems faced in underdeveloped settlements is lack of sanitation. A project initiated by the author seeks to bring

Ferrocement

The above sequence shows the first construction stage of a model for a ferrocement septic tank. One chamber of two is shown here with a hole for an inlet and outlet into the second chamber. This is part of on-going

Ferrocement

The above sequence shows the first construction stage of a model for a ferrocement septic tank. One chamber of two is shown here with a hole for an inlet and outlet into the second chamber. This is part of on-going