Category Archives: Slum Demolitions

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

Rain, Demolition and Relocation Pt.1

In January 2011 I went to visit Federico Quiroz a barrio in the east of Venezuela’s capital, Caracas. A predominantly migrant settlement established 60 years ago Federico is settled on the hillside overlooking the main highway that connects the capital

Rain, Demolition and Relocation Pt.1

In January 2011 I went to visit Federico Quiroz a barrio in the east of Venezuela’s capital, Caracas. A predominantly migrant settlement established 60 years ago Federico is settled on the hillside overlooking the main highway that connects the capital

Yamuna Pushta

Yamuna Pushta was until 2004 Delhi’s largest slum, home to as many as 300,000 people. As part of the beautification of city for the commonwealth games the settlement was demolished and the residents pushed out into preplanned colonies into the

Yamuna Pushta

Yamuna Pushta was until 2004 Delhi’s largest slum, home to as many as 300,000 people. As part of the beautification of city for the commonwealth games the settlement was demolished and the residents pushed out into preplanned colonies into the

Emergency Colonies

Between 1962 and 1977 the resettlement colony found in Delhi, in its current form, took shape as a government response to the incremental walled city and burgeoning squatter settlements.[1] During this period about 240,000 households were resettled in 44 resettlement

Emergency Colonies

Between 1962 and 1977 the resettlement colony found in Delhi, in its current form, took shape as a government response to the incremental walled city and burgeoning squatter settlements.[1] During this period about 240,000 households were resettled in 44 resettlement