Whose city is it after all? Examining informality and what is considered as "normal" urbanisation in Mumbai
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Mumbai, post-Covid: Remodeling Mumbai’s urban form and reshaping public systems to create a 24/7 city
Geo Spatial analysis of climate change, its impact and path to resilience of Greater Mumbai
Urban Design Research Institute (UDRI), in collaboration with the OVAL Trust, OCRA, NPCCA and KGA, as part of the Federation of Residents Trust (FORT) was part of a collective effort to successfully nominate Mumbai’s Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles for a UNESCO World Heritage Inscription. On 1st July 2018, Mumbai’s Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles [...]
In Mumbai, currently, urban planning is not very comprehensible for majority of the public and FSI is often equated to the entire gamut of planning. Likewise, several aspects of urban planning and its implications on quality of life in urban and semi-urban agglomerations are not easily understood. UDRI is initiating a series of media interventions [...]
Mapping SRA Projects in Greater Mumbai Urban Design Research Institute (UDRI) has been conducting research across the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) in its attempt to make the Region inclusive. In this respect, UDRI has undertaken a research study to understand and evaluate the spread of proposed and existing Slum Rehabilitation Schemes across Greater Mumbai. The [...]
The Urban Design Research Institute (UDRI) has been closely following a study on the correlation between structural factors and tuberculosis in resettlement colonies in the M (East) Ward of Mumbai, conducted by Doctors for You, a non-profit organisation and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Environment Improvement Society (MMR-EIS). The study, published in July 2018, established how, [...]
There is a severe lack of affordable housing across urban agglomerations in India, a fact acknowledged by India’s Finance Ministry which gave affordable housing the status of vital infrastructure in the Union Budget of 2018-19. In addition to the quantum of housing, the quality of housing is also an important consideration as it directly impacts [...]
UDRI is working with the MCGM to undertake pedestrianisation of streets in the Fort area.