Issue 3

Built environment and the Post COVID Scenario: Perceptions and possibilities

The COVID-19 pandemic brought the world to a standstill and we have since come a long way from being locked inside our houses, to slowly getting used to the new normal while working towards changing how we engage with spaces and people outdoors. For centuries, human pandemics and health concerns have steered urban planning and …

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Dadar Flower Market

The Dadar flower market is an example of one of the popular markets run by flower vendors for the routine needs of the people. Set up at 4 AM, the market runs till 9 AM for its sales. In the most organic formulation, the market meanders through the paths created by the vendors for the …

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Pandemic Tales

18th April 2020 Dear Diary, A lot has happened since I last wrote, the world as we knew it is now lost forever. Let me go over everything that has happened over the last couple of weeks beginning with the fact that we are ‘plagued’ literally by the Coronavirus. Secondly, the lockdown, frankly it is …

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Towards an engineered -Timber civic realm for post- pandemic well-being, On hudson valley’s urban fringe

Global health pandemics or other environmental and socio-economic pressures are likely to become recurrent urban concerns due to the continuing repercussions-such as biodiversity loss, climate change, and wildlife habitat fragmentation on the urban-rural interface- that the augmenting human population and the unsustainable global urban expansion poses to the ecological systems that sustain our life and …

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The changing dynamics of tourism

An introduction to “DARK TOURISM” With the coming age of tourism, one may be familiar with the concepts of “dark tourism” but must have never heard of the term. What exactly do you mean by Dark Tourism? Today when we talk about the need for resilience in globalization, the need for exploration comes along with …

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Shifting Space

The onset of Covid-19 has forced many changes to our day to day lives and how we operate as humans. The implementation of social distancing has altered how we exist in the public realm, extended our social boundaries, and expanded the space in which each person occupies. At any given time and space, we are …

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