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SDG: Concentrating on Goal 11 can be a game changer

There is an old adage in Hindi language that roughly translates as “master one, master all”. Nowhere has it seemed more applicable than in the context of Sustainable Development Goals. Off the 17 goals accepted and propagated by the United … Continue reading

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Prepare for “once-in-a-century-crisis”

After the “flood-of-the-century” the state of Jammu and Kashmir in India is preparing for a long treacherous difficult winters. The struggle has just started. According to the state government estimates reported in local dailies 95000 houses are affected from flash … Continue reading

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Sustainable city: Age of `urban dinosaurs’ must end

The human race is moving on a one way path towards urbanisation. Cities around the world are growing rapidly. Researchers, sociologists and futurologists are all unanimous in their prophecy that humans are evolving into an urban species. Town planners, architects … Continue reading

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Sustainability: Let architectural diversity thrive

As a class V student I was enamoured by a small text book with line drawings filled with water colours. The subject of the book was houses around the world. It was written by a very kind man who wanted … Continue reading

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