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Participatory Planning for Rural Architecture

Participatory Architecture for the Rural Community

Let’s talk about community involvement in the building process. This feature post is based on a presentation by Architects PK Das & Peu Banerjee, who have designed and executed several projects in Rural parts of India and other countries.

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Rajendra Place, New Delhi, India – 88.1%

Susmita says – “Rajendra Place has a variety of office spaces, mainly comprising banks and financial services firms. The cleanliness could be improved massively, as there is litter in several corners.”
Overall Rating – 2/3
Overall Score – 88.1%
Duration of Use – Visitor

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Fashion Under 5 – Style Advice for Shorter Women – The First Post

“Less than 5 feet tall, and looking for clothes under $5? Well, that’s me! Though in India it is mostly everyday clothing priced below INR 500, or formal wears below 5000 i look for. I like to dress well, but spending too much on fashion that keeps changing isn’t really my thing.”

autowala tells more about Urbanism in Delhi

When autowala in New Delhi tells more about Urbanism!

Can there be a better connect between what people expect and what development professionals are trying to achieve? Development is really not a development if people do not get involved. Not only me, you but everyone could ask policy makers – how can we give and accept the “Local Feedback”. Let’s take some of the opinions from the road, from the common people.

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Elephantine Village, Aswan, Egypt – 57.14%

Vaishali says – “This artsy Nubian village sits neatly on an island on the Nile and marks the border between Egypt and Nubia. The green farms of Elephantine offer a fresh break from Egypt’s golden sand landscape.”
Overall Rating – 2/3
Overall Score – 57.14 %
Duration of Stay – Short Visit

Yupia, Arunachal Pradesh, India – 71.42%

Anonymous says – “Yupia is the headquarters of Papum Pare district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. From Guwahati, you can take intercity train for Naharlagun, and then a cab to Yupia.”
Overall Rating – 2/3
Overall Score – 71.42 %
Duration of Stay – More than 2 months