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मैं और मेरा घर (My Home and Me)

“ किसी का घर से कैसा रिस्ता है, कितना लगाव है ये शायद वो लोग बेहतर समझते हैं जो घर से दूर रहते हैं। अब सवाल ये कि आखिर वो घर कौन सा ?”

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the home connect contest by local feedback

Milk in the Beer Mug

“It was here when I had asked my mom if I could have beer in a beer mug and she replied ‘No, but you could have milk in a beer cup!’.”

Celebrating the Goddess of Learning Every Year

“Around the 80s, the staff members of the diagnostic center started by my grandfather in the same complex, decided to adopt the puja celebrations. Education is the most valuable, and you must never stop learning.”

The Microcosmic Campus

“This place is the best mix of historical events, the present, as well as futuristic insights in the field of technology and innovation. More than a campus, it’s another home isn’t it?”

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.

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.

Urban Oscars: 101 Movies about Cities

“Film, in many ways, can be the perfect medium for urban nostalgia. People and places, frozen in time, capture life in the moment.” Read this re-blogged post on movies based on cities!

Filmy inspiration from a ‘veteran’ Uber driver!

An Uber i rode in Gurgaon, while returning from office in August 2017, was driven by a ‘veteran’ driver who had worked for famous film directors like Satyajit Ray and Richard Attenborough. The 55 minutes ride became a lively conversation on professional ethics and humility!

Avoid going to Nuh in Haryana : There is a loot scam out there!

Any one who comes across this post : It’s to make people aware that a very unsafe and horrifying set of incidents have been happening in Nuh, Haryana (India). People are being called to a remote part of the district to see a site or project. Then a mob of goons comes out with guns, hijacks the vehicles and loots cash, belongings. DO NOT RESPOND TO ANY REQUESTS ASKING YOU TO COME TO NUH.

Going to a Restaurant or Pub? Keep Fire Safety in mind

The recent unfortunate incident at Kamala Mills in Mumbai where 14 people lost their lives has shook up municipal bodies to take a stock of the fire safety norms in eateries. Both design and operational prudence, along with adherence to bye-laws, can go a long way in ensuring safety of occupants and users.