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Top 10 Takeaways from Delhi Design Festival

DDF brought together key stakeholders from consulting, urban planning, urban design, IoT/ICT, academia and startups engaged in civic initiatives. Also the first public platform where the idea of LocalFeedback.Org was discussed.

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My Neighbourhood in Lajpat Nagar

“One can never feel bored in Lajpat Nagar as all of you have to do is look outside and see how life is unfolding for many. The perks of living here is that you can always do last minute shopping.”

From Space to Order : A Tale

“For me, it was the amalgamation of my passion towards teaching that probably I inherited from my father and the change we wanted to make in the education system. And while I express these feelings, it would be unfair not to thank the spaces that I’ve grown into.”

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?”

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!

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.