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Category: Urban Insights

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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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.