Habitat

The speed of rapid urbanization poses unprecedented challenges and opportunities for India. We promote sustainability in the urban context through developing a wide range of solutions for green buildings, sustainable mobility and planning and governance of low-carbon, resilient cities.

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    Resettling India's urban poor sustainably

    In a bid to resettle the urban poor, local governments are rapidly constructing houses using cheap, energy-inefficient material causing discomfort to the occupants in the long run

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    Losing Ground – climate vulnerability of two coastal cities

    India has 130 towns and cities in 84 coastal districts. Climate science is increasingly warning us about the likely impacts of sea-level rise and cyclones on these cities

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    Tere Bina Jiya Jaye Na: Story of informal transport in India

    Capturing the diversity, inevitability, neglect, nuisance, innovativeness and vibrancy of India's informal public transport

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