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Urban designs to meet demographic challenge

India's population growth poses challenges for sustainability, but architects can contribute through efficient urban planning, preservation, and collaboration.

Efficient urban planning, which is mindful of the social fabric and accommodates the needs of the growing population while minimising its impact on the environment, is the need of the hour(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 19, 2023 10:04 PM IST

Beneath the surface of a Tale of Two Cities

This article is authored by Dikshu Kukreja, managing principal, CP Kukreja Architects.

Tale of Two Cities
Published on Sep 18, 2023 03:58 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

PMC plans to boost groundwater levels, will conduct survey

Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) is focusing on groundwater conservation to tackle the city's increasing water demand due to urbanization. PMC plans to conduct surveys of water bodies and recharge groundwater at PMC gardens to increase groundwater levels. The civic body has set up a dedicated groundwater cell and has allocated funds to boost groundwater levels in selected gardens and ponds.

In order to tackle Pune’s increasing water demand as a result of increased urbanisation, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has shifted its focus to groundwater (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Updated on Sep 10, 2023 11:29 PM IST
BySiddharth Gadkari

Dwelling in the ‘Anthroposea’

Human impact on the planet must be confronted head-on. Let’s start with Mumbai's seas which pose a significant predicament for the city’s futures

Mumbai’s sea, like other seas, is an “Anthroposea”: It is made up not just of water, tides, and non-human biota, but also of the matter and metabolic waste of its more than fifteen million human (and nonhuman) residents.( Satish Bate/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Aug 04, 2023 09:08 AM IST

Enable cities to better tackle climate extremes

With India's urban population expected to grow to over 800 million by 2050, inclusive infrastructure that supports natural resources is crucial.

Global research has confirmed that unusual and extreme weather events are due to the impact of the climate crisis.(HT file photo)
Published on Jul 27, 2023 09:54 PM IST
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