Month: May 2017

Amaravati: The Building of Andhra’s New Capital

The model of Amaravati will be an epitome of world-class smart city where city planners have incorporated many ideas including transit oriented development, modern waste collection and disposal mechanisms and maintaining the ecological balance with green spaces which will provide high quality living for its occupants


Cities are changing with the introduction of new policy regime at national and local level. City governments are making all possible efforts to stand tall in desire indexes. We look at some key ranking systems to adjudge where do our cities stand…

Chuck Urban JARGONS

The world is becoming predominately urban. It is always expanding and so is the vocabulary relating to city development. A lot of new buzz words are thrown around to put forward the idea about specific kinds of urban development. We must stay away from pointless gobbledygook to focus on real issues plaguing our cities

Look East, Visit East, Enjoy East!

After introducing a series of books on cities, I took a break to introduce to you, my dear book loving readers, a magnificent architect’s wonderful book in the May issue of this magazine.