Abhilash Khandekar

National Political Editor

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.

Architecture infuses livability in cities

Christopher Benninger’s book ‘Architecture for Modern India’ brings some fascinating facts about the role of architecture that will not only make cities scientifically and aesthetically pleasing but also humane. Such a city would lead to creation of recreation zones,inclusive public participation and an existence that would be in synchronisation with nature. Government sponsored schemes such as AMRUT, HRIDAY and Smart City can get interesting insights from this book

Tap the potential of waste its urgent now!

India is one of the world’s fastest urbanising countries. It has its advantages and disadvantages. But if we are also the dirtiest then obviously there’s a problem. The solid waste generated in big cities and small towns is acquiring humongous proportions, notwithstanding the admirable “Swachh Bharat “ campaign, the pet project of PM Narendra Modi.

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