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Lanting, R. (author)
Squatters in Mumbai are facing many disadvantages in daily live, of which the lack of and miserable state of sanitation is one. This graduation project contains two parts: 1) an analysis of the sanitary situation in the slums of Mumbai and 2) a design proposal for future sanitation amenities in this context. A summary of the analysis is included...
master thesis 2011
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Sharma, A.C. (author)
The thesis explores a strategic spatial proposal for a ‘Wetland Economic Zone’ in Mumbai’s salt-pan/ mangrove/ wetland area on Thane creek. The strategy questions the city’s blanket zoning attitude, and integrates primary sector economies like food production in sustainable practices but using the genius of the place, serving socio-economic...
master thesis 2011
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Varma, R. (author)
As Mike Davis has so poignantly pointed out, Mumbai is often considered to be the global capital of slumming with an estimated 10 million squatters living in the city. These informal settlements now account for more than sixty percent of the total population, and have grown largely as islands in the city, cut-off from their surroundings with...
master thesis 2013
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Harihar, S. (author)
Mangroves have been proven to be an asset to coastlines because of their myriad advantages relating to coastal protection and stability. Unfortunately, in the past, due to economic necessities or other reasons, many of these mangrove swamps in tropical areas came under threat and were subsequently destroyed. As the awareness about the positive...
master thesis 2015
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Derakhshan Alavijeh, Roza (author)
Squatter settlements in a large percentage of the city are due to growing population and urban migration. To tackle this problem in India, Upgrading and Redevelopment have been two broad approaches with their own advocates. Assuming in-situ redevelopment as the most relevant existing approach to face slum settlements, it has caused additional...
master thesis 2018
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de Jong, Liza (author)
In Nala Sopara, In the Mumbai metropolitan region, we can find many one-story dwelling blocks called ‘baithi chawls’. Due to the increasing demand for housing in this area, the developers have shifted their focus to the build of four to five-story chawls. We can distinguish two forms of chawl development; the redevelopment and the new...
master thesis 2018
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Le, Jaap (author)
One of the cities where the rapid urbanisation of the global south is most eminent is Mumbai, the economic capital of India. Due to a rising economy over the last century millions of people migrated to the city. This urbanisation led to an enormous density and therefore prices of land exploded in the inner city. Due to its physical constrains –...
master thesis 2018
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Latjes, Thomas (author)
India is the second most populated country in the world, counting for over 1,3 billion people, a number that is rapidly increasing. In line with the rest of the world, India is, next to its increase in population, seeing a rapid urbanization, with Mumbai in the centre of it all. Considering the increase of population and the urbanization of...
master thesis 2018
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Fell Rubio, Thomas (author)
The project itself work as a conclusion of the research and design balance. After several improvements, now it puts in discussion the outcomes of the housing redevelopment strategy. Instead of offering a different alternative to the existing redevelopment trend, it raises questions about what to do with the old redevelopments proposals. How to...
master thesis 2018
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Piethaan, Willem (author)
In the past decades Mumbai has experienced a huge increase of citizens who, drawn by the economic opportunities of the big city, come to Mumbai for chances of a better life. The city is struggling with the effects that this has on the city. A big part of its population reside in informal settlements, living under impoverished circumstances. This...
master thesis 2018
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Dennis Musalim, Dennis (author)
The chosen site for the graduation project demonstrates how the shortage of affordable housing becomes a problem in the Mumbai, how this issue has been responded, and how these actions affect the living quality. The challenge is how to generate an alternative for the provision of affordable housing by taking into account not only the issue of...
master thesis 2019
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Opsahl, Linn (author)
Housing projects being developed in the future, must challenge the previous problematic development trends built on efficiency in the past. In order to do so, Jan Bredenoord, Paul Van Lindert and Peer Smets state, within their book ‘Affordable Housing in the Global Urban South: Seeking Sustainable Solutions’, that new communities being developed...
master thesis 2019
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Ahsan, Rafaela (author)
From the very beginning, Mumbai, was made up of migrants. Its main population growth, at various points throughout its history, occurred primarily through migration. It was a popular place for people fleeing poverty, war and religious prosecution, as well as an attractive place for work and aspiration. ‘Floating populations’ or seasonal migrants...
master thesis 2019
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Lüth, Natascha (author)
The study aims to investigate humane housing solutions for rapid urbanisation happening all over the globe, specifically engaging with the case of Nalasopara, Mumbai, taking into account issues of density, affordability, economic development, gender and participation.
master thesis 2019
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Melchers, Fleur (author)
This graduation project has the name 'Towards a Sustainable Density', and is part of the Global Housing Studio, which aims to rethink the current systems of affordable housing in the Global South. Today, nearly fifteen percent of the world's population lives in poverty in urban areas, of which the majority can be found in the Global South. This...
master thesis 2019
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Zylberman, Gonzalo (author)
To balance the outbreak in density which is currently focused in Rahmat Nagar and encourage a city that is open for newcomers, the connection between Nalasopara West and East should be embraced. In order to achieve this connection and create a community linking both sides of the railway, issues such as urban markers, collective spaces, variety...
master thesis 2019
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de la Torre Renteria, Jose (author)
In many of the processes of urban renewal the Social Space produced by the inhabitants of the existing communities is often overlooked. The project makes a claim for the recognition of this "type of space" and further develops strategies so that the built form can be adaptable and open to the constant production and reproduction of Social Space....
master thesis 2019
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Gorokhovskyi, Pavlo (author)
The shortage of affordable housing is the biggest challenge of today’s Mumbai. These days, more than a half of the population of Mumbai dwell in the informal settlements, dealing with poor living conditions and low standard of living. Since the nation’s Independence in 1947, India experienced different approaches and policies towards slums: Slum...
master thesis 2019
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Barry, Claire (author)
The effects of India’s shift towards economic liberalisation, globalisation and privatisation in the mid 1990’s has drastically altered the landscape of its cities. These powerful forces have imposed further spatial disjuncture on an unplanned city. More specifically, forces of contemporary urbanisation plague the developing fabric of Mumbai’s...
master thesis 2019
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Hadi, Shirin (author)
The first interactions of the child with its environment can already have long-lasting impacts on its worldview (weltanschauung) and psychoanalytical state. This makes the architecture of housing, especially in poor regions, such as Nalasopara in Mumbai, a critical key point for the development of the next generations. However, after the...
master thesis 2019
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