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Griveaux, Aurélie (author)
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Verrijzer, Matthijs (author)
In recent years, Mumbai has experienced rapid urbanization due to its economic growth. This large influx of migrants, who are looking for opportunities in the city, has led to an issue of overpopulation. It has been estimated that the population will grow to 28 million within the next few years. More than 40% of these people live in informal...
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Kruijer, Wout (author)
The growing population in urban areas around the world puts tremendous stress on natural resources. In India, the urban population has increased form 18 percent to 34 percent of the total population between 1960 and 2017 and is expected to exceed the rural population at the end of 2040. The growing urban population will putt stress on the...
master thesis 2019
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WANG, Sijia (author)
Mumbai has seen the rapid urbanization in recent years. A large influx of migrants look for business and employee opportunities in the city, which led to the issue of over-population. It is estimated that there is a population of more than 21 million in Mumbai in 2018, while over 40 percent of people live in the informal settlements in extremely...
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Nam, Seung Won (author)
Nalasopara East, a representative case of chaotic urban fabric in Mumbai, India, is comprised of densely packed mid-rise chawl developments which neglect the complex and unorganized network of informal economic activities of the low-income residents for the benefit of the private developers. This affordable housing project aims to embrace the...
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Wong, Queenie (author)
In Mumbai, “two-thirds of the city’s (Bombay) residents are crowded<br/>into just 5 percent of the total area, while the richer or more rent-protected one-third monopolize the remaining 95 percent.” The Development Plans for Mumbai, criticized as “a form of ‘planned’ exclusion of the poor and the middle class”, have failed to address issues of...
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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...
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Riches, Matthew (author)
One of the most striking things bout the city of Mumbai, and more specifically Nalasopara, is the conflict visible between the formal and informal natures of the city. In a city where informal work and precarious lifestyles, are becoming ever more common, with currently 81% of india’s ecmonmy in the informal sector, the systems used to house...
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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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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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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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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...
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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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