Everyday City
Observing how the everyday life of the city influences its urban spaces
Nov 18 2016
On the afternoon of 28 th april 2014, I had set myself the task of observing two street corners at either end of Noronha road at Russell market in Shivajinagar - a corner at the Broadway street end and a corner at the St.Mary’s Basilica end...
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Jul 06 2016
The Samosa Mela at Shivajinagar is a study conducted as part of a CEPT-CPP Summer school on The Everyday City that was held in June 2016 at the IIM Bangalore campus. It was a collaborative effort between CEPT University, Ahmedabad and the Center...
Apr 27 2016
The idea of the 'Everyday city' is based on the concept of Everyday Urbanism that was proposed in 1999 by Margaret Crawford & others, wherein the city is seen above all as a social product and which focuses on informal urban spaces. They point...
Mar 15 2016
In a discussion on ‘ The City in the World ’ as part of the IIHS City Scripts festival  in Bangalore, K.T.Ravindran, Professor & Head of the Urban design department for the last 20 years at the School of Planning & Architecture...
Mar 09 2016
    How do you begin to like Bangalore when you have moved here from elsewhere? I remember when we first came here 8 years ago, I yearned for anything that would remind me of Bombay, where I grew up - or of Chennai which was where we had...
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Feb 12 2016
The story I’m about to tell here is about the discoveries at the Everyday City workshop at the School of Architecture & Planning, CEPT University. This workshop was held as part of CEPT’s Summer Winter School from 1 st to 17 th...
Sep 10 2015
In his classic book, 'Ways of Seeing' John Berger says,  "The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled. "Each evening we see the sun set. We know that the earth is turning away from it."  what we...
Aug 31 2015
The Registrations for the CEPT Winter School in Ahmedabad are now open! There's a wide variety of courses and one of these is 'The Everyday City'. Sharing the details of this course below. Dates: 1st to 17th Dec 2015 Location: School of Architecture...
Apr 05 2015
The focus at Neralu  this year was on Trees & Public spaces - including ashwath kattes, neighbourhood parks and streets. Alongside that, MapUnity  developed an online platform where people could upload ...
Jan 29 2015
At the Neralu 2014 , a discussion on the cultural meaning attached to some of the older, shade-giving trees in the city led to the awareness that people continue to worship the Peepul tree AND informally generate community spaces within their neighbourhoods...