Settlements & Transport: Visual & Audio

PostedonApr. 27, 2014in Settlements and Transport

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Resources for Settlements & Transport: Visual & Audio (Includes Presentations & slideshow)

  1. Promoting cycling in Pune by enhancing safety for cyclists – by Amarnath and Sanskriti Menon, CEE (Center for Environment Education, Pune) (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  2. Slides on the Plan for a Modern, Cycle-inclusive Multi-modal Transportation System. The summary Preliminary Draft of Pune Cycle Plan. (checked on 7 Sep. 2017)

  3. Taming Streets: Design, Deliberation and Delivery in Indian Cities‘ – In May/June 2015, a CUSP research team spent  2 weeks in India to finalise a 3 year-long project – essentially marrying Sustainable Transportation and Deliberative Democracy – to discover it is still very much an ongoing journey. (checked on 18 Oct. 2016)

  4. People’s Science Institute has various useful products, publications and videos. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  5. In the short film A House of Solutions (by Makarand Purohit of the India Water Portal) we are guided through a household with a variety of water solutions. Rahul Banerjee, an urban water expert, describes how he manages water and sanitation problems in his urban home by using an innovative water and energy saving model. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  6. A roadside vegetable garden, open to all is a video on Anilkumar, who has been maintaining a ‘public’ roadside organic vegetable garden in Perinjanam, Thrissur (Kerala). (checked on 7 Oct. 2020)

  7. Photos showing construction of a Wattle & Daub/Cob Organic Farm Cottage in Bengaluru by Thannal Hand Sculpted Homes. (checked on 9 Jan. 2016)

  8. Anuradha Mathur, landscape architect, says “… maybe we should be designing for ‘rain’ in this monsoon landscape (‘india’) rather than working within same “problem-solving” mode where we use corrective measures of the same ontology… rather than a new imagination… a new ontology…” in this lecture (video). (checked on 20 Jun. 2016)

  9. Cyclovia Every Sunday, from 7 am to 2 pm, up to 2 million residents of Bogota, Colombia, enjoy over 70 miles of car-free streets, where special lanes are created so that people can go out and do sports, ride a bicycle, and skate – affordably. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  10. Permaculture Association Videos to help make living sustainable. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  11. What do you need? – A film on Participatory Environmental Flows Assessment as a part of Rurul Appraisal, by People’s Science Institute, Dehradun. (checked on 14 Oct. 2015)

  12. स्वच्छ पुणे सेवा सहकारी संस्थेने प्रस्तुत केलेली कचरा व्यवस्थापनाविषयी चित्रफीत. A film (in Marathi, with subtitles in English) on the work of SWaCH – Waste managers of Pune. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  13. Solar-powered auto rickshaws launched in Bengaluru : If auto rickshaws are blamed for polluting cities, here’s a simple solution to replace the diesel/gas consuming autos. (checked on 16 Mar. 2016)

  14. Decent, fulfilling dwellings can be made with much less impact if principles of sharing, localisation, conviviality can be integrated. Anitra Nelson and Francois Schneider, editors of ‘Housing for Degrowth: Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities’ talk to Ashish Kothari at the sidelines of the International Degrowth conference, Malmo (Sweden), 23.8.2018. Filmed by Shrishtee Bajpai. (checked on 8 Sep. 2018)

  15. Interview about Christiania, created 40 years ago as a ‘free town’ spread over 85 acres in Copenhagen (Denmark) with the principle that everyone has the freedom to live in the way they want as long as it does not impinge on others’ freedom – a society that moves away from ‘psychical and physical pollution’. (checked on 4 Sep. 2018) Read a blogpost Christiania: Eclectic anarchy in action! by Ashish Kothari. 

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