ARCH+ 185 India's Insular Urbanism

The issue of the German architecture journal ARCH+ on India’s Insular Urbanism is published in the context of the Urban Age conference in Mumbai in November 2007. As the print issue is only available in German we are providing an English translation of the editorial and selected contributions as online articles.

Urban Age: The Electric City

Konferenz in London, 6.–7. Dezember 2012 // Conference in London, 6-7 December 2012. In 2012 liegt der Fokus des Urban Age-Programms auf der Elektrifizierung von Städten und den... mehr

Living in the Endless City

Buchvorstellung und Diskussion mit Richard Burdett, Saskia Sassen und Richard Sennett Datum: 17. Juni 2011, 18 Uhr Ort: Atrium der Deutschen Bank, Unter den Linden 13-15 (Eingang... mehr

India's Insular Urbanism

By Anh-Linh Ngo, Kristina Herresthal, Anne Kockelkorn, Martin Luce // “I’m coming from where you’re going – and it’s not worth going there.” Packaged as a... mehr

Urbanism of Occupation

By Solomon Benjamin, Bhuvaneswari Raman // Reading a city through its everyday politics shows the fluidity of power relations in urban territories. A lot of urban research, especially in the... mehr

Modernities Unlimited: Architecture and Ambivalence

By Jyoti Hosagrahar // By all accounts, India is racing ahead on a path to modernization and development. And the cities, as the engines of development, are at the forefront of modernity... mehr

Frothing Urbanism: Urban Conditions in India

By Rupali Gupte, Rahul Mehrotra, Prasad Shetty // Urban Landscapes in India are today emerging as a set of disparate conditions spreading across the country irrespective of city boundaries.... mehr

The Invention of the Modern Indian Architect

By A. G. Krishna Menon // Like the Indian nation, the contemporary Indian architect is a modern invention. In structure and form, both are products of colonialism. Consequently, both have... mehr


by Peter Gotsch and Ing. Susanne Kohte On the outskirts of the city of Hyderabad a new urban landscape is emerging. This landscape is characterised by an eclectic mix of landmark office... mehr
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