Counter magnet to decentralize a metropolitan city

Post-independence newly formed urban settlements were receiving support and facilities from their respective state government authorities and are developing faster than the mother cities. On this background the 1965 (MARG) article of Correa, Mehta and Patel distinctly stands out. It did not crave for limiting growth of Mumbai city but making room for its expansionContinue reading “Counter magnet to decentralize a metropolitan city”

Rise of New Urban settlements

The origin of New town concept has its roots in Garden city movement founded by Ebenezer Howard in the late 1800’s in Europe. A new town is a planned community mainly built in a previously undeveloped area (Ratoola Kundu, 2010). Conceived as a crucial instrument for balanced urbanization. New towns are being built considering a pragmaticContinue reading “Rise of New Urban settlements”

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