Panel 4 | Opening up the city: Creating urban spaces


The seventh edition of Urban ARC, the Annual Research Conference of the Indian Institute for Human Settlements, was conducted between 12-14 January 2023, virtually and in person at the IIHS Bengaluru City Campus. The theme for this edition was ‘Cities in Flux’.

Securing open space in an informal settlement of Mumbai: Implications for leisure activities and community participation
Balbir Aulakh, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)-Mumbai

Memories of a city in transition: Analysing environmental narratives of urban public places
Annie Sadhana Arulraj, Sunitha Don Bosco Anna University

Dissecting the word “People” in public spaces: A study of religious shrine spaces in the dominant caste neighborhood of Rajkot city
Meet Kakadiya, CEPT University

Visual culture of a city in flux: Narratives of public statues and sculptures in Bangalore
Salila Vanka, RV College of Architecture; Ravikumar Kashi, Freelance Artist; Madhuri Rao, RV College of Architecture


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