BIOSCOPE ON URBAN HOUSING IN INDIA
Film as a medium has played an important role in generating awareness on social issues. This blog is a list of films that address housing and issues related to housing infrastructure in India. It is not an exhaustive list but a short collection of films available in the public domain
WHAT IS THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE HOUSING?
Date: 12th October 2020
This blogs explores the key elements of adequate housing as recognized by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
CCF CHALLENGE: ILLUSTRATING AVANT-GARDE SUPPLY CHAINS
Date: 16th April 2020
One of the biggest concerns in the country right now is the distribution of food supplies and essential commodities. In Indian cities, with large income inequalities, servicing these huge numbers equitably becomes a logistical impossibility. Last-mile door-to-door services have become essential systems to get supplies to every individual.
PANDEMICS AND URBAN PLANNING
Date: 1st April 2020
As of 31.03.2020 the outbreak, termed COVID-19, has infected about 800,000 people worldwide and killed roughly 42,000, according to a global tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.
The coronavirus pandemic sweeping across the planet is forcing city authorities, health care officials, and emergency and security forces to take urban planning more seriously. In the midst of a global quarantine, the CCF team discusses factors like population density, technology, supply chains and urbanisation to present the historic and contemporary analysis of the mutually inclusive nature of pandemics and urban planning.
PANDEMICS AND MAPS
Date: 28th MARCH 2019
In the wake of the recent COVID-19 pandemic, the CCF team came across a collection of maps that spatially visualise outbreaks, and did a little research around the analytics that illustrate pandemic movements.
PANAJI’S FORGOTTEN RESOURCE: OLD BUILDINGS
Date: 25th May 2019
The CCF team talks about heritage in Panaji, and CCF’s 2014 Heritage Listing Project.
Is Our City Any Good?
Date: 21st May 2019
A forum for citizens to understand and discuss the city.
Event@CCF: Film screening of ‘Kakoos’
Date: 15th May 2019
While the 2017 documentary presented the stark reality of manual scavengers in Tamil Nadu, the subsequent discussion, with the lawyer and human rights activist Albertina Almeida, and the architect Tallulah D’Silva, provided insight on way-forward action in Goa.
Late-night stroll, anyone? Assessing safety in Panaji’s streets
Date: 3rd May 2019
In a photoblog, the CCF team observes footpaths in Panaji from Jane Jacobs’ perspective.
Riverfront Proposal in Panaji: Development or Demise?
Date: 26th April 2019
The CCF team takes a closer look at the Panaji Riverfront Development Proposal.
Car is King: Goa at the mercy of parking rule
Date: 29th March 2019
The CCF team discusses the parking issue in Goa, and the state’s much-awaited response.
Unclogging Panaji’s congestion problem
Date: 1st March 2019
The CCF team discusses a major problem in the Goan capital: mobility, and the proposed Decongestion Model.
‘Can Participatory Development be infused in the Electoral Wards of the Heritage Panchayat of Se-Old Goa?’
Date: 22nd February 2019
Making a strong case for a “Bottom-Top” approach to planning, Edgar Ribeiro used the case of Old Goa to elucidate the need for sustainable planning through participatory Ward-level spatial plans.