Environment & Ecology
Revitalisation of Derelict Urban Spaces | VSPB Associates
LA 51
Bundh Rejuvenation and Eco-Restoration of Urban Forest, Gurugram
Winner of WRI CK2017 Award in the Civil Society category


Across the world, several projects are aimed at rebuilding derelict urban environments to transform and rejuvenate marginalized places into vibrant public spaces for the city. The revival of such neglected spaces can serve to energize urban landscapes and create healthy environments for outdoor leisure for city dwellers.
Initiated by a local NGO Iamgurgaon (IAG) along with the Forest Department, Haryana, the Bundh Rejuvenation project is being developed on a public-private- partnership model, funded by corporate bodies like American Express with CSR funds.

The bundh was historically used as a check-dam in a water collection system. The 5.2 kilometre long stretch of the bundh along a nullah, is an existing forest strip, belonging to the Forest Department, Haryana. It traverses alongside several high-end residential neighbourhoods as well as squatter settlements. Presently this long stretch of forest land, in the midst of high-end residential housing enclaves, lies in a sad state of misuse.


 


ISSUE NO: 51
exhibition
ArvindTalati: A forgotten pioneer of Modern Indian Architecture

reports
IGBC's Green Landscape Summit 2016

Changing Climates, Evolving Landscapes, Isola-Goa 2017
Landscape and Conservation, SKNCOA-Pune, 2017

public participation
Public Participation in Design Works:
The Nimby, Banana and Lulu Syndromes

Harshad Bhatia

learning from the past
Clues on Street Network from Manasara:
Footpath or Sidewalks are not a British Legacy to India

Archana Sharma


directions
Going Forward: Landscape Architecture in India

Alpa Nawre


view from within
Identities and Boundaries

Geeta Wahi Dua


profile
Aesthetics, Utility and Environment: Practice of Ravi

Varsha Gavandi, Pune

competition
Redesigning Maharashtra Nature Park, Mumbai

landscape design
Transforming Urban Landscapes: Futala Lake, Nagpur

Deeproots Design

Revitalisation Of Derelict Urban Spaces:
Bundh Rejuvenation and Eco-Restoration of Urban Forest, Gurugram

VSPB Associates


Mana Resort, Ranakpur, Rajasthan
Parul Kiri Roy

Swastik Vatika: Marriage Venue, Anand
Karmavir Ghatge & Associates

Clover Fields: Weekend Home, Bangalore
Genesis Architecture

seeing the unseen
Panchtattvas: The Road Ahead

Dilpreet Bhullar

book review
An Inspiring Visual Reference
Book: #91 Residences Contemporary Indian Houses #3

review by Madhu Pandit

A Post-Colonial Paradigm of Universal Interest
Book: Cultural Landscapes of South Asia:
Studies in Heritage Conservation and Management

review by Narendra Dengle


landscape industry
Outdoor Lighting

Steve L. Aries





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