Spontaneous Urbanisation

by Ashish Ganju

In discussing the story of a village on the outskirts of Delhi that has transformed into an urban center in the last three or four decades, Ganju makes a case to ground urban theories around the spontaneous settlements emerging on the margins of our organically evolved and planned settlements.


Architect, Founding Director of the TVB School of Habitat Studies in New Delhi and co-author of the book ‘The Discovery of Architecture: A Contemporary Treatise on Ancient Values and Indigenous Reality.