Homegrown Cities: Back to the Future

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Latin America and India share a common history of experimentations in slum-upgrading and incremental housing strategies. The
ideas of F. C. Turner, who was informed by years of work in Lima, in particular have inspired some of the most progressive schemes and
projects in Mumbai and other parts of India. This essay reviews highlights in the history of social housing in Mumbai. It then describes
the theory behind URBZ’s “Homegrown Cities” project and locates it within the larger context Turner’s ideas and projects by Indian
architects such as B. V. Doshi and Charles Correa.

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Matias Echanove
Rahul Srivastava
Echanove, M., & Srivastava, R. (2013). Homegrown Cities: Back to the Future. Materia Arquitectura, (07), 100–104. https://doi.org/10.56255/ma.v0i07.226


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