Architecture of Rapid Change and Scarce Resources
The Architecture of Rapid Change and Scarce Resources (ARCSR) is an emergent research area within the teaching and practice of architecture. It examines and extends knowledge of the physical and cultural influences on the process of transforming the built environment. It focuses on situations where resources are scarce and where both culture and technology are in a state of rapid change.
Corroboration of research impact
Index of Corroboration documents
Making slum renewal work: Indian cities managing urban growth
Review of Learning from Delhi AR
Reimagining sanitation in Agra
Global Monitoring Report World Bank (page 112)
UDG Publishers Award
Review of Learning from Delhi in Urban Design (p49)
Review in UGRG
Open House - Dispersed initiatives in changing urban landscapes
Live projects and their role in studio teaching - Intercultural Interactions
Ed Parham - the segregated classes: spatial and social relationships in slums
Meet city’s ‘Toilet Missionary’
Learning from Delhi: Dispersed Initiatives in Changing Urban Landscapes - Written by Maurice Mitchell, Edited by Shamoon Patwari and Bo Tang
The Architecture of 3 Freetown Neighbourhoods: Documenting changing city topographies 2008 – 2013 - Written by Maurice Mitchell, Edited by Shamoon Patwari and Bo Tang
Freetown, Sierra Leone - Exhibition Catalogue
Agra and London by Studio 7
City Pockets: Secret Gardens and Railway Lands by Unit 6
Sierra Leone - Exhibition Catalogue
Edgelands: Kosovo and India by Unit 6 /Studio 7
Walking City: Agra Affinities, Mediations and Perambulations by Unit 6 / Studio 7
Agra Beyond Taj by Unit 6
Freetown Construction Manual
Community Support Empowerment Organisation (CESO) Pamphlet
Shifting Places by Unit 6 / Studio 7
Learning from Delhi - Exhibition Catalogue
Namaste Delhi by Unit 6 / Studio 7
Savda Ghevra Resettlement Colony: Landscapes of Change
Navi Mumbai Stone Quarry Settlements by ARCSR
East Yamuna Exchanges: Everyday Conversations in Space and Time by ARCSR
Agra Narratives: Everyday Conversations in Space and Time by Unit 6 / Studio 7
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