Experts working with citizens for civic improvement in Malviya Nagar.

September 2015
Presented by: 
Aastha Chauhan and Manas Murthy
10th september '15 IHC, New Delhi
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Aapki Sadak is a community based first / last mile connectivity project in the Malviya Nagar area. The project has successfully gathered support from both local stakeholders and government agencies including UTTIPEC and SDMC and is poised for implementation. The talk will be presented by  Aastha Chauhan and Manas Murthy.

Aastha Chauhan

She is an artist and activist. She was trained as a sculptor before joining KHOJ International Artists Association as their community and outreach personnel. She later began working on independent projects that form a nexus between art / culture and social change. She was recently awarded a fellowship at the Tate Modern in London.

Manas Murthy

He is an Architect and Urban Designer. He has professional experience in sustainable urbanism research, neighbourhood design & retrofit and sustainable mobility design with a focus on community engagement. As a Fellow of Sustainable Urbanism the Princes Foundation for Building Community in London, he worked on community led regeneration and urban design projects including the Coed Darcy residential development in South Wales. At John Thompson & Partners, London, he has worked on detailed neighbourhood design and density modelling for Landscape visual Impact Assessments of residential extensions. Since, his return to Delhi, he has worked on several urban infrastructure and residential master-planning projects.