Author: Abdul Bari

Designing Around Heritage

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Design for the Masses

What is a city beyond its public spaces? The sea of houses and apartments of course! These may not be the most remembered parts of any city but they do quite a huge impact on the general feel and sense of a city. AU DS understands this and is committed to design for the city […]

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The Urban Density-FAR Duel

A high-density low-rise built-up situation cannot accommodate a uniform FAR increase. It will only densify the city beyond any acceptable limit of health, freedom or opportunity. High Density in small area is good. Low density in small area is acceptable. High Density in large area is not. Low Density in large area is bad. If […]

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Heritage Vs. Infrastructure

New article published on sustainable cities collective blog site on a recent project experience in Hyderabad, portraying ‘a balancing act’ that most Indian cities are engaged with between heritage and infrastructure. Excerpts from the article: Do you imagine built heritage as dead monuments of a distant past? As we move deeper into the 21st century, […]

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AUDS Launched!

Humble Beginnings… Taking my practice of architecture and place-making in built-up environments to a more independent level, this portal is supposed to represent “the corner turned” in retrospection after some years have passed and, hopefully, more meaningful work done.

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