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Bhendi, India

We spent some time working with local authorities in the Bhendi Bazaar region of Mumbai, India, looking at affordable housing typologies delivered sustainably.

Our key principles of the design was to help retain and preserve the existing communities founded in local neighbourhoods, whilst simultaneously delivering good quality affordable housing at a mass scale.

Some research followed, and elements of our proposals are illustrated here.

Location: Mumbai

Accommodation: Housing

Tenure: Affordable housing

Start Date: 2006

Completion Date: 2008