// Indian cities are becoming increasing complex due to rapid unplanned growth; home to thousands of new residents each day. Winding and unpredictable roads, unclear transit systems, informal neighbourhoods and makeshift economies, make the legibility of the city a major challenge for many from the perspective of navigation and its discovery. The notion of location in Indian cities is highly social and visual, relying on memory and experience which most often goes undocumented, preventing the experience to translate. //
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Exploring how mapping the city and creating an integrated city signage system can play an important role in making cities more legible and inclusive. Thereby promoting walkability, use of public transit, establishing a sense of belonging and even contribute to making of identities of areas through easing identification and recognition of places.
We have been working on developing city specific maps and signage systems for:
Neighbourhoods; By the creation of neighborhood maps with communities
Transit nodes; linking them up to the larger urban fabric for an increased ridership
Public Spaces and City parks; enhancing their experience and connecting them to other tourist areas in the city