Impact Highlights

Baselining Bengaluru's waste management system

TRIGGER:

'I have 45000 workers on the ground why isn't my city spick and span? Where is all this XX money going?

IMPACT:

Exposed 500 crore scam

Framework for data collection

Capacity building within BBMP

Mainstreaming the strategy - developing a shared vacabulary

Affecting change on ground, drving scale 

Experimentation & Innovation

Planning the city bottom up

Focus areas

Assessing the impact of the experiment with regards to the ‘current state’ in order to iterate the ‘future state’
Making environment as the driver for sustainable change to improve the quality of life for all
Building a space for co-creation and piloting contextual, user-centric solutions in real-life settings for scale
Embedding planning to the local level. Making cities that work for all needs to include the remaining 99%. 

Biodiversity

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Legibility &

Way-finding

FOCUS:

Solid waste management plan for cities, audit if city infrastructure 

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Waste 

Management

FOCUS:

Solid waste management plan for cities, audit if city infrastructure 

GO TO PROJECT > 

Air 

Pollution

FOCUS:

Community based air quality audit, understanding how design of the city affects air quality

GO TO PROJECT > 

Waste 

Management

FOCUS:

Solid waste management plan for cities, audit if city infrastructure 

 GO TO PROJECT > 

Water

Management

FOCUS:

Lake rejuvenation, integrated water management

GO TO PROJECT > 

Biodiversity

FOCUS:

Solid waste management plan for cities, audit if city infrastructure 

 GO TO PROJECT > 

Keeping everyday experience of people at the centre of a problem solving process

Humanizing

issues

Real-life testing of one or more proposed ‘future states’

To test ideas and solutions in real life setting before scaling up

Quick and active experimentation

Real-life testing of one or more proposed ‘future states’

Keeping everyday experience of people at the centre of a problem solving process

Working across governance scales

Real-life testing of one or more proposed ‘future states’

Bring diverse viewpoints and promote systemic thinking

Leveraging multi-sectoral partnerships

Real-life testing of one or more proposed ‘future states’

Keeping everyday experience of people at the centre of a problem solving process

Bringing policy to the doorstep

Real-life testing of one or more proposed ‘future states’

To design in inclusion and build demand on ground

Public making of

projects

Real-life testing of one or more proposed ‘future states’
The degrading environment is largely an issue of bad planning.

#1

City making is happening at multiple scales, and this requires urban planners to be incorporated at all these levels not at the master planning level

#2

The wicked problem of
environmental degradation and its fall outs cannot be solved by one actor alone.

#3