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    PhotoStories | The Streets of Marrakesh

    Continued from here. The streets of Marrakesh are chaotic, sure, but they aren’t threatening. The men of Marrakesh do return your curiosity in healthy measure, especially if you are a woman with a camera. There are those who like to try and make an unfair profit on your foreign naiveté – as an Indian though, I […]




  • PhotoStories | Chaos in Marrakesh

    Coming as I do from India, chaos is something I’m quite familiar with. Familiarity though, does not imply intimacy, or even comfort. Familiarity just makes you less afraid of chaos – it ceases to be the “other”, something to be intrinsically distrusted. Chaos makes me uncomfortable but curious. It’s when I start to channel that curiosity into looking […]




  • Design | Re-Imagining a Co-Working Space

    While I am an urban planner + place brander by day, long time readers of this blog would know that I’m always seeking out interesting side projects that exercise my creative muscles in some way. So when in August, good friend Anjali Ramachandran, who works as the Head of Innovation at PHD, invited me to […]




  • Urbanism | Place Engagement through Art at Bankside

    I have written about Candy Chang’s thoughtful urban installations before, and therefore I am delighted to hear that she is bringing her work to London through the next few weeks as part of the Merge Festival at Bankside. The festival is a celebration of the rich cultural heritage of the area, and it aims to […]