• Business
  • Published 2019

A Place for Informality: Designing cities for the informal using formal market driven systems

@inproceedings{Riches2019APF,
  title={A Place for Informality: Designing cities for the informal using formal market driven systems},
  author={Matthew Riches},
  year={2019}
}
One of the most striking things bout the city of Mumbai, and more specifically Nalasopara, is the conflict visible between the formal and informal natures of the city. In a city where informal work and precarious lifestyles, are becoming ever more common, with currently 81% of india’s ecmonmy in the informal sector, the systems used to house this rapidly growing population is varied and complex but predominantly led by neoliberal and market driven economic tendencies. These systems demand a… CONTINUE READING