Cover Story @ The Times Of India

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The Times Of India’s cover story on June 1st 2013 is on NEXTBANGALORE.

[…] The MOD Institute has created an interactive map of Bangalore that asks users to imagine one place they would like to change in the city. Using a drop-down menu, users can give suggestions about how they would like to change a certain aspect of the city and give suggestions on topics like ‘traffic’, ‘housing’, ‘environment’ and ‘culture’. Whether users are bothered about a dangerous street crossing, too much noise at a particular location, lack of public transport, absence of pedestrian paths or lack of greenery, they can indicate locations on the interactive map that they would like to see changed.

The posts will be collected on the Nextbangalore Change Map and the ideas collated are being timed for submission to the government panel that will draft the next iteration of Bangalore’s Comprehensive Development Plan, a 10-year city plan that is up for revision in 2015. […]

Read full article: “The democratic design”: http://www.timescrest.com/coverstory/the-democratic-design-10425



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