Yamuna River Project : New Delhi urban ecology / Iñaki Alday and Pankaj Vir Gupta ; with essays by Keshav Chandra, Rana Dasgupta, Peter Debaere, John Echeverri-Gent, Daniel Ehnbom, and Pradip Saha ; edition coordinated by Joseph Brookover Jr.

Alday, Iñaki author.
New York : Actar, [2018]
361 pages, 9 unnumbered pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps, plans ; 31 cm
City planning -- India -- New Delhi.
Urban ecology (Sociology) -- India -- New Delhi.
Land use -- India -- New Delhi -- Planning.
Yamuna River Project (University of Virginia)
City planning.
Land use -- Planning.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Yamuna River (India) -- Environmental conditions.
New Delhi (India) -- Environmental conditions.
India -- New Delhi.
India -- Yamuna River.
"This publication presents the results of more than five consecutive years of focused research initiatives and designs from The University of Virginia School of Architecture towards the revitalization of New Delhi, India's water bodies. In collaboration with the Delhi Jal Board, The University of Virginia's Yamuna River Project is an inter-disciplinary research program, proposing to revitalize the ecology of the Yamuna River in Delhi and creating vital urban links with the Yamuna River as it flows through India's capital city. Through the research, methodologies, and designs contained within this publication, this project aims to serve as a catalyst for the urgent recovery of the Yamuna River and its tributaries, building a publically accessible body of information and expertise resulting in visions of what an alternative future would be. Only by addressing human equality and the complexity of Delhi's urban phenomenon can the social and ecological crises manifested through these neglected water bodies be solved."-- Actar Publishers website.
01. Delhi's Urban History. History of a Settlement: Evolution of Empires ; Historic Delhi's Geography ; Mughal Delhi ; Post Mughal Delhi ; Yamuna As Goddess And Icon; Dan Ehnborn ; British New Delhi
Delhi's Modern Evolution: Urban Evolution ; Delhi's Exponential Expansion ; Modern Delhi's Geography ; Delhi 2021 Masterplan
02. Delhi's Urban Layers
Delhi's Waters
Continental Climate
Delhi's Geology
Historic Bundhs and Baolis
Territory of Water
Yamuna River Canal System
Water Treatment Plants
Water Treatment Process
Drinking Water Delivery
The Economics Of Water; Peter Debaere
Groundwater Pollution
Drains and the Sewage System
Sewage and Water Systems
Excreta In The Public Domain; Pradip Saha
Delhi's Socioeconomics
Population Density and Demographics
Food Distribution Network
Public Facilities
Public Facilities
Note continued: Public Facilities
Public Facilities
Delhi's Ecologies
Waste Process
Proposed Recycling Process
Air Quality
Green Space
Open Space
Delhi's Mobility
Road Network
Public Transportation Network
Mobility Systems
Mobility Overlaps
Daily Commute
Delhi's Governance
Yamuna Governance Structure
Delhi's Governance And Efforts To Revitalize Its Yamuna; John Echevrri-Gent
03.Delhi And Its Water Bodies The Yamuna in Delhi
The Dead River
The Yamuna Floodplain
Floodplain Encroachment
Flooding Danger
Inaccessible Yamuna
The Cut and the Najafgarh Drain
The Drain System
Delhi's Drains
Najafgarh and Its Subdrains
Najafgarh Drain Neighborhoods
Drain Typologies
The Interceptor Strategy
Najafgarh Strategic Plan
A Vision of the Najafgarh
04.A Vision For Delhi
Green Infrastructure
Socioecological Strategic Plan
Note continued: A Map Of The World That Does Not Contain Utopia; Rana Dasgupta
Najafgarh Drain as Delhi's East-West Spine
The Drain Capillary System
Sludge Remediation Park
Water Remediation Park
Subdrains as Linear Parks
Subdrain Seasonal Park
Subdrain Uncapping and Reuse
STP Restoration and Hybridization
Decentralized Waste Infrastructure
Decentralized Public Sewage Infrastructures
Waste Collection and Landfill Remediation
Hybrid Waste Treatment Plant
The Yamuna River Commons
Connecting New Delhi to the Yamuna
Intermodal Education Facilities
Spiritual Facilities by the River
The Yamuna Multi-scale Market
The Yamuna Floodplain Recovery
Floodplain Restoration
Floodplain Marsh Recovery
Water Remediation Park
Crossing to the Floodplain
Social Housing
Hybrid Housing at Hapur Bypass Bridge
Hybrid Housing at Raja Ram Kohli Road
Railroad Housing Network
Floodplain Temporary Shelter
Note continued: Hybrid Infrastructures
Vikas Marg Pedestrian Bridge
Nizamuddin Intermodal Station
Railroad to Floodplain Connection
Neighborhood Public Amenities
Park and Community Centers
Women's Shelter and Laundry Facilities
Public Facility Bridges
Community Centers for Public Health
Heritage Revitalization
Purana Qila Public Library and Performing Arts Center
Feroz Shah Kotla Community Center.
"University of Virginia."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 366-370).
Gupta, Pankaj Vir, author.
Chandra, Keshav, writer of epilogue.
Brookover, Joseph, Jr., editor.
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