ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Gendering of the Culture of Building

The'culture' of building is an amalgam of practices and processes of various segments inhabiting and operating in the city. In Mumbai, the process of building is also intrinsically connected to the politics of space in the city. This paper revisits the built environment of the city of Mumbai and its culture from a gender perspective. For the evolution of a suitable architectural vision for the future, a multi-level approach that includes gender interventions at the planning and policy levels and at civil society levels is essential.

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