urbz


These images were taken for urbz in the Goan village of Chimbel and the adjacent Indiranagar slum.

urbz is an experimental action and research collective specialized in participatory planning and design. The group believe that residents are experts of their neighborhoods.Their everyday experiences constitute an essential knowledge for architecture, planning, urban development and policy-making. 
They are committed to information sharing and public participation. Bringing together local and global knowledge, the collective produce innovative models in architecture, planning and policy making.

urbz work with citizens, associations, local governments and private clients. Besides their initiative in Goa, they have teams in Mumbai, Bogotá, São Paulo, Geneva and Seoul.