Dynamic Balance: City on the water

Dynamic Balance
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Dynamic Balance is an urban conceptual framework proposal for Mumbai, India.

Dynamic Balance
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It aims at resolving the housing pressure on the city of Mumbai through an evolutionary process of introducing a hierarchy of multiple centers in the form of sustainable eco-island networks.

Dynamic Balance
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With the population of Mumbai speculated to reach 42 million by 2050, the efficiency of the Dynamic Balance model could reduce a household’s dependency on high-frequency urban living.

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This would open up a new wave of semi-urban eco-island neighborhoods.

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It is guided by a group of design principles employing applied technology to form an integrated community design, while also providing clean energy, water, and food in the proximity of your residence.

Dynamic Balance
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This form of transit oriented development also targets a higher standard of living for residents and deepened sense of community.

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In short, it will provide a network of vital spare parts to a larger mechanism which is on the verge of breaking down. Source by Vardhan Mehta.

Dynamic Balance
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  • Location: Mumbai, India
  • Architect: Vardhan Mehta
  • Project Team: Vardhan Mehta, Shaguni Gupta, Xiangru Chen
  • Sustainability systems design: Adarsh Bindal
  • Graphic Design: Anvi Dalal
  • Year: 2016
  • Images: Courtesy of Vardhan Mehta
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