Problems Loom for Urbanizing India

Two sets of graphs from show demographic trends in India that are likely to create a heavily urbanized country. But they aren't building the infrastructure to back up the growth, according to Thomas Crampton.

"Compared with 2005, additional 320 million people will enter India's working age population by 2030... and India is becoming more urbanized than China, BUT not yet spending on infrastructure."

Thomas Crampton is Asia-Pacific director of 360 Digital Influence for Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide.

Full Story: India's Coming Urban Crisis



Indian Authors to Follow

To great Indian authors to follow are Arundahti Roy and Vandana Shiva.

There writings will inform you about economic and environmental policy there and will shed light on the root of urban overdevelopment in cities like Mumbai.

Brand new! Urban Grid City Collection

Each city has its own unique story. Commemorate where you came from or where you want to go.
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Grids & Guides

A notebook for visual thinkers. Available in red and black.
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Build the world you want to see

Irresistible block set for adults when placed on a coffee table or desk, and great fun for kids.

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These sturdy water bottles are eco-friendly and perfect for urbanists on the go.