Figure 1: Urban Expansion in Kozhikode, Kerala, along Transit Lines (1974 versus 2014)
Source: Analysis by IDFC Institute and Urban Expansion Observatory
Figure 1 shows built-up area growth in and around Kozhikode, Kerala between 1974 and 2014. When cities expand and people begin living ...
FSI Variations in Mumbai and Manhattan
Source: Bertaud (2018)
The above images compare Floor Space Index (FSI) — the amount of floor area that can be built on a plot of land — in Mumbai and in Manhattan, New York City.
FSI is largely uniform across Mumbai. Neithe...