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August 16, 2017

Bimal Patel on City Planning

Bimal Patel, Director, HCP Design, Planning and Management discusses India's tryst with urban planning, with Bloomberg Quint, in this article.


"The history of street grids apparently dates back to Hippodamus in the fifth century B.C. The Grecian’s legacy is most visible in New York city, that some 2400 years later, in 1811, built a street matrix of 11 avenues and 155 crosstown streets. Even that is now well over 200 years old. And yet it’s evergreen, says urban planning expert Bimal Patel in an interview ... on the sidelines of the IDFC Institute Dialogues, 2017."


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