Advertisement

Ranjit Sabikhi

Principal Partner, Ranjit Sabikhi Architects

Latest Articles By Ranjit Sabikhi

Planning For Long-Term More Important Than Spending Funds On Iconic Projects

Ranjit Sabikhi

A walk along the central road in ITO area gives an idea of the scale of congestion created by the mixture of vehicular and pedestrian traffic along its entire length

Read More

Is It Possible To Solve Delhi’s Traffic Problems

Ranjit Sabikhi

In order to handle the transportation needs of steadily increasing population, rapid transit systems like the Metro-rail and the Bus Rapid Transit, are both essential

Read More

Control Of Traffic In Delhi An Issue Of Major Concern

Ranjit Sabikhi

Car users constitute a small minority of the total population, but occupy a major section of space in the city in the form of roads and parking areas

Read More

DDA Ignores Gazetted Norms In Proposed TOD Projects

Ranjit Sabikhi

One of the important recommendations of the Delhi Master Plan 2021 notified in February 2007 was that Influence Zones along the metro rail and major transportation corridors be declared as intensive development zones

Read More

Alaknanda Mall: DDA’s Callous Disregard Of Citizen Protests

Ranjit Sabikhi

Over the years DDA has become a concentration of administrators focused on the commercial exploitation of land. They have lost complete control over the need to track actual development on the ground, recording it in detail, and helping to correct and control serious shortcomings

Read More

Upgrading Of Infrastructure In The Delhi Urban Area An Urgent Need

Ranjit Sabikhi

The absence of adequate community facilities such as schools, health centers, hospitals, and open spaces for community functions and children’s play space, is a major shortcoming in all low income concentrations

Read More

Why Not Create A Brand New City Centre For The Capital

Ranjit Sabikhi

The proposal to redevelop outdated government housing presents an excellent opportunity to create a brand new City Center in the heart of the capital - an opportunity to create a new image of our times for the city of Delhi

Read More

Nehru Place Needs To Be Completely Replanned And Upgraded

Ranjit Sabikhi

Nehru Place located on a site of 96 acres was one of the first district centres built in the mid seventies as per the Delhi Master Plan 1961. Located on the corner of the Outer Ring Road and Lala Lajpat Rai Marg across from Kalkaji, Nehru Place is easily accessible from most areas of South Delhi

Read More

DUAC Studies Highlight Important Urban Issues

Ranjit Sabikhi

As MCD bylaws are not enforceable in urban villages, unauthorized construction in the form of additions and alterations is rampant

Read More

Planning The Space Around Metro Stations

Ranjit Sabikhi

As part of the overall integration of the metro system with the framework of Delhi, major train stations need to be identified and planned to have direct connections to surrounding residential areas by a bus network, as well as a system of roads, bicycle tracks and walkways

Read More