We are Mod


An interdisciplinary urban research and action institute
based in Bengaluru and Berlin

 

We are Mod


An international collective of architects, designers,
researchers and curators with engaged interests in
and interests for engagement with the
urbanisation processes in India

 

The goal of Mod


is to establish an integrated information platform
for various kinds of data on Indian cities,
which will be open-source, multi-authored
and open to debate and modifications.

Recent Posts

Research
July 29, 2021

Urban Livelihoods and Street-vending

The informal urban economy According to the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO, GoI), in 2009-10,…
Research
July 26, 2021

The fragmentation of public space in Bengaluru

A case study of the City Market 1791 Image credits: British Library The area between…
Blog
July 16, 2021

Making Indian Cities Observable

The census of India says that 31% of the Indian population, i.e.; 375 million currently…

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Mapping Bengaluru

is a long term design and research project on Bengaluru. The study will attempt to chart a history for the city through the many maps that have been made of it.

 

Data Visualisations

Visualising the complexity of the urban landscape

 

Videos

Explanatory videos on city phenomenon

 

Researching City Processes

Analysis of proposed City Projects

 

City of Villages

is a longterm design and research project into the 638 villages that make Bengaluru city today

 

Bangalore - a bygone age

a long term archiving project that aims to create a crowdsourced archive for the city of Bengaluru

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Do you have a fresh and insightful perspective on an urban or architectural issue? We welcome contributions from critical minds of different backgrounds.

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