Sustainable Habitats

Some key challenges of industrial and post-industrial development of today are concerned with the integration of rural and urban spaces. Quality of life in urban areas is declining due to environmental pollution, unregulated traffic and fast speed lifestyles. Whereas rural areas are marked by a lack of access to basic services such as energy, sanitation, water, healthy food and education.  Urban-rural spaces nned to be looked at as one continuum in order to explore technology and lifestyle interventions that can bring amenities from urban to rural and vice versa.

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