Articles by Anuprita Dixit

Anuprita Dixit is Design Director at IMK Architects, an architecture and urban design practice founded in 1957 with offices in Mumbai and Bengaluru. Skilled in Cartography, Construction, Sustainable Design, Comprehensive Planning, and Urban Planning, Dixit has worked on a wide variety of projects from corporate townships to high rise residential buildings as well as single family homes, schools and university campuses, commercial buildings, hotels, and resorts.

Mumbai has over 16,000 cessed and dilapidated buildings — some close to a hundred years old — that must be redeveloped. On May 14, 2023, the state government announced that it would constitute a separate authority to push for self-redevelopment of such buildings — a solution to the city’s housing crisis that involves societies of residents living in these buildings undertaking the redevelopment.  Deputy chief minister and housing minister Devendra Fadnavis said the government has set up a particular cell for self-redevelopment to ensure that proposals are approved within three months and deemed conveyance — a significant requirement for such…

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