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Urban culture

In the studio with Nini Sum, struggling trailblazer

In the studio with Nini Sum, struggling trailblazer

In a basement in Shanghai Nini Sum hopes to bring good art to the masses by creating original work at an affordable price
Studio Mumbai architects build a slice of their city inside London's V&A Museum

Studio Mumbai architects build a slice of their city inside London's V&A Museum

A Mumbai architectural firm impresses a global audience with its poetic interpretation of how an Indian family of eight can live in harmony in a mere corridor of space
Home on a wall: The one-dimensional abodes of India's street dwellers

Home on a wall: The one-dimensional abodes of India's street dwellers

French photographer Anne Manglier introduces India to the street homes it has become blind to, and the concept of literally living your life in public
Mumbai blog: Reporting from the front lines of urban culture

Mumbai blog: Reporting from the front lines of urban culture

Tired of the famous food columnist, the newspaper book critic or the uninspiring weekend paper? Turn to Mumbai's blogosphere for a refreshing mix of wit and worthiness