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Iñaki Alday Speaks at Mextrópoli 2020

Mextrópoli 2020, an architecture festival in Mexico City, was entitled (Un)sustainable City. The relationship between urban planning and architectural design with the conditions imposed by the climate crisis was at the center of the festival programme.

River and Coastal Urbanism Dialogues

This dialogue intends to address cross-disciplinary and cross-institutional collaborations addressing grand challenges at the intersection of urbanization and river and coastal dynamics. With Tulane University’s recognition for expertise in water, riverine and coastal territories and University of Virginia’s pioneering innovative urban research project, the Yamuna River Project, a dialogue discuss- ing methods of inquiry, cross disciplinarity, and potential opportunities is initiated.

Darcy Engle Wins Multiple Awards for Studio Project Completed Fall 2018

One of the primary contaminants of the Yamuna River in Delhi is fecal matter. This pollution comes to the river, in part, as a result of a lack of bathroom infrastructure. In response to this issue, the research conducted throughout the project began by identifying locations where there is the greatest need for bathroom infrastructure. In analyzing these locations, scales and types of bathrooms were designed for these typical urban scenarios. The overarching goal of the designed interventions is to provide new solutions to public bathrooms while bringing them closer to the people who need them most.

Art Adda – Phy – The Yamuna River Project

The National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, (NGMA), Ministry of Culture, Government of India in collaboration with the Embassy of Spain in New Delhi is pleased to announce the artistic project “PhY” on the Art Adda platform, with the presence of H.E. José Ramón Barañano, Ambassador of Spain to India and Director, NGMA on Friday 30th November 2018 from 5:30 pm onwards.

Yamuna River Project in ABC Sociedad, Spain

The research conducted by the Yamuna River Project in New Delhi was recently covered by the renowned Spanish newspaper ABC Sociedad. The article highlights the urban problems faced by the rapidly urbanizing city of Delhi and the critical situation of pollution in the Yamuna.

YRP Announces Brian Owensby as Co-Director

Brian Owensby, Co-Director of the Yamuna River ProjectBrian Owensby will be joining Iñaki Alday and Pankaj Vir Gupta as a Co-Director of the Yamuna River Project. Brian has been a member of the YRP Advisory Council and steadfast advocate of YRP since the project's...

UVA Provost Thomas Katsouleas in The Economic Times

Thomas C. Katsouleas, Executive Vice President and Provost of the University of Virginia and YRP Advisory Council member, wrote an article for The Economic Times regarding the role of the University of Virginia as a leading global research institution and the grand...

DDA Working on Comprehensive Plan for Yamuna Rejuvenation

Press Trust of India "New Delhi, April 27 (PTI) Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri today said that Delhi Development Authority (DDA) is working to implement a "comprehensive project" for restoration and rejuvenation of the Yamuna river. He emphasized on rejuvenation of...

Yamuna River Project Book Launch

On April 27th, 2018 The Yamuna River Project launched its first book at an event hosted by the Embassy of Spain in India. This event was a seminal moment in the development of the Yamuna River Project and garnered public support from Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hon. Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Secretary of the Ministry of Water Resources, Mr. U.P. Singh; the Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce and former CEO of the Delhi Jal Board, Mr. Keshav Chandra among others.

Yamuna River Project Grants Announcement

Join the Yamuna River Project Grants The Yamuna River Project (YRP) engages the efforts of government agencies, experts and activists, in India and internationally, in an ongoing investigation addressing the multidimensional challenges for the recovery of the relation...

UVA Spring Symposia Overview: Challenges in Equitable Development

A series of symposiums with faculty researchers at the University of Virginia mark the opening and conclusion of the Spring 2017 session of the Yamuna River Project, focused on the work produced in partnership with the Delhi Jal Board regarding the Najafgarh Drain. Read further to learn more about the multidisciplinary conversations from the March and April symposiums.

Yamuna River Project Exhibition Inauguration: India Habitat Centre

On Wednesday, March 29, a complete schedule of talks and presentations will preface the inauguration of the YRP Exhibition at the India Habitat Center in New Delhi, India. After entering into a five-year agreement with the Delhi Jal Board in partnership with the University of Virginia, the Project presents a comprehensive strategy for the rejuvenation of all drains and water-bodies in New Delhi. The exhibition in India will be open to the public until April 07.