mHS CITY LAB is a think-tank and implementing organization with a human centered design approach. We design and pilot innovative scalable solutions to foster the development of resilient and inclusive cities
mHS CITY LAB was a part of the panel discussion on affordable housing organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation on 24th June. The panel offered a great platform to share our work over the last 7 years along with our current project that leverages digital technology. We believe innovation is key towards […]
Our co-founder Marco Ferrario talks about our latest theory of change and how a simple tool or an idea can change the world, one house at a time. Remember those little black gadgets called pagers that could be hooked onto belts? Or playing ‘Snake’ on the Nokia hand held mobile phones that weighed almost a kilo? In less than two […]
This post is second in series of Social and Digital Media at the Sarai programme, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi made possible by a Social Media Research grant to our senior designer Swati Janu. The research is based on our ongoing project to provide design and technical knowledge to masons and homeowners […]
Barsati offers an informal space for discussions around the creation of socially inclusive cities, taking off from the collaborative project of Tambu talks (Jan-July 2016). Through a series of monthly talks organized by the mHS CITY LAB team, it provides a platform for upcoming and experimental initiatives that engage with the larger but lesser heard part of Indian cities that is composed of self-organized settlements and communities.
Barsati brings its first event in a ‘jugalbandi’ format through the work of Guneet Narula along with Mridul Sharma and Rajan Zaveri, who are using technology and media to bring about positive social change in our cities. It’s going to be an interactive session with new and emerging themes on the role of technology in creating socially inclusive cities through the use of digital mapping, geo-spatial information and 360 degree multimedia interactives.Past talks