This post is part of the Portraits of Place series.
This book was created by Anette Flygansvaer, Gislunn Halfdanardottir, Aditi Mehta, and Alisha Mody. Alisha is a former management consultant previously based in the UK. She left the corporate world and is now focused on finding a socially entrepreneurial way to inform travelers about innovative initiatives in emerging markets. Anette and Gislunn are both from Norway and work at the architecture firm Fantastic Norway, which is a studio engaged with building and site design, development strategies, and mobilization processes.
Aditi Mehta received her Masters in City Planning from MIT in June 2010. This is the second Urban Typhoon workshop she attended. The first one she went to was in Koliwada in Dharavi, Mumbai. Her other series on CoLab Radio include Who’s on Broad and The Library and Society.