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Mumbai: Maximum City Under Pressure

India/Switzerland, 2014
15 min, English

Made in partnership with The Holcim Foundation and ETH Zürich, this short film places Mumbai as the backdrop for a new way of viewing and engaging informal settlements. Featuring interviews with experts and practitioners like Alejandro Araveña, David Chipperfield, Moshen Mostafavi, Aaron Sorkin, and Geeta Mehta among others, the documentary provides insights into a city that is struggling with rapid growth. Ultimately, cities like Mumbai provoke urgent questions about the role of architects and planners in humane urban development.