Back to the Future for the bypass?

Something that Kolkata might want to think about as we grow the outskirts with malls as opposed to the diversified inner city – is it really a good long term investment (even if we just consider tax revenue?)

https://www.strongtowns.org/journal/2018/4/23/bon-ton-gone

Summer respite

Kaal boishakhi or norwestern, bringing wafts of petrichor and jasmine – much needed summer relief

Staircase again

The new bamboo staircase coming along in a river of split bamboo pieces tied to a full bamboo frame, mirroring the shape of the brick staircase below.

Bamboo staircase

Last week’s project in the house – bamboo staircase to the mezzanine floor.

Source: Internet

Kolkata airport right now features a series of ads which proclaim various facts about the potential visitors to the airport – 30% of them are deciding on their next vacation then and there, 80% of them (if they are middle class) want the amenities and comforts of gated communities and so on…

Interestingly, the ad makers did feel the need to provide a source for their statements. However, they didn’t quite get their referencing right: