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Urbanism Forecast

— Global


Cairo's new satellite cities, the migration from Mumbai to Bandra, and Asia's frantic competition to build the world's tallest skyscrapers.

Bandra-Worli Sealink, Barnaby Gunning, Canales & Lombardero, Intermediate Unit 8, Pingan International Finance Center

Bandra of gold


South Mumbai is nice in the way your great aunt’s house is nice. It’s got some nifty antiques and kitsch charm but it’s a bit dusty and dated. These days many of Mumbai’s economic, political and artistic players are moving north from the city’s traditional centre of wealth and culture to Bandra. Known as the “Queen of the Suburbs”, the migration shifted into overdrive with the completion of the Bandra-Worli Sealink, a congestion-busting bridge.

Bandra’s cultural scene is booming, with bars, restaurants, galleries and…


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