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1857

1807
1930

1947

1947-55
1947

INDEPENDENCE

1950 5 YEAR PLAN

1957

D.D.A.
1988

LEELA PALACE

2005

BOMBINGS
2011
2018

I.N.A. METRO STATION


SAROJINI NAGAR
METRO STATION

2021

SAROJINI NAGAR
REDEVELOPMENT
C O N TA R S T I N G S K Y L I N E S
200-240
OCCUPIED
AT A T I M E

8 2 4 C A R PA R K S
I N T O TA L

MARKET
M U LT I - L E V E L C A R PA R K

PILANJI ROW HOUSING

POTTERS’ MARKET L TYPE HOUSING


The dispensaries provide
medical relief to anyone who comes for help.
PRO: Subsidised rate for all services.
CON: They are me bound and dependant on certain
factors.

The kiosks for basic grocery exist outside every public


space, outside schools and in smaller lanes.
Retaining These kiosks will help in providing
employment.

The schools have been evenly planned and


C placed in proximity to all the housing units.
DAILY USE GROCERY U L The schools have been segregated according
A
S P E to gender and grade levels.
U A P A
SCHOOLS S B R N
A I O L
G L A I
E I C N
HEALTHCARE E
T H
Y S
S
MARKET AREAS The Sarojini Nagar market is unplanned in ap-
pearance as it grew orgnically and not what
was originally planned.
PEEPAL KIKAR ASHOK
30 M 7-12 M 9 M
EVERGREEN, INDIA EVERGREEN, INDIA EVERGREEN, INDIA

GULMOHAR AMALTASH
5-12 M SHISHAM
25 M 20 M
DECIDUOUS, N. INDIA DECIDUOUS, KERELA
DECISDUOUS, N. INDIA

BOTTLEBRUSH
20 M MANGO
EVERGREEN, AUSTRALIA CHAMPA 27 M
2-8 M DECIDUOUS, INDIA
DECIDUOUS, N. INDIA

MULBERRY
21 M
DECIDUOUS, INDIA
PILKHAN KADAMB
24-27 M 45 M
EVERGREEN, S. INDIA EVERGREEN, INDIA

NEEM KACHNAR SIRIS


15-20M 12 M 30 M
EVERGREEN, INDIA DECIDUOUS, SRI LANKA EVERGREEN, INDIA
ACTIVITY MAPPING

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A A’
B’

SECTION AA’
SRI VINAYAK MANDIR MARG (PRIMARY ROAD)

SECTION BB’
BETWEEN HOUSINGS (TERTIARY ROAD)

SECTION CC’
SAROJINI MARKET ROAD (SECONDARYROAD)
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J SOUTH INDIAN TEMPLE
I SINDHI TEMPLE NEAREST SINDHI TEMPLE NEAREST S. INDIAN TEMPLE NEAREST JAIN TEMPLE
JAIN TEMPLE 7 KM 9 KM 10 KM
SANATAN DHARM
ARYA SAMAJ TEMPLE PEOPLE LIVING IN THE RADII BETWEEN THE TWO TEMPLES OF EACH ETHNICITY DON’T
NECESSARILY LIVE NEAR EITHER, BUT VISIT THESE PLACES OF WORSHIP BECAUSE OF
THEIR PROXIMITY.
DIVERSIFID

ARYA SAMAJ KHALSA GURUDWARA JAIN TEMPLE SANATAN DHARM SINDHI TEMPLE SOUTH INDIAN TEMPLE
“Sale has gone down. Now I only make 1500-2000 a day. The school “20-25 people come to pray on Mondays, Tuesdays “People form all over India apply for birth and death
kids that pass by here are my only customers now. The residents used and Fridays, otherwise its just 3-5 people. I recently certificates here. We have a dispensary which treats
to come for ice cream after dinner, but the quarters have been evacu- renovated the temple, for which the funds were using alopathy, homeopathy and ayurveda. We refer
ated.” contributed by people right before evacuation.” our patients to the Moti Bagh dispensary if diag-
-Ice cream vendor, there since ‘73 -Priest at Somnath Temple nosed with a serious illness.”
-Child Welfare Centre NDMC

“About 100 people visit at a time for milk in the


morning and evenings. I have a sale of 5-6K per “We have a capacity of 824
“About 200 people still visit my shop “We serve langar on Saturdays and “I live in Pilanji, and
day of products excluding milk” cars, but only 200-300 cars
everyday. I have a aid people living in Pilanji. People have been here for 6
-Cashier at Mother Dairy park here in a day.”
contract with Delhi govt. for my who have shifted to far off places months now. Sales have
-Multi Level Car Park, by DLF
shop.” also come and visit.” reduced by almost
-Shopkeeper at a small -Sardarji at Khalsa half.”
neighbourhood kiosk Gurudwara -Street Vendor selling
wooden kitchen
utensils
“I have been living here
Sales have gone down. I
since 7 years. Now with “Sale has gone down by 40%. I am not a resident here. I
do have an NDMC “Sales have gone down
redevelopment, the have a bungalow in Sec 37, Faridabad.”
permit, but I don’t know drastically. Now only
new houses that Ive -Shop Owner of Stellatoes, Sarojini Market
what will happen once couples buy a few odd “We face
seen are nowhere close
demolishing starts.” roses.” traffic problems 6PM
to our current house.
-Cobbler on the road- -Florist in front of onwards. After the
onwa
We have all 3BHK flats “The number of visitors at the market
side, since ‘89 Sarojini market evacuation of quar-
in sarojini
sa here.” are same, if not more. The redevelop-
ters, there is no busi-
-a female resident ment has not affected the footfall in the
ness for us in the
living right in front of market.”
mornings till the time
the market -Policeman stationed at the Sarojini
the market starts.”
Market
-Auto driver
PRE-EXISTING

PROPOSED

HUMANISED SCALE GOVT. ACTS:


The scale of the buildings is relatable,
approachable and makes for a good society.

SENSE OF BELONGING IMPLEMENTATION
The Khelo India Abhiyaan was
The raised heights look odd with the scale and don’t The people living in the society implemeneted in all the areas around the
match. contribute to make the society be er. residences.
Be it the construc on of a temple or helping The condi on of the parks is debatable but
The o
The orange specs represent the people and the out the communi es make life easier for a the implementa on can be useful in the
blocks represent the built environment. lot of people. future

SENSE OF COMMUNITY HOMOGENITY WALKABILITY


The same type of houses The pedestrain paths help promote walkabilty.
The people believe that the space is thiers and they do everywhere, some mes arent that great for differnet The streets are full of
their bit in making it theirs. personalites. ac vites that bring people.
Sevaral spaces are well maintained and the community Its like fi ng square pegs in round holes, something Roadside kiosks, Bus Stops, Morning jogs and the
helps maintain them. gets chipped off. warmth of the people
help create a warm atmosphere in the mornings.

STRENGTHS WEAKNESSES OPPURTUNITIES THREATS


-PRIME LOCATION -HOMOGENITY OF HOUSES -AIIMS HOSPITAL -TRAFFIC ON RING ROAD- CREATION OF
-HIGH PROPERTY VALUE -MARKET: INFLUX OF PEOPLE -MEDICAL COLLGEES BOTTLENECKS
-ICONIC SAROJINI NAGAR MARKET -MIXED USE MARKET -MAJOR DEMOGRAPHIC REACHING -HISTORY OF BOMBINGS
-SOCIAL AND PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE -DETERIORATING INFRASTRUCTURE CONDITIONS RETIREMENT AGE -METRO LINE IMPACT
-SENSE OF COMMUNITY -LACK OF EWS SECTION -NAUROJI NAGAR WORLD TRADE CENTRE -SOUND POLLUTION
-SENSE OF OWNERSHIP -ENCROACHMENT (MARKET) -REDEVELOPMENT OF SURROUNDING AREAS -UNKEMPT SURROUNDINGS
-IMPLEMENTATION OF GOVT. ACTS
-IMPLEMEN -WEAKENED APPROACH TO MLCP
-W -RAILWAY LINE
-RAI
-CONNECTIVITY OF ROAD NETWORK -PERMEABLE BOUNDARIES
-MUTUAL SHADING OF TREES -EMBASSY AREA
-PEDESTRAIN PATHWAYS
-WALKABILITY
All the wares packed up The streets are jogging Delhi Public Library
Street hawkers sleeo using big shops as shelter. till the market starts friendly.

Uncorressponding facades Neighbiurhood kiosks Empty roads leading to Pilanji Sri Vinayak marg in its morning lull.
of the old with the new

Sri Vinayak Madir, Vegetable vendors outside Houses


Sarojini Nagar Metro Station Pilanji East side boundary behind the
approach from housing. Railway St.

Metro power house Metro station turns


residential roads to Shade giving
Fauna behind Somnath temple Pilanji Negative Space Banyan tree
thoroughfare

Surface Parking in front of the Heavy traffic road facing the market Recreational activities in the
Market and residences on either side Frenzy of shoppers in the Market. Market facing park.

Potters Market The marriage hall The residential roads are blocked School children making
during market hours their way back home

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