The Yamuna River Project

Najafgarh Drain Strategic Vision

Re-Centering Delhi Team, Fall 2016.

The condition of Delhi’s urban waterways is the result of 150 years of policy and planning that has severed the relation between the city and its water.

The rehabilitation of Delhi’s waterways requires an holistic approach that considers all of the city’s systems in conjunction.


The Vision proposes to understand the Najafgarh Drain and its tributaries as structural elements of the city –as a geographical urban armature around which the city organizes its systems, including public spaces, public facilities, urban ecologies and mobility.

Najafgarh Corridor

Design Strategies

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