EDITORIAL: VERTICAL SLUMS: 14_MG_0563-as-Smart-Object-1

INDIA, MUMBAI 2014Ramesh Lohande (42) holds a photo studio in the heart of the new district Lalubhai. He was one of the first occupants of the standardized buildings intended to house the populations of the former slums of Bombay.Over 50,000 families inhabit the buildings Lalubhai bars, built a new neighborhood on the northeast of Bombay limit. From slum pockets of the most exclusive neighborhoods, they could be relocated there. In these standardized apartments, a new way of life is invented, not without tensions. This sector of the city, the poorest and most crime-yet symbolizes the new form of urban fabric of verticalized slums.@Giuliodisturco

INDIA, MUMBAI 2014

Ramesh Lohande (42) holds a photo studio in the heart of the new district Lalubhai. He was one of the first occupants of the standardized buildings intended to house the populations of the former slums of Bombay.

Over 50,000 families inhabit the buildings Lalubhai bars, built a new neighborhood on the northeast of Bombay limit. From slum pockets of the most exclusive neighborhoods, they could be relocated there. In these standardized apartments, a new way of life is invented, not without tensions. This sector of the city, the poorest and most crime-yet symbolizes the new form of urban fabric of verticalized slums.@Giuliodisturco