Category: Photographs

Housing photo of the day: Thimpu, Bhutan

6 April, 2017 (10:00) | Bhutan, Configuration, Housing, Photographs |

By: David A. Smith   Not only can a picture be worth a thousand words, because we take housing for granted we seldom have pictures of housing, especially in exotic places like the Kingdom of Bhutan:   Squeezed between India and China   7,000 feet up in the Himalayan foothills   As part of an […]

A day in the life of a slum

24 March, 2010 (10:25) | Ahmedabad, Cities, Housing, India, Photographs, Slums | 1 comment

By: David A. Smith   Outside my Ahmedabad hotel window, five stories below, was a well-organized and well-established slum.  This is a common occurrence.  Business hotels are often located in downtown areas, and downtown is where the jobs – formal and informal – may be found.    The Sabarmati riverfront slum   I was in […]