Wednesday, 28 September 2011

World Cities Mumbai and Dharavi presented by Kevin McCloud

Episode 1

Episode 2


As Kevin enters Dharavi he finds open sewers, rats and hazardous chemicals everywhere. But this is also a highly organised place, with thousands of tiny industries and a strong sense of community and spirit.


In India Kevin McCloud explores a world of amazing juxtapositions in Dharavi, one of the most extreme urban environments on earth. This densely populated slum has been cited by experts as having the answers to some of the biggest problems facing our Western cities. As a way of experiencing the good and bad of Dharavi first hand, Kevin decides to live, work, sleep, eat and wash there. And he's terrified at the prospect!

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