Archinect - News 2014-09-15T20:54:40-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/83283705/from-fields-to-global-tech-hub From fields to global tech hub Nam Henderson 2013-10-03T15:43:00-04:00 >2013-10-03T15:43:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qq/qqlgj3lffgp9dkce.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Look outside the world-class offices and luxury homes, and little works &ndash; not the sanitation, the power supply, or even the public transport. Every company is like a self-contained island. They have backups for everything &ndash; water, electricity and food</p></em><br /><br /><p> Shilpa Kannan visited&nbsp;Gurgaon, the centre of India&rsquo;s outsourcing and IT services goldrush, to explore the effects of the economic boom. However, despite the economic growth, the city is unplanned and therefore faces numerous challenges when it comes to meeting the basic needs of it's citizens.</p>