Ramya Ramesh is an architect and urban designer passionate about creating active social and cultural spaces through collaborative design. She is the co-founder of The Design Toolbox, a research and design practice based in Ahmedabad. A Chevening Scholar and Fellow of the India Foundation for the Arts, she has professional experience in architecture, urban research and curatorial projects. Ramya has a B. Arch. from CEPT University and a MSc. in Building and Urban Design in Development (BUDD) from the Bartlett Development Planning Unit, University College London.
This workshop focuses on developing the analytical and writing skills required to conduct architectural research. It is designed for final year students and fresh graduates who would like to critically engage with the built environment and coherently communicate their findings. It will help you organize your research and explore effective methods of reading and writing. It will also help you position your research and develop a clear argument.
The workshop will be discussion and activity based. It will consist of 6 group sessions and 3 individual mentoring sessions per student. Students are encouraged to participate in discussions and maintain pace by working on individual/group assignments. Google classroom will be used for assignment submissions and feedback. The workshop will be conducted on Google Meet and Google Jamboard will be used to record key points from discussions.
At the end of the workshop, each student will submit an article of approximately 1000 words (including footnotes and references), which will be published on the Archidiaries Website.
What is Architectural Research
Components of Architectural Research
The what(s) and how(s) of Reading & Writing
Designing a Research Method
Conducting a Pilot Study
Structuring your Research
Individual Mentorship Sessions (2 sessions per student)
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