Posts Tagged as: participatory design

Integrated Community Center Rohingya Refugee Camp | Rizvi Hassan

Integrated Community Center Rohingya Refugee Camp | Rizvi Hassan

The host community of Hindupara and arround have come forward to create the center from which they can benefit in terms of psycho-social support, training, case management and knowledge sharing

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Nurturing the knowledge in Indian rurality: a pursuit of understanding the lifestyle and practices of construction of rural communities.

By Prutha Barot

Nurturing the knowledge in Indian rurality: a pursuit of understanding the lifestyle and practices of construction of rural communities.

In the presentation, we see Sandeep Virmani’s building perspective parallel to the journey of his work. At the onset of the presentation, he talks about his influences, following them with his introduction to rurality by documenting it, and later his projects that have been and are in realization. The talk takes us through the various possibilities of work that were discovered and documented by his works and how his learnings came together in the form of the Hunnarshala Foundation and Sahjeevan.

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BASA tourism center | Compartment S4

BASA tourism center | Compartment S4

Basa Tourism Centre is designed with heavy stone filled gabion retaining walls at the bottom and a light wooden structure on top responding to the cold temperate climate of the Himalayas.

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Evergreen School | CAUKIN Studio

Evergreen School | CAUKIN Studio

Working in partnership with the charity Mothers Of Africa (MoA), CAUKIN Studio spent 3 months in rural Zambia constructing 4 classrooms and a teacher’s office for Evergreen School. The design takes from the local vernacular, using materials all sourced within 2 hours of the site and wraps around the existing classrooms to create a large central courtyard within the school.

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