Category: Krvia Academics
Understanding Urban Incongruity
There is a need to derive a negotiating framework through understanding incongruity by recognizing the existence of complex spatial informal networks that have evolved over time.
Cultural Resilience of Urban Form:
The thesis tries to establish the need to Retain, Repair, Reuse or Redevelop historic built forms by categorizing them into high-resilient and low-resilient zones to avoid the homogeneity of urban form in the historic native town of Mumbai.
Negotiating Housing: Aurangabad Studio
When we discuss the housing in Indian context, one faces the complexity & multiplicity of issues that shapes the house and housing. Having said that, the housing policy and manifestation in contemporary time chooses to evade many of such complexities through uniform policy structure and creates a scenario of replicability and anywhere-ness.
KRVIA ELECTIVE | POP CULTURE AND SEMIOTICS: Multi-Disciplinary Discourse
The postmodern is distinguished by the idea that there is not one but many truths and that the notions of truth are culturally and historically relative constructions. In a postmodern world where old uncertainties are undermined and identities are fragmented, the way forward for those working with popular culture has become less clear. In such…
Heritage at the interface of nature and culture. An integrated approach for development of Kuttanad region
The study intents to investigate the existing proposal, interventions, and issues around the degradation of the system and provide solutions understanding the values and perceptions associated with the community and the changing aspirations and conflicts emerged amongst them.
Future of Community’s livelihood associated with Natural Assets –in Face of Urbanization
This study critically analyzes the current development approach & co-relation between Natural assets and Community livelihood for the Dharavi Island and will provide with an alternate approach which can help in protecting the Ecological assets & Community livelihood.
This thesis aims in understanding the role of food in the city in today’s times. It intends to re-emphasize this important relationship between food systems and the urban form and then use Urban Farming as a tool to restructure the city fabric.
[Re]-Thinking the Cultural Integrities of a Historic Urban Center
This thesis intends to examine the workability of dynamic concept of cultural integrities which can precisely cover the larger context of the cultural dimension in sustainable development of a city.