Water and its management within ecosystems have always been the most crucial aspect of any settlement. Water flow has been modified and diverted to create hydraulic systems for meeting the energy, commerce and food requirements of the society.
A vivid reminder of how today’s world came to be the way it is, when industry employed entire communities and provided the heartbeat for many towns and cities. In this respect these historic industrial landscapes deserve our closest attention.
Indian cities are known for the liveliness that projects high urban vitality in their traditional way of life. Entrepreneurial setups of varying scales grown organically at every other street, junction, and around prominent structures have been a characteristic of vibrant Indian cities.
The New Geographies studio will look into renewing older associations and making new ones, between the physical and the metaphorical, the human and the natural, the community and its context, and most importantly, between our need to survive and our desire to conserve. How can architecture suggest renewed ties between a community and its habitat?
We all are born with sense of what to do. Within our singular limit we know instinctively that, given an opportunity to put the ideas into practice, we know what to do almost instantaneously, if what we do is true to our singularity.
The objective of the studio is to expose and explore academics related with emerging housing typologies that are necessary with changing times and as newer paradigms unfolding in living and working relationships with the city.
What defines the character of a city is its public space. Public places affect the image of urban communities and are vital for the urban culture and city life.
The thesis research attempts to study the changing relationship between human and nature through the lenses of ecology, culture and social under the extent of urbanization. It aims to re-establish the lost cultural, social and ecological value of river through public realm in a way that creating a relationship between city and natural environment.