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 condition the KRVIA elective tries to locate the pop culture tendencies in our everyday life and identifies it influences in our built environment.
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.
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.
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.
The research intends to investigate and discuss the relation between crime and urban infrastructure.
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.