Generating new models for participatory development for Ulleung island in South Korea
NYU Abu Dhabi returns for the third year of handstorming resulting in some exciting projects in Kumbharwada, Koliwada, Transit Camp and Recycle.
The two ostensibly different cities have so much in common when you look beneath the surface.
Students from SAL worked with urbz and Dharavi residents to understand the connections and interconnections that make up the neighbourhood and its relationship the city.
80 students design their own vision of one-day workshop where participants had to plan and design their own architecture studios/living space in a homegrown settlement of their choice
Handstorming is the alter-ego of its more cerebral version and geared towards a collective hands-on experience that makes and constructs in real time and space.
What do spray painted cats on walls, masked motorbikes and a pop-up staircase have in common? The Khotachiwadi Imaginaries workshop.
Beyond the Bungalows of Khotachiwadi: call for participation at a workshop in an urban village at the heart of South Mumbai.
What do young Mumbaikars have to say about their family's rootedness to villages on the Konkan?
Announcing the Breaking Ground Workshop in Geneva involved some interesting comparisons with density levels in Mumbai. Learnings from one space were strong inputs in discussions at another
"My experience in Dharavi made obvious to me the essential gap between pre-conceived / pre-fabricated ideas of a place, and the actual, live, reality of it".
The Handstorm workshop brought together various actors from all around the world to build things that could improve the neighbourhood based on discuss
All you need to bring along are your hands, a desire to produce something useful and beautiful which you feel the residents would love to use and loads of enthusiasm.
The Handstorm Workshop will draw on energies that flow from creative manual involvement, acknowledging that it is always wired to the brain, to form a collective of power that attracts attention from the res
The importance of looking beyond abstractions and addressing what exists.
A workshop in Murbad, a village in Maharashtra documents the lives in rural area to find out what the 'New India' can take from it.
Pedreiero Ataide opens up his house in Sao Paulo's homegrown neighbourhood, Paraisopolis to architecture students to learn the intricacies of on-site construction and renovation.
What began as a regular jostling and tugging of the idea in a brainstorm soon took off as an imaginative exercise that encouraged creative and personal readings of the concept and the making of its visual ex
People with various expertise engaged themselves for a pragmatic yet humane urbanism.