Faculty: Deval Gandhi | Dhara Desai


The studio aims at studying various approaches, ideologies, intensions, theories and visions of various architects, and decode their tangible principles of space making in organization, structure, material, scales, light, circulation, services, language of built form along with intangible aspects. The studio focuses on analyzing these principles and methods that have been applied by these architects, and arriving at a set of inferences for a synthesized architectural and spatial expression which addresses the regional, cultural, programmatic, climatic and material expressions. The studio extends to demonstrate these learnings through physical interventions. Design would be attempted here as a meeting ground of decoding these principles and the chosen context