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Satere Siddhesh Ashish


Urban Sanctum - Habitat for Social-economic resilience

Today’s housing system is clearly rigid and unaccommodating, but is it too rigid to hold back it’s potential to act as a resourceful entity in terms of Economic/work and health/livability? How are we addressing the issue? The program explores an opportunity to provide social & economic sustenance to this housing. Each contributing in their unique way to the flexibility of this housing, specifically in co-living, social interactivity, service sectors, public transport, and many other resourceful activities. The above-mentioned material technologies, orientation, placement, and many other factors being active factors in this sustainable vision. The design process is cantered around environmental sustainability & how it could be achieved with better space management & could be further converted as a resource generator from the grassroots level & providing retail, commercial, co-working and home studios for economic sustainability.  

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