Dwell ’14: Design for Density

What: The Charles Correa Foundation is curating a National Architecture Workshop for young architects and students of architecture & design with the intent to explore and ideate on the issue of housing in urban densities. DWELL 2014 will explore the many dimensions of designing a dwelling – a most basic unit – in an urban context. 6 teams will ideate on designing a unit in 6 urban centres of varying scales, capacities, character and climate.

Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmedabad and Panaji are the six Urban Centers selected as laboratories. 6 Teams lead by 6 practicing architects (mentors) from these cities will work on the design of a unit. Each team will have 6 People. 1 Practising Architect, 2 Young Graduates and 3 Senior Undergraduate Students of architecture / design / planning (4th and 5th Year).

Ahmedabad = Riyaz Tayyibji (Anthill)
Bengaluru= Gaurav Roy Choudhury (Gaurav Roy Choudhury Architects)
Mumbai = Zameer Basrai (Busride)
Chennai = Mahesh Radhakrishnan (MOAD)
Delhi = Madhav Raman  (Anagram Architects)
Panaji = Harsh Patel (Playgroup Studio)

This will open the discussion to a spectrum – from a need for densification to a limit on saturation. All ideas will be documented and chronicled by the Charles Correa Foundation for further research and action.

When:  6, 7, 8 and 9 November  2014

Timeline:
Applications Open – 15 September 2014
Last Date for Applying: 1 October 2014 (No applications beyond this date will be considered)
Announcement of selected participants: 10 October 2014
Last Date for Registration: 15 October 2014.

Who can apply?

Students: 4 and 5 year students from the following Disciplines:
Bachelor in Architecture, Urban Planning and other related fields in Design.
Young Graduates: Architects and Designers below 28 years of age. 12 Fresh graduates and 18 Students will be selected based on their portfolio. Amongst the 18 students, 2 best portfolios will be selected and their registration fee will be waived off.

How to apply?
Submit this form [CLICK to DOWNLOAD] to connect@ccfgoa.in along with attachments. Your portfolio / work samples must contain examples of your best and most recent work and reflect your interest in exploring issues of concern in human  settlements / human interaction with space / housing etc.

The portfolio should be in PDF format not exceeding 3 MB.  All sheets within the portfolio have to be A3 (Portrait / Landscape).
Where:

Charles Correa Foundation
169, Sao Sebastian Road
Fontainhas, Panaji – 403001
E: connect@ccfgoa.in
T.: +91 832 2220058 / 59
W: http://charlescorreafoundation.org/node/145

 

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