Meet our expanded team (VRIKSHA who are assisting with site analysis, presentation, drawing revisions, 3D and renderings, building physical models, etc. The atmosphere within our open studio is non-hierarchical, team-based, and friendly, with attention to personal well-being and the sharing of multidimensional knowledge across boundaries. Today the architects and students presented their analysis on a field note, presentation, explaining the site conditions, natural and built environment, urban vegetation, pedestrian and vehicular circulation, etc.
We will do multiple site visits to study the microclimate, interview locals to understand the physical, mental and social characteristics, and document the morphology of the site. Deep analysis of these various elements will determine the orientation, concept, form, and materialisation of the harmonious whole. Beyond the visual dimension – our focus remains on the intangible attributes of architecture and psychology. Through critical and creative thinking, we also explore ways in which the interplay of the political power structure, community, ownership, and identity are inherently linked with the placemaking realm.