The Everyday City
The focus of this course is to develop a “way of seeing” the Indian street. It introduces participants to techniques of observing, recording and representing informal spaces in order to see and value what often gets left out of urban planning.
CEPT Summer School at the Center for Public Policy, IIM-Bangalore in June 2016
Winter School at CEPT University, Ahmedabad in Dec 2015. See CEPT-CPP Summer school
Trees, Culture & Urban design
In this course, the spatial & ritual practices around worshipping the peepul tree are documented through sketches, photographs, maps and oral history interviews. The course hopes to study trees, culture & urban space in order to formulate an Indian idiom for urban design.
CEPT Winter school in Bangalore in Dec 2016. See CEPT Portfolio
In this studio, the attempt was to understand the role of informality in shaping urban space in the context of the Jamalpur market in Ahmedabad. It used an understanding of informal markets as structures and systems of people. See CEPT-BUD: Exploratory urban studio 2017
Architecture for Non-architects
This course attempts to enthuse students to think about the buildings that surround them, to understand the processes that make good design & to make better choices as people who inhabit designed environments. See Making space, making light: a workshop for non-architects
Open course at Azim Premji University (Aug-Nov 2015; Aug-Nov 2016 & Jan-May 2018)