Showcase - Department of Architecture and Planning,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

ARN 415 LIVE STUDIO (Session 2020-21): The Live Studio was designed to understand ongoing challenges faced by selected MSMEs for business continuity during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and to plan an intervention to improve the same. The objectives are as follows:

  • To identify issues and develop process mapping of selected MSMEs
  • To identify threats and develop a Business Continuity plan for MSMEs especially with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • To develop a comprehensive sustainable solution (Socio-economic, environmental) for the MSMEs
    To come up with innovative business solutions and get them validated with stakeholders Know More

D- Resilient Neighbourhood Agent (DrNA): Disaster Resilience Neighbourhood Agents is an interdisciplinary team comprising of Academia, Researchers from Architecture, Planning, Transportation Systems, Disaster Management and Coders who believe in the importance of Play in the process of learning and decision making. Phenomenon like climate change and possible disaster are difficult to visualise by the community. Further, Covid-19 has brought us to rethink of our pedagogical approach and its spread beyond the walls of labs and classroom. Therefore, the team develops games as a pedagogical tool to connect scientific labs with the community in an interesting and simplified manner. The game, It’s Floodin’, is such a porotype under development by the team based on their planning studio exercise. The game allows instant visualisation of impact of communities’ decisions and actions on the environment. Know more 

►Construction WorkshopA SIX Days, MUD DOME CONSTRUCTION WORKSHOP (Mexican Dome / Boveda Mexicana) was conducted by Ar. Varun Thautam, along with Prof. Ramasubramaniam Shankar (with the help of Ar. Sanjay Pal), during 11-15 Jan, 2018, in the Dept. of Architecture & Planning, IIT Roorkee. Prof. Smriti Saraswat  organized inscriptions of the participants, and coordinated the over all workshop, along with the Head of the Department Prof. P.S. Chani.



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