Visual Diary – 2014

KRVIA Exchange Program

The KRVIA collaborated on an exchange program workshop with Jiaotong University, Shanghai that focused on the futures of old neighbourhoods against the backdrop of large scale development.

KRVIA Research and Design Cell

The Research and Design Cell of KRVIA prepared a design competition brief for housing redevelopment of Abhyudaya Nagar in Mumbai. The competition was an opportunity to explore new architectural and urban design solutions for a high density, tropical, rapidly urbanizing condition – a typical characteristic of any big contemporary Asian metropolis.

Research and Design Cell – Yellow project

Urban LAB + cluster meeting in Mumbai

The KRVIA was part of the Urban Lab+ international network of urban labotratories that reflected on and recognised a necessity to understand the dynamics of intercultural thinking about cities and its introduction into education. The workshop at KRVIA explored the problems and possibilities of intercultural learning in urban theory and practice.

Liane Lefaivre and Alexander Tzonis lecture

As a part of the KRMLS titled Simultaneous Modernity,  Liane Lefaivre and Alexander Tzonis delivered the Kamla Raheja Memorial lecture

KRMLS – Simultaneous Modernities

The series was titled Simultaneous Modernity and was the second edition of the Platform for Asian Architecture and Urbanism (PAAU), which explored the multiple narratives of modernity embedded in different contexts in Asia.