AFFILIATED TO ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI AND APPROVED BY COUNCIL OF ARCHITECTURE, NEW DELHI

Building bamboo pavilion with Spanish architects

CHENGALPET, TAMIL NADU

This project had about thirteen architects from Mexico who collaborated with Architecture RED, a passionate architecture firm in Chennai. They collaborated with CARE Foundations, NGO, and RVS Padmavathy School of architecture to design and execute this project through a workshop to the students. Housing for the migrant workers who have lost their livelihood to the aftermath of the Cyclone named Wardha in the year 2016. The main objective of the workshop is to learn the hands-on techniques of the Bamboo Construction methodology for a house.The students were exposed to various stages and treatment methods of Bamboo where stidents had full hands on experience in specific techniques such as Chamfering, tieing of Bamboo and roof construction.

Brief

CARE is a non-governmental and non- profit making organization that emerged in the year 1991. The vision of the NGO is “Holistic development of disadvantaged communities leading to enhanced quality of life through sustainable people managed processes in Erode and adjacent districts.”

RESILIENCE is a workshop conducted by CARE, an NGO & Architecture RED that helps in designing housing units for the migrant workers who have lost their houses in the tragic cyclone. The workshop was conducted by RVS Padmavathy School of Architecture where a batch of our students participated to design and execute the Bamboo Housing project.

The project is to build Six houses for the Migrant Workers who have lost their shelter in the Wardha Cyclone in the year 2016. The design of the Project was carried out by the Mexican Architects of CARE, NGO who were in collaboration with the students of RVS Padmavathy School of Architecture Collaborated in the execution of the project over a span of fifteen days.

Team and Work

Process