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

VERTICAL STUDIO 2022

PUNE

DESIGNING A SKYBRIDGE 

The Vertical Studio in BRICKS PUNE gave an opportunity to work with the students of the institution to create SKYBRIDGE design with an emphasis on the structural stability and creating a process of work.  

STUDIO @ PUNE

CONCEPT

SKY BRIDGE

UNDERSTANDING STRUCTURES

The concept of  the workshop revolved around understanding the complex structures and innovatively designing sky bridges with the students of BRICKS Academy PUNE. 

SITE

PUNE

Pune is widely regarded to be the second major IT hub and the most important automobile and manufacturing hub in India. Pune is known for its many high-quality educational institutions which gave the city the sobriquet of “the Oxford of the East”.

OUTCOME

INNOVATIVE DESIGN SOLUTIONS

The participants of the workshop attended  a four day intense workshop where the possibilities of complex structures in sky bridges were explored. 

TRAVEL

MUMBAI & PUNE

A Know Your City trip taking our participants to architecturally rich sites of Pune and Mumbai. In Mumbai the students along with the students of BRICKS Academy visited FOLDS DESIGN STUDIO. 

GALLERY

VERTICAL STUDIO 2022

MUMBAI

UNDERSTANDING FIRST YEAR WORKS WITH KRVIA

The Vertical Studio in KRVIA Mumbai gave a intimate look of the first year studio and their works through semester 1 and semester 2. The works were inspiring and our students also presented their basic design works. 

STUDIO @ MUMBAI

CONCEPT

FOUNDATION STUDIO

UNDERSTANDING SEM 1 WORKS

The students of Semester 1 from RVS CHENNAI visited KRVIA students of Semester 1 to understand their work culture and their complexity of work. 

SITE

MUMBAI

Mumbai is the financial, commercial, and the entertainment capital of India. It is also one of the world’s top ten centres of commerce in terms of global financial flow, generating 6.16% of India’s GDP.

OUTCOME

INSPIRATION THROUGH EXIHIBITION

The participants of the workshop attended  a two day exhibition of the works of KRVIA students to get inspired by the same. 

TRAVEL

MUMBAI DARSHAN

A Know Your City trip taking our participants to architecturally rich sites of Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves, Boat rides, Double Decker buses, Sea Link, Hajji Ali Darga. 

GALLERY

VERTICAL STUDIO 2022

NEW DELHI

VERTICAL STUDIO @ SUSHAT SCHOOL 

The Vertical Studio in SUSHANT SCHOOL, NEW DELHI with second year students.

 

STUDIO @ GURGAON

CONCEPT

URBAN DESIGN

UNDERSTANDING GURGAON

The concept of  the workshop revolved around understanding the Urban Structure, grain and nuances of Gurgaon and how the Urban Design studio has been taken forward in Sushant School of Art and Architecture. 

SITE

GURGAON

Gurgaon is the millennium city in the outskirts of New Delhi created for develpment of housing, real estate and industries. The understanding from the urban design studio was to imbibe many streams through which we can understand n urban context. 

OUTCOME

INNOVATIVE DESIGN SOLUTIONS

The participants of the workshop attended  a four day intense workshop where Gurgaon as a city was seen and experienced in different forms. 

TRAVEL

DILLI DARSHAN

A Know Your City trip taking our participants to architecturally rich sites of Qutab Minar, Indian Habitat Centre, Humayun’s Tomb, Dilli Haat etc.. The students went around the Capital City and explored the New Delhi for the wonders it has to offer.

 

GALLERY

VERTICAL STUDIO 2021

MUMBAI

UNDERSTANDING MUMBAI WITH KRVIA

The Vertical Studio in KRVIA Mumbai gave a wide knowledge about the city of Mumbai, its Master Plan and development. The students interacted with various faculties from the esteemed institution. The discussion was taken forward to understand architecture and city planning.

STUDIO @ MUMBAI

CONCEPT

URBAN DESIGN

UNDERSTANDING MUMBAI

The concept of  the workshop revolved around understanding the Urban Structure, grain and nuances of MUMBAI and how the Urban Design studio has been taken forward in KRVIA. 

SITE

MUMBAI

Mumbai is the financial, commercial, and the entertainment capital of India. It is also one of the world’s top ten centres of commerce in terms of global financial flow, generating 6.16% of India’s GDP.

OUTCOME

INNOVATIVE DESIGN SOLUTIONS

The participants of the workshop attended  a four day intense workshop where Mumbai as a city was seen and experienced in different forms. 

TRAVEL

MUMBAI DARSHAN

A Know Your City trip taking our participants to architecturally rich sites of Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves, Boat rides, Double Decker buses, Sea Link, Hajji Ali Darga. 

 

GALLERY

RAPID STUDIO 2021

UNDERSTANDING THE URBAN CONTEXT OF GURGAON – SUSHANT SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

.The Rapid Studio 2021 was a collaboration with Sushant School of Architecture mainly focusing on understanding their Urban Study of Gurgaon as a precursor to the Urban Design studio that our students will be undergoing in the upcoming semester. We looked at Gurgaon from the lens of Culture, Investments and Networks. We also saw the sub urban city from the perception Urban Design, Landscape Architecture, Built Heritage and Interior Architecture. We had multiple site visits to understand the relevance of the study and the personal sense of place. 

STUDIO @ GURGAON

CONCEPT

URBAN DESIGN

UNDERSTANDING GURGAON

The concept of  the workshop revolved around understanding the Urban Structure, grain and nuances of Gurgaon and how the Urban Design studio has been taken forward in Sushant School of Art and Architecture. 

SITE

GURGAON

Gurgaon is the millennium city in the outskirts of New Delhi created for develpment of housing, real estate and industries. The understanding from the urban design studio was to imbibe many streams through which we can understand n urban context. 

OUTCOME

INNOVATIVE DESIGN SOLUTIONS

The participants of the workshop attended  a four day intense workshop where Gurgaon as a city was seen and experienced in different forms. 

TRAVEL

DILLI DARSHAN

A Know Your City trip taking our participants to architecturally rich sites of Qutab Minar, Indian Habitat Centre, Humayun’s Tomb, Dilli Haat etc.. The students went around the Capital City and explored the New Delhi for the wonders it has to offer.

 

GALLERY

VERTICAL STUDIO 2021

GURUGRAM

INSTITUTION DESIGN – SUSHANT SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

.The Vertical Studio 2021 was a collaboration with Sushant School of Architecture mainly focusing on design and development of a campus. The sessions also included general understanding of the students works and interaction with them to get an idea of their design attitude and design process. The workshop also included a special session on Historic Architecture and its paths.

GALLERY

PEOPLE

  • Dr. Vibhuti Sachdev

  • Ar. Himanshu Sanghani

  • Ar. Aruna Bharadwaj

  • Ar. Ekta Gyani

  • Ar. Parul Manjul

  • Ar. Nidhi Dandona

VERTICAL STUDIO 2019

03 Cites - 01 Challenge - 01 Solution

Urban Design problem on the topic Child and the City has been introduced simultaneously in three states CHENNAI, KOCHI AND MANGALORE respectively as a Vertical studio project. Students from NITTE Mangalore, ASADI, Kochi and RVS Padmavathy School of Architecture, Chennai have joined and are working on the same design problem in three different cities of South India at the same time. Problems are set in order to maximize opportunities for learning, skill acquisition, and idea dissemination at all levels, from beginning to intermediate, allowing students to progress at their own rate. Topics are coordinated in content and timing and cover essential concerns and techniques of architectural design.
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CHENNAI

KOCHI

MANGALORE

STUDIO @ CHENNAI

CONCEPT

CHILD & THE CITY

The concept of  the workshop revolved around UNICEF’s initiative “Child Friendly Cities”. The criteria of evaluating the site and bringing out design principles were based on the criteria from the initiative.

SITE

T.NAGAR

T.Nagar is a busy commercial neighborhood where the residential hides behind the pompous commercial layer. The site has four parks with unique DNA hidden away into the residential sector. The student groups studied the use of all the parks with the UNICEF criteria in mind. 

OUTCOME

INNOVATIVE DESIGN SOLUTIONS

The participants came out with innovative proposals for all the sites and presented in unique methods that can be applied for the issues that were identified on site.

TRAVEL

CHENNAI DARSHAN

A Know Your City trip taking our participants to architecturally rich sites of Mahabalipuram and Dakshinchitra. The students went around the UNESCO World heritage Site and explored the city of Chennai for the wonders it has to offer.

 

GALLERY

STUDIO @ KOCHI

CONCEPT

CHILD & THE CITY

The concept of  the workshop revolved around UNICEF’s initiative “Child Friendly Cities”. The criteria of evaluating the site and bringing out design principles were based on the criteria from the initiative.

SITE

STUDYING THE STREETS

The Kochi site that was studied were the four streets Gandhi Nagar, Maveli, Udhaya Nagar and Kaloor Kadavanthara Road. Streets are one of the largest occupying public space in a city and a space where children are seldom welcome. 

OUTCOME

INNOVATIVE DESIGN SOLUTIONS

The participants came out with innovative proposals for all the sites and presented in unique methods that can be applied for the issues that were identified on site.

TRAVEL

KOCHI DARSHAN

A Know Your City trip taking our participants to architecturally rich sites of Kochi and Aleppey. The students enjoyed a fun filled ride in the houseboats of Kerela.

 

GALLERY

STUDIO @ MANGALORE

CONCEPT

CHILD & THE CITY

The concept of  the workshop revolved around UNICEF’s initiative “Child Friendly Cities”. The criteria of evaluating the site and bringing out design principles were based on the criteria from the initiative.

SITE

STUDYING THE STREETS

The Mangalore site that was studied were the roads GT Road and Car Street. Streets are one of the largest occupying public space in a city and a space where children are seldom welcome.

OUTCOME

INNOVATIVE DESIGN SOLUTIONS

The participants came out with innovative proposals for all the sites and presented in unique methods that can be applied for the issues that were identified on site.

TRAVEL

MANGALORE DARSHAN

A Know Your City trip taking our participants to architecturally rich sites of Mangalore. The students went around city of Mangalore and explored the sites in and around.

 

GALLERY

PEOPLE

  • Ar. Pramod Balakrishnan

    Architect
  • V Suresh

    Lawyer
  • A.V. Venugopal

    Architect & Planner
  • Santhosh Loganathan

    Photographer
  • Aishwarya Soni

    Architect / Illustrator
  • Santhosh Subramanian

    Game Designer

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