Location: Mandu, Jharkhand, India
Second year design project
School of Architecture, CEPT University, 2000
The emphasis of this design studio was to understand relationship between form and space, object and context. It was a through study of architectural characteristic such as mass & void, solid & porous, light & shadow as space making elements. The location given to execute the project was on the ruined site, hundreds of years old palace complex in Mandu. The program brief required a workspace for archaeological studies, offices, a library and an exhibition space. Relationship with the context, old ruined structure, was a major design task in this study. Different rendering techniques were used as a tool to understand space & volumes, materials, textures, light and shadows.
Faculty: Anant Raje, Surya Kakani