NEXT WORKSHOP January 2015

UCJC Winter Workshop
AFFORDABLE HABITAT

Directed by Anupama Kundoo

Collaboration with the National Association of Students of Architecture (NASA India) and the Marg Institute of Design and Architecture Swarnabhoomi (MIDAS)
Participants: Alba Balmaseda, Arndt Goldack
7-27 January 2015
Auroville, India
WORKSHOP CONTENT
Opportunity for full-scale hands-on learning experience
Development of a ferrocement prototype of a basic living unit
Understanding Ferrocement and its potential as an affordable technology in environmental and economic terms
Site-visit to other ferrocement case studies in Auroville
2 week production of prefabricated elements in Auroville area
1 week assembly of prototype at MIDAS campus at the 57th Convention of NASA India in Chennai
Visit to the exhibition of Affordable Housing Award entries at NASA in Chennai
PRACTICAL DATA
Price, including accommodation: 1900 euros
Price for UCJC students: 960 euros
Price for MEEYAB students: 460€
LIMITED PLACES
To take part in the workshop please send your CV, portfolio and a letter of motivation by 18 December 2014.
The first selection will take place on 12 December 2014.
CONTACT
architecture@ucjc.edu
Image: Light Matters Prototype, Anupama Kundoo, Auroville 2013

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