Social Ethical

DHARAVI

SCALE UP / SCALE DOWN
Steering away from the traditional idea of a architectural studio, the idea was to have an urban experiment of exploring Dharavi on all scales.

The exercises in the workshop provide an opportunity to become conscious of the idea and operations of scale, working up and down or across space and time, in manner that is tangible and accessible.

Steering away from the traditional idea of a architectural studio, the idea was to have an urban experiment of exploring Dharavi on all scales: starting from the smallest, like an object inside of a house or a construction detail, to the house itself, the neighborhood the larger context of Dharavi and finally to the entire city of Mumbai and beyond.

Here, is an example of one of the documentation done on an “jadu wali” (a broom selling women). Her entire lifestyle, place of living and his connections at micro and macro level is been shown through diagrammatic representation.