Saturday, April 28, 2018


How cities treat its natural reserves & ecology, how its cultural phenomena re-invents or reproduces its own city or how cities social conditions is a product of reciprocal influences, can there be an Urban Form that investigates the phenomena or addresses the issues?. The cities are place and phenomena of structured complexity and sometimes it produces culturally competitiveness with its artifacts and architecture, or often produces the conditions of incongruity. The Krvia Masters theses are an attempt to address some of the issues that are closely knitted with it. The tenth graduating group of students made an attempt to review  critically the grey areas or gaps between the urban knowledge system. The good city form is a question of how much of legibility, orderliness vs everyday and how it sustain the balance if any?. The development of conceptual structure for building research question is strikingly moving away from earlier trends and thesis structure further reinforces the idea of methodology and methods. Although design competitiveness is still underplaying, but there is great possibilities in its method to expand and formulate the design ideas. It shall all depends on how much of scholastic intent moves forward into the practical dimension of profession or how much the market forces that is shaped by academic ideas, perhaps future shall determine in making.

SMART CITY MISSION: New Urban Paradigm of Imagination or Perception

The recent time has seen the shift in urban planning concerns of our cities, especially second tier cities. The emerging paradigm...