Monday, 31 December 2018

Street Design : The SMART way

Street Design : The SMART way
Connectivity   Convenience   Comfort   Community   Commerce



Monday, 5 November 2018


PDA Team wishes you a Happy Diwali & a Prosperous New Year 2019 !!!

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Friday, 5 October 2018



In Situ Slum Rehabilitation Project For Urban Poor Under Bsup, Jnnur Scheme by Prasanna Desai Architects


International Award for Sustainable Architecture Awards 2018

Third Award | Category: Housing
Architects: Prasanna Desai
Studio Name: Prasanna Desai Architects
Team Members: In Collaboration With Sparc & Mahila Milan,Ar. Mahesh Thakur, Ar. Reshma Netke, Ar. Anuja Chawda, Ar. Nitin Markad, Ar. Vaibhav Abhang, Neha Gugari, Ar. Asavari Shinde, Ar. Vedang Bhagave, Ar. Aditi Joshi
Country: India




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Saturday, 29 September 2018


Street Designing for 8 & 80's
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Part B

Quality family time to be spent within the neighborhood itself.
The street has become a place where parents accompany their kids to play or a simple merry evening walk just enjoy the ambience provided under the trees.
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Wednesday, 26 September 2018


Wednesday : Sept 26th, 2018 : Day 2
The expert team from NIUA, AFD France & India for CITIIS ( City Investments to Innovate Integrate and Sustain ) Preparatory Workshop for 100 Smart Cities


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Tuesday, 25 September 2018


Tuesday : Sept 25th, 2018 : Day 1
CITIIS Preparatory Workshop for 100 Smart Cities


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Monday, 24 September 2018



Preliminary Meetings with Amit Hazela , K T Ravindran , PVK Rameshwar & others on Monday 24th Sept at National Institute of Urban Affairs ( NIUA ) for
“ CITIIS Preparatory Workshop for 100 Smart Cities”
to be held on 25th & 26th Sept 2018


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Friday, 21 September 2018



Street designing for 8 to 80's
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Part A

Perfect to rejuvenate your hearts your nerves and sinew. A street where the elderly finds pleasure in their morning and evening strolls. They seems to enjoy the scenario & ambiance of the street.

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Sunday, 9 September 2018



An interactive session and exchange of knowledge with Leewardists Team on 8th September 2018
Followed up by a vist on Aundh Smart Street on 9th September 2018.
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Friday, 7 September 2018




Crossing the street can be safer by a simple design solutions.

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This raised pedestrian crossing have a cobbled surface prior to it, to reduce the speed of the vehicle that create a safe & comfortable passage for pedestrians to cross the street.



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Wednesday, 5 September 2018



Teachers don't just have students for one year they have students who view them 
as "their teachers for life"
"Happy Teacher's Day"



Friday, 31 August 2018



A proper design leads to discipline which eventually develops the habit
#parallelparking #urbandesign #discipline #notorandomparking #bethechange





Thursday, 30 August 2018


The mannequins camouflaged with the passers-by considering their resemblence to the human scale....







Tuesday, 28 August 2018



Ar. Prasanna Desai presented on the topic 
“ 3P : People, Places & Public Transport ”

along with,

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Urban Street Design Guidelines Workshop
organized by,
PCMC Engineers
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Date : 28th August 2018 ( Tuesday )
Time : 10 : 30 AM to 1 : 30 PM












Monday, 27 August 2018



Ar. Prasanna Desai presenting on the topic 
“ 3P : People, Places & Public Transport ”
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Urban Exploratory Workshop for students of 
University of L’Ecole de Desgin Nantes Atlantique, Nantes, France and CEPT University, Ahmedabad.
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Date : 27th August 2018.
Time : 4:00 PM.