Thursday, 12 December 2019

Visit to VESCOA ( Vivekanand Education Society’s College of Architecture )
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One day visit on Tuesday 10th Dec to VESCOA ( Vivekanand Education Society’s College of Architecture ) Chembur Mumbai where I was asked to present our BSUP in situ people participatory slum rehabilitation project done at Yerwada Pune as a part of COA TRC Teachers Training Programme ( TTP ) on titled “Education of a Design Professional an Ekistics Approach” was eventful. It was honour to meet senior professionals like Ar Madhav Deobhakta & Ar Meera Deobhakta and was happy to connect with friends Ar Harshad Bhatia , Ar Anil Nagrath & Ar Anand Achari. An accidental meeting with the Narmada Bhacho activist Medha tai Patkar was a bonus of the visit.
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# Urban design
#SlumRehabilitation
#BonusVisit #senior #honour
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Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Mumbai Street Lab Competition
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We are pleased to announce that Team Prasanna Desai Architects (PDA) has been awarded as the winner for designing S. V. Road in Mumbai by MCGM.
The competition floated by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai about 2 months ago comprised of 5 streets to be designed in the city of Mumbai as per Urban street guidelines focusing on the pedestrian and cyclists.
5 winners have been selected for the 5 different streets in the two phase competition. Our heartiest congratulations to all the winners.
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Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Presentation at CSE - Mainstreaming Thermal Comfort in Affordable Housing
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Ar Prof Prasanna Desai presenting at a CSE organised workshop on Mainstreaming Thermal Comfort in Affordable Housing at India International Centre, New Delhi on 26th November 2019 and releasing the draft copy of “Beyond the Four Walls of PMAY” along with Ar Swati Sharma ( Head Programs & Research - FUTURE INSTITUTE), Dr Anumita Roy Chowdhury ( Executive Director Research & Advocacy - CSE ), Ar Deependra Prashad ( DPAP & INTBAU ) & Ar Rajneesh Sareen ( Programme Director Sustainable Habitat Programme - CSE )
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Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Interaction with the other Participants
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Team PDA with Bandra Collaborative Team - - Sameep Padora and others, on Wednesday 13th November 2019.
Venue - MCGM ( Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai )
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Presenting In front of the Jury
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Presentation by Team PDA with MCGM officers & WRI team and Jury Members on Wednesday 13th November 2019.
Venue - MCGM ( Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai )
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An Interaction with the young crowd
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Ar. Prasanna Desai interacting with the young participants at the Mumbai Street Lab on Wednesday 13th November 2019.
Venue - MCGM ( Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai )
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Team PDA at Mumbai Street Lab
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Team PDA at Mumbai Street Lab on Wednesday 13th November 2019.
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Venue - MCGM ( Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai )
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Monday, 11 November 2019

PCMC Public meeting & Discussion
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PCMC Smart City Project for 5 streets as per Street Design Guidelines in Akurdi, Pune.
Public meeting was held in Akurdi on Thursday 8th November with Citizens from Neighbouring Societies , PCMC Engineers , Local Corporators, Contractors, Project Management Consultants & PDA team.
Various points were discussed & suggestions were given by the public regarding the project with respect to design & execution.
Mr. Shrikanth Savane ( Jt. CE ) & Ar. Prasanna Desai ( Architect & Urban Designer ) gave clarification to the citizen’s questions in the presence of the local corporators Mr. Raju Misal, Mr. Amit Gawade, Ms. Sharmila Babar and Ms. Shailaja More. .
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