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Leewardists Summer School – Documenting Old City of Nashik through Comics

Having conducted over 200 + workshops across India and abroad, we are delighted to conduct our very own summer school in Nashik, India where the 7-day workshop will be centered around comics, old cities and conversations around architecture.

About –
This summer school conducted by Leewardists in collaboration with local architects and conservationists from Nashik is an attempt to design a social event rather than an academic workshop, centered around learning from the old city of Nashik, it’s rich culture and heritage and using the tool of comics and visual narratives to communicate with the locals.

By combining heritage walks conducted by architects and a local conservationist with comic making sessions, breakout sessions, this residential workshop is set to bring students and professionals from architecture and design background together for an allied experience.

The summer school is set in HRD centre, Nashik with it’s architecture dating back to almost 100 years old with lush green trees all over the campus providing a free environment for participants and mentors to interact.

When is this happening?
The summer school will take place from May 20 – 27, 2024

Where is this happening?
The summer school will take place in HRD Centre, Nashik.
The 7 day workshop is a residential workshop along with dedicated site visits in the old historic city of Nashik along with a few excursions and exhibitions planned at the end of the workshop.

What all is included?
The fees includes workshop fees, local food (all 3 meals) for 6 days.
The fees does not include participant’s travel to Nashik and local travel.

Is this open for Professionals?
Yes

Any requirements?
The workshop will be a hands-on workshop. However, participants should carry their own laptops/other devices that they may think are useful for the workshop.
No software needed.
Open for all years.

Is there a scholarship available?
We are not providing any concession as of now. But do not hesitate to write to us at info@leewardists.com if you have a earnest interest in the workshop. The team will look into your case and get back to you.

Total Seats
30

Mentors –

Ar. Shreya Khandekar

Ar. Anuj Kale

View »

Field Workshop – Documenting Traditional Water Systems of Jaipur

The workshop hosted in Jaipur and Amer will provide a perspective on the heritage water structures and traditional systems and will explore their relationship and integration with the current urban fabric of the city. The workshop will be centered around Jaipur and Amer. The themes covered by the workshop will be around urbanity of the built structures with the water systems, relationship of water with the communities, history and heritage, and climate responsiveness in traditional buildings, relevance of conservation and restoration of traditional systems in current context.

The 10-day workshop will present the participants with a chance to closely study the water structures, and have a dialogue with agencies, communities, and engage in in-depth discourse with local experts.

The workshop will be hosted around multiple sites in jaipur from March 10th – 19th in the presence of local guides, urban designers, planners and academicians from Navi Mumbai and Aayojain, Jaipur, together with our resource partners, Leewardists, Célia Lebarbey, and Marylène Negro, for producing visual narratives through comics, documentaries and photograhy.
Followed by meetings and site visits, heritage walks and lectures, the students will work with mentors and experts to analyze their research and develop proposals and innovative solutions in various formats to be presented in front of a collective international jury comprised of local agencies, academicians, and experts in the workshop’s topic for a more comprehensive understanding.

What to Expect?
• Observe and document the historical water systems of Jaipur and Amer.
• Learn the art of visual storytelling in architecture and produce narratives with the Leewardists.
• Exchange knowledge and learn from different experts from France and Jaipur.

When is it?
March 10th – 19th

Where is it?
Jaipur and Amer, Rajasthan
Please look at the detailed schedule below. Schedule will also be emailed to the participants upon purchase.

View »

Leewardists Urban Travelogue Bundle – South Korea, India, Bangladesh

All books are a product of ’15 days’ of documentation of occupations in Mokpo, South Korea, Chitpur Road, Kolkata, India and Puran Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh with a team of students from colleges in India, France, Bangladesh and South Korea. These travelogues are written and sketched by Anuj Kale and Shreya Khandekar, who are both architects and comic artists. They travel around these cities and through their experiences in the urban territories, they narrate their understanding of the territories, their interaction with them and the people.

With this attempt, we are trying to introduce a new dimension to travelogues – a form of urban travel writing that talks about urbanity and different built environments in a simple and engaging format.

These travelogues have been made in collaboration with many organizations, fellow architects, mentors, professors and students we met during the Indo-French, Indo-Korea and Indo-Bangla-French Workshops. These collaborations are a wonderful means of not only knowledge exchange but also learning from different cultures and people around the world.

 

Details 

3 travelogues – Mokpo, South Korea, Kolkata, India, Dhaka, Bangladesh

This product is a bundle of 3 physical copies. YAY! And we are shipping International too! Double YAY!

Recommended for architecture, urban studies students/professionals, readers interested in urban documentation and stories.

This is a pre-order purchase. All items will ship on March 22, 2023.

Get a leewardists merch free for purchase of 2 bundles.

View »

PADM TORAN

MATERIAL:

  • Naturally dyed palm flower and wooden beads. 

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Ring provided for hanging the toran.
  • Suitable for indoors.
  • Completely hand crafted using eco- friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Height – 150 cms Or 60”
  • Weight – 100 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with newspaper filling.
  • Packaging cost inclusive.

 

View »

IPSA TORAN

MATERIAL:

  • Wooden beads and ghunghroos.

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Ring provided for hanging the toran.
  • Suitable for indoors.
  • Completely handcrafted using eco-friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Height – 150 cms or 60”
  • Weight –95 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with newspaper filling.
  • Packaging cost inclusive.
View »

PADM LANTERN

Celebrate this Diwali with handcrafted Lanterns and Torans made with natural materials and care by the tribal artisans of Dahanu, Maharashtra 

MATERIAL:

  • Bamboo lantern with naturally dyed pink palm flower lotus tassels. 

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Frame provided for adding holder (Holder and bulb not included).
  • Rope provided for hanging the lantern.
  • Suitable for indoor or covered balconies only.
  • Completely hand crafted using eco- friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Outer diameter – 12”
  • Height – 6”
  • Total height – 21”
  • Weight – 400 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.
  • Coconut oil can be applied with a thin cloth on the bamboo for longer shelf life every 6 months.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with paper shred and newspaper filling.
  • Cost is inclusive of shipping 
  • Size: 13”x13”x7” 
  • Weight with packaging: 1130 gms
View »

How to design Architecture Portfolio Course is back! (As a talk!)



Original price was: $20.00.Current price is: $15.00.

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The long-awaited Leewardists’ course is back (As a talk series)! If you're diving into the internship or job hunt, this talk session is perfect for you! Join us in a 2:00 hour online session, as we answer all your questions about portfolios LIVE along with all the tips and tricks to design a perfect portfolio that is unique to who you are!

The session lasts 2 hours, followed by a Q&A where we answer all your questions live. 

Choose your spot from separate sessions on either June 09 or June 10th at 09:30 AM GMT. Reserve your spot now!

ABOUT THIS TALK!

Designing an Architectural Portfolio is an essential task that all of us in Architecture must go through a million times, but understanding what employers or a potential masters college want can be a challenge.

Our talk simplifies the tedious process, guiding you through creating an impressive, true to your core, Architectural Portfolio and truly personalizing internship/job applications. A 2 hour session includes essential advice on Portfolio design and applying to Architecture Offices.

The talk concludes with an interactive Q&A session where we answer all your queries about portfolios (everything apart from giving you a list of offices!)


Is this for me?

This talk is perfect for:

1. Architecture students about to apply for internships.

2. Students eager to navigate the ins and outs of applying to Architectural Offices.

3. Young professionals holding an Architecture degree, eyeing master's programs or job opportunities.

4. Students keen on mastering the art of crafting presentation boards and designing Architectural Portfolios.

5. And especially if you are someone who is confused and have no faith in your school to advice you for your next step in internships and jobs, we got you!

Whether you're starting your journey, advancing your career, or preparing for the next academic step, this talk has got you covered!

Note: If you are a professional and wish to participate in the course, please drop us an email at leewardistswebinars@gmail.com before purchasing the course!

what will I learn?

How do I make my portfolio speak about who I am?

How to brand my portfolio?

How do I tell a story with my portfolio?

How do I make the perfect length?

How do I make an interesting CV and write a personalized cover letter?

How do I find 'the office'?

How do I decide where to go, once I have found 'the office'?


Requirements

There is absolutely no prior experience required to listen to this talk.

No software is needed

Only your attention :)

What topics does this talk cover?

Use of Storyboards (not just in comics!)

Efficient Work Management (so that your portfolio finishes on time)

Colour & Fonts (even if it's Black and white and a single font)

Cover Pages (they are the toughest)

Portfolio Density Dynamics (actually, this is the toughest)

Strategic Work Prioritization (so that you finish on time)

Office Hunt Tips (So you go where you wish to)

Top 10 Fit Selection of Offices (So you definitely go where you wish to)

Methods to Follow-Up with Offices (without irritating them)

Writing cover letters and emails  (without using chatgpt)

2 hour live session followed by Q&A

The talk will go live, once on June 09, 9:30 AM GMT and on June 10, 9:30 AM GMT. You can choose the date that works for you!

Original price was: $20.00.Current price is: $15.00.



more courses

Leewardists Summer School – Documenting Old City of Nashik through Comics

Having conducted over 200 + workshops across India and abroad, we are delighted to conduct our very own summer school in Nashik, India where the 7-day workshop will be centered around comics, old cities and conversations around architecture.

About –
This summer school conducted by Leewardists in collaboration with local architects and conservationists from Nashik is an attempt to design a social event rather than an academic workshop, centered around learning from the old city of Nashik, it’s rich culture and heritage and using the tool of comics and visual narratives to communicate with the locals.

By combining heritage walks conducted by architects and a local conservationist with comic making sessions, breakout sessions, this residential workshop is set to bring students and professionals from architecture and design background together for an allied experience.

The summer school is set in HRD centre, Nashik with it’s architecture dating back to almost 100 years old with lush green trees all over the campus providing a free environment for participants and mentors to interact.

When is this happening?
The summer school will take place from May 20 – 27, 2024

Where is this happening?
The summer school will take place in HRD Centre, Nashik.
The 7 day workshop is a residential workshop along with dedicated site visits in the old historic city of Nashik along with a few excursions and exhibitions planned at the end of the workshop.

What all is included?
The fees includes workshop fees, local food (all 3 meals) for 6 days.
The fees does not include participant’s travel to Nashik and local travel.

Is this open for Professionals?
Yes

Any requirements?
The workshop will be a hands-on workshop. However, participants should carry their own laptops/other devices that they may think are useful for the workshop.
No software needed.
Open for all years.

Is there a scholarship available?
We are not providing any concession as of now. But do not hesitate to write to us at info@leewardists.com if you have a earnest interest in the workshop. The team will look into your case and get back to you.

Total Seats
30

Mentors –

Ar. Shreya Khandekar

Ar. Anuj Kale

View »

Field Workshop – Documenting Traditional Water Systems of Jaipur

The workshop hosted in Jaipur and Amer will provide a perspective on the heritage water structures and traditional systems and will explore their relationship and integration with the current urban fabric of the city. The workshop will be centered around Jaipur and Amer. The themes covered by the workshop will be around urbanity of the built structures with the water systems, relationship of water with the communities, history and heritage, and climate responsiveness in traditional buildings, relevance of conservation and restoration of traditional systems in current context.

The 10-day workshop will present the participants with a chance to closely study the water structures, and have a dialogue with agencies, communities, and engage in in-depth discourse with local experts.

The workshop will be hosted around multiple sites in jaipur from March 10th – 19th in the presence of local guides, urban designers, planners and academicians from Navi Mumbai and Aayojain, Jaipur, together with our resource partners, Leewardists, Célia Lebarbey, and Marylène Negro, for producing visual narratives through comics, documentaries and photograhy.
Followed by meetings and site visits, heritage walks and lectures, the students will work with mentors and experts to analyze their research and develop proposals and innovative solutions in various formats to be presented in front of a collective international jury comprised of local agencies, academicians, and experts in the workshop’s topic for a more comprehensive understanding.

What to Expect?
• Observe and document the historical water systems of Jaipur and Amer.
• Learn the art of visual storytelling in architecture and produce narratives with the Leewardists.
• Exchange knowledge and learn from different experts from France and Jaipur.

When is it?
March 10th – 19th

Where is it?
Jaipur and Amer, Rajasthan
Please look at the detailed schedule below. Schedule will also be emailed to the participants upon purchase.

View »

Leewardists Urban Travelogue Bundle – South Korea, India, Bangladesh

All books are a product of ’15 days’ of documentation of occupations in Mokpo, South Korea, Chitpur Road, Kolkata, India and Puran Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh with a team of students from colleges in India, France, Bangladesh and South Korea. These travelogues are written and sketched by Anuj Kale and Shreya Khandekar, who are both architects and comic artists. They travel around these cities and through their experiences in the urban territories, they narrate their understanding of the territories, their interaction with them and the people.

With this attempt, we are trying to introduce a new dimension to travelogues – a form of urban travel writing that talks about urbanity and different built environments in a simple and engaging format.

These travelogues have been made in collaboration with many organizations, fellow architects, mentors, professors and students we met during the Indo-French, Indo-Korea and Indo-Bangla-French Workshops. These collaborations are a wonderful means of not only knowledge exchange but also learning from different cultures and people around the world.

 

Details 

3 travelogues – Mokpo, South Korea, Kolkata, India, Dhaka, Bangladesh

This product is a bundle of 3 physical copies. YAY! And we are shipping International too! Double YAY!

Recommended for architecture, urban studies students/professionals, readers interested in urban documentation and stories.

This is a pre-order purchase. All items will ship on March 22, 2023.

Get a leewardists merch free for purchase of 2 bundles.

View »

PADM TORAN

MATERIAL:

  • Naturally dyed palm flower and wooden beads. 

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Ring provided for hanging the toran.
  • Suitable for indoors.
  • Completely hand crafted using eco- friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Height – 150 cms Or 60”
  • Weight – 100 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with newspaper filling.
  • Packaging cost inclusive.

 

View »

IPSA TORAN

MATERIAL:

  • Wooden beads and ghunghroos.

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Ring provided for hanging the toran.
  • Suitable for indoors.
  • Completely handcrafted using eco-friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Height – 150 cms or 60”
  • Weight –95 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with newspaper filling.
  • Packaging cost inclusive.
View »

PADM LANTERN

Celebrate this Diwali with handcrafted Lanterns and Torans made with natural materials and care by the tribal artisans of Dahanu, Maharashtra 

MATERIAL:

  • Bamboo lantern with naturally dyed pink palm flower lotus tassels. 

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Frame provided for adding holder (Holder and bulb not included).
  • Rope provided for hanging the lantern.
  • Suitable for indoor or covered balconies only.
  • Completely hand crafted using eco- friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Outer diameter – 12”
  • Height – 6”
  • Total height – 21”
  • Weight – 400 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.
  • Coconut oil can be applied with a thin cloth on the bamboo for longer shelf life every 6 months.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with paper shred and newspaper filling.
  • Cost is inclusive of shipping 
  • Size: 13”x13”x7” 
  • Weight with packaging: 1130 gms
View »

more courses

Leewardists Summer School – Documenting Old City of Nashik through Comics

Having conducted over 200 + workshops across India and abroad, we are delighted to conduct our very own summer school in Nashik, India where the 7-day workshop will be centered around comics, old cities and conversations around architecture.

About –
This summer school conducted by Leewardists in collaboration with local architects and conservationists from Nashik is an attempt to design a social event rather than an academic workshop, centered around learning from the old city of Nashik, it’s rich culture and heritage and using the tool of comics and visual narratives to communicate with the locals.

By combining heritage walks conducted by architects and a local conservationist with comic making sessions, breakout sessions, this residential workshop is set to bring students and professionals from architecture and design background together for an allied experience.

The summer school is set in HRD centre, Nashik with it’s architecture dating back to almost 100 years old with lush green trees all over the campus providing a free environment for participants and mentors to interact.

When is this happening?
The summer school will take place from May 20 – 27, 2024

Where is this happening?
The summer school will take place in HRD Centre, Nashik.
The 7 day workshop is a residential workshop along with dedicated site visits in the old historic city of Nashik along with a few excursions and exhibitions planned at the end of the workshop.

What all is included?
The fees includes workshop fees, local food (all 3 meals) for 6 days.
The fees does not include participant’s travel to Nashik and local travel.

Is this open for Professionals?
Yes

Any requirements?
The workshop will be a hands-on workshop. However, participants should carry their own laptops/other devices that they may think are useful for the workshop.
No software needed.
Open for all years.

Is there a scholarship available?
We are not providing any concession as of now. But do not hesitate to write to us at info@leewardists.com if you have a earnest interest in the workshop. The team will look into your case and get back to you.

Total Seats
30

Mentors –

Ar. Shreya Khandekar

Ar. Anuj Kale

View »

Field Workshop – Documenting Traditional Water Systems of Jaipur

The workshop hosted in Jaipur and Amer will provide a perspective on the heritage water structures and traditional systems and will explore their relationship and integration with the current urban fabric of the city. The workshop will be centered around Jaipur and Amer. The themes covered by the workshop will be around urbanity of the built structures with the water systems, relationship of water with the communities, history and heritage, and climate responsiveness in traditional buildings, relevance of conservation and restoration of traditional systems in current context.

The 10-day workshop will present the participants with a chance to closely study the water structures, and have a dialogue with agencies, communities, and engage in in-depth discourse with local experts.

The workshop will be hosted around multiple sites in jaipur from March 10th – 19th in the presence of local guides, urban designers, planners and academicians from Navi Mumbai and Aayojain, Jaipur, together with our resource partners, Leewardists, Célia Lebarbey, and Marylène Negro, for producing visual narratives through comics, documentaries and photograhy.
Followed by meetings and site visits, heritage walks and lectures, the students will work with mentors and experts to analyze their research and develop proposals and innovative solutions in various formats to be presented in front of a collective international jury comprised of local agencies, academicians, and experts in the workshop’s topic for a more comprehensive understanding.

What to Expect?
• Observe and document the historical water systems of Jaipur and Amer.
• Learn the art of visual storytelling in architecture and produce narratives with the Leewardists.
• Exchange knowledge and learn from different experts from France and Jaipur.

When is it?
March 10th – 19th

Where is it?
Jaipur and Amer, Rajasthan
Please look at the detailed schedule below. Schedule will also be emailed to the participants upon purchase.

View »

Leewardists Urban Travelogue Bundle – South Korea, India, Bangladesh

All books are a product of ’15 days’ of documentation of occupations in Mokpo, South Korea, Chitpur Road, Kolkata, India and Puran Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh with a team of students from colleges in India, France, Bangladesh and South Korea. These travelogues are written and sketched by Anuj Kale and Shreya Khandekar, who are both architects and comic artists. They travel around these cities and through their experiences in the urban territories, they narrate their understanding of the territories, their interaction with them and the people.

With this attempt, we are trying to introduce a new dimension to travelogues – a form of urban travel writing that talks about urbanity and different built environments in a simple and engaging format.

These travelogues have been made in collaboration with many organizations, fellow architects, mentors, professors and students we met during the Indo-French, Indo-Korea and Indo-Bangla-French Workshops. These collaborations are a wonderful means of not only knowledge exchange but also learning from different cultures and people around the world.

 

Details 

3 travelogues – Mokpo, South Korea, Kolkata, India, Dhaka, Bangladesh

This product is a bundle of 3 physical copies. YAY! And we are shipping International too! Double YAY!

Recommended for architecture, urban studies students/professionals, readers interested in urban documentation and stories.

This is a pre-order purchase. All items will ship on March 22, 2023.

Get a leewardists merch free for purchase of 2 bundles.

View »

PADM TORAN

MATERIAL:

  • Naturally dyed palm flower and wooden beads. 

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Ring provided for hanging the toran.
  • Suitable for indoors.
  • Completely hand crafted using eco- friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Height – 150 cms Or 60”
  • Weight – 100 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with newspaper filling.
  • Packaging cost inclusive.

 

View »

IPSA TORAN

MATERIAL:

  • Wooden beads and ghunghroos.

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Ring provided for hanging the toran.
  • Suitable for indoors.
  • Completely handcrafted using eco-friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Height – 150 cms or 60”
  • Weight –95 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with newspaper filling.
  • Packaging cost inclusive.
View »

PADM LANTERN

Celebrate this Diwali with handcrafted Lanterns and Torans made with natural materials and care by the tribal artisans of Dahanu, Maharashtra 

MATERIAL:

  • Bamboo lantern with naturally dyed pink palm flower lotus tassels. 

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Frame provided for adding holder (Holder and bulb not included).
  • Rope provided for hanging the lantern.
  • Suitable for indoor or covered balconies only.
  • Completely hand crafted using eco- friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Outer diameter – 12”
  • Height – 6”
  • Total height – 21”
  • Weight – 400 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.
  • Coconut oil can be applied with a thin cloth on the bamboo for longer shelf life every 6 months.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with paper shred and newspaper filling.
  • Cost is inclusive of shipping 
  • Size: 13”x13”x7” 
  • Weight with packaging: 1130 gms
View »

more courses

Leewardists Summer School – Documenting Old City of Nashik through Comics

Having conducted over 200 + workshops across India and abroad, we are delighted to conduct our very own summer school in Nashik, India where the 7-day workshop will be centered around comics, old cities and conversations around architecture.

About –
This summer school conducted by Leewardists in collaboration with local architects and conservationists from Nashik is an attempt to design a social event rather than an academic workshop, centered around learning from the old city of Nashik, it’s rich culture and heritage and using the tool of comics and visual narratives to communicate with the locals.

By combining heritage walks conducted by architects and a local conservationist with comic making sessions, breakout sessions, this residential workshop is set to bring students and professionals from architecture and design background together for an allied experience.

The summer school is set in HRD centre, Nashik with it’s architecture dating back to almost 100 years old with lush green trees all over the campus providing a free environment for participants and mentors to interact.

When is this happening?
The summer school will take place from May 20 – 27, 2024

Where is this happening?
The summer school will take place in HRD Centre, Nashik.
The 7 day workshop is a residential workshop along with dedicated site visits in the old historic city of Nashik along with a few excursions and exhibitions planned at the end of the workshop.

What all is included?
The fees includes workshop fees, local food (all 3 meals) for 6 days.
The fees does not include participant’s travel to Nashik and local travel.

Is this open for Professionals?
Yes

Any requirements?
The workshop will be a hands-on workshop. However, participants should carry their own laptops/other devices that they may think are useful for the workshop.
No software needed.
Open for all years.

Is there a scholarship available?
We are not providing any concession as of now. But do not hesitate to write to us at info@leewardists.com if you have a earnest interest in the workshop. The team will look into your case and get back to you.

Total Seats
30

Mentors –

Ar. Shreya Khandekar

Ar. Anuj Kale

View »

Field Workshop – Documenting Traditional Water Systems of Jaipur

The workshop hosted in Jaipur and Amer will provide a perspective on the heritage water structures and traditional systems and will explore their relationship and integration with the current urban fabric of the city. The workshop will be centered around Jaipur and Amer. The themes covered by the workshop will be around urbanity of the built structures with the water systems, relationship of water with the communities, history and heritage, and climate responsiveness in traditional buildings, relevance of conservation and restoration of traditional systems in current context.

The 10-day workshop will present the participants with a chance to closely study the water structures, and have a dialogue with agencies, communities, and engage in in-depth discourse with local experts.

The workshop will be hosted around multiple sites in jaipur from March 10th – 19th in the presence of local guides, urban designers, planners and academicians from Navi Mumbai and Aayojain, Jaipur, together with our resource partners, Leewardists, Célia Lebarbey, and Marylène Negro, for producing visual narratives through comics, documentaries and photograhy.
Followed by meetings and site visits, heritage walks and lectures, the students will work with mentors and experts to analyze their research and develop proposals and innovative solutions in various formats to be presented in front of a collective international jury comprised of local agencies, academicians, and experts in the workshop’s topic for a more comprehensive understanding.

What to Expect?
• Observe and document the historical water systems of Jaipur and Amer.
• Learn the art of visual storytelling in architecture and produce narratives with the Leewardists.
• Exchange knowledge and learn from different experts from France and Jaipur.

When is it?
March 10th – 19th

Where is it?
Jaipur and Amer, Rajasthan
Please look at the detailed schedule below. Schedule will also be emailed to the participants upon purchase.

View »

Leewardists Urban Travelogue Bundle – South Korea, India, Bangladesh

All books are a product of ’15 days’ of documentation of occupations in Mokpo, South Korea, Chitpur Road, Kolkata, India and Puran Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh with a team of students from colleges in India, France, Bangladesh and South Korea. These travelogues are written and sketched by Anuj Kale and Shreya Khandekar, who are both architects and comic artists. They travel around these cities and through their experiences in the urban territories, they narrate their understanding of the territories, their interaction with them and the people.

With this attempt, we are trying to introduce a new dimension to travelogues – a form of urban travel writing that talks about urbanity and different built environments in a simple and engaging format.

These travelogues have been made in collaboration with many organizations, fellow architects, mentors, professors and students we met during the Indo-French, Indo-Korea and Indo-Bangla-French Workshops. These collaborations are a wonderful means of not only knowledge exchange but also learning from different cultures and people around the world.

 

Details 

3 travelogues – Mokpo, South Korea, Kolkata, India, Dhaka, Bangladesh

This product is a bundle of 3 physical copies. YAY! And we are shipping International too! Double YAY!

Recommended for architecture, urban studies students/professionals, readers interested in urban documentation and stories.

This is a pre-order purchase. All items will ship on March 22, 2023.

Get a leewardists merch free for purchase of 2 bundles.

View »

PADM TORAN

MATERIAL:

  • Naturally dyed palm flower and wooden beads. 

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Ring provided for hanging the toran.
  • Suitable for indoors.
  • Completely hand crafted using eco- friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Height – 150 cms Or 60”
  • Weight – 100 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with newspaper filling.
  • Packaging cost inclusive.

 

View »

IPSA TORAN

MATERIAL:

  • Wooden beads and ghunghroos.

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Ring provided for hanging the toran.
  • Suitable for indoors.
  • Completely handcrafted using eco-friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Height – 150 cms or 60”
  • Weight –95 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with newspaper filling.
  • Packaging cost inclusive.
View »

PADM LANTERN

Celebrate this Diwali with handcrafted Lanterns and Torans made with natural materials and care by the tribal artisans of Dahanu, Maharashtra 

MATERIAL:

  • Bamboo lantern with naturally dyed pink palm flower lotus tassels. 

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Frame provided for adding holder (Holder and bulb not included).
  • Rope provided for hanging the lantern.
  • Suitable for indoor or covered balconies only.
  • Completely hand crafted using eco- friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Outer diameter – 12”
  • Height – 6”
  • Total height – 21”
  • Weight – 400 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.
  • Coconut oil can be applied with a thin cloth on the bamboo for longer shelf life every 6 months.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with paper shred and newspaper filling.
  • Cost is inclusive of shipping 
  • Size: 13”x13”x7” 
  • Weight with packaging: 1130 gms
View »

more courses

Leewardists Summer School – Documenting Old City of Nashik through Comics

Having conducted over 200 + workshops across India and abroad, we are delighted to conduct our very own summer school in Nashik, India where the 7-day workshop will be centered around comics, old cities and conversations around architecture.

About –
This summer school conducted by Leewardists in collaboration with local architects and conservationists from Nashik is an attempt to design a social event rather than an academic workshop, centered around learning from the old city of Nashik, it’s rich culture and heritage and using the tool of comics and visual narratives to communicate with the locals.

By combining heritage walks conducted by architects and a local conservationist with comic making sessions, breakout sessions, this residential workshop is set to bring students and professionals from architecture and design background together for an allied experience.

The summer school is set in HRD centre, Nashik with it’s architecture dating back to almost 100 years old with lush green trees all over the campus providing a free environment for participants and mentors to interact.

When is this happening?
The summer school will take place from May 20 – 27, 2024

Where is this happening?
The summer school will take place in HRD Centre, Nashik.
The 7 day workshop is a residential workshop along with dedicated site visits in the old historic city of Nashik along with a few excursions and exhibitions planned at the end of the workshop.

What all is included?
The fees includes workshop fees, local food (all 3 meals) for 6 days.
The fees does not include participant’s travel to Nashik and local travel.

Is this open for Professionals?
Yes

Any requirements?
The workshop will be a hands-on workshop. However, participants should carry their own laptops/other devices that they may think are useful for the workshop.
No software needed.
Open for all years.

Is there a scholarship available?
We are not providing any concession as of now. But do not hesitate to write to us at info@leewardists.com if you have a earnest interest in the workshop. The team will look into your case and get back to you.

Total Seats
30

Mentors –

Ar. Shreya Khandekar

Ar. Anuj Kale

View »

Field Workshop – Documenting Traditional Water Systems of Jaipur

The workshop hosted in Jaipur and Amer will provide a perspective on the heritage water structures and traditional systems and will explore their relationship and integration with the current urban fabric of the city. The workshop will be centered around Jaipur and Amer. The themes covered by the workshop will be around urbanity of the built structures with the water systems, relationship of water with the communities, history and heritage, and climate responsiveness in traditional buildings, relevance of conservation and restoration of traditional systems in current context.

The 10-day workshop will present the participants with a chance to closely study the water structures, and have a dialogue with agencies, communities, and engage in in-depth discourse with local experts.

The workshop will be hosted around multiple sites in jaipur from March 10th – 19th in the presence of local guides, urban designers, planners and academicians from Navi Mumbai and Aayojain, Jaipur, together with our resource partners, Leewardists, Célia Lebarbey, and Marylène Negro, for producing visual narratives through comics, documentaries and photograhy.
Followed by meetings and site visits, heritage walks and lectures, the students will work with mentors and experts to analyze their research and develop proposals and innovative solutions in various formats to be presented in front of a collective international jury comprised of local agencies, academicians, and experts in the workshop’s topic for a more comprehensive understanding.

What to Expect?
• Observe and document the historical water systems of Jaipur and Amer.
• Learn the art of visual storytelling in architecture and produce narratives with the Leewardists.
• Exchange knowledge and learn from different experts from France and Jaipur.

When is it?
March 10th – 19th

Where is it?
Jaipur and Amer, Rajasthan
Please look at the detailed schedule below. Schedule will also be emailed to the participants upon purchase.

View »

Leewardists Urban Travelogue Bundle – South Korea, India, Bangladesh

All books are a product of ’15 days’ of documentation of occupations in Mokpo, South Korea, Chitpur Road, Kolkata, India and Puran Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh with a team of students from colleges in India, France, Bangladesh and South Korea. These travelogues are written and sketched by Anuj Kale and Shreya Khandekar, who are both architects and comic artists. They travel around these cities and through their experiences in the urban territories, they narrate their understanding of the territories, their interaction with them and the people.

With this attempt, we are trying to introduce a new dimension to travelogues – a form of urban travel writing that talks about urbanity and different built environments in a simple and engaging format.

These travelogues have been made in collaboration with many organizations, fellow architects, mentors, professors and students we met during the Indo-French, Indo-Korea and Indo-Bangla-French Workshops. These collaborations are a wonderful means of not only knowledge exchange but also learning from different cultures and people around the world.

 

Details 

3 travelogues – Mokpo, South Korea, Kolkata, India, Dhaka, Bangladesh

This product is a bundle of 3 physical copies. YAY! And we are shipping International too! Double YAY!

Recommended for architecture, urban studies students/professionals, readers interested in urban documentation and stories.

This is a pre-order purchase. All items will ship on March 22, 2023.

Get a leewardists merch free for purchase of 2 bundles.

View »

PADM TORAN

MATERIAL:

  • Naturally dyed palm flower and wooden beads. 

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Ring provided for hanging the toran.
  • Suitable for indoors.
  • Completely hand crafted using eco- friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Height – 150 cms Or 60”
  • Weight – 100 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with newspaper filling.
  • Packaging cost inclusive.

 

View »

IPSA TORAN

MATERIAL:

  • Wooden beads and ghunghroos.

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Ring provided for hanging the toran.
  • Suitable for indoors.
  • Completely handcrafted using eco-friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Height – 150 cms or 60”
  • Weight –95 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with newspaper filling.
  • Packaging cost inclusive.
View »

PADM LANTERN

Celebrate this Diwali with handcrafted Lanterns and Torans made with natural materials and care by the tribal artisans of Dahanu, Maharashtra 

MATERIAL:

  • Bamboo lantern with naturally dyed pink palm flower lotus tassels. 

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Frame provided for adding holder (Holder and bulb not included).
  • Rope provided for hanging the lantern.
  • Suitable for indoor or covered balconies only.
  • Completely hand crafted using eco- friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Outer diameter – 12”
  • Height – 6”
  • Total height – 21”
  • Weight – 400 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.
  • Coconut oil can be applied with a thin cloth on the bamboo for longer shelf life every 6 months.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with paper shred and newspaper filling.
  • Cost is inclusive of shipping 
  • Size: 13”x13”x7” 
  • Weight with packaging: 1130 gms
View »

more courses

Leewardists Summer School – Documenting Old City of Nashik through Comics

Having conducted over 200 + workshops across India and abroad, we are delighted to conduct our very own summer school in Nashik, India where the 7-day workshop will be centered around comics, old cities and conversations around architecture.

About –
This summer school conducted by Leewardists in collaboration with local architects and conservationists from Nashik is an attempt to design a social event rather than an academic workshop, centered around learning from the old city of Nashik, it’s rich culture and heritage and using the tool of comics and visual narratives to communicate with the locals.

By combining heritage walks conducted by architects and a local conservationist with comic making sessions, breakout sessions, this residential workshop is set to bring students and professionals from architecture and design background together for an allied experience.

The summer school is set in HRD centre, Nashik with it’s architecture dating back to almost 100 years old with lush green trees all over the campus providing a free environment for participants and mentors to interact.

When is this happening?
The summer school will take place from May 20 – 27, 2024

Where is this happening?
The summer school will take place in HRD Centre, Nashik.
The 7 day workshop is a residential workshop along with dedicated site visits in the old historic city of Nashik along with a few excursions and exhibitions planned at the end of the workshop.

What all is included?
The fees includes workshop fees, local food (all 3 meals) for 6 days.
The fees does not include participant’s travel to Nashik and local travel.

Is this open for Professionals?
Yes

Any requirements?
The workshop will be a hands-on workshop. However, participants should carry their own laptops/other devices that they may think are useful for the workshop.
No software needed.
Open for all years.

Is there a scholarship available?
We are not providing any concession as of now. But do not hesitate to write to us at info@leewardists.com if you have a earnest interest in the workshop. The team will look into your case and get back to you.

Total Seats
30

Mentors –

Ar. Shreya Khandekar

Ar. Anuj Kale

View »

Field Workshop – Documenting Traditional Water Systems of Jaipur

The workshop hosted in Jaipur and Amer will provide a perspective on the heritage water structures and traditional systems and will explore their relationship and integration with the current urban fabric of the city. The workshop will be centered around Jaipur and Amer. The themes covered by the workshop will be around urbanity of the built structures with the water systems, relationship of water with the communities, history and heritage, and climate responsiveness in traditional buildings, relevance of conservation and restoration of traditional systems in current context.

The 10-day workshop will present the participants with a chance to closely study the water structures, and have a dialogue with agencies, communities, and engage in in-depth discourse with local experts.

The workshop will be hosted around multiple sites in jaipur from March 10th – 19th in the presence of local guides, urban designers, planners and academicians from Navi Mumbai and Aayojain, Jaipur, together with our resource partners, Leewardists, Célia Lebarbey, and Marylène Negro, for producing visual narratives through comics, documentaries and photograhy.
Followed by meetings and site visits, heritage walks and lectures, the students will work with mentors and experts to analyze their research and develop proposals and innovative solutions in various formats to be presented in front of a collective international jury comprised of local agencies, academicians, and experts in the workshop’s topic for a more comprehensive understanding.

What to Expect?
• Observe and document the historical water systems of Jaipur and Amer.
• Learn the art of visual storytelling in architecture and produce narratives with the Leewardists.
• Exchange knowledge and learn from different experts from France and Jaipur.

When is it?
March 10th – 19th

Where is it?
Jaipur and Amer, Rajasthan
Please look at the detailed schedule below. Schedule will also be emailed to the participants upon purchase.

View »

Leewardists Urban Travelogue Bundle – South Korea, India, Bangladesh

All books are a product of ’15 days’ of documentation of occupations in Mokpo, South Korea, Chitpur Road, Kolkata, India and Puran Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh with a team of students from colleges in India, France, Bangladesh and South Korea. These travelogues are written and sketched by Anuj Kale and Shreya Khandekar, who are both architects and comic artists. They travel around these cities and through their experiences in the urban territories, they narrate their understanding of the territories, their interaction with them and the people.

With this attempt, we are trying to introduce a new dimension to travelogues – a form of urban travel writing that talks about urbanity and different built environments in a simple and engaging format.

These travelogues have been made in collaboration with many organizations, fellow architects, mentors, professors and students we met during the Indo-French, Indo-Korea and Indo-Bangla-French Workshops. These collaborations are a wonderful means of not only knowledge exchange but also learning from different cultures and people around the world.

 

Details 

3 travelogues – Mokpo, South Korea, Kolkata, India, Dhaka, Bangladesh

This product is a bundle of 3 physical copies. YAY! And we are shipping International too! Double YAY!

Recommended for architecture, urban studies students/professionals, readers interested in urban documentation and stories.

This is a pre-order purchase. All items will ship on March 22, 2023.

Get a leewardists merch free for purchase of 2 bundles.

View »

PADM TORAN

MATERIAL:

  • Naturally dyed palm flower and wooden beads. 

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Ring provided for hanging the toran.
  • Suitable for indoors.
  • Completely hand crafted using eco- friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Height – 150 cms Or 60”
  • Weight – 100 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with newspaper filling.
  • Packaging cost inclusive.

 

View »

IPSA TORAN

MATERIAL:

  • Wooden beads and ghunghroos.

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Ring provided for hanging the toran.
  • Suitable for indoors.
  • Completely handcrafted using eco-friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Height – 150 cms or 60”
  • Weight –95 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with newspaper filling.
  • Packaging cost inclusive.
View »

PADM LANTERN

Celebrate this Diwali with handcrafted Lanterns and Torans made with natural materials and care by the tribal artisans of Dahanu, Maharashtra 

MATERIAL:

  • Bamboo lantern with naturally dyed pink palm flower lotus tassels. 

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Frame provided for adding holder (Holder and bulb not included).
  • Rope provided for hanging the lantern.
  • Suitable for indoor or covered balconies only.
  • Completely hand crafted using eco- friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Outer diameter – 12”
  • Height – 6”
  • Total height – 21”
  • Weight – 400 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.
  • Coconut oil can be applied with a thin cloth on the bamboo for longer shelf life every 6 months.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with paper shred and newspaper filling.
  • Cost is inclusive of shipping 
  • Size: 13”x13”x7” 
  • Weight with packaging: 1130 gms
View »

more courses

Leewardists Summer School – Documenting Old City of Nashik through Comics

Having conducted over 200 + workshops across India and abroad, we are delighted to conduct our very own summer school in Nashik, India where the 7-day workshop will be centered around comics, old cities and conversations around architecture.

About –
This summer school conducted by Leewardists in collaboration with local architects and conservationists from Nashik is an attempt to design a social event rather than an academic workshop, centered around learning from the old city of Nashik, it’s rich culture and heritage and using the tool of comics and visual narratives to communicate with the locals.

By combining heritage walks conducted by architects and a local conservationist with comic making sessions, breakout sessions, this residential workshop is set to bring students and professionals from architecture and design background together for an allied experience.

The summer school is set in HRD centre, Nashik with it’s architecture dating back to almost 100 years old with lush green trees all over the campus providing a free environment for participants and mentors to interact.

When is this happening?
The summer school will take place from May 20 – 27, 2024

Where is this happening?
The summer school will take place in HRD Centre, Nashik.
The 7 day workshop is a residential workshop along with dedicated site visits in the old historic city of Nashik along with a few excursions and exhibitions planned at the end of the workshop.

What all is included?
The fees includes workshop fees, local food (all 3 meals) for 6 days.
The fees does not include participant’s travel to Nashik and local travel.

Is this open for Professionals?
Yes

Any requirements?
The workshop will be a hands-on workshop. However, participants should carry their own laptops/other devices that they may think are useful for the workshop.
No software needed.
Open for all years.

Is there a scholarship available?
We are not providing any concession as of now. But do not hesitate to write to us at info@leewardists.com if you have a earnest interest in the workshop. The team will look into your case and get back to you.

Total Seats
30

Mentors –

Ar. Shreya Khandekar

Ar. Anuj Kale

View »

Field Workshop – Documenting Traditional Water Systems of Jaipur

The workshop hosted in Jaipur and Amer will provide a perspective on the heritage water structures and traditional systems and will explore their relationship and integration with the current urban fabric of the city. The workshop will be centered around Jaipur and Amer. The themes covered by the workshop will be around urbanity of the built structures with the water systems, relationship of water with the communities, history and heritage, and climate responsiveness in traditional buildings, relevance of conservation and restoration of traditional systems in current context.

The 10-day workshop will present the participants with a chance to closely study the water structures, and have a dialogue with agencies, communities, and engage in in-depth discourse with local experts.

The workshop will be hosted around multiple sites in jaipur from March 10th – 19th in the presence of local guides, urban designers, planners and academicians from Navi Mumbai and Aayojain, Jaipur, together with our resource partners, Leewardists, Célia Lebarbey, and Marylène Negro, for producing visual narratives through comics, documentaries and photograhy.
Followed by meetings and site visits, heritage walks and lectures, the students will work with mentors and experts to analyze their research and develop proposals and innovative solutions in various formats to be presented in front of a collective international jury comprised of local agencies, academicians, and experts in the workshop’s topic for a more comprehensive understanding.

What to Expect?
• Observe and document the historical water systems of Jaipur and Amer.
• Learn the art of visual storytelling in architecture and produce narratives with the Leewardists.
• Exchange knowledge and learn from different experts from France and Jaipur.

When is it?
March 10th – 19th

Where is it?
Jaipur and Amer, Rajasthan
Please look at the detailed schedule below. Schedule will also be emailed to the participants upon purchase.

View »

Leewardists Urban Travelogue Bundle – South Korea, India, Bangladesh

All books are a product of ’15 days’ of documentation of occupations in Mokpo, South Korea, Chitpur Road, Kolkata, India and Puran Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh with a team of students from colleges in India, France, Bangladesh and South Korea. These travelogues are written and sketched by Anuj Kale and Shreya Khandekar, who are both architects and comic artists. They travel around these cities and through their experiences in the urban territories, they narrate their understanding of the territories, their interaction with them and the people.

With this attempt, we are trying to introduce a new dimension to travelogues – a form of urban travel writing that talks about urbanity and different built environments in a simple and engaging format.

These travelogues have been made in collaboration with many organizations, fellow architects, mentors, professors and students we met during the Indo-French, Indo-Korea and Indo-Bangla-French Workshops. These collaborations are a wonderful means of not only knowledge exchange but also learning from different cultures and people around the world.

 

Details 

3 travelogues – Mokpo, South Korea, Kolkata, India, Dhaka, Bangladesh

This product is a bundle of 3 physical copies. YAY! And we are shipping International too! Double YAY!

Recommended for architecture, urban studies students/professionals, readers interested in urban documentation and stories.

This is a pre-order purchase. All items will ship on March 22, 2023.

Get a leewardists merch free for purchase of 2 bundles.

View »

PADM TORAN

MATERIAL:

  • Naturally dyed palm flower and wooden beads. 

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Ring provided for hanging the toran.
  • Suitable for indoors.
  • Completely hand crafted using eco- friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Height – 150 cms Or 60”
  • Weight – 100 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with newspaper filling.
  • Packaging cost inclusive.

 

View »

IPSA TORAN

MATERIAL:

  • Wooden beads and ghunghroos.

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Ring provided for hanging the toran.
  • Suitable for indoors.
  • Completely handcrafted using eco-friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Height – 150 cms or 60”
  • Weight –95 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with newspaper filling.
  • Packaging cost inclusive.
View »

PADM LANTERN

Celebrate this Diwali with handcrafted Lanterns and Torans made with natural materials and care by the tribal artisans of Dahanu, Maharashtra 

MATERIAL:

  • Bamboo lantern with naturally dyed pink palm flower lotus tassels. 

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Frame provided for adding holder (Holder and bulb not included).
  • Rope provided for hanging the lantern.
  • Suitable for indoor or covered balconies only.
  • Completely hand crafted using eco- friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Outer diameter – 12”
  • Height – 6”
  • Total height – 21”
  • Weight – 400 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.
  • Coconut oil can be applied with a thin cloth on the bamboo for longer shelf life every 6 months.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with paper shred and newspaper filling.
  • Cost is inclusive of shipping 
  • Size: 13”x13”x7” 
  • Weight with packaging: 1130 gms
View »

more courses

Leewardists Summer School – Documenting Old City of Nashik through Comics

Having conducted over 200 + workshops across India and abroad, we are delighted to conduct our very own summer school in Nashik, India where the 7-day workshop will be centered around comics, old cities and conversations around architecture.

About –
This summer school conducted by Leewardists in collaboration with local architects and conservationists from Nashik is an attempt to design a social event rather than an academic workshop, centered around learning from the old city of Nashik, it’s rich culture and heritage and using the tool of comics and visual narratives to communicate with the locals.

By combining heritage walks conducted by architects and a local conservationist with comic making sessions, breakout sessions, this residential workshop is set to bring students and professionals from architecture and design background together for an allied experience.

The summer school is set in HRD centre, Nashik with it’s architecture dating back to almost 100 years old with lush green trees all over the campus providing a free environment for participants and mentors to interact.

When is this happening?
The summer school will take place from May 20 – 27, 2024

Where is this happening?
The summer school will take place in HRD Centre, Nashik.
The 7 day workshop is a residential workshop along with dedicated site visits in the old historic city of Nashik along with a few excursions and exhibitions planned at the end of the workshop.

What all is included?
The fees includes workshop fees, local food (all 3 meals) for 6 days.
The fees does not include participant’s travel to Nashik and local travel.

Is this open for Professionals?
Yes

Any requirements?
The workshop will be a hands-on workshop. However, participants should carry their own laptops/other devices that they may think are useful for the workshop.
No software needed.
Open for all years.

Is there a scholarship available?
We are not providing any concession as of now. But do not hesitate to write to us at info@leewardists.com if you have a earnest interest in the workshop. The team will look into your case and get back to you.

Total Seats
30

Mentors –

Ar. Shreya Khandekar

Ar. Anuj Kale

View »

Field Workshop – Documenting Traditional Water Systems of Jaipur

The workshop hosted in Jaipur and Amer will provide a perspective on the heritage water structures and traditional systems and will explore their relationship and integration with the current urban fabric of the city. The workshop will be centered around Jaipur and Amer. The themes covered by the workshop will be around urbanity of the built structures with the water systems, relationship of water with the communities, history and heritage, and climate responsiveness in traditional buildings, relevance of conservation and restoration of traditional systems in current context.

The 10-day workshop will present the participants with a chance to closely study the water structures, and have a dialogue with agencies, communities, and engage in in-depth discourse with local experts.

The workshop will be hosted around multiple sites in jaipur from March 10th – 19th in the presence of local guides, urban designers, planners and academicians from Navi Mumbai and Aayojain, Jaipur, together with our resource partners, Leewardists, Célia Lebarbey, and Marylène Negro, for producing visual narratives through comics, documentaries and photograhy.
Followed by meetings and site visits, heritage walks and lectures, the students will work with mentors and experts to analyze their research and develop proposals and innovative solutions in various formats to be presented in front of a collective international jury comprised of local agencies, academicians, and experts in the workshop’s topic for a more comprehensive understanding.

What to Expect?
• Observe and document the historical water systems of Jaipur and Amer.
• Learn the art of visual storytelling in architecture and produce narratives with the Leewardists.
• Exchange knowledge and learn from different experts from France and Jaipur.

When is it?
March 10th – 19th

Where is it?
Jaipur and Amer, Rajasthan
Please look at the detailed schedule below. Schedule will also be emailed to the participants upon purchase.

View »

Leewardists Urban Travelogue Bundle – South Korea, India, Bangladesh

All books are a product of ’15 days’ of documentation of occupations in Mokpo, South Korea, Chitpur Road, Kolkata, India and Puran Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh with a team of students from colleges in India, France, Bangladesh and South Korea. These travelogues are written and sketched by Anuj Kale and Shreya Khandekar, who are both architects and comic artists. They travel around these cities and through their experiences in the urban territories, they narrate their understanding of the territories, their interaction with them and the people.

With this attempt, we are trying to introduce a new dimension to travelogues – a form of urban travel writing that talks about urbanity and different built environments in a simple and engaging format.

These travelogues have been made in collaboration with many organizations, fellow architects, mentors, professors and students we met during the Indo-French, Indo-Korea and Indo-Bangla-French Workshops. These collaborations are a wonderful means of not only knowledge exchange but also learning from different cultures and people around the world.

 

Details 

3 travelogues – Mokpo, South Korea, Kolkata, India, Dhaka, Bangladesh

This product is a bundle of 3 physical copies. YAY! And we are shipping International too! Double YAY!

Recommended for architecture, urban studies students/professionals, readers interested in urban documentation and stories.

This is a pre-order purchase. All items will ship on March 22, 2023.

Get a leewardists merch free for purchase of 2 bundles.

View »

PADM TORAN

MATERIAL:

  • Naturally dyed palm flower and wooden beads. 

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Ring provided for hanging the toran.
  • Suitable for indoors.
  • Completely hand crafted using eco- friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Height – 150 cms Or 60”
  • Weight – 100 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with newspaper filling.
  • Packaging cost inclusive.

 

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IPSA TORAN

MATERIAL:

  • Wooden beads and ghunghroos.

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Ring provided for hanging the toran.
  • Suitable for indoors.
  • Completely handcrafted using eco-friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Height – 150 cms or 60”
  • Weight –95 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with newspaper filling.
  • Packaging cost inclusive.
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PADM LANTERN

Celebrate this Diwali with handcrafted Lanterns and Torans made with natural materials and care by the tribal artisans of Dahanu, Maharashtra 

MATERIAL:

  • Bamboo lantern with naturally dyed pink palm flower lotus tassels. 

FEATURES:

  • Collapsible. 
  • Frame provided for adding holder (Holder and bulb not included).
  • Rope provided for hanging the lantern.
  • Suitable for indoor or covered balconies only.
  • Completely hand crafted using eco- friendly natural materials.
  • Made by tribal of Dahanu.

SIZE:

  • Outer diameter – 12”
  • Height – 6”
  • Total height – 21”
  • Weight – 400 gms

MAINTENANCE:

  • Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • Keep away from heavy moisture.
  • Coconut oil can be applied with a thin cloth on the bamboo for longer shelf life every 6 months.

PACKAGING:

  • In 5-ply corrugated boxes with paper shred and newspaper filling.
  • Cost is inclusive of shipping 
  • Size: 13”x13”x7” 
  • Weight with packaging: 1130 gms
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Live Talk

June 09, June 10

About

If you are an aspiring Architect or a student applying for Internship then designing a Portfolio is a necessity!

But we all fail when it comes to compiling years of hard work or understanding what a potential employer wants from a good Portfolio.

This online course will teach you how one can easily master this tedious process of making an Architectural Portfolio.

The course is divided into three sessions. The first session will talk about different typologies of Portfolio and their needs.

The second session will teach you different methods of storyboarding and presentation methods to make templates for your Portfolio. 

The third session will talk about overall branding of a Portfolio. From colour palette to Cover Page design, everything will be covered.

We will also have a debate on ‘Utopia of Portfolios’ in the third session where will talk about new methods we can explore to share our works to potential employers and evaluators.

Learnings

 

  • Understanding different typologies of Portfolios and their design.
  • Learn what is storyboarding and how it is useful to come up with presentation boards for a Portfolio.
  • With our tools, learn how to manage, prioritize and sort out academic/professional work.
  • Learn how to use different colour palette and tone to enhance your Portfolio.
  • Learn how to come up with different cover page designs as per Portfolio’s theme.

Time and Duration

 

SESSION I – 14th December, Saturday – 1 hour 30 minutes

11 AM IST/05:30 AM GMT  ‘or’ 07 PM IST/1:30 PM GMT

SESSION II – 21st December, Saturday – 1 hour 30 minutes

11 AM IST/05:30 AM GMT  ‘or’ 07 PM IST/1:30 PM GMT

SESSION III – 22nd December, Sunday – 1 hour 30 minutes

11 AM IST/05:30 AM GMT  ‘or’ 07 PM IST/1:30 PM GMT

 

Who can take this course?

  • Young professionals with Architecture degree who want to apply for masters or a job.
  • Students who wish to apply for Architecture Internships.
  • Students who wish to learn about presentation boards and designing Architectural Portfolios.

FAQ

How is the course going to be conducted?

These courses are live courses, conducted through an application called Zoom, which allows the tutor and participants to interact, engage via polls, Q and A sessions, IPad sessions, screen sharing and much more.

What is the difference between 11 AM IST/05:30 AM GMT and 07 PM IST/01:30 PM GMT sessions?

The two slots are kept keeping in mind the different time zones. The dates and timings mentioned are subjective to Indian Standard Time. The dates may change due to the differing time zones. Please check the dates and timings relative to your time zone.

(For eg; 11 AM in India- 12:30 AM in New York, 07 PM in India – 09:30 AM in New York)

Do I need a good internet connection to attend the course?

You do need a decent connection to stay online. However, most of the session are conducted using power point presentations and I Pad sessions which requires only a fairly decent connection.

Can I switch from one session to the other?

Yes, you can switch before the sessions go live. However once a subjective timing is attended by a participant, the slot cannot be changed after that.

Can I cancel my purchase after buying the course?

You cannot cancel the purchase, however you can transfer the course to a friend/colleague.

Can I transfer the course to a friend if I don’t want to continue with the course?

Yes you can transfer the course before the course goes live. In this case, one has to provide valid details of the other participant for us to verify.

What if I buy courses for two from one account?

You can buy as many courses from one payable account. All you have to do is provide emails and other necessary details of the other participants for us to verify. Then sit together and enjoy or participate from separate systems, is completely your choice!

How do I use Zoom?

Complete details of how to use the Zoom software is shared via a video upon registration, which will be a part of your introduction lesson. Apart from that, upon registering for the session, Zoom will send you links to download an app suitable for your preferred choice of device as well as instructions to use the software.

When does the session go live and when do I log in?

We strongly recommend joining the session 15 mins prior to the given timings to avail perks like interaction with the tutor, listening to some awkward jokes and watching our comic making process.

I cannot find my zoom link for logging in to the course.

Upon registration, you receive a confirmation mail from Zoom itself which contains the joining link which is unique to each participant. These mails usually go to your updates tab of the inbox section.

I did not receive any mails regarding further registration?

Sometimes patience is the key and sometimes systems go berserk. If it’s the first case, be patient and search your updates tab/spam folder for mails under ‘ZOOM’. If it’s the second, drop us a query at leewardistswebinars@gmail.com

When do I get the recording of the previous session?

After 24 hours the session is over.

How long are the recordings kept on?

They are kept live for 5 days after uploading the video.

Can I view the recordings if I am not able to attend the live session?

Yes, you will receive the recordings 24 hours after the live session is conducted. You can view them if unfortunately you have not been a part of the live session.

When will I receive my deliverables?

You will receive the promised deliverables like certificates after the course is over. However, it depends on the category of the course if there any other deliverables other than certificates promised.

 

17 reviews for How to design Architecture Portfolio Course is back! (As a talk series)

  1. Sindhu Nagaraja (verified owner)

    There’s a lot that can be learned from this course before starting to make a portfolio, irrespective of whether you have done it before or not. The information that is given is sequenced beautifully, with lots of visual aids and examples by people who definitely know what they are doing. The course took us through a detailed process before starting a portfolio, which makes the actual process of making it a lot less frightening. They are very patient with queries and meticulous in their approach to teach us what they know. Learning this way was a great experience.

  2. Jinnie Saren (verified owner)

    This was my second course at the Leewardists School at a stretch! You get a learning experience which is revolutionary! Learnt a lot and got introduced to some new things in these three sessions. It was a fun visual learning session! The exercises were designed in such a way that subconsciously we get used to it and the lesson stays in our heads. And their methodological approach totally works! It gets us to work! Also, in the process, we don’t lose out on our individuality in our work and express better! The course was helpful.
    Learning in a ‘terror free’ environment is fun with the super cool Anuj Sir! Don’t miss the little doses of motivating talks about life that he drops here and there. It’s therapeutic and surely motivates to do better! Thank you, Team Leewardists!

  3. Maanya Mukund

    Thank you leewardists school for coming up with this amazing course that has been equal parts insightful and meaningful. I would like to start by saying that i came across this course completely by accident and thought i would take a chance. For someone who has previously worked at an architectural firm and having dealt with a lot of execution drawings being composed day in and day out, I was taking this course only to see if i was doing things right with my personal portfolio and in part, to brush up on the skill. But, having attended this course, I have to say that this has far exceeded my expectations and has opened my eyes to the fact that there’s always ways to not just improve but to be good at developing a portfolio with ease. Something that also I didn’t expect was how target oriented this program really is. It has been set at 2 different time slots so that everyone from college goers to working people to those half way across the world, can join this webinar easily and all one needs to have is a video enabled device and internet. Unlike videos that one may come across on youtube etc., that may cover this topic in general, this is more apt since its conducted by people who have been in our place, people who know what a to be graduate/ freshly graduated/ looking to get into offices/masters do, when they’re trying to make a portfolio. Their comics show this fact of how lost architects can be, very well and that was one of the main motivating factor behind me giving this course a try.
    That being said, Anuj (the mentor) is always on point with his advises, knows exactly how lost one can be in this process and is extremely patient with questions, be it silly, sarcastic, out of curiosity or very bluntly put. The content picks off right from the start with a lot of graphical representation and neither confuses nor leaves us feeling bored. There are exercises which are are evaluated, which adds to how much effort these guys are putting into imparting and sharing their knowledge. Questions are accepted through chat feature and answered at the end of the session for everyone to hear. For the forgetful ones, Leewardists sends out mails to remind us of the upcoming session, 1 day and 1 hour before commencement and links with recordings of the session as well as links to upload exercises are sent out after the session is complete.
    Couple of things I would probably expect Leewardists to do at a later date would be (since they have been amazing at how much they are willing to share) 1. Share the presentation as course literature (maybe?) for the advantage of those who are kind of slow at taking down notes or would like to keep coming back to it as reference at a future date
    2. Talk about changing careers (this could also be a separate course by itself?) in detail, even if it extends the number of sessions
    3. Show portfolios that are bad examples (what not to do etc. and then pick off by saying thankfully we’re here to help you what to do)
    All in all, a great course, well worth the time and money spent on it.
    Thanks guys, on behalf of the fresh ones that were attending the course with me, I think you guys, especially Anuj with his timely advises, are making it a tad bit easier for them to breathe after graduating.

  4. DARSHAN PATEL (verified owner)

    not talking too much ,
    but this is all about making portfolio…
    first and great experience with leewardists school.

  5. Vidhan Maheshwari (verified owner)

    Just got done with the last session of the course, the course is pretty amazing, if you’re a college student or even a freshly graduated or may be someone who believes to have a great portfolio for describing you I seriously recommend this course to you. it covers everything given in description . you are made comfortable to ask your doubts . the way of teaching is beautiful, they try to engage every individual . dont think just join it you’ll definitely learn a lot

  6. Kavya Singh (verified owner)

    if you are looking for clearing up your head with all the basic doubts about portfolio inputs and office choice making, I would recommend go for it. I had a great experience knowing myself during the process which i am sure is going to help me efficiently. thankyou to team leewardists for compiling the course so apt.

  7. Sindhu Ragavi (verified owner)

    This course gives an insightful information on all the topics which are all required for making a portfolio from scratch. If you’re looking forward to make an impressive portfolio, this is the place. The vibe of sessions was made informal and interactive by Anuj which makes you feel comfortable throughout for asking any doubts. Thank you Leewardists team for this wonderful course.

  8. Kishan Raja (verified owner)

    Unlike other online courses, this one is very interactive.
    The learnings of this course from basic understanding of a portfolio to the creation of a CV and a lot more beyond the making of a portfolio has surely rephrased my idea of architecture and the upcoming future. The course has given me a confidence boost and I feel much prepared.
    Thank you, Team Leewardist!

  9. Srilakshmi B (verified owner)

    The course is really helpful in understanding and guides one to make a portfolio. Your doubts are clarified and also gives you a clarity. It is brain storming session for you to know where to start or find your start point.
    Thank you Leewardists team for this course.

  10. aishwaryasinghai25 (verified owner)

    It was definitely a worthy course. I mean it. couldn’t have been better than this. I mean it! It was well organized from Day 1 till last day. Also, each and every detail regarding portfolio and offices were explained as mentioned. Also, the best part was each and every session was candid about everything like how we should be designing our portfolios, what employers are exactly looking for right now, what sort of mails should be sent to an employer and why and when. This was really an eye-opener for me. This course can be attended by student of any year. The earlier you get to know all the facts ,the easier it will be when you start designing your portfolios. Also, your preconceived notions will change, for good. Thanks to the whole team for putting so much much effort in designing all these sessions. 🙂 All the best !

  11. Jasmine Akerkar (verified owner)

    Before this course, I thought portfolio was just a compiling exercise with your best works, but after going through this course, it made me realize it is so much more, not only in terms of making a folio, but also understanding your forte and being determined for it. This course and the inspiring talks by Anuj sir, gave me a confidence that I can definitely do what i like. The course content is organised, detailed and very easy to understand. The sessions were so interactive (for introverts like me too, since the chat option was available in zoom XD ) it felt more than any other visual class. Totally worth it. Thank you team Leewardists, for giving me a direction, couldn’t have asked for more.

  12. Shravya Geetha (verified owner)

    I would like to thank you for making the whole complex process so easy. I haven’t seen this in the last 5 years of my course but this money I paid was totally worth and I got a way new direction of thinking things through making things extremely easy to work with. So thankyou Leewardists for such an efficient course

  13. Keerthana G Prasad (verified owner)

    This course was the truly the perfect combination of learning how to make the correct portfolio and how to go about searching the right office. The information got here was not something that could be easily gotten elsewhere. The tips and ideas of how to join the office we want and how to truly know what and where our interests lie in was fabulously and effortlessly put across to us. This very simple yet highly powerful course was a complete package that I got. All our queries was answered with so valuable answers and learnt something beyond the usual. Thank you so much for conducting the course. Looking forward to many such courses more. Cheers to the entire team of Leewardists! You did an excellent and perfect job. 🙂 🙂 🙂

  14. chatlanipriya (verified owner)

    A rare of its kind & worthwhile “out-of-college” course that, firstly, opened up and normalized concepts beyond what we are conventionally taught at architectural schools.
    The entire team has surely taken considerable efforts- which has now helped me to perceive the portfolio as something beyond simply a compilation of academic work! It helped to broaden my vision and think and decide more insightfully- this by actually learning to streamline and channelize!
    To conclude with the best and a very important aspect is that the course helped me to comprehend and identify with myself first in order to be able to navigate and discover the right workplace for myself!

    Cheers and kudos to the team!

  15. hamsa2000vidya (verified owner)

    The course was very informative and fun. The Sessions were very interactive. All the topics were addressed in depth. Thank you for the amazing lessons!

  16. Mallika Gupta (verified owner)

    I had an amazing experience with this webinar! I am sure this course will be extremely helpful for all fresh graduates, interns and people who are applying for their masters. All the lectures are designed and planned in a way it makes the portfolio making process easy to crack. All lectures were very informative and range from the right fonts and colors right upto the story boarding and cover page of the portfolio. Basically it includes the start to end of the entire folio and the folio making process. A lot of other tips and tricks are provided which will help the portfolio stand out. I am now more confident in making the portfolio and applying to my dream job and masters university. This course also included the process of finding the right office and masters course that fits me and my forte. The class was very interactive and the hands on portfolio page composition helped me understand the story boarding process and to identify what kind of drawings should be chosen while composing the sheets. We were also given guidance with how to write our CV and cover letters in an impressive manner. Every single doubt no matter how big or small was solved. A big thank you to the team Leewardists for designing such an important and interesting course for us. Looking forward to attend other courses!

  17. Shreya Dubey (verified owner)

    I love how this course teaches you things beyond your portfolio, things that are actually very important when you are in the process of making your portfolio, things that they DO NOT teach you in architecture school. I feel like this course was money very well spent as I feel like I have learnt some very important things! And the course was not monotonous at all, the visuals and Q&A sessions and quizzes made it a very fun learning process. If you are lost about what needs to be done, how to start making your portfolio, this course will surely help you! I would like to thank the Leewardists team for curating such a beautiful course 😀

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Frequently Asked Questions

How is the session conducted?

  – The talk will be taken on Zoom. The link will be sent to you via an email after you make the purchase.

 I've attended previous webinars; should I enroll for this talk?

  – If you've attended our previous courses, you may skip this one or join if you want us to answer any questions related to portfolios.

 Is a good internet connection necessary?

  – A decent connection suffices. Most sessions use PowerPoint and iPad sharing, requiring only a fairly decent connection.

Cancellation and Transfers:

 Can I cancel my purchase?

  – No cancellations, but you can transfer the course to a friend or colleague.

 How does the transfer process work?

  – Transfer before the course goes live by providing valid details of the other participant for verification.

 What if I buy for two from one account?

  – Purchase for as many from one account, providing necessary details for verification.

 Zoom Usage:

 How do I use Zoom?

  – Everyone knows how to use zoom now, we guess. But if you do find issues with it, send us a query at leewardistswebinars@gmail.com.

 When should I log in for live sessions?

  – Join 15 mins early to interact with us, enjoy some banter, and witness comic-making in action.

 Lost Zoom link for logging in?

  – Check your updates/spam folder for 'ZOOM' emails upon registration.

 Haven't received further registration emails?

  – Be patient or drop a query at leewardistswebinars@gmail.com.

 Recordings and Access:

 Do I get recordings of the talk?

  –  It will be sent by our team 24 hours after the session gets over.

 How long are the recordings available?

  – Stay live for 15 days post-session.

 Can I view recordings if I miss the live session?

  – Yes, access recordings 24 hours after the live session.

 Deliverables and Post-Purchase:

 When will I receive certificates and other deliverables?

  – No certificates or deliverables for this talk series.

 I've purchased the session, what's next?

  – Check your inbox for the invoice and login details. Register for the session via the Zoom link received.

A Note of Thanks:

 I've purchased the course; what's next?

  – Thanks for the support! Check your inbox for the invoice and login details. Register for the session and enjoy this learning process with us. Trust us, we are as fun as our comics.

Time & Duration

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The talk happening on June 09, 9:30 AM GMT or

the one on June 10, 9:30 AM GMT