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 »

Sketch to Design - Sketch, Draw and Visualize to Scale (Recorded Version)



$20.00$68.00

Did you miss the Live Course on 'Sketch to Design'? Then get the recorded sessions of this course at 60% discount! With just THREE SESSIONS, you can learn methods to visualize and sketch to scale, helping you with taking your concepts towards actual design.

ABOUT THIS TALK!

If you have a massive fear of sketching and have a problem visualizing and drawing to scale, then this is the perfect course for you!

The major problem noticed among Architecture Students is the fear of sketching, which inhibits visualizing designs to scale. 

Sketching is often considered only as a recreational tool or as a leisure activity. This course breaks that misconception, and teaches you how basic tools such as isometric, axonometric, perspective sketching can help you come up with good concepts and even presentation ideas!

This online course will teach you how one can easily get clarity of thought and develop one's own style of sketching. With simple and easy methods we will teach you how to transform your rough sketches into final presentation sketches!

The course is an extensive 12 hour course divided into three sessions inclusive of 10 online chapters on Sketching. The recordings are from our latest live sessions conducted during our winter school. These recordings will be available for 15 days after the purchase along with online lessons and exercises which can be taken easily from home.  

The first session will talk about the very basics of sketching and easy methods to develop one's own style and comfort. With live exercises, we will help you remove your fear of sketching, once and for all!

The second session will teach you the basics of isometric, perspective sketching and easy methods to quickly visualize your design in 3D forms. 

The third session will teach you about the process of transforming your rough sketches into final design presentation drawings.  

Is this for me?

  • Students who have a fear of sketching and wish to learn it as a design tool.
  • Students who wish to learn how to improve their design presentation skills.
  • Students who are conducting their final Thesis and wish to improve their representation skills.
  • Students who wish to learn how to visualize, sketch and design to scale.

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?

  • Understanding the basics of sketching and visualizing simple 2D forms in 3D.
  • Learn methods like 'cube method', to visualize your design drawings and ideas to scale.
  • Decode complex forms and designs of famous architects through basic sketching hacks.
  • Learn last-minute hacks which can be used for good presentation sheets.
  • Quick live exercises conducted by Ar. Anuj Kale to understand scales, proportions and perspectives. These exercises can be easily taken in between these sessions while watching the recordings at your comfort.

Requirements

  • There is absolutely no prior experience required to take this course
  • No software is needed
  • Only lots of sketchbooks or rough papers and some pens :)

What topics does this talk cover?

  • Overview of the basic sketching methods and its use in visualization and conceptualization.
  • Understanding how to work with different line thickness and types.
  •  Different ways to visualize complex forms and shapes.
  • How to come up with good yet functional presentation boards.
  • Visualization of different forms and spatial segmentation of your design in minimal and quick ways.
  • Quick hacks to understand isometric/axonometric and perspective drawings
  • Sketching and Visualizing complex forms to scale

Number of Sessions: 3

The crash course is divided into just three sessions. 

  • The first session will talk about the basics of sketching. With simple visualization and practice sessions, you will learn how to draw basic forms and shapes in varying scales and proportions through memory.  
  • The second session will teach you about isometric drawing and easy methods to crack perspective sketching. 
  • The third session will teach you about drawing complex forms and design ideas as well as take rough sketches to final presentation drawings. 

$20.00$68.00



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.

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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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Recorded Version

Access for 15 days, Lifetime access

About

If you have a massive fear of sketching and have a problem visualizing and drawing to scale, then this is the perfect course for you!

The major problem noticed among Architecture Students is the fear of sketching, which inhibits visualizing designs to scale. 

Sketching is often considered only as a recreational tool or as a leisure activity. This course breaks that misconception, and teaches you how basic tools such as isometric, axonometric, perspective sketching can help you come up with good concepts and even presentation ideas!

This online course will teach you how one can easily get clarity of thought and develop one’s own style of sketching. With simple and easy methods we will teach you how to transform your rough sketches into final presentation sketches!

The crash course is divided into just three sessions. The first session will talk about the very basics of sketching and easy methods to develop one’s own style and comfort. With live exercises, we will help you remove your fear of sketching, once and for all!

The second session will teach you the basics of isometric, perspective sketching and easy methods to quickly visualize your design in 3D forms. 

The third session will teach you about the process of transforming your rough sketches into final design presentation drawings.  

Learnings

 

  • Understanding the basics of sketching and visualizing simple 2D forms in 3D.
  • Learn methods like ‘cube method’, to visualize your design drawings and ideas to scale.
  • Decode complex forms and designs of famous architects through basic sketching hacks.
  • Learn last-minute hacks which can be used for good presentation sheets.
  • Learn basic and intermediate architectural sketching skills, techniques in hand drafting representation to enhance architectural and conceptual drawings.
  • Enhance your representation with technical and aesthetic additions to your sketches.
  • Learn how to visualize and represent forms and spatial segmentation of your design in minimal and quick ways.
  • Learn the methods and process of taking your initial sketches and ideas from the concept stage to final representation.
  • Identify different tools, and techniques to generate clear and self-explanatory drawings for final representation.
  • Understand the use of colours in architectural drawings along with the use of different pen tips and line thicknesses.

Time and Duration

SESSION I – 16th November, Saturday – 1 hour 30 minutes

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

SESSION II 23rd November,  Saturday – 1 hour 30 minutes 

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

SESSION III 24th November,  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?

  • Students who have a fear of sketching and wish to learn it as a design tool.
  • Students who wish to learn how to improve their design presentation skills.
  • Students who are conducting their final Thesis and wish to improve their representation skills.
  • Students who wish to learn how to visualize, sketch and design to scale.

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 is conducted using powerpoint 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 for 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 before 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 emails usually go to your updates tab of the inbox section.

I did not receive any emails 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 emails 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 will stay live for 4 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.

I have purchased the course, now what?

Hey, thanks for buying our course! You just bought a good amount of dinner for us! After purchasing the course, you will receive two emails on your registered email id, containing the invoice and the login details. Please use them to create an account on our Online School. Doing so, you will be able to access all the pre-requisite lessons and exercises and also view the recordings if you have missed the session.

Disclaimer

  1. This course talks about the basics of sketching and its usage as a tool to visualize designs. The learnings can be implied in other subjects as well.
  2. No deliverables in the form of course presentation will be given from our end.
  3. This course is only for students pursuing their bachelors and masters degree in Architecture. If you are a professional who wishes to participate, drop us a mail on leewardistswebinars@gmail.com before making the purchase.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are recorded Courses?

These courses are recorded sessions with IPad sessions, screen sharing and much more. One can view these course through their personal accounts on our website. 

  • 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 within 1 day after the purchase is made. 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 person for us to verify. We will be sending account details to each participant through which they can access the recorded sessions. 

  • I did not receive any emails regarding my account details? 

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 emails under ‘LeewardistsSchool’. If it’s the second, drop us a query at leewardistswebinars@gmail.com

  • How long are the recordings kept on? 

They will stay live for 15 days after the purchase has been made. 

  • What if I want to access recordings for lifetime? 

You can purchase our variation for each of our recorded webinars – 'lifetime access' and you will have be able to recordings forever till eternity! :)

  • 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.

  • I have purchased the course, now what?

Hey, thanks for buying our course! You just bought a good amount of dinner for us! After purchasing the course, you will receive two emails on your registered email id, containing the invoice and the login details. Please use them to create an account on our Online Course. Doing so, you will be able to access all the lessons, recordings and exercises.

  • If I have any doubts about the exercises or lessons, who can I contact?

We understand that the recorded sessions don't give you an opportunity to interact with us live or ask any doubts, but you can always email us your queries at leewardistswebinars@gmail.com Since we are a small team, we might just need yelling from your end, but we will come around and help you. With anything :)

Time & Duration

The recorded course is a compilation of the latest live sessions conducted by tutor Ar. Anuj Kale. 

The course is an extensive 12 hour course divided into three sessions. 

Session I – Basics of sketching, visualization exercises with simple forms and shapes

Time – 4:00 Hours 

 

Session II – Learning perspectives and isometrics, sketching to scale

Time – 4:00 Hours                      

 

Session III – Applying the learnings to sketch complex forms, design ideas and presentation skills

Time – 4:00 Hours