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.