The Charles Correa Foundation with the support of Mumbai-based ATE Chandra Foundation is organising Nagari, a short film contest themed around adequate housing in urban India.
By Christine Machado | NT BUZZ
According to the Ministry of Housing, Government of India, over 17 per cent of urban India lives in settlements with inadequate amenities and without access to essential services. Over three million urban dwellers are homeless and unable to afford even the most basic housing.
In order to highlight this issue and offer up possible solutions, The Charles Correa Foundation with the support of the Mumbai-based charitable trust ATE Chandra Foundation has conceptualised a short film contest titled ‘Nagari’. Themed around addressing the question ‘How could one tell the story of housing adequacy in urban India?’
Registration is open to students of the 3rd, 4th and 5th Year, B. Arch and to young graduates and M.Arch students under the age of 28.
What does the fee include?
The fee includes a sketchbook, the book “Living Ideals” on Charles Correa’s housing projects, lunch and refreshments on all days, and one networking dinner on the last day.
Part of the embedded cost of the workshop is being borne by the Charles Correa Foundation.
What is provided? What should I bring?
The participants are required to bring their own laptop computers with drafting software installed.
CCF will provide workspace, mentorship, a ready reference to Charles Correa Associates’ vast archive of projects, WiFi internet access, A4 printer, and scanner.
Will I get a certificate?
Registered participants will be given certificates from the Charles Correa Foundation additionally, participants will get credits and be able to take back and use the drawings they have made during the workshop.