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Using Architecture for Social Change – Nebula with Hatch Workshop

“Aavaas” by Nebula is an Indian affordable housing development venture established in 2016. Aavaas is a socially impactful business that believes in the mantra of “Affordable Living not just Affordable Housing” and seeks to provide Social Infrastructure on its projects – Affordable School, Health Clinic, Fair priced shop. In keeping with its impact goals it also aims to improve the lives of its construction workers with the philosophy of “Building the future of those who build our future homes”. Its promoters are the Pacifica Group…

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Anthony Raj and the Centre for Indigenous Architecture

“We must leave the built-site better than we found it.” This has been the foremost belief of the Centre for Indigenous Architecture and in almost all their projects they believe they have developed the site into a better place. Anthony Raj, Founder-Director of Centre for Indigenous Architecture (CFIA) worked in the corporate sector for nearly four decades, before he discovered the beauty and the benefits of indigenous architecture in 2010. His early career included stints as Proof Reader (Chemical Weekly), Economic Research Assistant (Economic Scene…

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Where were you when ‘Eureka’ happened?

Do you remember the last time the spark of an idea popped up in your head? That Eureka moment? Do you remember where you were when that happened? Chances are high that you were NOT sitting on a work desk, working on your computer. More often than not, great ideation happens in the space in-between work. Compared to 10 years back, humans today are dealing with more right-brained, creative work; whereas the left brained, logical work has been automated, or taken over by machines. Such…

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