Open Source Architecture Workshop

Doors of Perception 8, New Delhi, 18-20 March 2005

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If one thinks of architecture as an "operating system", combining hard stuff and soft stuff, then it might be productive to consider how lessons learnt from developing an open source operating system (in the computer world) might be applied to the design and construction of space (in the architecture world).

What do we need to consider?

What did we do?

Why inflatables?

What did we learn?

Quicktime movie of the construction process and inflation. [2.5mb file]

Participants:
Tabita Kurien National Insitute of Design
Sonal Nigam National Insitute of Design
Manoj Verma National Institute of Fashion Technology
Priyanka Arora National Institute of Fashion Technology
Noor Ansal National Institute of Fashion Technology
Adil Hussain Pearl Academy of Fashion
Sakshi Babbar Pearl Academy of Fashion
Nandita Singh Pearl Academy of Fashion
Rashmeet Kaur Pearl Academy of Fashion
Prarthna Ahuja Pearl Academy of Fashion
Thomas Abraham Srishti School of Design
Hidish Singh Srishti School of Design
Smriti Mehra Srishti School of Design