Designing for Rural Resilience
A talk by Kalyan Akkipedi, engineer, social entrepreneur and a fellow of the Aspen Global Leadership Network, who since August 2010, has been leveraging local social leadership capacities in a remote drought-prone area of one of the poorest districts in India, to co-create ProtoVillage -- the prototype of a resilient village.
Followed by a dialogue with Anisha Shekhar Mukherji, Conservation Architect, Author and Visiting Faculty at S.P.A. Delhi.
The eighth in the bi-monthly series structured around dialogues that endeavour to present the role of architecture in contributing positively to society and to culture. Conceptualised by Anisha Shekhar Mukherji, the series, through interactions with practitioners and scholars, intends to engage with a wide variety of people - professionals and lay-persons alike.