Everything related to geography and maps are archived in this Area of Focus.
The tropical climate is unique in its own diverse way and it has a direct impact on the design of our built environment; thus ‘tropics’ as a topic is in the discussion of design, architecture and situated place making ever since the modernism and beyond.
This session explored the fundamentals of human settlements, large scale designs and cities. The discussion also brought in topics of how funding organizations and local community get involved in a project like designing new villages from scratch.
The team of researchers at the Institute took up the task to work on various projects that would address the ongoing challenges of the pandemic. An article on these projects has been published in the online version of Architecture Asia, the official journal of the Architects Regional Council Asia.