|Graphic by IIA|
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Schedule: 29th to 31st March 2016 (29th evening 5 PM to 31st evening 7 PM).
Objective: To arrive at some implementable design ideas that would become a symbol for the New Town Area and subsequently for the city at large.
Participants: New Kolkata Development Authority, West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation, Indian Institute of Architects. Participating colleges – Jadavpur University / IIEST / IIT Kgp / Om Dayal School of Architecture / Techno India University / Govt Arts College/ Kala Bhavan, Shantiniketan, NIFT
At the end of the workshop, each team would present to a select audience the design proposals and the impact it would make. The department would then use these designs made by the groups for actually implementing the same over a period of time.
Project 1: ‘Metro pillars’ as urban sculpture of infrastructure
Metro Pillars in front of Nazrul Tirtha: from Bridge to first traffic island
Project 2: A sensory park for the differently-abled
Existing partially completed sensory park in Action Area IA
Project 3: Canal-front
Bagjola Canal near Convention Centre – Presidency University site
Project 4: Street vendor Kiosks
Near Eco Space, Action Area 2
Project 5: Lighting sculpture design at a significant location
In Eco Park, in front of Sculpture Garden
Project 6: Streetscape design
Major Arterial Road near Financial Hub
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|Ei Samay dt 7 March 2016|
|Times of India dt 7 March 2016|
|Aajkal dt 7 March 2016|