Designing spaces for learning is not a straight forward output - your design should nurture creativity, learning, and curiosity. The unifying language, developed by CCBA over 4 decades of practice, and it's vocabulary consists of various design principles - scales and proportion, balance of inside and outside, design as a template between immediate and surrounding landscape and most of all, expression of materials in its natural form. Develop the story for a school and design for learning experiences and events that nurture creativity and curiosity at Nilshi, near Lonavala Maharashtra
Architecture students intrigued by the process of designing campuses
Teachers who are in charge of design studios at their institute
Practicing professionals who appreciate Benninger's style and would like to learn from the masters at CCBA
Aims and Objectives for the course
To share the lessons learnt from designing many institutes by demonstrations and discussions in a design studio.
Framework or the Ideology of the course
The studio will discuss the unifying language and principles of design followed by CCBA in their practice.
The studio will follow a case study demonstration methodology to express the lessons for campus design and
- Welcome to ACEDGE
- Using the ACEDGE Course Player
- Before we begin...
- Know your Instructor- Daraius Choksi
- CCBA- The firm Introduction
- Course Introduction - CCBA Acedge
- Selected Works by CCBA
- Site Analysis - CCBA Acedge
- References - Site Analysis and Campus Design Introduction
- Teaching-Learning Theories and Spaces - CCBA Acedge
- References - Learning theories
- Building Program and Project Schedule
- Area program suggested by Ar Choksi
- Links to building codes
- Universal Design and its relevance
- Highlights from the Persons with Disability Act 2016- Note the Red boxes
- Links for dimensional data- Standards book
- ASSIGNMENT 3: Make your own building program
- Space Adjacency and Hierarchies
- Case Study Framework and Analysis - CCBA Acedge
- Case Study- Sample
- Analysis and Inferences from Case studies
- The Design Process
- This is not the End!
Architect Daraius Choksi, Director, has graduated from Mumbai University in 1998. After practicing in Mumbai for over a year he shifted his base to Pune from Mumbai, to be associated with CCBA. He started working as an architect on the Kochi Refineries building and was based out of Kochi for over two years wherein he gained an in depth insight into building design and site execution. Since then he has been associated with CCBA and is Director Architecture in the CCBA design studio. He has worked on a complete gamut of projects in the studio ranging from residential, hospitality, and commercial, corporate and educational. He is involved in almost all of the studio projects and is associated with them through all stages viz design, tendering and site execution. His passions include travelling and have travelled over most of Europe besides India, reading and teaching are other things he is passionate about. He has been invited to be a member of select juries and has given guest lectures at various forums and institutions. He has been feted with the iGEN Design Forum’s - India’s Next Generation of Innovative Architects & Designers top 50 young architects award.