Cultivating Concrete, a handbook for urban farming compiled by Rashmi Sirkar

April 29, 2008 No comments yet

Rashmi Sirkar, a second year design student at Srishti has been working on a small (20-page) illustrated handbook on urban farming for CitySpinning. A draft is now ready and is available for download using the link below.

The handbook gives …

Kotti's talking ladybug (pictures of the making)

April 28, 2008 No comments yet

The making of Kotti's talking ladybug


Kotti’s talking ladybug (pictures of the making)

April 28, 2008 No comments yet

The making of Kotti's talking ladybug


A mechanism for SoundTagging in the wild and Kotti’s ladybug

April 28, 2008 No comments yet

After GungunGumpu I have been wondering if there could be way for us to “SoundDrop” in urban spaces. SoundDropping would mean “to leave sound-clips at specific spots,” and in effect “drop” it for someone else to find it.

I went …

The self watering pot for growing vegetables in homes

April 28, 2008 3 comments

After we found that clay conducts water through itself very effectively, we went ahead with making reforming the pot in a pot mechanism. Using clay itself as a medium through which water is transferred.

Redesigning the pot: It is a …

Taking a look at the first tree-mounted self-watering system

April 20, 2008 No comments yet

Poster of the teaser poster for the tree-mounted self-watering unit which Tanushree and Shifali¬† have organized¬† at the Srishti old campus.…

Pictures of putting up the bottle farm

April 18, 2008 No comments yet

Before this:

fusing the mouth of tube by melting it

pouring molten wax to make waterproof hole which did not work

applying Mseal on both sides

cycle spare parts for pulley

selecting the tree

carrying the stuff to the tree…

Pictures of the process of making bottle farm to be hung in public places

April 12, 2008 No comments yet

marking and cutting two 20 lt water bottle

the two parts

making 4 small holes for ropes and 1 big one for pipe in both containers

The pipe hole is made at a lower position in the water container to …

Pictures of the street-side spinach soup party

April 8, 2008 No comments yet

Ugadi soup

PetPuja: the story so far (time-line)

April 7, 2008 No comments yet

The graphic has been designed by Avinash Deshmukh (2nd year Srishti student)