Nisha Nair @ CitySpinning

Nisha Nair, an architect from Mumbai, spent a week (April 5th to 11th) at CitySpinning in Bangalore working on the space for the YourTime Club. Here are some photographs of the process. There are also some pictures of the thermocol, paper and rope model she built after our initial discussions. I met Nisha at Khoj […]

YourTime Club in the DNA

Today in a story about Bangalore’s design culture a photograph of the site of the YourTime Club’s (YC) first meeting was featured in DNA Bangalore. A more detailed story about the YC was in last Sunday’s edition of the same paper. A PDF version of the story published on April 12th, 2009

YourTime Club, the first meeting and further

The first meeting of the YourTime Club happened on Saturday, 11th April. We had Indu, Sunil, Harsh, Sony, Nisha, Ajay, Ritwick, Tarun and Saritha at the meeting. Minutes of some the discussions which happened in the meeting: introduction of the concept, the motivations, the members and the possibilities understanding the situation being laid-off and others […]

Introducing the YourTime Club (a club for people who finally own their time again)

== INVITATION:== If you have recently lost (or not found) a job, you are invited to the introductory meeting of the YourTime Club. If you don’t own your own time yet please forward this link along to those who do! == DATE:== Saturday, 11th April, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. == LOCATION:== UWA hostel […]

Land dreams

LandDreams [land-dreams] noun, verb – noun: Realized or unrealized aspirations of land. – verb: The act of imagining unrealized desires; in terms of functional uses or aesthetic. Unemployed plots of land dream of things that they can do, how they can look, forms they can take. When they are actively traded and utilized in the […]

Outcome of the call for proposals for designs of mobile cultural spaces

The Porous City call for proposals for designs of mobile cultural spaces received twenty-five submissions from eight countries. From January 26-March 20th, the competition website had some 3,000 visitors from around the world. Numerous people sent asked questions and posted the call for proposals on their website. Fifteen of the twenty-five proposals have been short-listed […]