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WINNING PROJECT PROPOSAL REPORTS

From November 2018 to March 2019, the 3 prize-winning teams- Team Sponge, Team Studio POD and Team Blank Slate– worked to develop their proposals through a series of stakeholder engagements that were facilitated by GIZ India and Urban Design Collective. Their efforts have been compiled into three reports which can be accessed at these links-

The Sponge Handbook: Chennai
Using the Landscape Approach to transform the South Buckingham Canal Area
by Team Sponge
Sourav K. Biswas, Praveen Raj, Logeshwaran R S, Balaji Balaganesan and Suriya KP

The Canal Collaborative
by Team Studio POD
Pallavi Deore, Anuja Joshi, Satish Chandran, Shagun Sharma and Simran Arora

Strip 1.0- Kickstarting Resilience at Buckingham Canal
Promoting Alternative Water Management Strategies While Activating Unused Urban Space
by Team Blank Slate
Bina Bhatia, Pratik Daulat, Chaitrali Ghodke, Vini Shah, Maitreyi Purandhare, Sagarika Patra and Sneha Tiwari


AND THE WINNERS ARE…

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After an amazing 3 months, we finally have our winners for the open ideas competition titled ‘Reimagining Chennai’s Buckingham canal’!!! Two joint first prizes, a third prize and a jury special mention! Many congratulations to our deserving winners!! Also, the week long public exhibition is now open at the Kotturpuram MRTS station and the Kasturibai nagar community hall. Please don’t miss this chance to see the shortlisted and winning entries!!

1st Prize- Team EOTC208 
Pallavi Deore, Anuja Joshi, Satish Chandran, Shagun Sharma and Simran Arora from StudioPOD, Mumbai

AND Team EOTC109
Praveen Raj, Sasaki Associates, Inc. Boston, Chennai
Sourav Kumar Biswas, Sasaki Associates, Inc. Boston, Kolkata
Hyunsik Mun, Sasaki Associates, Inc. Boston, Gwangju, South Korea
Logeshwaran Subramanian, RADIX, Tiruppur
Balaji Balaganesan, School of Architecture and Planning – Anna University, Chennai

3rd prize- Team EOTC195
Pratik Daulat, Bina Bhatia and Vini Shah from The Blank Slate, Mumbai

Jury Special Mention- Team EOTC193
Kruti Shah and Sebastian Trujillo from CEPT University, Ahmedabad


CONGRATULATIONS TO THE TEAMS THAT MADE THE SHORTLIST FOR THE OPEN IDEAS COMPETITION!!!

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REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR THE OPEN IDEAS COMPETITION.

Thank you everyone for the overwhelming response to the call. We wish all participants the very best!

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OUR MUCH-AWAITED OPEN IDEAS COMPETITION IS NOW OPEN!

Competition registration link-https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/registerforBC


JOIN US THIS SATURDAY FOR A WALK ALONG THE BUCKINGHAM CANAL IN CHENNAI.


JOIN US THIS SUNDAY FOR A PERCEPTION MAPPING EXERCISE ALONG THE BUCKINGHAM CANAL IN CHENNAI.