Reports and other resources

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


PARTICIPATORY APPROACH FOR REIMAGINING CHENNAI’S BUCKINGHAM CANAL INTO A LIVEABLE SPACE AND A MODEL FOR CLIMATE-PROOF URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Project Completion report for Phase 1
Prepared by: Urban Design Collective
Submitted: November 2018

Project Completion report for Phase 2
Prepared by: Urban Design Collective
Submitted: April 2019


EYES ON THE CANAL- REIMAGINING CHENNAI’S BUCKINGHAM CANAL
Generating Collective Ownership through Participatory Planning

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CFCC Process Documentation Report
Published by: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH | May 2019


COMPETITION BRIEF & ANNEXURE DOCUMENTS TO THE COMPETITION BRIEF

The brief for the open-ideas competition was accompanied by a documentation of on-ground research that preceded the writing of the brief.


The following reports were published in June 2018:
1. Brief for open-ideas competition
2. Photo documentation of existing conditions and archival images
3. Perception map and survey results
4. Timeline of projects/ initiatives by various government agencies involving the Buckingham canal
5. Glossary of terms and links to relevant documents