The results of the project so far
What are specific, distinctive, strong elements in this project?
The studio also aims to develop an understanding of the urban-rural (regional) dynamics and the various push-pull factors that play a major role resulting in migration towards the next higher order settlement. The objective of
the studio is move the understanding of the urban phenomena and process to the scale of a region.
Which specific lessons, do's and don'ts would you like to share? What would be suggestions for others when preparing or implementing the project in their own city?
The idea of Gram Swaraj is of complete republic, independent of its neighbours for its own vital wants, and yet interdependent for many others in which dependence is a necessity. Based on the principles of Gram Swaraj integrating neighbouring towns and cities with the rural hinterland would be one of the key outcomes of the studio.