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Work-Place: Studio Mumbai

Work-Place: Studio Mumbai

Work-Place: Studio Mumbai



Pap Lausanne 2011

Book ID: 90380

Catalogue published in conjunction with the exhibition Work-Place produced for the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2010. Studio Mumbai is composed of a few architects and nearly a hundred craftsmen carpenters, masons, plumbers, electricians, and stonecutters  all working full time. Their work is based on a constant dialogue: In India, a country with a population of 1,2 billion, the majority of construction is carried out without architects, which does not prevent them from being human in the largest sense. This reflection also forms part of one of our works most critical aspect... reveals Bijoy Jain, the founder of Studio Mumbai. The Studio is a human infrastructure of skilled craftsmen and architects who design and build the work directly. French/English

94 pp., illus