School of Planning and Architecture

Delhi, India

2009

The relocation of the preeminent University of the Built Environment from the urban centre to the urban periphery-located on the edges of the defining natural feature of the city (the endangered Ridge)- is a decision charged with enormous polemical significance.

What does it mean to be Urban?
How does one create the physical conditions for a successful Institution?

In exploring the terrain revealed by these questions the project proposes a strategy for inhabiting the site that advances the conversation of city building in the city of seven cities.