Developing customised design solutions that consider local material, environment, socio-cultural sensitivities & economic activities, and dissemination of template to contractors, skilled workers and the larger community.
Co-creating and encouraging humane and dignified living conditions for construction labourers.
Developing a toolkit of housing components for the urban homeless as a step towards permanent housing solutions.
NIVASA worked on the redevelopment of Timmaiyanadoddi by constructing housing and supporting infrastructure.
NIVASA's first project in Tamil Nadu. A collaborative effort with The Banyan - an NGO based in Chennai, it was a rehabilitative response to the devastating floods in Chennai.
Posed with varying challenges from housing improvement to livelihood enhancement, NIVASA stepped in to find that this project demanded new interdependent design solutions.