Hauz ki Kahaani

bringing back the Hauz

water as a critical resource

water as a critical resource

2011 /

group project with
Rohan Patankar and Varun Bajaj

The brief called for detailed analysis of any urban neighbourhood and the careful consideration of associated lost traditions. We looked at the urban village of Hauz Rani and its associations with the old -the now lost hauz– and the new -pottery, started by immigrants after 1947. The main aim of the intervention was to make man realize his deep-rooted relationship with nature by bringing to light the many ways in which he is (and always will remain) dependent on it- a fact that man is now prone to ignore.

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