Choose a Design Brief

Design briefs were submitted by each partner university, building on their current work in research and teaching. The briefs are  organised according to the four categories explored within the Latitudes Network: Adaptation Design, Green Design, Resilience Design and Arctic Design. To browse the design challenges just click on the image and download the respective PDF. Please note: once you are registered, tutors will make available more drawings and images for you to work on your proposal.


Italy_Final Design BriefBologna 44° 29’ 0” N

Design for Adaptation: creating a resilient urban Community

Submitted by: 

University of Bologna UNIBO Department of Architecture

Point of contact:

Dr. Jacopo Gaspari, Researcher and Professor, Department of Architecture

Thematic Area:

Adaptation Design

 


India_Final Design Brief_1Chennai 13° 5’ 0” N 

Integrated Child Environments through Green Design

Submitted by: 

MEASI Academy of Architecture

Point of contact:

Professor Joseph. N. Thomas, Faculty Latitudes Coordinator

Ramanan Subbiah, Faculty Team

Thematic Area:

Green Design

 


Sao Paulo_Final design briefSão Paulo 23°30’S  

Better quality spaces between and in buildings:

The case study of Paraisopolis favela

Submitted by: 

University of Sao Paulo | FAUUSP | Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism

Point of contact:

Professor Joana Carla Soares Goncalves  and

Eduardo Pimentel Pizarro PhD researcher

Thematic Area:

Adaptation Design


India_Final Design Brief TWOChennai 13° 5’ 0” N 

Enlighten: Adaptation and heritage in the built environment

Submitted by: 

MEASI Academy of Architecture

Point of contact:

Professor Joseph. N. Thomas, Faculty Latitudes Coordinator,

Muzakkir Bijli, Faculty Team

Thematic Area:

Adaptation Design

 


UK_Final Design BriefLondon 51° 30’ N

Resilient working environments: carving the city for small businesses in London

Submitted by: 

University of Westminster | MSc Architecture and Environmental Design

Point of contact:

Dr Rosa Schiano-Phan, Dr Nasser Golzari

Thematic Area:

Adaptation Design

 


 

Maldives_Final Design BriefMalé 4° 10’ N

Resilient housing for low-lying islands

Submitted by: 

Maldives National University

Point of contact:

Ibrahim Nadheem, Department of Architecture

Thematic Area:

Resilience Design

 


India_Final Design Brief_threeChennai 13° 5’ 0” N

Retro-Community at Adyar

Submitted by: 

MEASI Academy of Architecture

Point of contact:

Professor Joseph. N. Thomas, Faculty Latitudes Coordinator

Ajit Kavin, Faculty Team

Thematic Area:

Adaptation Design

 


India_Final Design Brief_fourChennai 13° 5’ 0” N

Re-connect: Sand Tunes – An Artist residence @Marakkanam

Submitted by: 

MEASI Academy of Architecture

Point of contact:

Professor Joseph. N. Thomas, Faculty Latitudes Coordinator

Shoonya R., Faculty Team

Thematic Area:

Green Design


 

 

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