Oct 3rd - 5th: Exhibition of designs for night shelters in Mumbai by JJ students
- The Sir J.J.College of Architecture has an annual design competition titled "Faculty Medal 2007" for its students from the 2nd to the 5th year.The themes for the competition address pressing urban, social and civic issues in the city of Mumbai.Last year's theme was the design of "Public Toilets". This year's theme is "Night Shelters for Street Children" in Mumbai.Shortlisted entries have been displayed at the College and are available for public view on the 3rd, 4th and 5th of Oct. 2007 between 10 am - 5 pm.Address: Exhibition Hall, Ground Floor, Sir J.J.College of Architecture, Dr. D.N. Road, Mumbai 400001An external jury comprising Neera Adardkar (Architect, urban researcher and co-author of "The Millworkers of Girangaon: An Oral History"), Percy Kutar (Architect) and Vinay Somani (Karmayog) has selected the best prize-winning entries that will be announced shortly.NGOs (especially those working with street children), citizens, students, researchers, as well as donors / sponsors who are looking for innovative ideas to improve the lives of children on the street are encouraged to visit this exhibition. Your feedback, comments and suggestions to the students and organisers of the competition would be appreciated.For more information, contact Prof. Mustansir Dalvi, Sir J.J.College of Architecture, at 98330 75929.