Studio Mumbai conference with a packed Auditorium
On April 14, after a video about the unique work environment of Studio Mumbai, Bijoy Jain began the conference with a central challenge: "How to find your way of expression in a country with 1 , 2 billion people - 500 million of whom build their own homes?
Focused on the Praxis, he presented the set of ongoing projects, explaining in detail the sources of inspiration as well as the research and development process. One of the peculiarities of Jain's work lies in the integration of craft techniques and use of local materials, referring to "We are not nostalgic about tradition, the past. "A project work associated with a deep respect for the place in all its dimensions from anthropological to cultural.
Bijoy Jain unveiled photographic records of the ongoing projects taken on the previous day, emphasizing the importance of the elegance and gesture associated to the construction process itself. In the context of the 2nd Critical Distance series, the conference was two intense hours of learning and inspiration followed by a talk with Pedro Bandeira.