Ar. Esha Tipnis
Ar. Rajratna Jadhav, Ar. Rishi Vora, Ar. Hardik Dedhia, Ar. Ashley Fialho, Ar. Esha Tipnis, Ar. Mythili Kowshik-Shetty, Ar. Yagnik Bathija
The human activities along the water edge, come forth as one sided negotiation with the environment, which has disrupted the ecological balance. Successively, this is degrading the ecosystem. Over the past few years there have been substantial efforts to lessen the negative impacts caused by this imbalance.
The concern then arises, how can we as architects intervene to throw light on this public issue and propose reliable solutions which promote a sustainable living environment.
The functioning of the waste management sector in our nation sequentially proves inefficient owing to the large volumes of biodegradable and non-biodegradable wastes being generated. The non -biodegradable plastic waste proves to be an ecological and environmental poison. On further research and analysis, we identified that the waste management techniques performed in urban parts of our country are largely informal, illegal and invisible. Recycling as a process is done in a rudimentary manner by the informal sectors.
Thus, it is the requirement of the hour to scale up this organization by integrating and associating with the pre-existing factories in the locality and make this entire process technology-aided.