Deciphering Play: Exploring affordances in social housing
Ar. Yagniik Bhatija
Ar. Milind Amle, Ar. Swati Chokshi, Ar. Rajratna Jadhav, Ar. Snehal Gaikwad, Ar. Swapna Hankare, Ar. Richa Raut, Ar. Yagnik Bathija, Ar. Neha Panchal, Ar. Porus Master, Ar. Rahul Manohar, Ar. Sanjay Mehta
The word ‘play’ is defined as a meaningful act that is carried out for its own sake with its fundamental motive being the experience it affords. Some facets of play are evidently depicted in projects with comparatively good budgets and freedom of space but as the restrictions get more imposing, the projects tend to become more utilitarian, and ‘playful’ designing is not given enough priority.