THESIS - ORPHANAGE DESIGN BY ASWIN PRABHAKARAN (2015)

The design is an Orphanage for The SOS children´s village, the largest child welfare organisation in the world. The key objective of this thesis is to question how architecture can effect the life of an orphan by creating better living conditions for them until they find a permanent home. Such villages in Aqaba in Jordan and Pondicherry in India have been studied to understand the architectural aspect of the orphanages. The final design output is the design an Orphanage in Ooty town of Tamilnadu, considering the key parameters of Architecture that brings a change in the mindset of Orphans.