An urban study tour was conducted for the final years for the temple town of Madurai in order to understand the context and identify the problems plaguing the city and thus give appropriate solutions for the same. The mentors were prof. Sharan Gouda, prof.Lakshman chalawadi , prof. Toshi singh, prof. Meghana and teaching assistant Aditi Shivnivar. The students were required to travel to different pockets of the identified chunk and to work closely with the mentors on the specific area of interest. Students did a commendable job in documenting and identifying the issues.
Outcome – The students have finally developed basic design, observational and analytical skills. They have developed the ability to bring together different skills and types of knowledge to develop technically competent and meaningful designs that address the varied dimensions of the public domain.