Author: jugaadopolis


July 16, 2019 By jugaadopolis

By Ashim Chakrabarty I had started my architecture career as in my internship and work from Aishwarya Tipnis Architects and I still remember back from those days, working at A.T.A has always been an experience worth sharing. From 2011 I have known M/s Aishwarya Tipnis ma’am and she has always been more than just my boss […]

Jugaadopolis 2: Connecting Courtyards, Old Delhi, June 2019.

July 5, 2019 By jugaadopolis

A conversation with Courtyards; its occupants and users. Interpreting and mapping the life span of courtyards in select heritage structures in Shahjahanabad.   Aishwarya Tipnis Architects in association with Sunderdeep College of Architecture organised a four day workshop titled Jugaadopolis 2 from 15th June to 18th June 2019. The workshop is being organised by Aishwarya […]

Overcoming Prejudices & Battling Stereotypes

June 28, 2019 By jugaadopolis

Jugaadopolis for me is a personal journey and philosophy. It is how to achieve something within limited resources and how to use creativity to find those solutions. I feel lucky that I grew up in India, because I think culturally we all have imbibed this within us. Conversations I feel are a great thing, they can lead […]


May 16, 2019 By jugaadopolis

By Mallika Passi So the boss wasn’t happy. While we had, at least in our minds, done our study of the area, chalked out a walk route, visited the Haveli and were wrapping up what we called our ‘research’ for the upcoming workshop; the boss had blankly told us that all the ‘collected’ information (and […]

Jugaadopolis 1: Sustainism, February 2019, Old Delhi.

February 20, 2019 By jugaadopolis

Necessity is the mother of invention they say, Indian cities are symptomatic of how innovation can lead to create solutions with limited resources. “Sustainism” a concept coined by Michiel Schwarz and Joost Elffers – names the new context of global connectivity, sustainability, open exchange, and a resurgence of the local. Aishwarya Tipnis Architects in association […]

But Why

February 18, 2019 By jugaadopolis

The one question on everyone’s mind has been but why did we need to launch Jugaadopolis. What benefit is it to us an architectural practice? Our core values at ATA have been about learning by doing, about making mistakes about talking about them and sharing what we do. We have been indeed very lucky to […]

Bonjour India: Co-Creation Workshop, Chandernagore, 2018

January 15, 2018 By jugaadopolis

Under the realm of Bonjour India 2017-2018, Know Your Indo French Heritage, a Co-Creation Workshop was organised by between 5 th -12 th January 2018 at Chandernagore College. This workshop was a collaboration between Chandernagore College, Jadhavpur University, Indian Institute of Management, Nagpur and Confluence Institute for Innovation and Creative Strategies in Lyon France. The […]

Know Your Indofrench Heritage, Bonjour India, 2017.

November 19, 2017 By jugaadopolis

As part of Bonjour India 2017, the Know your Indo French heritage was a project co-curated by Aishwarya Tipnis and the French Institute in India. The first round of the workshop involved 80 schools from all over India, 346 teams of 4 students and 12 teacher each, i.e. 1,730 participants, from 9 to 16 years […]

Design Fest, Doon School 2017

September 15, 2017 By jugaadopolis

Aishwarya Tipnis Architects in collaboration with Doon School Art Department conducted a sensory mapping workshop with the participants of the Doon School Design Fest.  The students then presented their impressions of the Doon School Campus based on  their explorations. 9th September 2017