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Repurposing Existing Structures

Mumbai's ubiquitous storm drains are transformed to educational platforms.

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Employing Mumbai's ubiquitous storm drains, the Aseema Education Centre for Street and Unprivileged Children sought to provide access to learning tools and encourage the joys of learning.


What other existing structures can be leveraged to create sites of learning? What kinds of learning are suitable to self-driven curiosity?



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Photo of Mayowa Olatoye

Fantastic! The human spirit always finds a way, honestly...

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Brilliant inspiration. Aseema has been doing some very interesting work with schools and children down South of India too.

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what a thoughtful concept! the idea has drawn amazing potential to an existing simple artifact.

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DeletedUser

This is fantastic!

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Great concept. I love the idea of promoting proactivity and self-discovery among children.

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Meena,

I really like that we are thinking in the same way: repurposing existing infrastructure. Not only does what you shared have a practical use, it can also work as functional art in urban spaces. Form with purpose redefined.

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That is a really great example! I love it because it's not just about repurposing, but because it's so unexpected, it forces you to understand what it's all about!

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Photo of Sandy Speicher

That is a really great example! I love it because it's not just about repurposing, but because it's so unexpected, it forces you to understand what it's all about!