GuruJal team members attended a campus training program by Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi on Water Sensitive Urban Design and Planning (WSUDP) – Rainwater harvesting at different scales. The cohort consisted of 28 professionals from different disciplinaries including Delhi Development Authority, Namami Gange, Dhun Jaipur, Dhun Jaipur including other practitioners. The training was a mix of lectures by professionals, group exercises including design and site visits which gave a clear understanding of the subject and flow of scale from city to building.
The session by Architect Sanjay Prakash on water sensitive urban design strategies employed at IIT Jodhpur was one of the best learning experiences followed by the design exercise of swales. The final design exercise was well summarised about the entire training to design city, neighbourhood and building scale.
The AAETI training campus is itself an experience to learn and explore with green features of WSUD and models of WWTP and RWH.