September 14, 2011

"Capillary Infrastructure" is a collective research and dissertation of Shantesh Kelvekar and Stanley Chuang on the revival of Jintang Island, a 100 sq.km. island on the east coast of China.

The government initially proposed a haphazard development w...

June 30, 2011

Abstract for MONU#15

Karl Heinrich Marx – Marxism, why so much of opposition? Marx was being holistic into his approach, he attempted to understand the dialectics of society‐politics‐economics of that era and respond to the conditions. He was critical...

June 1, 2011

Shantesh Kelvekar presented his collaborative research with Stanley Chung at the AA School of Architecture, London as part of the Architectural Association's Graduate Programme's course review. The panel comprised of directors of the AA Graduate Scho...

May 3, 2011

'Project Fresh Kills', was a essay/ paper written by Shantesh Kelvekar as part of term 2 for Machining Landscapes lead by Tom Smith. The paper looks at the case of Fresh Kills as a dumping ground on Staten Island, and how it from there evolves into a...

May 3, 2011

A paper by Shantesh Kelvekar titled 'Learning Unlearning' was written and published in May, 2011 in London. Written for Douglas Spencer's term, the paper is a not just a documentation of the OMA’s proposal for Parc de La Villette, Paris;but is an att...

April 2, 2011

As part of AA Landscape Urbanism, the Batch of 2011 from AA LU visited Croatia to provide a design solution to the City of Rijeka. The above is the public presentation presented at City Hall in the presence of the Citizens and Mayor of Rijeka. The sa...

February 1, 2011

Shantesh Kelvekar's undergraduate thesis titled, "Mutating Culture in an Urban Milieu - A Synthesis in Time" was shortlisted by Archiprix International in 2011. The thesis, as part of top 300 thesis was exhibited at MIT, Cambridge (USA) in November 2...

January 23, 2011

Shantesh Kelvekar presented his thesis at Kurula Varkey Design Forum (2010-11) held at CEPT, Ahmedabad. Among the panelists were Architect B. V. Doshi, Prof. Neelkanth Chhaya, Architect Stephane Paumier and Prof. John Sergeant.

The thesis was shortlis...

January 17, 2011

"Landscape Paraphrased Into Urbanity" was written by Shantesh Kelvekar as part of a term and session titled Machining Landscape by Tom Smith. The paper allowed to deepen the research of Shantesh in collaboration with Stanley to review the Jintang Isl...

January 12, 2011

An essay titled Metamorphic Urbanity was a research of Shantesh Kelvekar. It was written as part of the term at the AA Landscape Urbanism in London in January, 2011. The paper was evaluated and critiqued by Douglas Spencer.

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