Talk by Ashok Lall took place in Auroville on the 22nd August covering the Genesis of high rise living, social health of high rise living, Limits of density, economics of high rise development, environmental outputs, land utilization and mobility, followed by Q&A with a panel comprising of Sanjay Prakash, Tanmay Tathagath and Dean DCruz and Ashok Lall; all well know in India for their work in Sustainable Habitat.
Ashok Lall is an architect from New Delhi, Ex-dean of the TVB school of Architecture – ND, was convener of the Delhi Urban Arts Commission Work group on Energy. His work includes projects like the Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur; Sehgal Foundation, Gurgaon and Development Alternatives World Headquarters, New Delhi.
He is well wisher of Auroville and has helped with inputs on planning and architecture whenever requested by Auroville. This talk was organised as part of a two day meeting held in Auroville by the Gubbi Alliance for Sustainable Habitat.