• Growing Up: Construction Day 2

    by  • 14 March 2016 • 0 Comments

    Day 2 saw the continuing of the preparation of the ground work for the paving and the bamboo.  The children continued to paint the wall with their favourite colours.  Shariaz and Nusrat were able to visit the site and check on its progress.  The installation of the paved lights in jars was beginning to...

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    Growing Up: Construction Begins!

    by  • 12 March 2016 • 1 Comment

    On Friday 11th March, we broke ground in the LEEDO Peace Home’s Growing Up project. The brief was to design an urban garden and playground for the children living and staying in the home. This is the much anticipated urban garden and playground designed and developed by team Mritikka – a group of 3rd...

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    Design Charrette: GROWING UP | Workshop 1

    by  • 3 January 2016 • 0 Comments

    The site in Bosilla, Mohammadpur Interaction Session at Peace Home, LEEDO for the Design Charrette ‘Growing Up’ Written by Farasha Zaman | 2nd January 2016 Paraa and the shortlisted participants for the design charrette ‘Growing Up’, spent a wonderful day of learning and playing games with the children of the LEEDO Peace Home. The...

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    Community Design Workshops with Kolorob

    by  • 27 December 2015 • 1 Comment

    The Kolorob project is initiated by Save the Children, Bangladesh (SCI). As part of this project Paraa has been commissioned to design 4 centres in two low-income urban communities, Bauniabandh and Paris Road, in Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. From Paraa’s experience, engagement with the community from the inception phase of the design process to explore...

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