HANDS-ON CONSTRUCTION, COMMUNITY LIVING, PHOTOGRAPHY & HERITAGE EXPLORATION IN LEH-LADAKH.
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As exclusive and unique we all are, so are our neighbourhoods! Being a part of the true sustainability that comes out of their daily schedules and heartfelt expression of art, craft, music and dance!Get submerged into the untouched natural beauty of these places and be humbled by the hospitality that comes intuitively to these people! It's incredible how these earthy experiences can shape us!Our course takes you the mystic land of mighty mountains and high passes - Leh - Ladakh! An outburst of cultural and built heritage - this popular region of the country has many untouched, untold stories hidden in it's mighty landscape and untouched natural beauty!
This ancient land, once a vital node on the silk route, has a tremendously rich, cultural and built heritage preserved in this barren landscape. Our course aims at learning from most of these lesser-known and lesser-explored gems in and around Ladakh. This course shall combine theoretical and Hands-On learning of sustainable natural building techniques, Cultural exploration through Community living, close interactions with the locals as we live and share experiences and life stories with the people of the mountains!The objective of the residential course, is to learn practically, different natural construction techniques which have sustained through the test of time, explore through photographs and sketches, the journey during the 10 days and record all observations of art, craft, heritage and traditional elements in and around the premises and during the field visits. Inferences and study outcomes shall be in panels, photo-stories, sketch journals etc.
Expenses for Students - Material cost - Rs. 15300/-, Local Travel - Rs. 5000/- , Food & Stay - Rs. 15200/-

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