The proposal is development of a Toda Hut prototype based on their current construction typology by studying their rich tradition and culture, and retrofit the existing Toda hut for the structures to last longer.
The design outcome is based on two day site visit, research, study and experience with other natural building materials we had to the Toda huts.
We also trying to put the scientific advancement in toda prototype to make more livable for coming generations. We collected extensive data and studied the site, it’s context and surroundings to understand how the Todas lived. We also photo documented and interviewed several hamlet dwellers to hear about their issues and the improvements they needed.
Niligiris District, Ooty