collaborative online event involved the construction of a life-sized
structure of a Indian Elephant in the UK in answer to a corresponding
life-sized structure of the Cornish
Sailboat in India, with the participation of children and design
website was designed to provide information on Indian elephants to
the children at Cornwall, U K
shall soon have many interactive features on the subject of Indian
elephant. The site will be constantly refreshed with new material.
In case you like to have anything specific put up on the site, please
let us know.
The Indian Elephant in Cornwall, UK ~
between IIT, Bombay and at FCA, Cornwall, UK.
Modes of interaction/ information exchange:
asynchronous via faxes, e-mail; and text and graphic material exchanged
over the net
Participants/ composition of project group:
children (age group 8), design students, technology
support group, faculty members and co-ordinator Cornish Sailboat,
IIT: children (age
group 9-10), design students, technology support group, faculty members
walk-through sculptures/ installations, emphasis on use of recycled
material (green design) and mediation through design,
virtual: web documents