Final year CDP at Mora is coming to an end. In my very very short teaching carrier I have already been (un)lucky to witness 2 CDPs, one at year 3 level and one at year 5 level.
While it is too early to come to any conclusions or pretend as if I know a thing or two about students or for that matter about teaching, would not only be naive but also callus. Having said that I can't get rid of this feeling that the way we teach architecture and rather more importantly the way we learn architecture in Sri Lanka is a very thoughtful but equally feelingless process. I just don't get it. I have already seen so many 'good' students starting their designs with lot of feelings in it and then trying hard for the rest of the year looking for ways of mucking it up in the name of justifying it.
Pathetic but necessary exercise, as I always say (and openly encourage students) the one and only aim of the CDP is to...
*CDP = Comprehensive Design Project