Project runway - a pavilion to uplift fashion education
Registration Closes: 30thNov, 2020
Submission Deadline: 15thDec, 2020
Result Announcement: 11 Feb, 2021
It all started back in Greece, when gender was applied to columns and emulated fabric into its fluting; establishing an inter-woven relationship between fashion and architecture. Both disciplines shelter the body, react to spatial volume, play with scales and work on transfiguration of 2D concepts into 3D reality.
Peirre Balmain, Gianfranco Ferre, Fernado Garcia, Versace and Coco Chanel share something in common. Before securing the title of fashion moguls of the industry, each of these individuals shared an architectural background. It can be said that architecture and fashion are cut from the same cloth and they sometimes co-depend for inspiration. If fashion is the source of knowledge then architecture is the structure that is responsible for sheltering as well as enhancing its quality.
Fashion education sector is booming and has grown enormously over the last decades. Although, we have witnessed increasing competition in the field of design, yet this isn't the major contributor towards unemployment after graduation. Are fashion students getting stitched up? How?
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