Nothing is impossible if we aim to achieve it.Under ‘Gubbare’ various research projects are undertaken giving wings to novelideas in the area of architecture, interiors, clothing, product development andassisted devices for the specially-abled.
VARIJA LIFE has initiated research in a few dozen Fashion colleges on clothing needs for thedifferently-abled. Worldwide doctors, parents and occupational therapists havestruggled to find the right answers for adaptive clothing for persons with disabilities,while the perception of fashion has been limited to glamour. This is the first time in theworld that so many Indian fashion colleges have taken a collectiveresponsibility to find solutions for the differently abled. The core area of research ison Hand or Leg Amputees whether on Wheel Chair or Crutches (also covering OldAge disability), Visually Impaired, Down Syndrome, Autistic, ADHD, CerebralPalsy. The focus areas are on Colour Therapy, Usage of Material, Constructionof the outfit, Aesthetics, Comfort with special emphasis onUnassisted/Independent usage wherever possible.
Architecture / Interiors
INDIA IS THE YOUNGEST NATION TODAY,BUT SOON WILL BE THE OLDEST NATION. ARE WE EVEN READY??
We are all getting older and we will all be disabled eventually. As part of the research for Innovation in Design & Architecture with technical considerations and design improvisations for greater inclusion and accessibility for persons with disabilities, VARIJA LIFE is working with Architectural colleges.