The Jharokas are designed with local materials and easy to make joineries that in return benefit the local craftsman of Rajasthan. The design is climate responsive by using appropriate materials, user sensitive with flexible work-live interior environs and sustainably efficient by being self-generative in terms of electricity & water.
Most efforts made by the authorities to provide them with permanent residences have gone futile because of the needs of their nomadic occupations. But, their unsettled nature comes with many odds of sustaining their livelihoods, like protection from rain , a place to sleep and a place to foster their occupation. A typical scene of a Monthly Gathering (Fair) of Rajasthani Gypsies as per the tour map The proposal attempts to be an appendage to the lifestyle of four identified gypsy groups without encumbering their wandering occupations. Together these mobile jharokhas create community spaces aiding interaction, occupational publicity and foster vernacular forms of art.