Drug addicted people are usually isolated in our society. The aim of this project is to rehabilitate them and also to build a platform to integrate them with society. The realization of the lack of present rehabilitation scenario and rate of unsuccessful rehabilitation stories paved the way of taking a different approach, to heal them with the power of mindfulness activity, through art-both as performer and observer. The design approach was focused on their journey of healing, which was divided into three phases. Each phase offered more opportunities and freedom than the previous stage. They can explore their creativity and live their life productively, once they re-join the outside world. Art and sports will act as a therapy and provide them with improved social and communication skills, self-discipline, and self-confidence. Performance & visual art can offer a common ground through which their family, as well as the society, can realize their potential. Qualities of art programs make them more accessible, absorbing and rewarding.  “Art is the ‘ultimate hidden weapon’ because of its ability to ‘hide’ the therapeutic process.” The design outcome imparts - 1. accommodation for the patients  2. therapeutic spaces for practicing literature, performance art & visual art 3. communal space for public performance These three categories of spaces advances a layered journey, each contributing progressive rehabilitation.

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