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Architecture beyond xxxx Rs/Sqft.

Architecture beyond xxxx Rs/Sqft.

One of the biggest regrets that architectural professionals have, is that, Architecture is never part of a mainstream conversation. Citizens of great cities and nations, like ours, often ignore the impact architecture plays in their daily life. Yes, we do, constantly critique the traffic snarls / water logging at one end; or admire the lighting..
Whinings of an Architectural Practice

Whinings of an Architectural Practice

My constant concern about architecture is the methodology to solicit engagements, especially within the public Sector. It is interesting that my thought is being written amidst the public demand by Indian Railways asking architects to work Pro-bono, and stalwarts like Hafeez Contractor offering to do so as well. While, why I believe that is wrong..
Software within a pipeline

Software within a pipeline

“the problem with the current generation of architects and their resultant architecture is that they think analogue but produce algorithmically” – an excerpt from Peter Eisenmann’s Lecture at RIBA Lecture series, December 2008. It’s been 09 Years since I heard that claim. Although, Eisenmann chuckled that he too did not know what it meant, I..
Who is Controlling?

Who is Controlling?

Adopting Radical Thinking and Analysing new techniques for generating urban models and identifying new architecture. “The spirit of our times is neither the grand optimism of utopian modernist ideals nor the playful technological wonder that influenced the avant-garde of the 60s and 70s.” The layers of complexities present in the contemporary world shadow any purpose for the field of architecture..
Just A Qualified Architect

Just A Qualified Architect

Sussanne Khan is being discussed in various architectural groups, on Social Media and even offline. She has been booked for cheating by Panaji Police for allegedly projecting herself as an Architect. The Architects Act, 1972 protects the use of the title ‘Architect’. Goa chapter of Indian Institute of Architects may be initiating an action very soon in this matter, and, if..
CORREA – Master Renown

CORREA – Master Renown

Mr. Correa’s portfolio was a demonstration of several novel strategies for the present time. Sometimes one of them dominated (Foreground of art work at British Council) and at other times different strategies collaborated (Built-open Relationship + Visitor Experience + Village planning for Gandhi Ashram). His work although borrowed influences from several other masters like Corbusier,..