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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..
Not So Illegal Practices

Not So Illegal Practices

High Court recently furnished a Verdict in Favour of BDP and RSP, permitting them to offer Architectural Consultancy in India. Reference – https://indiankanoon.org/doc/43479999/ Our Take on the same is as follows: The verdict is a reality check on the Architect’s Act and the Council of Architecture Let me start with a fact that there would be..
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..
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..