No Singular Design Defines India Architecture
Dec 2018 , by in Design, Design new, Projects

Sameep Padora, Principle Architect of Sameep Padora and Associates (sP+a) in conversation with Sreyasi Maity emphasizes the futility of singularity or western concepts of urbanism, given India’s variety of socio-cultural environments. Winner of Global Architectural Competition for Indian National... Read more...

Women Design & Build but Lack Recognition
Oct 2018 , by in Design, Latest News

In the field of architecture, women for decades had been treated as second class citizens. Their work is mostly overshadowed by their male counterparts. Text: LeandraMonterio In 1968, Las Vegas wasn’t the same as today. A dingy strip lined with trashy motels and casinos lit with fading neon ... Read more...

Young Guns of Design
Aug 2018 , by in Design, Design new

From high end interiors to customized furniture and pop-up art, the young generation of designers are starting something new and leaving their mark. Sapna Srivastava speaks to two such young design entrepreneurs. It is usually said that second generation businesspersons don’t have to work that ... Read more...

Foreign Hands building Indian Infrastructure
Aug 2018 , by in Design, Latest News

In keeping with the growing trend of foreign design firms foraying in the Indian building and construction space London based ZahaHadid Architects joins the list as it gets shortlisted to design the Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA). Following up on the newly constructed terminal of Ch... Read more...

New Architecture in Making
Jul 2018 , by in Design

Rajinder Kumar Associates (RKA) was established in early 1970s by Architect Rajinder Kumar, now led by his son Architect Rahul Kumar. Meeting ShubhraSaini at his simplistically stylish white office, Rahul talks about his journey and the changing face of architecture. Architect Rahul Kumar’s arc... Read more...

Living Walls to combat pollution
Jun 2018 , by in Design, Eco-watch, Latest News

Vertical gardens, Green walls or Living Walls as they are called were the innovation of French botanist Patrick Blanc. These vegetated surfaces don't just look pretty but can slash air pollution in cities. According to Patrick Blanc, the design of vertical gardens is a mix of science and aestheti... Read more...

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