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18 05, 2017

Which profession architect Shimul Javeri Kadri’s parents wanted her to pursue?

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Shimul Javeri Kadri, Founder and Principal Architect, SJK Architects, a Mumbai-based firm. Architect Shimul Javeri Kadri is known to incorporate local environment, culture and customs in her designs, including locally available materials. [...]

10 05, 2017

Do you know how much veteran architect B.V. Doshi was paid by Le Corbusier to work on Chandigarh city project?

By | 2017-05-10T08:27:17+00:00 May 10th, 2017|you know|0 Comments

Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi - Indian architect, an educator and institution builder. Veteran architect Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi, 1976 Padma Shri awardee, is known for his contribution to low cost housing, city planning and [...]

26 04, 2017

Who designed Satish Gujral’s Lajpat Nagar villa in New Delhi?

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Satish Gujral - an Indian painter, sculptor, muralist, graphic designer, writer and architect of the post-independent era. Satish Gujral, brother of former Prime Minister, IK Gujral, is a multi-faceted personality who made [...]

21 04, 2017

Which alternative building material according to architect Dr Anupama Kundoo is best suited for affordable housing in India?

By | 2017-04-21T09:09:15+00:00 April 21st, 2017|you know|0 Comments

Dr. Anupama Kundoo is known for her in-depth material research to achieve architecture of low environmental impact, and development of building technologies that are socio-economically beneficial. She always believed that by using human resources [...]

12 04, 2017

Why conservation architect Abha Narain Lambah is not happy with the idea of trimming Lutyens’ Bungalow Zone?

By | 2017-04-12T09:07:23+00:00 April 12th, 2017|you know|0 Comments

Conservation architect Abha Narain Lambah, winner of 8 Unesco Asia-Pacific Heritage Conservation awards, by nature is not conservative and is very practical in her views. In fact, she strongly believes that tall buildings are [...]

5 04, 2017

Which architecture students Prof Neelkanth Chhaya loved to teach the most at CEPT?

By | 2017-04-05T08:31:24+00:00 April 5th, 2017|you know|0 Comments

Nairobi born Prof Neelkanth Chhaya is synonymous with Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University, Ahmedabad where he had spent more than three decades, six years as a student and 25 years as a [...]

29 03, 2017

Who influenced veteran architect Kamu Iyer to write book – Boombay: From Precincts to Sprawl?

By | 2017-03-29T08:30:20+00:00 March 29th, 2017|you know|0 Comments

Veteran architect, Kamu Iyer wrote a book titled “Boombay: From Precincts to Sprawl” which was published in 2014. In this book, Iyer has described architectural features associated with Mumbai's most iconic buildings and precincts. [...]

22 03, 2017

What did the Dean ask Ar Sheila Sri Prakash when she had applied for architecture studies in Anna University

By | 2017-03-21T19:57:32+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|you know|0 Comments

Multi-faceted personality, world-renowned architect Sheila Sri Prakash doesn’t need any introduction but many may not be aware of the challenges she faced when she wanted to become an architect. When she had applied to [...]

14 03, 2017

Why Donald Trump was once called an ‘unenlightened developer’?

By | 2017-03-14T07:29:41+00:00 March 14th, 2017|you know|0 Comments

It is not that Donald Trump became controversial only after he entered the US Presidential race, but he used to hog the limelight (usually for wrong reasons) even when he was just a businessman. [...]

7 03, 2017

What was Dr Vikram Sarabhai’s brief to late Charles Correa which made ECIL project extraordinary?

By | 2017-03-07T08:16:46+00:00 March 7th, 2017|you know|0 Comments

It is always difficult, if not impossible, to live up to the expectations of a genius unless the other person too is nothing less than a genius. In this case it was Dr Vikram [...]