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. [...]
Do you know how much veteran architect B.V. Doshi was paid by Le Corbusier to work on Chandigarh city project?
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 [...]
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 [...]
Which alternative building material according to architect Dr Anupama Kundoo is best suited for affordable housing in India?
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 [...]
Why conservation architect Abha Narain Lambah is not happy with the idea of trimming Lutyens’ Bungalow Zone?
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
What did the Dean ask Ar Sheila Sri Prakash when she had applied for architecture studies in Anna University
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]