Why should architecture be restricted to “Architects”?

Why should architecture be restricted to “Architects”?

I recently heard one of my architect friend saying: “We shall first fix Architect’s Act 1972. It only restricts the use of title “Architect” and doesn’t say anything about who can and cannot practise architecture..” My immediate...

Which architect?

Many students these days are looking for employment post their graduation or for internship. One common question that is faced from students is, “which architect or which firm should I join?” Frankly, it is student who should decide this depending upon...
Architectural Case Studies – Why and How.

Architectural Case Studies – Why and How.

New sessions have begun at architecture schools, at many Universities. At architecture schools, by now, new design briefs must have been prepared and introduced. Students must be going through phase I of any design process, that is understanding design brief. Next,...
Architects’ Offices – Madhushala

Architects’ Offices – Madhushala

My project (of course, it is also a business) at ArchitectureLive!, requires me to visit places, talk to architects, see buildings and document them. My last visits to Nashik and Pune have been quite purposeful, where I did not only see and document architects’...

Patterns Surround Us

The stains left out of coffee cups, marks of cutters, paint and some scribbling, all were seen mingling together to form some interesting, thoughtless and random patterns on the drawing boards at Aayojan School of Architecture, Jaipur. Education cannot be merely...