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...

Event – Conference in Pune: Women in Architecture

Indian Institute of Architects, Maharashtra Chapter, Pune Centre and Council of Architecture, India are jointly organising a Conference in Pune, which focuses on “Women in Architecture”. The two day Conference which is scheduled to take place on Jaunary 24...

Website for Kamath Design Studio

I am glad to share that the website for Kamath Design Studio has gone live today. White, minimal, clean, straight forward and heavy on Google Maps. Right from day one we (the client and me) were sticking to these words. In the process of development, few things...

A comprehensive training program on DAYLIGHTING BUILDINGS

THE FIRM: EDS, Environmental Design Solutions Pvt. Ltd., is a sustainability consulting firm focusing on the built environment. The diverse milieu of its team of experts converges on energy efficient building design and policies, building code development, green...

Future of Architecture Education

I attended the second day of the conference organised by Indian Institute of Architects, Northern Chapter and Delhi Build which mainly focussed on the future, future of Architecture Profession and Education. Here I will like to share some hard facts presented by Prof....

Let There Be Light

“Tea?” The Professor asked Prof. Devika Sharma, as he saw her entering in the faculty room. “Yeah, sure. Thanks!” She replied promptly with a gentle smile and kept her belongings on the table before pulling out a chair and seating herself. Her computer was flashing a...

Rantings of an Architecture Student

I woke up to this email from a student. I generally tend to read emails as soon as I notice them on my phone and many times, even reply immediately. But, for the reasons stated ahead, I delayed reading the contents of this email. Reasons, one, the subject line which...

Keep it straight!

“Very original, this is ..” Prof. Agarwal looked at Siddharth with wonder, who stood there perplexed with no clue about why he was called to meet the Professor . . “Sir?!” Siddharth was confused and surprised at the same time. He could clearly smell the sarcasm in his...