The best days of your life…

I am tempted to write this, as I have been reading (and also reacting to) some of the status updates by my student friends on Facebook. Thankfully, Missourie Law doesn’t apply in India, and we students and teachers can be friends on Facebook. ūüôā Well, the point...

University School of Design, Mysore

I was invited to University School of Design at Mysore (USD, they call it), to give a talk to students on Education and Technology and also to interact with faculty on how to harness the power of Internet in Architecture Education. I spent one full day at USD,...

Basic Design in Architecture – Challenges

Basic Design is generally the first interface of students of architecture with the word ‘design’. I came across a nice quote on Twitter by ¬†a Venture Capitalist and an¬†Entrepreneur, Kris Nair, which goes as follows: Creativity is not the finding of a...

Architect’s website: StudioBOXX

I have been working on this website since last few months and today it has gone live. I thought it would be worth sharing some my experiences with this website and the architectural firm both. Before that, something about the client, StudioBOXX is a...

Where are the questions?

“Sir, I found it on Google. So I thought that it must be right.” Ankit said, confidently. “And Sir, it was on the first page of Google.” He further justified himself. This was not the first time, Prof. Agarwal, history teacher at an...

Indian Architectural Projects – Indian Architecture

Recently I launched a project where architects (in India) to begin with can share, upload and manage their projects easily. it is called ArchitectureLive! the same can be accessed on www.architecturelive.in. Why do we architects need such a platform? I have travelling...

Internet and Architecture Education

Below is the picture of my 45 minutes talk with faculty at Aayojan School of Architecture, Jaipur. To me it was a graphic left behind with so many “keywords”. The topic was ‘Internet in Architecture Education”. But we went on discussing many...

Please oppose Architects (Amendment) Bill 2010 – Urgent

Architects in India РPlease ACT NOW Dear Architect Friends It is time to ACT now and send a personal appeal to the members of the Parliament opposing the Architects (Amendment) Bill 2010. Format of letters and discussion that was held in Rajyasabha recently...