I want to quit architecture

I wasn’t surprised when a student from fourth year came and said that to me. The second sentence, after he said that he wanted to talk to me. I liked the clarity and straightforwardness in his thought. He said ‘Sir, I don’t want to do architecture.’...

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,...

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...

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....