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.’...

Design Education in India

An average person in India would define ‘Design’ as something related to beauty, aesthetics, decoration or piece of art. It is much beyond that, Kshitiz Anand explains. “It is a wholesome solution for a need. It is an answer to some problem. It is...
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...

Documenting the Process (in Design Education)

Design, by Process and by End Product is highly subjective in nature and that is what makes it interesting. At Aayojan School of Architecture, Jaipur, the faculty has been discussing and formulating the ways in which the “Process”, in addition to the End...