The Flash fascination

More and more websites I look at and more and more architects I talk to, I get to realize that there is high fascination for Flash based websites amongst architects. This may also be true for other designers like graphic designers, industrial designers and more. I...

Internet and Architecture Education

I am going to present a talk at Gateway College of Architecture tomorrow. And , this time also although topic is same it needs to be presented differently. Different examples, different talk and a different spirit. Prof. Anil Kumar, Director at Gateway shared that...

Gestalt and Architecture

Gestalt, is a German word meaning ‘shape’ or it may als0 be referred to ‘whole’.  Gestalt emphasizes upon tendencies of people to simplify the visuals or organise the elements in groups, or look at these as ‘one whole’. Gestalt uses...

Architecture, basic design and past experiences

When discussing basic design with the students of first year, I often experimented a lot by changing and developing new exercises to keep the mood alive in classroom. Discussions on past experiences are very common in any basic design sessions, to keep the content...

BIM in Architecture Education

Since the birth of this three letter God in AEC industry, I have come across not less than 100 blogs, surveys, opinions and articles, and these are growing in leaps and bounds. Even Architecture Institutes as usual seem to be pulling up socks for adopting this new...