Laurie Baker’s Design Principles

Laurie Baker, his Architectural Design Principles are not only worth following but I understand that many who truly believe in sustainable design practices canĀ  remodel these and use it locally, anywhere in the world. Picture source: www.lauriebaker.net

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...

Web 2.0 for Architecture education.

I recently completed my first ever workshop on web 2.0 applications for Architecture education. During my talk at Goa college of Architecture, I stressed on the importance of e learning and collaborative learning. Though many of the participants were aware of basic...

The Art of Looking Sideways

“The person you love is 75% water”, says the book “The art of looking Sideways”. Or “Have you seen a purple Cow?” is just one another pick from this huge compilation. Author Alan Fletcher, who is a graphic designer has compiled this...

E-Learning: The new way, Web 2.0

E-learning The new way: Web 2.0 Workshop at NIASA, Pune Objective Summary With the advent of PCs and internet and its ubiquity, we spend our quality time searching, mailing, browsing and downloading. Look closely, Internet is much beyond all these activities we have...