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A Repository for Emotions
Wed, Jun 21, 2017

Australia-based museum conservator Vinod Daniel on how museums can be more than exhibition sites.

Investigating Spaces
Fri, Jun 09, 2017

The founders of Delhi-based architecture firm Morphogenesis, on their 20-year journey, which is now commemorated in a monograph, and their vision for the river Ganga.

Making Space: Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss on the importance of visionary designs and finding connections in a polarised world
Wed, Jun 07, 2017

Architect and theorist Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss on the importance of visionary designs, and finding connections in a polarised world. His studio Normal Architecture Office in New York, set up in 2003, would become a platform for studying cities that have seen abrupt change.

Building with the Senses
Mon, May 15, 2017

Singapore-based Argentine Ernesto Bedmar on his love for the tropics and questioning Indian architecture’s relevance in history

Eye to Eye: A graphic novel on philosopher UG Krishnamurti reinforces his idea of nothingness
Wed, May 10, 2017

This Dog Barking – The Strange Story of UG Krishnamurti (Harper Collins; Rs 599) calls 20th century’s most radical philosopher a “Cosmic Naxalite”.

Step Wise
Tue, May 09, 2017

Delhi participated in a global initiative to bring walks back into mainstream living.

Warli painters in Maharashtra and UK artists finds new ways to tell the stories of an ancient tribe
Mon, May 08, 2017

BCB, Manchester Metropolitan University, and the Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT), Ahmedabad, have partnered on this project.

School of thought
Tue, May 02, 2017

Last week, the Hall of Nations was demolished. We ask young architects if the iconic structure entered their imagination as students.

Pragati Maidan all set for a makeover
Fri, Apr 28, 2017

The Integrated Exhibition and Convention Centre (IECC) project involves seven exhibition halls, a convention centre, an administrative block, and an underground parking.

Opened 25 years after Independence, Hall of Nations razed to ground
Tue, Apr 25, 2017

The Hall of Nations lay on the path that connects the yet-to-be-built underground tunnel that will bring Ring Road and Mathura Road closer.

Behind the Garden Gate
Wed, Apr 12, 2017

A first-ever travelling exhibition on the story of landscapes in India makes a stop in Delhi.

The World is Square
Thu, Apr 06, 2017

Delhi Crafts Council resurrects the Chamba Rumal to mark its 50th anniversary

Take the Fire Exit
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

As the Hall of Nations in Delhi’s Pragati Maidan awaits a court decision, a social media initiative is using satire to offer perspectives.

Memory in a Frame
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

A film on the designs of Delhi-based architect Raj Rewal draws attention to the architecture that honours the vernacular yet is technologically sound

Let There be Light
Wed, Mar 08, 2017

Studio Carrom, which dressed the Buckingham Palace with a peacock projection for the launch of the UK-India Year of Culture 2017, on allowing nostalgia to find its place in their designs

Rooms of their own: Three of India’s leading architects on the biases they have overcome
Sun, Mar 05, 2017

We speak to three women architects in the country who set up offices on their own steam, stayed conscious of their values and questioned the very definition of architecture.

‘Architecture is larger than life, it outlives you’
Sun, Feb 19, 2017

The Mughal Museum will come up at the Taj Mahal complex in Agra next year. How much of the Taj and its history is in the museum? Architects Sourabh Gupta and Alexander Schwarz, who designed it, answer a few questions.

House is a Feeling
Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto on how his houses wrestle with space and convention

Top of the Line
Thu, Feb 09, 2017

An exhibition of sketches by architects listens to the sound of imagination

Shape of Our Being
Mon, Feb 06, 2017

A film on homes maps the human body and its constant wrestling with the aspirations of modern living.

‘His was a way of living than just a way of building’
Sat, Feb 04, 2017

A film on the life of architect Laurie Baker posits conscious living and why it’s relevant today.

Leading by Example
Wed, Jan 11, 2017

Architect JR Bhalla, pivotal to the Architects Act 1972, passed away recently

‘The best solar device is timing’
Thu, Dec 22, 2016

Environmentalist Sonam Wangchuk on his plan for an alternative university and how spiritual leaders can help deal with climate change.

Modernist Mappings
Sat, Dec 10, 2016

London-based designer firm Doshi Levien pay homage to Le Corbusier’s Chandigarh in its latest collection.

Question the Answer
Wed, Dec 14, 2016

Monica Narula on the challenges that Raqs Media Collective faced as chief curator of the 11th Shanghai Biennale.

On the Record: On Common Ground
Tue, Nov 22, 2016

A new book on India’s public spaces draws attention to the Indian way of life.

The green drive: Indian wins Rolex Award for philanthropic work
Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Sonam Wangchuk wins Rolex Award for his Ice Stupa Artificial Glacier project in Ladakh

Slice of Life
Fri, Nov 04, 2016

Through his latest exhibition, Delhi-based architect Gautam Bhatia questions the premise of architectural practice in India.

Rising from the Ashes
Sun, Oct 30, 2016

How families, who fled from Muzaffarnagar and Shamli during the 2013 riots, are rebuilding their lives and homes.

Cities should have something for everybody: PK Das
Sun, Oct 16, 2016

Urban planner PK Das, winner of the Jane Jacobs medal 2016, on “anti-urban” gated communities and why architecture should aid democracy.

Sense of a Beginning
Thu, Sep 29, 2016

An artists’ residency on migration and memory culminates in a group show that maps neighbourhoods, transience and movement

Land of Remembrance
Wed, Sep 28, 2016

A UNESCO-supported exhibition on 3,500 years of Jewish history premieres in Delhi.

Unpacking the Everyday
Fri, Sep 23, 2016

Scottish-Indian artist Jasleen Kaur on being a fringe designer, and not playing to the gallery

Water Relief
Wed, Sep 21, 2016

An ideas competition hopes to stimulate discussions around India’s water edges

Portraits of the Past
Tue, Sep 20, 2016

In an exhibition, architect Vidur Bharadwaj presents his paintings within the framework of sustainability.

Going the Distance: India to be the first country to have guest pavilion at London Design Fair 2016
Fri, Sep 23, 2016

At the 2016 London Design Fair, where India is the guest country, designers are showcasing the quiet art of everyday living.