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Saturday, September 25, 2021



Sunday Long Reads: 20th anniversary of 9/11, Ronnie Screwvala interview, mother nature, and more

September 12, 2021 9:23 am

Here's your list of this week's special stories that you must read!

Can you build a house in seven days? Anupama Kundoo can

September 11, 2021 10:31 am

The 2021 RIBA Charles Jencks Award and Auguste Perret Prize-winning architect's strategy has helped reduce buildings’ environment footprint, housed more and supported local economies

‘Gira Ben to most of us was the sun, the moon, a shining star’

July 20, 2021 12:28 pm

Textile designer Jayshree Poddar remembers aesthete and pioneer Gira Sarabhai as someone with an eye for locating beauty

Didi Contractor, champion of low-waste buildings, is no more

July 06, 2021 6:00 am

The self-taught architect, who worked for more than three decades in Kangra Valley, Himachal Pradesh, gave a contemporary edge to traditional materials such as mud, bamboo and slate

‘To be more free is what the future suggests’

July 07, 2021 1:38 pm

Lebanese architect-scholar Hashim Sarkis on curating the ongoing Venice Architecture Biennale, finding new possibilities of spatial interaction and why cities matter

Architect-urban designer MN Ashish Ganju, radical thinker and community builder, passes away

May 07, 2021 5:14 pm

For over four decades Ganju worked among the marginalised and searched for indigenous ways to build and understand architecture

Noted architect Vikram Lall passes away in Brussels

December 28, 2020 10:00 am

His notable work includes the sprawling Buddha Smriti Park in Patna which was inaugurated by the Dalai Lama in 2010

'Small is necessary as it can build a future of a clean and green India'

July 04, 2020 8:00 pm

Architect Nisha Mathew Ghosh, who will curate the India Pavilion of the London Design Biennale 2021, shares her preliminary thoughts on green ideas that will make up a billion stories

Urban development for the economically weaker section is less than 15 per cent, says Ranjit Sabikhi

May 19, 2020 10:00 am

The Delhi-based architect and urban designer speaks about cross subsidies for the urban poor to have a right to the city, his latest book that delves into the faultlines of urban planning and public spaces in a Covid landscape

How COVID-19 makes us reimagine our workspaces and the way we work

March 21, 2020 8:42 am

The coronavirus has taught us to split teams, work in shifts or work from home. Office layouts, too, have changed. Architects gear up to implement design ideas that may actually make for more efficient use of space