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In Pursuit of Happiness

An exhibition in Ahmedabad presents the work of Manisha Shodhan Basu, whose experiments in design privilege the emotional over the technical.

The airports of the future have arrived

Two of the biggest airports in the world — Istanbul and Beijing — aim to make travel easier and faster for the passengers who use them.


Where the Hearth is

Like all developing cities around the world, Cambodia’s capital is no stranger to unregulated growth. With rapid urbanisation comes chaos and poor planning, and Special Economic Zones are often found to exclude people in their plans.

‘Preservation of heritage is vital to retain cultural identity of our cities’

The conservation management plan for the Chandigarh Museum and Art Gallery will be a holistic approach. It will focus on the iconic modern building designed by architect Le Corbusier around 1962 which houses invaluable collections.

Man Who Stops Time: Balkrishna V Doshi’s humanist approach to architecture

The 2018 Pritzker Laureate Balkrishna V Doshi’s structures represent his humanist approach and are all about the experience.

Mumbai: Architecture exhibition begins tomorrow

In the exhibition that runs over 100 metres, models, installations and video clips will open on February 23 and remain on display at the Nehru Science Centre till March 4.


Known worldwide, Pierre Jeanneret’s soul still lives on in Chandigarh

From 1951 to 1965 Jeanneret was the anchor of the creation and development of Chandigarh with his legacy continuing to impact the city to date through the young architects he trained with extreme patience and devotion.

Made in India

From its cultural heritage to its industrial embrace, objects from India find mention in a book that honours form, material and memory

Come into the Light

A grim factory in Noida turns into a sun-filled learning space, even as it holds on to its industrial past

Council of Architecture: Panel gives nod to national entrance test, members object

The draft regulations make a national-level exam, conducted by an agency or CoA, mandatory for admission to all undergraduate architectural programmes in all government and private institutions. Currently, most institutions offering architecture programmes admit students through the NATA score.

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An ode to the legacy of architect Zaha Hadid: A look at her stunning creations

Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid who was known for her modernist, futuristic designs that included the swooping aquatic center for the 2012 London Olympics died at the age of 65. Here's a look at her stunning creations.