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Friday, July 23, 2021



‘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

World Environment Day 2021: Architect shares tips on how to make a 'green', sustainable home

June 05, 2021 12:09 pm

This World Environment Day, observed annually on June 5, count on these tips to make your home green.

NATA 2021 admit card: Here's how to download

April 06, 2021 1:13 pm

The first test of NATA 2021 will be conducted across the nation on April 10, 2021. CoA has released the admit card for the exam, which bears the exam day instructions and exam day venue details. Check how to download the NATA hall ticket here.

A Fine Balance: What are the claims of women to public space

November 23, 2020 3:49 pm

The pandemic has brought public life to an unprecedented standstill. A historian reimagines and re-examines form and functionality in the cities which nurture us

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

Why is unbuilt architecture better?

March 04, 2020 10:56 am

A book on unbuilt architectural projects in India points to the possibilities of structural forms and the ambition of limitless imagination.

Hafeez Contractor on why Indians don’t deserve good architecture

February 03, 2020 7:38 pm

‘The world has changed a lot and architects can save the world. But, in India, we can't think beyond the Gateway of India or Taj Mahal. Our architecture has no one to take it forward.'

A conference in Mumbai will celebrate and challenge the notions about women in design

January 02, 2020 12:43 pm

Curators Nandini Somaya Sampat and Ruturaj Parikh talk about the need for such a conference, how women approach design and what makes for women-centric spaces.

Sunday Long Reads: Of architecture, yoga, life and beyond

December 22, 2019 1:32 pm

What does a nation’s architecture say about its aspirations, politics and drawbacks? With the redesign of the Central Vista in the national capital imminent, tracing India’s socialist, democratic fabric through its public architecture and what changes to it mean for the country’s communal life.


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

April 01, 2016 1:17 pm

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.