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ARCHITECTURE NEWS

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.

What does a nation’s architecture say about its aspirations, politics and drawbacks?

December 22, 2019 12:46 pm

With the redesign of the Central Vista in the national capital imminent, tracing India’s socialist, democratic fabric through its public architecture.

Architect and artist Martand Khosla’s latest show is a witness to the possibilities in cities

September 04, 2019 8:28 am

In his latest solo show, Delhi-based Khosla continues to engage with the idea of a city from different perspectives, following his previous trysts motivated by the lives of labourers and construction sites and materials.

Feeding Minds

July 11, 2019 1:03 am

A lecture platform of 20 years connects generations of architects to their peers.

From Crocodile Arena Stadium to Elephant Tower: Bizarre animal-shaped buildings around the world

July 09, 2019 3:27 pm

From land to sea creatures, take a look at animal-shaped buildings that must be on every traveller's bucket list.

In Pursuit of Happiness

January 18, 2019 12:26 am

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

December 05, 2018 12:11 pm

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

September 20, 2018 12:05 am

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.

ARCHITECTURE PHOTOS

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.