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
Can architecture bring back craft into its storytelling, not only as a way to support artisans but also give an identity to the regional flavours of our country, and reclaim a place that was theirs centuries ago?
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
A “walking sculpture”, a designer, an activist and writer, he never fails to turn heads dressed in fabric and steel, frills and brocade, ribbons and shells, feathers, crystals and over-sized safety pins.
A recent exhibition in Delhi, organised by INTACH, J&K Chapter, Department of Tourism, Kashmir and India International Centre, Delhi, displayed the “Sacred Architecture of Kashmir”, showing how spiritual traditions continued in form and structure.