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Series of thoughts and articles on the relevance of architecture in today’s society.
Nari Gandhi in his letter to the Indian Institute of Architects, on ethics and the state of the profession.
..how important really is architecture for society? Is it important enough that it starts influencing the fabric of our existence, or negligible enough if taken into account its temporary existential period? Is it that architects boasted the profession in past, just to seek importance, or was the profession really that powerful?
The shiny, monolithic skyscrapers of Gurgaon cannot possibly look any more out of place than when viewed from the unique vantage point that Aya
Proceeding with our discussion on ‘Architecture- Disconnected?’, we got in touch with Prof. Manoj Mathur from School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi. When asked about
We continue our discussion on ‘Architecture – Disconnected?’, inviting the opinions of Prof. Nalini Thakur from School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi – and she
Sanjay Prakash quotes on the role and relevance of architects today in the society: Below, As an ancient profession, architecture was never really close to
We talked to some eminent architects from Hyderabad about how they perceived the situation, gauging their responses against the prevalent trends of builder-led development in India, and an ostensible lack of ‘social conscience’ as previously described by Ar. Gautam Bhatia.
Nasser Rabbat traces back social relevance in the architecture of pre-modern times, reminding us that historically architecture has been the preserve of rulers and high
Henri Fanthome on the relevance of the architecture profession today.
Though architecture exists all around us, architecture of value (not economical) is disconnected from the people mainly because of its inaccessibility. People are deprived of
We talked to Gautam Bhatia about the role and relevance of architects today in the society, particularly India. We asked, ‘Has the profession distanced itself
This was exactly 32 years ago, when Jagdeep Desai, an architect received a reply from Nari Gandhi on his question about the state of architecture
Firstly, we need to clarify what we mean by architecture. Conventional meaning of ‘Architect’ is working in a consultancy firm, registering with the CoA (Council
In this post, under the series of articles titled ‘Architecture — Disconnected?’, Dr. Shashi Bhooshan talks about the relevance of architecture today in the society.