Indian Institute of Management

Identity & Continuity, IIM Ahmedabad in pictures, by Madhur Goyal

Identity & Continuity, IIM Ahmedabad in pictures, by Madhur Goyal

Fortunately, the Post-Independent India built Insitutions for its new identity and robust vision towards the future. And a modernist movement took a leap in Indian Architectural values. Inevitably, today we see them as Modern Heritage, not only to praise what the Masters built but as architects we take phrases from those poetics to define the contemporary architecture in India and beyond.

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IIM Ahmedabad: Averting an imminent historic catastrophe

IIM Ahmedabad: Averting an imminent historic catastrophe, Dr. S.S.Bhatti

Buildings in Louis Kahn’s IIM Ahmedabad Set to Be Demolished” is the caption of the eminent architectural historian William Curtis published on December 23, 2020, in Architectural Record. He has done an insightful analysis of the problem and written a persuasive piece to dissuade the authorities concerned from their suicidal resolve. For me, the heart-rending news highlights a glaring irony.

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An Open Letter to IIM Ahmedabad, by Prem Chandavarkar

An article in The Indian Express of 25 December 2020 raises some of these concerns and cites you as stating that you have written a letter on 23 December 2020 to all IIMA alumni, and all queries are answered in the letter. I have been through this letter and feel compelled to state that many concerns still remain.

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IIM, Ahemdabad, Bimal patel

New Campus for Indian Institute of Management – Ahmedabad by Bimal Patel

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA), an institute of international repute devoted to management education, announced an architectural competition for its extension in 1999.  This new campus was to be built on the adjacent plot separated from the original campus by a road. After the initial application phase, ten firms were invited for the first and three for the second phase and finally HCP Design, Planning and Management (HCPDPM) was awarded the project. HCPDPM has over fifty years of experience in architecture, urban design, project management and interior design. It was founded by Hasmukh C. Patel in 1960, and is now led by his son, Bimal Patel.

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