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Originally posted on Markparkinson's Blog:
Here’s an interesting and very telling story from the Guardian newspaper, UK: Guardian newspaper – School Design The gist is that civil servants and politicians, sitting in their ivory towers will dictate to schools and local schools’ management boards about how schools are to be built. This includes what…

10 websites of Indian Architects – Part I

This post is a part of my study about graphics and technology that architects use. I keep asking architects many questions about their websites and identity graphics. With this ‘globalisation’ and ‘corporatisation’, many architects have become more conscious about their presence online and graphics as well. While I continue to work on sorting and collecting the graphics, logos, letterheads … Continue reading

Draft Bye-Laws by UD department, Govt. Of Maharashtra

Credits and Source: Ar. Udayan Kulkarni. The UD Deptt of Govt. of Maharashtra has published a draft of bye-laws for A, B & C class municipal councils and Nagar Panchayats. Read it online below or DOWNLOAD IT FROM HERE.   http://issuu.com/advanirajesh/docs/dcr_abc_published_30_06_11?mode=a_p&wmode=0

Architectural Sketching

If you are an architect or architecture student, and have always been worried about your poor sketching skills, this post is about you, and me. I have always wondered “What kind of sketching architecture students shall be taught?” Again, it is debatable and subjective, what ‘good sketching’ means. For many, it may be good looking … Continue reading

Design X Design Roundtable 2

Opps! looks like I will have to miss this event. Travelling on the same day, July 28, 2011. Anyway, if you are a designer and  in Delhi or around, I highly recommend this event to you designers. Design X Design is an initiative by ‘An Alliance Francaise de Delhi’ & Studio IF, New Delhi which … Continue reading

A national Seminar on Design Planning for Sustainable Habitats

Centre for Sustainable Habitat, Human Settlement management Institute and HUDCO have organised a national level seminar on “Design Planning for Sustainable Habitats” on July 15 and 16 2011 at Jacaranda, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The Seminar will focus on key issues like, Ecological Design Green township Green Buildings LEED Certification Good Governance Green Construction … Continue reading

Indian Architecture Bloggers

I am planning to compile a list of Indian Architecture Bloggers. Inspired by this list of Indian Bloggers, which to my surprise had no name of any architecture blog from India. Following random list of course is not complete or it may not be precise. Please feel free to recommend any blogs if missing from following … Continue reading

Rural Housing Knowledge Network Project

Centre for Rural Development and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi & Human Settlement Management Institute (HUDCO) are partnering to implement a “Rural Housing Knowledge Network Project” for the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India. The objectives of the Project are ? To compile a comprehensive nation-wide Directory of Practitioners, Institutions and Practices related to affordable and sustainable … Continue reading

+91 Residences – Exhibition

I had posted about this event some time back. Today I got an opportunity to visit this exhibition at India Habitat centre and also have a casual chat with the organiser, Nithya Srinivasan of Inform Architects. I will be posting more about this whole event and some of the works displayed there soon. If you are … Continue reading

+91 RESIDENCES Contemporary Indian Houses – An Exhibition

The exhibition in Delhi will feature the 91 completed projects and 19 works-in-progress built/designed by architects across the country between 2000 and 2009 presented at the Bangalore premiere in February 2010 and will be extended to include another 48 projects and 15 models. An associated event comprising presentations by Delhi architects is scheduled on Saturday … Continue reading

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