I joined Doshi when I was in my third year of architecture. Doshi narrating work and life his experience with legends like Corbusier, was a treat in itself. Continue reading Working with the architect maestro B.V. Doshi
Cost of project or value engineering is the most common term used in monthly review meetings. Every builder wants to save money and increase his profits. The intent of this blog is to give a few design and detailing tips … Continue reading Reducing the construction costs
Born and brought up on the beaches of Genoa, a tiny kid was taking lessons from the sea. The untouchable light and the infinite waters of the sea taught him a language. Continue reading Ar. Renzo Piano: An artist of light and space
Is it the ambition that overrides the need of the building’s occupants? Is architecture about problem-solving and not just creating fashionable buildings? Continue reading Starchitecture: Is it a worthwhile concept?
Japan is a hotbed for contemporary architecture with lots of attractive creations mainly in the leading cities, especially the city, Tokyo. The growth of big cities has led to the appearances of skyscrapers and a variety of buildings exhibiting artistic imagination. Let us … Continue reading 10 must see Architectural creations in Tokyo
I remember drawing birds over the sketch of the Taj-Mahal in my history exam, as I had nothing much to write and something was to be done to kill time. Continue reading History of architecture: learning from past to prepare for the future
Universal Design must be included right from the inception of the project. For larger projects, including universal design in site planning and landscaping is crucial. Continue reading Universal Design : The 5 W’s and How
“I am not inventing something new. I am just using existing material differently.” When someone like Shigeru Ban says this, one wants to dig in more, to know what he is saying. Shigeru Ban, a Pritzker Prize-winning architect, can be described as … Continue reading Material Master: Shigeru Ban
Amal (Hope) Good things take time. And for something of the scale of The Louvre, Abu Dhabi, it takes a little more than that! The building was open to the public in November 2017, after 10 years of delay in … Continue reading The Louvre, Abu Dhabi : What is so special about it?