In the 1970’s architect and “Garbage Warrior” Micheal Reynolds pioneered the concept of Earthships – passive solar buildings that are made by using waste materials. Continue reading Waste management and architecture
If I may call India the land of invasions, it would not at all be an exaggeration. Time and again our rich natural resources, climate, gold, spices, textile etc have attracted foreigners starting from Alexander and ending with the British … Continue reading How have the British changed us
Pens are an inseparable part of an architect’s kit. Sketching, scribbling, taking notes, an architect’s pen should be very functional, with a smooth flow, and make a style statement too. Let’s have look at the most impressive style statements available … Continue reading 10 must have pens for an architect
It’s already mid-2017. It’s a far cry from the days that I learnt architecture when the tools of the trade were pretty simple. Paper and pencil would do it for most architects and their practices. However today as with their … Continue reading 10 must have gadgets for an Architect of today
Art and design have no boundaries of mediums. A designer is always searching for new mediums to give the world something new, beyond its imagination. That’s why same desire has driven many architects into turning their heads and hands towards … Continue reading When architects become product designers
2008 it was! A year that marked the beginning of my teaching career. So it all started with Basic Design. As a student, I always used to wonder whether Basic Design is any which ways related to architecture? Why do we … Continue reading Lateral Thinking : A practice much needed today
Superfoods: Do we really need them? The need for holistic health awareness is being felt more than ever before mainly due to the jet-setter lifestyles many of us lead and the resultant high incidence of lifestyle diseases and destructive illnesses … Continue reading Superfoods: Do we really need them?
It is a wide assumption that people dress well to impress only at parties. The way you dress and carry yourself makes a great impact in all public appearances. This includes your daily attire too. Your clients, co-workers and fellow … Continue reading What does your tie say about you?