The Secret Of Campus Design with CCBA

Designing spaces for learning is not a straight forward output. The unifying language, developed by CCBA over 4 decades of practice, and it’s vocabulary consists of various design principles. In th 8-week ACEDGE STUDIO by Dariaus Choksi from the Christopher Charles Benninger Architects, we will explore the secrets of campus design.

Ethos alumni making us proud: Suchit Mutha

Ethos’ main objective is to be the wind beneath the wings of young minds that are to shape our built environment in the years to come. And when we learn about our alumni’s achievements, we feel proud in sharing them with the world. Ar. Suchit Dilip Mutha from Ahmednagar was born and brought up in…

A tete-a-tete with Ar. Anubha Fatehpuria: Mentor of ‘Architecture Ephemeral .01’

This summer ACEDGE is hosting a course called Architecture Ephemeral .01 ! as part of its Summer UNschool. The course is designed to help the learners interpret and design performing spaces keeping different user requirements in mind- the performer, backstage helpers, audience etc. The course aims at exploring the similarities of Natyashashtra and Vastushashtra. The…

A tete-a-tete with ‘Art, You Can!’ mentor Ankon Mitra

This summer ACEDGE is hosting a special course called Art, You Can! as part of its Summer UNschool. The course is designed by international Artist-Architects for future Artists. Live webinars will be conducted from 12th May – 30th June 2019, followed by 2 months (July/August) of an art project – submission for which will be…

All-Inclusive Facture-ism

by Shailesh Kintsugi [ Architect | Activist | Artist ] Let’s do this. Let’s picture the world kaleidoscopic, free from a limited spectrum of greys. All in all, we know we’ve built our worlds upon grim walls of ignorance. Let’s revisit these walls once before we strengthen our foundations. And build our rainbows. Shall we?…

Architecture Education in India – Challenges and Opportunities

by Akshay Rege ,Winner : Juror’s Choice award – ‘Architecture Education in India -Challenges & Opportunities’ at Annual NASA Convention 2019 Writing Architecture Trophy 1. Introduction Education whether formal or informal has been a subject of much interest to Indians. Accordingly, they developed systems to create, update and propagate knowledge. Even through tragic and eventful…

In Search of an Experience

With Architect Mahesh Radhakrishnan from the Madras office of Architects and Designers An 8-week long journey into exploration of design with materials as the starting point, this studio offered an unconventional perspective on design development. Aptly named,  “In Search of an Experience” delves into a process where the end result is unknown and often surprising!  A…

Looking at Architectural History today and the Problems of Banister Fletcher’s: A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method

Kaustav Ghosh, Architectural Historian and Theorist Once we start discussing history, in general, we dive into information often neglecting our own histories with history. We have taken for granted that studying history doesn’t encompass our lived experiences with events or objects, rather restricts itself to information pertaining to the period when it is conceived. So,…