Whose Scope is it?

By Bhavin Patel, Senior Architect, SJK Architects In any family matrix, who takes the servile role of cooking in the kitchen & doing laundry for the home? Who is responsible for buying groceries & vegetables? Which family member is responsible to lead the household repair works? Were these roles assigned to each family member or…

Zines

By Manasvini S. Manasvini was a learner at the Art, You Can course mentored by Ankon Mitra in the Summer of 2019. !As an artist, She believes that her work needs to serve a purpose- either to comfort, bring awareness, or to reflect. In order to see change in our own lifetimes, it is our…

Rest in Placidity: Satish Gujral, Michael Sorkin, and Michael McKinnell

The world felt a great sense of loss when it learned of the demise of these three prominent personalities of architecture and design in March 2020. Satish Gujral Satish Gujral, 94, was a Padma Bhushan awardee, commended artist, architect, sculptor, painter, and writer. He was born in Jhelum in pre-partition Punjab and lost his hearing…

Chaukhat, Darwaza, Jharokha- The case of Mangaldas ni Haveli, Ahmedabad

The course ‘Chaukhat, Darwaza, Jharokha’, mentored by Dr. Anuradha Chatterjee is an enabler to aspiring historians, urbanists, students and professionals of Architecture, to help them interpret Historic buildings and the meanings their surfaces generate in relation with the Public realm. It also intends to introduce the learners to Critical thinking and helps them translate their…

Ethos of an Architect

As Architects and Designers we are often faced with dilemmas that come with diverse convictions. It is often daunting when we realize the impact that would be caused with every line drawn, every thought translated onto paper. We all have different experiences that mould and shape the way we think and act. As Architects, it…