UA Lab is a multidisciplinary design studio headed by Vipuja and Krushnakant from Ahmedabad, India.
Katsushi Goto is a practicing architect based in Mumbai and Tokyo, the director of design and research firm, Squareworks in Mumbai.
Rahul Bhushan is an unshakable optimist and visionary; born and brought up in Himachal. His works involve research-design-build project based on positive environmental impact and development of better future of Himachal Pradesh.
Compartment S4 is a unique practice with eight architects who have come together with their passion for design, sustainability and vigor to do something good for the society. In this conversation with the team members, we dwell onto their practices, various initiatives and their future goals.
Praxis for Maneesh is not a way of life. It is life itself – integrating mind, body, and being. It is a process of learning by doing and thus experiential in nature. Praxis potentially unites one’s being with the work one is involved in. Art – be it sculpture, furniture, or architecture, is the expression of the harmony and perfection arising out of this union.
Md. Rafiq Azam is one of the internationally acclaimed architects from Bangladesh practicing for the last 30 years and developed a remarkable style of his own. His architecture is a fusion of tradition, nature, and mysticism with significant harmony. Tiny elements of nature are adorned in his building with poetic beauty and HOUSE to him is not just an abode for humans but a nest for butterflies and birds too.
Peters seminal African Space Making research and its appropriate contribution to fulfilling contemporary African Architectures needs, has had him awarded the FAIA the IntFRIBA, the SAIA Gold Medallist, and a fellow of Sidney Sussex College Cambridge UK. His quest is to bring the genius of Africa, past, present and future to bear on enabling Africans to be proud of who they are.
The Centre of Science and Technology for Rural Development (COSTFORD), is a nonprofit organisation founded in 1985. It is dedicated to changing the social, economic, and political position of marginalised and disadvantaged groups in society
Here, They’re going to describe two typical projects, that while being sustainable and winning awards for these achievements, have given a great return to their investors and hopefully they can inspire these conversations to galvanize more developers to this movement – besides the obvious ethical and scientific reasons for it, besides the immense return for society, there is the selfish return for the developer.
Over the years ZedLab has experimented with transition spaces in different kinds of projects ranging from residential to institutional. In this Talk, the Speaker reflects on this approach to introduce transition spaces at the periphery that creates a protected external environment for the users and the building itself.
In this talk Quaid Doongerwala and Shilpa Ranade Talk about their practice, DCOOP
The talk attempts to develop a theory of sustainability as a developmental practice. It attempts to identify the strategic actions regarding the built environment that might take urbanising India toward environmental security, social and economic equity with low carbon urban living.
This is an illustrated slide lecture that will point out that mainstream architecture, which stressed code compliance, safety, and value for money, became green, with a stress on efficiency and substitution of fossil resources with renewable ones.
The talk is about an entrepreneur’s narration, more of learning from experiments, a commercial try given to main streaming the Appropriate Technologies.
This conversation aims to share experiences, thoughts and enquiries at Dustudio, and an opportunity to redefine the profession, by the process of unlearning, as well as relook at our own timeless traditions.