Article on Communicative English for Architects – Prof. Rupeshwar, SCSA

For most students of architecture, the first few years of learning involve a demanding crash course in architectural jargon. From learning terms as obscure as "gestalt" to redefining your understanding of ideas as simple as "space," learning the architectural lexicon is one of the most mind-bending processes involved in becoming a designer. The dose of accuracy to [...]

Article on Sage

One of the many perks of being an architect is being able to work with clients from various fields and backgrounds and learn new things with every project undertaken.  I'd like to share my experience with a recent client, where we had the chance to be a part of the thinking and design process, right [...]


The term “sustainability” and “sustainable development” have been introduced over the years, but the most commonly cited one comes from the United Nations report “Our Common Future,” known as the Brundtland Report. That report defines “sustainable development” as development that "meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet [...]

Water conservation in ancient India- Prof. Indrayani Joshi

As conservation architects we get to work on a variety of projects ranging from a single building to a residential area to even a town or a city and we are exposed to many nuances of culture. A whole new perspective opens up to so many aspects of the same culture that we have been [...]

The Form of Future cities will depend on Sustainable design – Ar. Chandrakanth

Cities are dynamic to keep pace with rapid population gains. With good city design, the trend could be a positive path for sustainability. There’s always been something fantastical about imagining the cities of the future. We watch science-fiction films that conceptualize flying cars, teleportation machines and floating green parks. Some of us even fantasize about [...]


‘Cube Tube’ is a unique pixilated complex built in China’s new Economic Development Zone

New Age Materials Making a Difference to Sustainable Architecture

It has been argued that high rates of education are essential for countries to be able to achieve high levels of economic growth.

Four Modalities of Learning

Learning modalities are the sensory channels or pathways through which individuals give, receive info

The Economics of Education

Latest generation materials allow for complex geometries and don’t restrict architectural limits ( Pic Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons)         In the age of instant coffee and Karma, can we be far away from instant buildings. Well going by the exponential increase in the number of pre-engineered buildings , popularly referred to as PEBs, it is a [...]