The architectural wonder of impermanent cities – TED talk by Rahul Mehrotra

The architectural wonder of impermanent cities

The architectural wonder of impermanent cities

Every 12 years, a megacity springs up in India for the Kumbh Mela religious festival — what’s built in ten weeks is completely disassembled in one. What can we learn from this fully functioning, temporary settlement? In a visionary talk, urban designer Rahul Mehrotra explores the benefits of building impermanent cities that can travel, adapt or even disappear, leaving the lightest possible footprint on the planet.

Source: www.ted.com/talks/rahul_mehrotra_the_architectural_wonder_of_impermanent_cities

David Adjaye selected to design the new Kiran Nadar Museum in Delhi

David Adjaye selected to design the new Kiran Nadar Museum in Delhi

David Adjaye selected to design the new Kiran Nadar Museum in Delhi

Sir David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates will design the new Kiran Nadar Museum of Art and Cultural Center in New Delhi. The announcement was made yesterday at the Venice Art Biennale, where the UK-Ghanian archi…

Source: bustler.net/news/7266/david-adjaye-selected-to-design-the-new-kiran-nadar-museum-in-delhi

Status of Architectural Education in India – Ar. Vijay Garg

 

On 4th May 2019, 11.00 AM ACEDGE conducted a live open Ask-Me-Anything session on the status of Architectural Education in India with Acting President of the Council of Architecture (COA, India) Ar Vijay Garg, moderated by Prof. Manoj Mathur. Here is the recording of the session.

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https://www.acedge.in/courses/take/AMA-VG-ARI/lessons/7069667-ama-recording-from-4th-may-2019

 

Celebrating the genius behind ‘Steinabad’ in Delhi – Times of India

Celebrating the genius behind ‘Steinabad’ in Delhi – Times of India

Celebrating the genius behind ‘Steinabad’ in Delhi – Times of India

If you have ever marvelled at the wondrous architecture of the India International Centre (IIC) or lazily lounged at the Triveni Kala Sangam or have b

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/celebrating-the-genius-behind-steinabad-in-delhi/articleshow/60779898.cms

Ar. B V Doshi wins the Pritzker Award

Balkrishna Doshi | The Pritzker Architecture Prize

Balkrishna Doshi | The Pritzker Architecture Prize

Balkrishna Doshi was born in Pune, India on August 26, 1927, into an extended Hindu family that had been involved in the furniture industry for two generations. Displaying an aptitude for art and an understanding of proportion at a young age, he was exposed to architecture by a school teacher. He began his architecture studies in 1947, the year India gained independence, at the Sir J.J . School of Architecture Bombay (Mumbai), the oldest and one of the foremost institutions for architecture in India.

Source: www.pritzkerprize.com/laureates/balkrishna-doshi