The gentrification of Matunga and Dadar by Fiona Fernandez (Mid-Day)

The gentrification of Matunga and Dadar Updated on: 27 September,2021 08:28 AM IST  |  MumbaiFiona Fernandez | It’s been a year since city historian, architect and Matunga-born Kamu Iyer passed on. The rapid changes in the original streetscape of the areas that went on to influence his research, were a matter of huge concern to him It’s … Read more


We are in the process of putting together a collection spanning at least four decades from Mr. Iyer’s archives at architects’ combine. This includes articles, newspaper clippings, reports on various subjects such as: General l Art Deco l Housing l Urban Issues l Charles Correa l Architects’ Combine and Kamu Iyer l These resources are downloadable and we request that the use of these … Read more


From Diagram to Design This book contains projects of architecture done over a span of many years. It is not just a catalogue of finished buildings but a recount of the journey of each project, from enquiring into its true nature and searching for the essence of its programme to its logical conclusion. A programme … Read more

“From Diagram to Design” by Kamu Iyer – Book Launch

Architects’ Combine is proud to present Mr. Iyer’s most recent publication, “From Diagram to Design”. In conversation with  Professor Mary Woods, Architect Uday Athvankar and Architect Vandana Ranjitsinh, this event was meant as a celebration of Mr. Iyer’s life, thoughts, and his journey as an architect. The event was held via Zoom on 14th December 2020. We will upload … Read more