From Diagram to Design by Kamu Iyer

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 for a work of … Read more

An essay for a book to be published by IIID

What is the relationship of Design to our everyday lives? “The few who claim that appreciation and promotion of beauty is their prerogative find it only in art galleries and museums and seldom elsewhere. But beauty is to be found everywhere, even in daily life, if you look for it”. These words said by Mulk … Read more

Learning from a Design Jury

Guwahati College of Architecture Magazine May 2010 I am writing this article after a day long jury of a Master’s program in urban housing and conservation. As usual a jury session is always a learning experience because a person more set in his views has an opportunity to see new ideas and ask and listen … Read more