June 1, 2020

Laurie Baker used to say, “we should be thinking and designing as Indians for Indians in India. The buildings I see have nothing to do with the normal life of the Kerala individual or with the climate or with the materials available.”

We have a rich and varied kind of v...

March 15, 2020

There is only good architecture and bad architecture. Whether architecture follows one of the styles such as modern, post-modern, victorian or art nouveau, if architecture is good, then it will be timeless.

One of the major characteristics of "good architecture" is that...

March 5, 2020

Last week, I gave a Petcha Kutcha talk (D-Talks) at the Design Perspective Chennai edition at Leela Palace, Chennai. Architect Sameera Rathod, Murali Murugan, Taher Zoyab, Oscar and Ponni were the other speakers.

February 29, 2020

A full day session took place on timber conservation for the students of Delhi School of Planning & Architecture and Intach Heritage Academy.

February 10, 2020

Kevin Kuriakose's website www.kevinkuriakose.com Kevin has finished his Masters in Architecture from Oslo School of Design, Norway

February 7, 2020

A very contemporary building designed by RMA Architects in the same compound as the historic Prince of Wales Museum (the present Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj Va

January 29, 2020

Sustainable Development is a development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. This definition is given in the "Our Common Future" report commonly referred to as the Brundtland Report. But I...

January 28, 2020

I had a chance to visit the works being carried out by AKDN in Nizamuddin Area. Many historic buildings such as the Chausath Khambah etc. are being conserved