The Big Architect Archive
In India, there is a lot of opportunity to put cybertecture right into the heart of planning and designing new towns and cities. Ar James Law, Chairman & CEO, James Law Cybertecture In an interview with Zaid Lakdawala, Hong Kong based Cybertect James Law shares his unique perspective on today’s building designing. He also talks
“The need of the hour is to aggressively promote green buildings and paint the country green,” Dr Prem C Jain, Chairman, Indian Green Building Council In an interview with ACE Update, Dr Prem C Jain, Chairman, Indian Green Building Council shares his views on how green buildings benefit owners and occupants. He also talks about
“Architecture is an ever encompassing feeling which we experience all the time,” says Ar. Sabeena Khanna
“Perhaps architecture is beyond art and should be looked upon beyond functionality, form and aesthetics,” remarks Prof. Charanjit S. Shah, Founding Principal, Creative Group
“We have the potential and the capabilities to do complete design, planning and execution within the country itself,” believes Parish Kapse, Partner and Director, Team One Architects
“Our evolution as a design studio has happened with big creative ideas and that hopefully will remain the essence of our way,” remarks Architect Kalhan Mattoo
“I am very curious to see how our speculations about communication and public space might transform once they [projects] are handed over and begin their [projects] own lives,” says Architect and Artist Juergen Mayer H
Today’s budding architects are slaves to technology which has in a way made them want it all easy and super quick...Their minds are greatly creative but restricted by technology.
“I design projects to connect to their surroundings: city and place. For me, cultural connections are just as essential as connecting to a physical landscape, and as with any holistic process, most things are intertwined,” says Sudhir Jambhekar, Senior Partner, FXFOWLE Architects
Until recently, Mumbai was the only Indian city with high-rise buildings. The financial capital continues to see the highest demand for skyscrapers, as the only option to grow there is vertically.