The Big Architect Archive

James Law – The Cybertect

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

Painting India ‘Green’

“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 a way of life: Ar. Khanna

“Architecture is an ever encompassing feeling which we experience all the time,” says Ar. Sabeena Khanna

Beyond art and architecture

“Perhaps architecture is beyond art and should be looked upon beyond functionality, form and aesthetics,” remarks Prof. Charanjit S. Shah, Founding Principal, Creative Group

India on its way to become tallest

“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

Designing evolution with creativity

“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

Architecture: blending passion and patience

“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

Budding architects are slaves to technology: Reza Kabul

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.

Design Mantra

“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

High-rise Buildings The Detriments

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.