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Why work when you can play?

This article has been written by Parthajeet Sarma. He is a Chevening scholar (Oxford University), writer, award-winning innovator and entrepreneur. 15 years out of his over two decades of work experience, has been as an entrepreneur. Set up in 2003, iDream has metamorphosed to be a boutique strategic management consultancy, handholding change management in corporate organisations, by following a unique method of using ‘space’ as the starting point of innovation. His third book ‘The radically changing nature of Work, Workers & Workplaces’  released in June…

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Anthony Raj and the Centre for Indigenous Architecture

“We must leave the built-site better than we found it.” This has been the foremost belief of the Centre for Indigenous Architecture and in almost all their projects they believe they have developed the site into a better place. Anthony Raj, Founder-Director of Centre for Indigenous Architecture (CFIA) worked in the corporate sector for nearly four decades, before he discovered the beauty and the benefits of indigenous architecture in 2010. His early career included stints as Proof Reader (Chemical Weekly), Economic Research Assistant (Economic Scene…

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Meet the 63 years young Architect, Bobbie Vijayakkar, an “origami maniac”

Bobbie Vijayakkar firmly believes, “Just because you are breathing at this moment…. that’s not living? But if you are pursuing your passion and also enjoying it….thats what is living!” And he lives his life by this dictum. The decisive, action oriented and result focused Bobbie Vijayakkar, completed his formal education in Architecture from the country’s premier institute Sir J.J. College of Architecture, Mumbai in 1977 and registered with the Council of Architecture, Delhi. He is an Associate Member of the Indian Institute of Architects and Associated…

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