Category Archives: Interviews

Book Launch at Sir JJ College of Architecture, Photo credit AAJJA

Apurva Bose Dutta launches her book, Architectural Voices of India

Ar. Apurva Bose Dutta, an award-winning architectural journalist from Bengaluru speaks with Gallopper about her recently-released book, ARCHITECTURAL VOICES OF INDIA, and a little more. Architectural Voices of India: A Blend of Contemporary and Traditional Ethos, published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK is Apurva’s first book as an author. It features the journeys of 17 iconic architects of India, and, simultaneously assimilates their thoughts, perspectives and visions to understand where the architecture and building industry is heading and where Indian architecture is positioned in the…

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Raja Manohar , Architect turned techie

Raja Manohar is an Indian entrepreneur who runs mobile technology-driven businesses. He is the Founder and CEO of Hexolabs Interactive, a mobile value added services company offering services in emerging markets such as India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Kenya and Brazil. His organization offers solutions for low-end mobile phones to address the needs of the non-smartphone mobile consumers in emerging markets. His team has been named among the TR35 – TOP 20 Young Innovators in India and received ‘Social Innovator of the year 2012’ by MIT Tech Review India for the development of speech enabled mobile solutions for Indian market.  World Economic…

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Architect Christopher Charles Benninger in conversation with Gallopper

On a pleasant late winter day, we spent half a day on a freewheeling chat with legendary Architect Christopher Charles Benninger and Managing Director Ramprasad Akisetti. It was by far the most insightful chat we have had so far with a man of his stature. Not only is he one of the rare humble ones, but he is witty, sharp and a man so caring about his fellow workers. We spoke about his thoughts on the future of India, about SmartCities, about ‪#‎MakeInIndia‬ and so…

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