Category Archives: Knowledge Capsule

Tribute to the Legendary IM Pei by Architect Rahul Ajit Kadam

The world has lost one of the greatest contemporary architects with the passing away of IM Pei on 16th May 2019. I owe my profound gratitude to him for shaping my design thinking right from my student days. I was very fortunate to do a seminar in my third year of architectural studies on his works at BKPS College of Architecture, Pune , under the kind guidance of Ar. P. Kanvinde sir. I recall during the preparation for this seminar, Ar. Mandar Bankhele (my friend and…

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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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A building lives beyond the life of the Architect – Architect Hamir Smart

  In a first of a series of guest articles this article was written and contributed by Architect Hamir Smart. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Sir J.J. College of Architecture, Mumbai and did a Masters in Advance Studies in Architecture, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He established his practice Hamir Smart Architects in 2006. Hamir Smart has extensive experience on a wide variety of projects. With a Canadian education and International exposure, his design experience ranges from Architecture and Urban design to Interior…

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