Category Archives: Sustainability

A Candid Video Interview with the Legend, Architect Prem Nath

Premier Architect Prem Nath, established Prem Nath and Associates in 1967 as an Architectural and Interior Designing Firm offering engineering services all over India. Prem Nath is a cheerful and passionate human being and his demeanor is almost infectious. He has a child-like enthusiasm and passion to think way ahead of his time.  Here is a candid interview with the legend. Premier Architect Prem Nath, is one of the most celebrated architects of India.  He is the recipient of “Design Legend” felicitation from Society Interiors in 2015 and One…

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Architecture is mostly Common Sense – Laurie Baker

Laurence Wilfred “Laurie” Baker, born on  2 March 1917 , a British by birth was a practising Indian architect, renowned for his initiatives in cost-effective energy-efficient architecture and designs that maximized space, ventilation and light and maintained an uncluttered yet striking aesthetic sensibility. He effectively combined  traditional techniques, with indigenous innovations to bring down the cost of construction dramatically. Baker studied architecture in Birmingham Institute of Art and Design  and graduated in 1937, at the age of 20 and became an Associate Member of the Royal Institute of Architects…

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Designing to make a difference -Nupur Prothi Khanna

“Designing to make a difference” is the key dictum to every design approach that Nupur Prothi Khanna develops. More often than not, landscape architecture is viewed as an add-on, or an adornment to built spaces. Its significance is undermined by the fact that it is invariably the last thing to arrive at site. Ironically though, Nupur states that it also makes the first impression! Nupur’s education in Physical Planning, Landscape Architecture and Heritage conservation has brought with it the realization that an important precursor to design…

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