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NBCC invites tenders from Architects – CoA Objects

The Council of Architecture, India, the apex body constituted by Government of India under the Architects Act 1972, entrusted with the powers of regulating quality of architectural education and architectural practice has strongly objected to the NBCC’s process of appointing...
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Just a Qualified Architect – Abhishek Bij on Sussane Khan Issue

Just a Qualified Architect – Abhishek Bij on Sussane Khan Issue

Sussanne Khan is being discussed in various architectural groups, on Social Media and even offline. She has been booked for cheating by Panaji Police for allegedly projecting herself as an Architect. The Architects Act, 1972 protects the use of the title &#...
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Council of Architecture will come heavily down on the institutes flouting norms – Vijay Garg, Vice President, CoA

The Council of Architecture (COA) has been constituted by the Government of India under the provisions of the Architects Act, 1972, enacted by the Parliament of India, which came into force on 1st September, 1972. The Act provides for registration...
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Open letter to the President, Council of Architecture

Dear Sir, We know you must be feeling the tremors of the fiasco that the CoA’s logo design competition has turned out to be.  And yes, this letter is about the same. The council of architecture has been called the...
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Engineers are not architects.. – Abhishek Bij

Engineers are not architects.. – Abhishek Bij

Recent ruling by Madhya Pradesh High Court has put the whammy on architects. Architects in India is a small community of about 60000 professionals, but every year the number seems to be substantially growing. On the other side Engineers (Civil) are...
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Engineers will have same powers as architects – High Court

Engineers will have same powers as architects – High Court

The recent ruling by High Court of Madhya Pradesh, where it said that Engineers to have same powers as Architects has created a huge furore among architectural fraternity in India. The picture of the judgement, from Hindustan Times, Bhopal is...
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Council of Architecture, India launches Discussion Forum

Council of Architecture, India launches Discussion Forum

Council of Architecture, India recently launched a dedicated discussion forum to enable open discussions, exchange of ideas, sharing feedbacks among professionals, students, educators and others who may be interested in architecture. ArchitectureLive! had publ...
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Straight Talk with The President Council of Architecture, India

On October 1, 2012, Prof. Uday Gadkari, became President of Council of Architecture, India by way of elections. The profession and architecture education in India in last few years has witnessed rapid changes.  This can be attributed to changing needs of...
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Council of Architecture, India gets a new President

Council of Architecture, India,  got its new President, Prof. Uday Gadkari today by way of elections. A short biography of Prof. Uday Gadkari: President, Council of Architecture, India Commissioner : PACE 2012 Director, IDEAS (Institute of Design Education &a...
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Amendments to the Architects Act – Why this Kolaveri di?

This blog post is in continuation my earlier post on my perception on our relationship to the Council of Architecture and, in turn, COA’s efforts (or lack thereof) in improvement of architectural practice and education. Unsurprisingly, the article rang up...
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Council of Architecture, Architect’s Act, Blah Blah Blah… Do we really care?

I may gently presume that all those who are caring to read this post are Architects (or thereabouts). If so, then after finishing five years of B.Arch education, many of you would have registered with the Council of Architecture (CoA). There...
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