Photoshopped Architecture – A recapitulation by Anupriya Saraswat

Photoshopped Architecture – A recapitulation by Anupriya Saraswat

The dialogue that spanned a month and a half is now coming to an end – as we wrap up our discussion about portrayal of architecture through the photographic medium, we glance back and attempt to reconcile the nuances we...
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“Deception by Design..” – Dwaipayan Chakravarty on Photoshopped Architecture

“Deception by Design..” – Dwaipayan Chakravarty on Photoshopped Architecture

When I was contacted by ArchitectureLive! to weigh in on ‘Photoshopped Architecture’ – a term coined by them – I admit, my interest was piqued. As an architect, my own relationship with visual media has been the very crux of...
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Safety in the Streets – Designing Safer, More Comfortable Cities

In the light of the recent tragic and severely brutal rape in our capital city, the country has witnessed a strong mobilisation of emotions, political intent and public outcry towards making our country safer for our women – including the...
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ARCHITECTS, PROFESSION AND THE RIGHT TO PRACTICE

ARCHITECTS, PROFESSION AND THE RIGHT TO PRACTICE

(An article exploring in the abstract the Intrusion into the practice of this profession in INDIA by professionals foreign and otherwise not registered to practice in the country.) Preamble: By Ar. Dwaipayan Chakravarty, Architect and Urban Designer, Pune Rece...
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Smart Phones! What’s your pick, Architects?

This blog post forms the first article on a trilogy of tech-articles related to Architects and their Boy-Toys.  The mobile phone market in India is the fastest growing market in the world. Every since the advent of the chunky block...
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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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