On a Rainy Day.
(image) On a Rainy Day. In 2007, almost now nearing 8 years- the BATA factory land in Kolkata started transforming into a new living community. Over time many cultural practices had got entrenched- people traversed the lands, it was full of shops; the local community used its grounds for festivals,
Spelt in Black and White – This is it
C.A.R.E. at Trichy , hosts an annual architects series. The first time around they had invited Mohammad Rafiq Azam from Bangladesh. This year its us. This is on 14th December 2014. What is really interesting about this event, is that its perhaps the first time that an architects office is doing an
Unsung and three dimensional.
Rather so often in design offices, the principal designer gets his name splashed in all glory on every magazine cover and every presentation. I have seen firms started by some one ,changing their names , the moment it changes hands. When a son takes over it becomes " & Sons"
Mud House Revisited
In 1993; a few years after I had just started work, with some landscape experience and really no architectural experience, a client who I had done a residential landscape asked me to visit a land he had near town. It was barren. Completely. But had two majestic mango trees on it;