Monthly Archives: August 2013

The local chapter of the Indian Institute of Architects in Ahmedabad started a new lecture series that  invited design practices that were two generations or older, to talk about what does design lineage mean, and to ask how such firms evolve. M/s.Prabhakar B. Bhagwat, was the first in the series. It was an hour long presentation that talked about the genesis of the firm, showed some representative work, and also saw many members of the design team taking the stage and sharing their experience of working in the firm. Ms. Samira Rathod of SRDA: Mumbai, conducted the proceedings. Prof. P. B. Bhagwat and Aniket Bhagwat took the stage together and talked to each other, interrupted each other, corrected each other  in what many felt  was a moment  in design  history. Some…
Invested as it is, to surround the human body, a bit lesser than clothes and a lot more than architecture - interior design is often occupied with marking and occupying spaces for the daily enactment of life - and whilst doing so, it presents a certain aesthetic. In presenting this aesthetic it sometimes clones, at other times is original or evolved - and in the best cases explores a craft or a material. In doing all this, depending on the skill of the maker, it makes the space, rational, poetic, dense, sparse, cluttered, efficient, and other such things. Unfortunately this is what it does - and rarely any more. It rarely communicates the memory of an association, it rarely allows contemplation of a past, and it rarely allows an imagination…
Top
menu logo