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What is our Legacy? – Discussion 3

If the whole of history were to be made into a cartoon strip, most definitely the buildings would do most of the talking, as architecture has always been a mirror and a manifestation of the thoughts of a society at … Continue reading

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Sema Kau Landfill and Urban Design – Discussion 2

And so it seemed to Mr. Vivek that we were wandering far too much in the murky territory of romanticism and needed a bolt of rationality to remain balanced. It was generally agreed that the Indian architects today are stuck … Continue reading

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Form Follows Function – Discussion 1

    Our session this Tuesday began with a discussion on Louis Sullivan’s famous Phrase “Form Follows Function”. The discussion gained relevance in the face of an increasing tendency towards extravagant forms by some of our “starchitects”, who seem to be putting form over … Continue reading

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Architecture Discussion forum

Architecture Discussion Forum is an initiative of STAPATI to promote interaction and explore the various facets of architecture in the present context. Even as we are actively engaged in the architectural trade, the need for continuous learning and experimentation and … Continue reading

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