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Trainees visit to ‘Kaav’ at Kabini

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Discussion 28 – Presentation on Artists

We had an interesting presentation by trainee architect Waqif on works by a few artists, both Indian and international. A few of the interesting works are given below –   Amy Shackleton is a New York based artist who works … Continue reading

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Stapati is featured in the ‘Deccan Chronicle’

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Stapati featured in ‘ARCHITECT& INTERIORS India’

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City Centre, Kolkata

The City Centre Mall in Salt Lake City, done by Charles Correa is a unique shopping mall, not the stereotypical closed glass-box that one finds everywhere. Correa has defined the mall typology in his signature vocabulary – crisp volumes juxtaposed … Continue reading

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STAPATI wins SIX awards in ‘IIA State Awards for Excellence in Architecture 2012′

GOLD LEAF AWARD – Category –  HOSPITALITY & TOURISM Project  -   ALILA DIWA AT GOA Alila Diwa is designed with Goan sensibilities overlaid with modern vocabulary. We wanted it to be as contextual to the place and time as possible. … Continue reading

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Fish Painting!!!

An office is often defined by the culture that prevails, the activities that happen. We at Stapati believe that architecture encompasses all the arts and that allied arts are of utmost importance to keep us refreshed and to have the … Continue reading

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Discussion 27 – Subodh Gupta

Indian contemporary artists are currently gaining a lot of attention worldwide. These young breed of artists are making a mark on the international scene, both in terms of quality of work as well as in the value their works are … Continue reading

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Discussion 26 – B.V.Doshi’s works

B.V.Doshi is one of the most revered architects’ of modern India. In a career spanning many decades, he has helped define an Indian vocabulary, especially in the post-independence era when the country was searching for an identity. Along with his … Continue reading

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Discussion 25 – Calatrava & K.S.Radhakrishnan

Santiago Calatrava’s works were the topic for discussion during this Tuesday’s discussion. Following a short video on his works & his philosophies, there was a discussion on the relevance of his works – whether it was justified to spend so … Continue reading

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Works of Luis Barragan – Discussion 25

‘Architecture as a sublime act of poetic imagination’  The works of Luis Barragan were the focus of our weekly meeting. A video documentary on the amazing works of Barragan was a huge inspiration and was watched with rapt attention by … Continue reading

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Dallas Theatre – Discussion 24

  The Dallas theatre designed by the OMA, with Joshua Prince Ramus as the project architect, was one of the topics for our weekly discussions. The video on the evolution of the design was an inspiring one with Ramus taking … Continue reading

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Apartment design -The way forward – Discussion 23

What is the best way to provide a holistic build environment when one is designing high density vertical housing? How can we create environments that are more interactive, more social, and more sustainable? This was the question that was posed … Continue reading

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