Walking as a design method

One form of fieldwork technique, walking together, creates an immediate knowledge shared with the people encountered on the site. It interacts with and instantaneously affects the environment. The city informs the walker at the same time as the walker acts upon the site. The gaze that gives life to something. Finding the unknown, the invisible,… Continue reading Walking as a design method

Implementing the Philosophy of 2021 Pritzker Laureates in Indian Context

For more than three decades, Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal have grappled with uncertainty and extinction. Abiding by their deeply rooted belief in the preservation of things they have strived to resurrect what has been left for dead. Old crumbling buildings on the brink of collapse have gained new life on their drawing boards to… Continue reading Implementing the Philosophy of 2021 Pritzker Laureates in Indian Context

10 must-see architectural wonders in Berlin

Berlin, the German capital, remains alive in the 21st-century landscape as the city that has seen and borne it all. Competing political ideologies manifested themselves in the urban landscape of the city whilst radical design movements such as Bauhaus and Modernism played an important role in shaping this landscape. The construction of the Berlin Wall… Continue reading 10 must-see architectural wonders in Berlin

Colours in archviz and photography: perception vs reality

What is the colour of the building in the above image? Do you think it’s blue? Then read on. If you are a real estate developer or an architect working with a 3D visualiser for architectural visualisation, you might have experienced a frustrating incident where your white building has started looking yellowish in the day… Continue reading Colours in archviz and photography: perception vs reality

Studio LDG: Redefining the workplace

‘Sustainable design’ lies at the core of the architectural and interior design work that Landmark Design Group undertakes. That is why when it was time to design their own stand-alone ‘dream’ Studio for a team of about 30, the ‘wish-list’ was, of course, endless and highly ambitious; all to be accomplished within a relatively small piece of… Continue reading Studio LDG: Redefining the workplace

Why We Need To Reimagine HVAC Systems After Covid-19?

Open windows. Ventilated homes. In Germany, they have a word for this, Luften. It roughly translates in English to ventilate. To replace stale old air with fresh air. The Germans are supposed to be pretty obsessed with Luften. They are known to ventilate their homes by opening up windows even at the peak of the… Continue reading Why We Need To Reimagine HVAC Systems After Covid-19?