There is a saying that goes, ‘A place is as rich as the culture that pervades it’, and this saying stands true for the country China. The Chinese have a unique culture and tradition that gives the country its...read more
Western building methods came to China only in the 20th century. Chinese architecture was always robust, grounded, well structured and planned. Modern buildings only sought to combine traditional Chinese designs with Gothic or European architecture that are seen in...read more
History has over several centuries thrown up movements that have left their imprint on culture, architecture, dress, food and the people. China is one of modern world's most progressive nations, yet even today their cultural ethos permeates deep into...read more
Buildings have always been defined by their physical structure, their length and breadth, their look and dimensions. As structures they symbolise a space designed for a specific purpose. They are therefore created to be lived in, for work or...read more
“Is it possible for home to be a person and not a place?”
Thus went a statement that was asked many years ago. Surprisingly, the answer is a resounding YES! Here's where an architect's insights matter.
Homes are more than...read more
From the biblical Tower of Babel to the iconic Shanghai Tower in Hong Kong, humans have always strived to build bigger and better symbols that surpass the ones of the past, while showcasing their own expertise and skills. Over...read more