SETTLEMENTS AROUND TEMPLES IN THE INDIAN CONTEXT1. CONCEPT:Temples in India have been a source of evolution for many cities and towns. Even today, temples can be seen acting as workplaces, revenue generators, […]
Today, high density is regarded as a precondition for sustainable urbanization and economic growth.
1. What do you think, why?
In my opinion, every development requires a careful optimization process adapted to the conditions of each site. Too much density might lead to congestion, shortage of resources, etc. and can be detrimental to a healthy…[Read more]
DYNAMIC FACADE DESIGN1. Aim/Concept:The aim is to design a dynamic building façade that responds to the sun-path and the direct solar radiation. To achieve this, rectangular modules are created, each of which can […]
Public spaces can act as a place of congregation; a place where a diverse population can share and express their opinions, ideas, and emotions (both joyful and sad). Also, they have stood as symbols of great […]
Public spaces can act as a place of a congregation; a place where a diverse population can share and express their opinions, ideas and emotions (both joyful and sad). They have stood as symbols of great events even in the past.
The picture shows the protest demanding justice and better policing in the wake of a brutal rape in India’s capital city, Delhi.
‘KUNCHANJUNGA’: FORM RESPONDING TO CLIMATE AND SITE TO ACHIEVE ATMOST FUNCTIONALITY.
To reduce the vast amount of theoretically possible forms, I generally prefer to come up with ‘Climate responsiveness’ as main criteria. Aspects such as wind direction, precipitation, solar exposure, etc. can be a few of the best criteria to justify the form of your structure. The study of the local climate helps to restrict possibilities in the…[Read more]