architecture

OPEN TO OPINION

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Architecture, Pragati Maidan

What Hall of Nations' demolition says about Delhi's indifference

Till civic life remains enmeshed in political process, the future is uncertain.

ART & CULTURE

 |  7-minute read
Architecture, History, Hinduism, Temples

How temples tell stories from Mahabharata and Ramayana

In the ancient Indian context, narrative architectures have been widely adopted as a medium of storytelling.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Architecture, Muslim, Hindu, Babri Masjid

How we created the myth of Muslim invader and a battlefield out of Babri

Architectural reuse was a well-established Indic practice much before Islam’s foray into the subcontinent.

LIFE

 |  2-minute read
Architecture, Zaha Hadid

Legendary architect Zaha Hadid was the inspiring Fountainhead of our times

She never made excuses or apologies, never gave herself any extra room for being a woman.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Architecture, Charles Correa

Charles Correa: The inclusive line

The architect's were lines that included the city, the passer by, the sea and the sky, never isolated them.

ART & CULTURE

 |  2-minute read
Architecture, Charles Correa

Ten of Charles Correa's finest buildings

A tribute to the face of modern Indian architecture who died at the age of 84 in Mumbai.

POLITICS

 |  It Could Happen to You  |  2-minute read
Architecture, UNESCO, World Heritage city, Delhi

Crying shame that Delhi lost its chance to be a heritage city

On May 20, the Centre sacrificed the capital's UNESCO nomination, at the altar of 'development'.