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Designed by and for women, Vienna's new Seestadt district makes room for female architects
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Designed by and for women, Vienna's new Seestadt district makes room for female architects

By turning the focus on the role of women in urban design, Vienna is helping to highlight the still dominant role men play in shaping the built environment.

Central Vista Diaries Part 2: When Jawaharlal Nehru prophesied Rajpath’s second redevelopment
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Central Vista Diaries Part 2: When Jawaharlal Nehru prophesied Rajpath’s second redevelopment

India's first prime minister advocated knocking down and building anew, and certainly didn’t have time for ‘stakeholder’ opinion and angst

KEAM 2021: Entrance exam to be held on 24 July; check steps to apply, eligibility criteria here
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KEAM 2021: Entrance exam to be held on 24 July; check steps to apply, eligibility criteria here

The test is held for admission to engineering, medical, pharmacy, architecture, and allied courses in various government and private colleges of Kerala

Venice Architecture Biennale 2021: From Gaza to Chile, exhibition asks how we will live together
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Venice Architecture Biennale 2021: From Gaza to Chile, exhibition asks how we will live together

After a year when public assembly has been mostly outright banned, the idea of presence is key in several exhibits.

Target of 2018 anti-Semitic attack, synagogue poised for transformation under architect Daniel Libeskind
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Target of 2018 anti-Semitic attack, synagogue poised for transformation under architect Daniel Libeskind

Officials of Tree of Life/Or L’Simcha Congregation recently announced the choice of the New York-based Mr Libeskind to be lead architect for the reconstruction of their synagogue, which has been closed since 27 Oct, 2018.

At 92, Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry says he's too busy to retire: 'I enjoy this stuff'
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At 92, Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry says he's too busy to retire: 'I enjoy this stuff'

Buzzing through his sprawling work space, the architect said he has reached a point in his career where he has the luxury of focusing on what matters to him most: projects that promote social justice.

Zaha Hadid fundamentally altered contours of modern architecture, but more than buildings, it's her mind that left its mark
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Zaha Hadid fundamentally altered contours of modern architecture, but more than buildings, it's her mind that left its mark

Although her career had begun with that infamous tag of her buildings being unbuildable, Hadid rapidly established herself as a radical architect by creating a strong and unique design statement globally.

2021 Pritzker Prize-winning architects: 'We don’t search for an aesthetic, beauty always happens at the end'
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2021 Pritzker Prize-winning architects: 'We don’t search for an aesthetic, beauty always happens at the end'

The French architects Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal believe that every structure can be repurposed, reinvented, reinvigorated.

Mumbai's BMC headquarters heritage walk: Glimpses of the iconic 128-year-old building
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Mumbai's BMC headquarters heritage walk: Glimpses of the iconic 128-year-old building

These hour-long walks are being curated by Mumbai-based Khaki Tours in collaboration with the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) and are conducted over the weekends on Saturdays and Sundays.

Debate around IIM-A dorms' demolition underscores irony of emphasising heritage while ignoring history
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Debate around IIM-A dorms' demolition underscores irony of emphasising heritage while ignoring history

If the dormitory blocks at IIM-A are conserved, that would be beautiful. But when will we restore the professional understanding of our roles and responsibilities as architects in shaping the professional and public realm – its intellectual, political, and aesthetic (philosophical) dimensions and discourses?

An architecture student’s vision for a greener Mumbai: Strategies for coastal cities to mitigate, adapt, regulate against sea level rise
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An architecture student’s vision for a greener Mumbai: Strategies for coastal cities to mitigate, adapt, regulate against sea level rise

Models and simulations help locate sites to intervene, studying land-sea interaction, but also benefits of preservation culture or land.

'Kamu Iyer was the architect for everyone': Kaiwan Mehta on his mentor's legacy
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'Kamu Iyer was the architect for everyone': Kaiwan Mehta on his mentor's legacy

Kamu Iyer's agility to understand the world through planning as well as through the chaos of everyday life made him a sharp commentator on city development, and he reviewed urban growth as realities of an ongoing history.

Kamu Iyer passes away: Revisiting noted architect's 2014 interview in which he spoke of Mumbai's metamorphosis
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Kamu Iyer passes away: Revisiting noted architect's 2014 interview in which he spoke of Mumbai's metamorphosis

Kamu Iyer's observations present us with an alternative genealogy to understand Mumbai as it is today, writes Mustansir Dalvi.

Gerardo Korn captures vintage cars, archaeological neighbourhoods of Buenos Aires
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Gerardo Korn captures vintage cars, archaeological neighbourhoods of Buenos Aires

Noted German-Argentine photographer Gerardo Korn combines his eternal love for Buenos Aires, the so-called Paris of South America with his childhood fascination for cars. Some of the models featured in his project include the likes of Torino, Dodge, Rambler, Peugeot, Chevy, Chevrolet, among others, of the late 1960s and '70s.

NATA 2020: Council of Architecture to release admit cards on 24 Aug; download from nata.in
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NATA 2020: Council of Architecture to release admit cards on 24 Aug; download from nata.in

After facing significant delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the aptitude test for admission to architecture courses will be held on 29 August, 2020

CoA releases norms for architectural education; option to exit course post 3 years introduced
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CoA releases norms for architectural education; option to exit course post 3 years introduced

A Choice Based Credit System has also been introduced along with training experience in the eighth and ninth semester of the course

Redevelopment plans for Dharavi are focused on high rises. COVID-19 crisis underlines critics' concerns about blinkered approach
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Redevelopment plans for Dharavi are focused on high rises. COVID-19 crisis underlines critics' concerns about blinkered approach

In the post-COVID world, how much would design and structural modifications in places like Dharavi, contribute to bringing about substantial change in the living conditions of people living in overcrowded slums? Journalist and researcher Dipti Nagpaul explores.

How public spaces could be customised to suit the post COVID-19 world: Read in new comic by the Leewardists
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How public spaces could be customised to suit the post COVID-19 world: Read in new comic by the Leewardists

The Leewardists' latest comic looks at designers' attempts around the globe to shape existing public spaces to fit into the post-COVID-19 world's mould.

Post-pandemic cities: Will changes wrought by coronavirus outbreak on urban structures be the 'new normal'?
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Post-pandemic cities: Will changes wrought by coronavirus outbreak on urban structures be the 'new normal'?

How might cities change as we deal with the COVID-19 pandemic and start heading towards a new life on the other side of the lockdown? Read Leewardists' latest comic, on Firstpost.

Do we need architects after the coronavirus outbreak? A comic strip about post-pandemic urban planning
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Do we need architects after the coronavirus outbreak? A comic strip about post-pandemic urban planning

While medical teams were battling the novel coronavirus day in and out; economies crashed and markets suffered, some of the evil minds from the real estate industry were rejoicing. Read Leewardists' latest comic panel, on Firstpost.