Invited to participate in the Collective City themed Seoul Biennale SBau 2019 by DIRECTOR Francisco Sanin and CURATOR: Beth Hughes, we curated a mini-section of Indian Practices for the Cities Section as well as installed the studio’s research and architectural work within the Thematic Section in the main hall at the Zaha Hadid Architects designed DDP building.
Sameep Padora is an architect some days and has also been recording versions of Kashmiri folk songs
A factory in India has a “void” that can hold 185,000 gallons of water, doubling as a recreational area when the monsoon rains stop.
A storybook of Mumbai’s form told through the history of its building code.
– The Maya Somaiya Library wins Archdaily’s Building of the Year 2019!
The National War Museum will be an institution to collect, preserve, interpret and display military artefacts, portray significant events of our nation’s wars and conflicts and related objects of historical importance for education and promoting patriotism. The proposed site for this museum is Princess Park near India Gate.
FIRST PLACE The results are out. Maharashtra Nature Park, Team City Collaborative wins the competition
for makeover of the Maharashtra Nature Park (MNP) held by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).
Mumbai, the financial capital of India, is often deemed as the city of dreams, hopes and aspirations. It may be all that and more, but there is one thing that the city is always in dire need of – open spaces. With the imagery of a concrete jungle at large, the city seriously lacks in green spaces. Some amount of relief is provided by the green pockets in the form of Sanjay Gandhi National Park at Borivali and Maharashtra Nature Park in Sion. The latter, although lesser known, is an important ecosystem, built on a land that was once a dumping ground.
-sP+a becomes part of the Bandra Collective, a new initiative looking at public space in Mumbai.
The site for the new building is flanked on the west by an existing adjoining 8 storey engineering college building within which the café kitchen is located and on the North by the studio’s earlier project for an Information Technology college building.
Moments like these: Balkrishna Doshi Sir in a conversation at abfabbiennale LockdownLearnings when asked about young practices whose work he admired, very magnanimously mentioned the work we do