Tag: Architecture

  • Design | Re-Imagining a Co-Working Space

    While I am an urban planner + place brander by day, long time readers of this blog would know that I’m always seeking out interesting side projects that exercise my creative muscles in some way. So when in August, good friend Anjali Ramachandran, who works as the Head of Innovation at PHD, invited me to […]

  • Urbanism | Book Reviews

    1. A Guide to Archigram 1961-74 | Dennis Crompton Princeton Architectural Press, Bilingual Edition, 2012 Paperback, 447 pages                           A radical group of young architects – Warren Chalk, Peter Cook, Dennis Crompton, David Greene, Ron Herron and Michael Webb – burst onto the British architectural scene […]

  • PhotoStories | London City – Old versus New

    I don’t know about you, but to me it feels like I haven’t posted a London photostory here since forever! I was recently running some errands in the City of London area, and couldn’t help but notice the juxtaposition of the old and the new. Whether beautiful or jarring, I think that nowhere else in […]

  • Urbanism | A Georgian skyscraper derives inspiration from the past

    A new skyscraper design in Georgia manages to look slick, while paying homage to the vernacular. In keeping with the tower craze that has hit the emerging economies of the world, Georgia has just unveiled its own. The ‘merely’ 250m tall Ad Astra may not compete in height with the Burj’s and Petronases of the […]