JOURNEY FROM A BOTTLE, TO WALL ART

DISCLAIMER: This is a loose re-telling of the real life events of a bottle, that turned into a wall. REAL LOOSE.HOW IT ALL BEGAN The journey began with the simple idea of collecting used old glass bottles and turning them into economical building materials. IN THE LABORATORY Several combinations of soil, quarry dust, hay and…

A peek into the future of earthen architecture

Ever since the Neolithic period,mud has been an important building material. Looking at more recent times, most of our ancestral homes were either partly or entirely built out of Mud. Even today one third of human-kind live in earthen homes. This brings us to wonder how mud will transform itself in the future… Welcome to…

A Fun Filled Interaction With Heritage

“If we know where we came from, we may better know where to go. If we know who we came from, we may better understand who we are.” Heritage of things can be prescribed in tangible and intangible aspects of a community, its traditions and spaces. Sometimes it can be as simple as a tree…

Reliving the past through an act of today

“The defaced ruins of architecture, like the wrinkles of frailty on a once beautiful woman, only makes one regret that one did not only see them when they were enchanting” Heritage belongs to its people. It goes beyond the narrow borders of nationality and instils pride. It relates to one’s surroundings and brings out a…

The Chinese Hoax of Climate Change

The Chinese Hoax of Climate Change –in the words of president elect –  Mr.Trump With regard to climate change , I’ve  got some good news and some bad news. May be it is best to start with the bad and end with the good. The bad news is that sadly climate change is not a…

The Curse of Plenty

It was late evening; three people huddled around a flickering computer monitor. “This one has to be a Grade IIA building” boomed a voice. “Ummmm….I think it should stay in Grade IIB” said another. “No Way!! Look at the detail on the cornice” the first voice retaliated. The third voice of reason finally spoke up…