It’s that time of the year again! Not just a time to enjoy toe-curling Iftar delicacies (we do love our haleem in Hyderabad) and shop at night bazaars, but also, and more importantly, a time to practice self-restraint, to let go of old grudges, to form new good habits, and to give to the needy. Last … Continue reading Time for Big Change
It’s very common these days to run into people who aren't being serious, but are just trying to pull you in to a frenzy of convoluted arguments, especially online. This not only wastes your time, but leaves you with a bitter aftertaste and maybe a migraine. Trolls exist in real life, too, but aren't as … Continue reading Answers to Questions You Shouldn’t Be Asked
As the world becomes smaller, every large metropolis in the world seems to resemble every other. Cities, concrete jungles filled with glittering skyscrapers and artificial beaches, seem to open doors for globalization, and adopt a universal aesthetic language. What vocabulary, then, should the residential architecture of today use? The answer, we believe, lies in looking … Continue reading Looking to the Past for Answers to Present Urban Challenges
Say goodbye to slaving over a site for hours taking back-breaking measurements and subsequent back-breaking CAD drafting: let your iPhone do all the work! Room Scan by Locometric is a brilliant new free app designed to create floor plans just by walking around a room. The app has a couple of easy-to-follow directions. All you do is … Continue reading #appReview :: RoomScan
Don't be generic. Landing an internship is not a one-step act. It involves a process of elimination, and many sets of eyes will see your application. Though you may only be interviewed once, your application is going through multiple stages in the backend. The best way to avoid being eliminated is to stand out from the crowd. … Continue reading How to Apply for an Architectural Internship
As a child, you knew how best to use your body: to jump up to reach a box of cookies on a high shelf, to slide down a banister, to leap over a rain puddle, to contort to fit into the smallest of gaps, to run towards a moving ice-cream van, to run away from … Continue reading The Reality of Pedestrianization: A million chance encounters
The kitchen is the heart of any home. Food is very significant in society and culture, it binds people together, and we constantly socialize over food. And it’s possible to do so only when the kitchen is active. An active and heavily-used kitchen deserves to be well-designed, and not just for utilitarian purposes. Kitchens are … Continue reading Is your kitchen boring you?