Imagination in Architecture – Essay Competition | Jury

Artuminate | Archiol is an International Design Competition platform that welcomes professionals and students from all around the world to contribute their share in the world of architecture by presenting their creativity and competing with the best in the field. They recently organised a competition which intends to understand the role of Imagination in Architecture. Maanasi Hattangadi was one of the jurors.


Praxis 10 | Studio ii

An editorial project by Matter in partnership with Şişecam Flat Glass, PRAXIS investigates the work and positions of diverse contemporary architecture practices in India. In this conversation, Mitul Desai and Priyank Parmar of Surat-based Studio ii reflect on their influences, and reveal the intensive process behind understanding architecture, details and the making of projects that lies at the core of their practice. They provide an insight into the ethos of a collaborative dynamic, and modes of thinking based on values and meaning.

View the feature here: https://thinkmatter.in/2022/03/30/praxis-10-studio-ii/


Narindrapur Market featured on designboom!

Based in Milan, Beijing and New York, designboom is an online magazine for key issues in the fields of architecture, design, technology and art with a global reach. The project ‘Narindrapur Market’ has been published in the magazine.

Read more about the feature here: https://www.designboom.com/architecture/open-air-market-built-around-tree-new-life-india-studio-matter-03-23-2022/

Praxis 09 | Urban Design Collective

An editorial project by Matter in partnership with Şişecam Flat Glass, PRAXIS investigates the work and positions of diverse contemporary architecture practices in India. Vidhya Mohankumar, founder of Chennai-based Urban Design Collective, elaborates on the collective processes and multi-dimensionality of their urban design practice, publications and fora. The discussion addresses the priorities and learning curves of pursuing such a model, of expanding the discourse on shaping how we live and interact with cities, networks and its systems, participatory planning and research.

View the feature here: https://thinkmatter.in/2022/03/03/praxis-09-urban-design-collective/


Praxis 08 | Case Design

An editorial project by Matter in partnership with Şişecam Flat Glass, PRAXIS investigates the work and positions of diverse contemporary architecture practices in India. We discuss the practice, processes and positions of Mumbai-based Case Design; an office deeply invested in the potential of making in the diverse contexts of their work as they share their understanding of architecture and design as a question of culture. Their work touches upon a wide spectrum of concerns – from the fine detail to the large idea – within the ethos of the studio.

View the feature here: thinkmatter.in/praxis-08-case-design/


PRAXIS 07 | AISHWARYA TIPNIS ARCHITECTS

An editorial project by Matter in partnership with Şişecam Flat Glass, PRAXIS investigates the work and positions of diverse contemporary architecture practices in India. We discuss the many dimensions of working with heritage – architectural, urban and cultural – with Delhi-based Aishwarya Tipnis and the people at Aishwarya Tipnis Architects. The discussion also focuses on the idea of heritage and conservation in a diverse, rich and complex landscape of India; and the numerous ideological positions that enable them to navigate the challenges of dealing with the past.

View the feature here: thinkmatter.in/praxis-aishwarya-tipnis-architects/


A talk at FOAID, India

Part of an insightful series ‘When Small is Big’ curated by Abin Chaudhuri at FOAID in Delhi.
The panel is a series of presentations by 3 architectural practices and their intuitive works, where the focus will be to create designs that work for people and society.


Featuring:
Ruturaj Parikh, Matter
Kruti Shah, chaal.chaal.agency
Rohan Chavan, RC Architects