To chronicle the 2020-21 cycle of The Merit List, we are happy to announce the release of The Merit List publication. The book records the Citations and Commendations in detail along with select project data reproduced in a compilation as well as a glimpse into the previous cycles of the initiative.
The curatorial theme of YAF||CROSSROADS 2022, “Architecture for everyone” reflects the ideology of a democratic practice that, we as a fraternity of built environment experts extend our arms to offer services to people, society and the state.
Ruturaj Parikh of Matter will be moderating the panel ‘Lokasamagraha’ on 28th October 2022.
The second session of AOA literary Club’s series on Research in Architectural Practice, Maanasi Hattangadi presented on behalf of Studio Matter. The talk provided a detailed insight into academic research, research methodologies and future prospects as a professional researcher in Architecture, narrated through their own journey.
We are excited to announce that our projects: Narindrapur Market (Design and Place-Making for a Local Produce Market), A Shrine and a Well in Asaon (Design of a Small Shrine and a Public Space, and Rejuvenation and Public Space Intervention for a Village Well) and Waste Wagon (An Upcycled Vehicle for Collecting Waste) have been awarded Second in Public Utility (Built), Second in Institutional (Built) and Third in Industrial / Warehouse (Built) respectively at Eduwik Architecture Excellence Awards 2022. For more: http://www.eduwik.com
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.
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.
Participating in the ‘In Conversation’ series – part of the ‘Unit Light Infrastructure‘ L2 Studio at CEPT University, led by Kruti Shah. The studio looks at reimagining transit settlements within the city of Ahmedabad.
The Merit List [TML] is an initiative by Matter supported by Takshila Educational Society to recognise projects of critical relevance in the context of contemporary architecture of India. 2020-21 was the fourth cycle of The Merit List.