Posts Tagged: india

The Musical Mosaics of Maati Baani: Redefining Collaboration in a Technological Age

On the power of music to build connections and shape resistance.   To say that the Indian band Maati Baani is pioneering the new music scene would not be an over-statement. The spirited couple that is Nirali and Kartik, who hail from Ahmedabad, recently came into the limelight as their cover for Michael Jackson’s ‘Heal […]

Humanising Prisons for a Better World: My TEDx Talk on the Architecture of Incarceration

As a long-standing admirer of the TED platform – that has connected me virtually to so many soul-shaping ideas and inspiring personalities – I was thrilled to receive the opportunity to speak at TEDxBhilwara. Although I am no prison architect or activist or volunteer (at least not yet), I accepted the invitation as an opening to give voice […]

Travelling to Boost Creativity: 16 Indian Destinations for Architecture Enthusiasts

A travel bucket list for aficianados in design, culture and history.  Verses are not, as people imagine, simply feelings… they are experiences. For the sake of a single verse, one must see many cities, men and things. Poet Rainer Maria Rilke neatly sums up the process behind any creative act – dismissing the notion that […]