by Meghna Mehta Feb 05, 2021
STIR speaks with Louise Désy, the curator for the Japanese photographer's exhibition Eye Camera Window: Takashi Homma on Le Corbusier at the Canadian Centre for Architecture.
by Meghna Mehta Feb 05, 2021
STIR speaks with Louise Désy, the curator for the Japanese photographer's exhibition Eye Camera Window: Takashi Homma on Le Corbusier at the Canadian Centre for Architecture.
by Zohra Khan Nov 11, 2020
Architect Aman Aggarwal-led Indian studio has translated Le Corbusier’s principles of living and thinking in the design of this multigenerational home.
by Zohra Khan Oct 05, 2020
On the 133rd birth anniversary of the visionary architect, STIR delves into his contribution to the world of product design, furniture and lighting.
by Zohra Khan Sep 09, 2019
Nine architectural colours from the Architectural Polychromy theory of Le Corbusier find a vivid expression in this latest collection of RADO watches.
by Jerry Elengical Mar 29, 2022
Rob Mills Architecture & Interiors and property developer Beulah drew from the organic design vocabulary of Le Corbusier’s Chapelle Notre Dame du Haut in this residential project.
by Zohra Khan Dec 29, 2020
The Chandigarh-based studio has designed a student accommodation where large volumes and simple materials combined with Le Corbusier influences create an experiential space.
by Meghna Mehta Apr 22, 2020
Bengaluru-based architect Soumitro Ghosh discusses the installation at Materiology 2.0 and what Mahatma Gandhi, BV Doshi, Alvaro Siza and Le Corbusier have in common.
by Sourabh Gupta Oct 24, 2019
Architect Sourabh Gupta elucidates on the choreography between light and the built environment, and his tryst with the architectural works of Le Corbusier and Peter Zumthor.
by Meghna Mehta Dec 05, 2019
The third edition of the curated show presented a fresh perspective on crafts, and product and textile design at the Le Corbusier’s monumental Mill Owner’s Association in Ahmedabad.
by Nitija Immanuel Nov 09, 2022
Veeram Shah’s decade-long project functions in arbitrary shapes and capricious flourishes for its 2,137 sqm residential design.
by Sunena V Maju Oct 10, 2022
Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie releases his memoir If Walls Could Speak: My Life in Architecture, revealing the stories of his professional life, fond projects, and Israeli roots.
by Sunena V Maju Sep 15, 2022
Hotel Casa TO in Mexico by Ludwig Godefroy adapts the sculptural expression of modern architecture into the contextual influence of the serene surroundings.
by STIRworld May 27, 2022
The perennial archives of Vitra Schaudepot drench in colour for the museum's annual presentation with Dutch designer Sabine Marcelis’ installation,Colour Rush!
by Soumya Mukerji Aug 26, 2021
As the Pritzker Prize winning architect turns 94, we celebrate the discovery of some of his poignant conversations chronicled in a remarkable new book of photography.
by John Jervis Aug 03, 2021
London’s Design Museum celebrates the life of modernist designer, Charlotte Perriand, featuring pioneering projects from across her extraordinary seven-decade career.
by Devanshi Shah Jun 18, 2021
Debuting at the biennale, Maison Fibre is a scaled habitable installation made using computational design, and the first multi-storey structure of its kind.
by Devanshi Shah Apr 06, 2021
The Indian architect and designer takes STIR on a journey of his ideology and methodology.
by Meghna Mehta Dec 22, 2020
Educator and architect Prof. Anne Feenstra and architect, artist and critic Gautam Bhatia come together at the STIR gallery in New Delhi for an intriguing discourse on pedagogy and practice.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Nov 17, 2020
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to BV Doshi, the first Indian architect to win the Pritzker Prize, for whom architecture is a path that no one else has travelled before to get to a new vista.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 21, 2020
Lately the window images galore have prompted us to relook at its fond usage in the cinematic narrative to highlight the overlaps between the inner self and the outer world.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jul 31, 2020
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Douglas Cardinal about why he feels it is important that the buildings must be part of nature and be in harmony with nature and us, the human beings.
by Jincy Iype Jun 19, 2020
Corbusier and Jeanneret inspire elements of this understated duplex residence in India, which is rendered in muted shades of sage and sienna by Bengaluru-based FADD Studio.
by Sourabh Gupta Apr 09, 2020
Sourabh Gupta, the principal architect of studio archohm and design dean of The Design Village institute, recommends books to browse and reflect on during COVID-19 lockdown.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Mar 04, 2020
Moneo, the first Spanish architect to win a Pritzker Prize, says buildings must contribute to the fabric of the city and explains why his architecture does not have a common language.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Feb 17, 2020
Vladimir Belogolovsky shares his impression of Pritzker Prize winning architect Tadao Ando-designed Wrightwood 659, a residential building converted into an exhibition space.
by Tom Wilkinson Jan 14, 2020
Nightclubs and cabarets have inspired artists around the world, reveals an exhibition at the Barbican Centre in London, and questions if it can continue to be so in gentrified cities.
by STIRworld Sep 11, 2019
Peter Scriver speaks with STIR at the Frame Conclave 2019, to highlight intriguing insights on Nehru and Gandhi’s roles in shaping ‘modern’ India.
by Maulik Yagnik Aug 19, 2019
The French city has transformed from a historical landmark to a tapestry of contemporary architectural icons, studded with works by internationally renowned designers.
by Zohra Khan Aug 03, 2019
Anton Repponen’s itinerant project Misplaced Series removes architectural icons of New York from their distinctive environment and teleports them to mysterious landscapes.
by STIRworld Jul 20, 2019
A former residential building in Chicago is transformed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando to house exhibitions on architecture and socially engaged art.
by Mrinalini Ghadiok Jul 11, 2019
The Italian multi-award wining inductee to the New York Hall of Fame speaks about everything design – silly, spirited and even stupid.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 26, 2022
Comprising four stone masonry-clad volumes linked by swooping hyperboloid roofs, the cultural complex in Zibo, Shandong Province, China, blends traditional and modernist references.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 18, 2022
Uniting minds such as Alejandro Aravena, Tatiana Bilbao, and Peter van Assche, the event probed into how cities of the future can tackle rampant urbanisation and housing demand.
by STIRworld Nov 04, 2022
The exhibition at Ikon Gallery unravels the relation of horror and modern architecture through works by 20 contemporary artists from across the world.
by Jincy Iype Nov 01, 2022
PMA Madhushala attempts a sensitive take on vernacular Indian architecture with the Gadi House, its perforated brick and stone skin enveloping multiple petite courtyards inside.
by Zohra Khan Oct 06, 2022
The American architect and founder of Chicago-based Studio Gang has been announced as the honouree of the award that celebrates trailblazers in architecture.
by Dhwani Shanghvi Oct 04, 2022
CapitaSprings contributes to the objectives of the Singapore Green Plan 2030 by integrating lush greenery, a roof garden with an urban farm and 165 cycling lots.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Sep 26, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky interviewed Argentine-American architect Juan Ignacio Ramos who says, "If you are repeating yourself, you start to die as an architect."
by Jerry Elengical Sep 21, 2022
This brick and concrete home by Santiago Viale and Associates, on a site formerly under the city’s green belt, circumvents existing trees to minimise its environmental impact.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Sep 02, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky writes about Felix Novikov (1927-2022), the architect who coined the term “Soviet modernism” in reference to Soviet architecture’s period from 1955 to 1985.
by Jincy Iype Sep 01, 2022
Wóolis, an austere Mexican residence by Arkham Projects is conceived as a circular observatory, its geometric, subtle being drawing from Mayan architecture and heritage.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Aug 30, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks to James Wines, the architect behind iconic BEST Products stores that critiqued the nature of architecture, shopping, and suburbia.
by Dhwani Shanghvi Aug 25, 2022
The design exhibition, Dismantling Building = A Kit of Parts showcases the idea of a fundamental figure-ground representation through formal explorations as seen in the plan.
by Sunena V Maju Aug 06, 2022
The Indian architecture firm Charged Voids designs a compact granite office in Mohali, a satellite city of Chandigarh, reflecting a sense of tranquility through its materiality.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 30, 2022
Immersive textile installations, part of the exhibition Mobile Palace by Swapnaa Tamhane at Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, underline her notion to resist the colonial ideas of hierarchy.
by STIRworld May 25, 2022
Designed by Herzog & de Meuron, RCA's new Battersea campus is a manifestation of the institute's transformation to a STEAM-focused post-graduate university.
by Jincy Iype May 24, 2022
STIR profiles S-MAO who play with structural folds and voids in their oeuvre of solitary forms coming across as built origami perched upon desolate stretching landscapes in Spain.
by Anmol Ahuja May 11, 2022
STIR mourns the demise of prolific structural engineer and designer Mahendra Raj (1924-2022), reminiscing his distinct works that truly married architecture and engineering.
by André Aranha Corrêa do Lago Apr 21, 2022
The Brazilian Ambassador to India, André Aranha Corrêa do Lago pens an account of Brazil’s now global architectural identity, and the exhibitions in Delhi commemorating the bicentennial.
by Jerry Elengical Apr 19, 2022
STIR visits the Building Brazil 1822-2022: 200 Years of Independence photo exhibition at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi, charting a course through the country’s rich architectural history.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Apr 18, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Robert Stern about his new autobiography, Between Memory and Invention, to define his place in architecture and how he influenced it.
by Anne Feenstra Apr 12, 2022
Venice, in order not to sink, will need to take up its historical function of a microcosm once more, and it will be the testing ground for radical experiments of solutions.
by Weili Zhang Mar 22, 2022
A visit to the Wutopia Lab-designed Architectural Model Museum, an innovative and focused new addition to Shanghai’s burgeoning collection of exhibition spaces.
by Jerry Elengical Mar 18, 2022
Designed to have minimal impact upon its site, this residence allows its inhabitants to remain in constant contact with nature, with an open layout that eschews excessive enclosure.
by Zohra Khan Feb 25, 2022
Danish studio TABLEAU curated the spatial design of Connie-Connie café at the Copenhagen Contemporary, an endeavour rooted in collaboration and craftsmanship.
by Jerry Elengical Feb 10, 2022
As a new accolade instituted as part of the Créateurs Design Awards 2022, the award celebrates trailblazing designers who are still changing the face of architecture and design.
by Vidur Sethi Jan 24, 2022
German artist Thomas Geiger and his institutional intervention Kunsthalle3000 include performance, sculpture and language to mediate between public and private spaces.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jan 04, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky reviews a hefty volume - Moscow: A Guide to Soviet Modernist Architecture 1955-1991 - by Anna Bronovitskaya, Nikolay Malinin, and Yuri Palmin.
by STIRworld Dec 10, 2021
Recognised for his 70-year long career, the committee cited Doshi’s work as both an architect and educator, as one that defined the direction of architecture in India.
by Devanshi Shah Nov 30, 2021
Here We Are! Women in Design 1900 – Today charts a linear map of the impact of women on design through the ages.
by Jincy Iype Nov 11, 2021
The Rock is a private residence perched and part of a rocky outcrop overlooking a lake in Whistler, growing as an array of choreographed levels prioritising views to its hilly site.
by Devanshi Shah Nov 09, 2021
A parallel look at two RIBA's annual Stephen Lawrence Prize shortlisted projects by London-based Craftworks and Denizen Works.
by Shilpa Das Nov 02, 2021
The 'father of Indian furniture design', GU brought the knowledge of the world's best, nurtured the field through his teachings and emphasised the spirit of humility and service in design.
by Jincy Iype Oct 16, 2021
Immersed into the powerfully natural hills of Tai’an, China, The Hometown Moon by Syn Architects is a womb-like ceremony hall and chapel that revels in romantic symbolism.
by Jincy Iype, Anmol Ahuja Oct 13, 2021
STIR engages in an inquisitive conversation with the photographer and author of Contemporary House India to gauge the essence of the modern Indian residence.
by Anmol Ahuja Sep 17, 2021
Developed initially as a research project on the future of healthcare, the team at OMA takes the visitors at Venice Architecture Biennale 2021 through their rendition of a future hospital.
by Jincy Iype Aug 23, 2021
Petrjanda/brainwork places Lazy House between a valley and a forest in the Czech Republic, establishing picturesque views from the transpicuous home clad in glass, steel and timber.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Aug 09, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky met with Stefano Boeri to discuss his obsession with trees since being a kid and intentions behind his Bosco Verticale, the most talked about building in Milan.
by Shilpa Das Jul 29, 2021
Dr. Shilpa Das journeys through the memories, life and works of Gira Sarabhai, visionary, architect, founding parent of the National Institute of Design.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jul 01, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky travelled to Mendrisio, Switzerland, to meet Swiss architect Mario Botta to discuss his buildings, influences, and why he is more interested in the past than the future.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jun 20, 2021
On Charles Jencks' 82nd birth anniversary, the writer shares his 2013 interview with the landscape designer about his thoughts on starchitecture and global tendencies.
by Aastha D. Jun 10, 2021
Marcelo Spina and Georgina Huljich's new book - Mute Icons-and Other Dichotomies on the Real in Architecture - brings alive the meanings of architectural form in new and unexpected ways.
by Anmol Ahuja May 07, 2021
The founder of ZED Lab, a young studio fusing age old ingenuity with modern computational tools, walks STIR through the elusive pursuit of a “net-zero” in buildings.
by Jincy Iype Feb 14, 2021
Designed by Cheng Chung Design, the restaurant sits within an unusual cluster of mounds made by artist Luo Xu in China, with its red brick skin echoing inside its arched interiors.
by Jincy Iype Feb 09, 2021
Intended originally as a garage, Gallery House is a multipurpose community centre built for the locals of Bansberia, inspired by the burnt brickwork of a 200-year-old temple here.
by Meghna Mehta Nov 30, 2020
STIR X Wrightwood 659 present a 35-minute video tour of the retrospective exhibition in Chicago, showcasing Pritzker Prize laureate BV Doshi's inspiring journey and works.
by Sadiq Zafar Nov 19, 2020
Architect and urban planner Sadiq Zafar pays tribute to late Indian architect Kuldip Singh, for whom work was family, and his design studio, a partner for life.
by Meghna Mehta Oct 10, 2020
The exhibition Gio Ponti. Loving Architecture examined the works of the late architect, who created some important examples while working with spaces, volumes, façades and decoration.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Oct 01, 2020
Vladimir Belogolovsky reviews the 1980 seminal Modern Architecture: A Critical History, arguably the most authoritative architectural treatise undertaken by a single author.
by Meghna Mehta Sep 14, 2020
A temple and a guest house, designed by Gurjit Singh Matharoo in Ajmer, India, redefines religious architecture with an ‘open-wings’ concrete temple for seven different religions.
by Zohra Khan Sep 10, 2020
STIR X LOCO Design bring architectural photographer Edmund Sumner with critic and curator Vladimir Belogolovsky to discuss the nuances of storytelling with two different mediums.
by Meghna Mehta Aug 26, 2020
An architect extraordinaire, Pritzker Prize laureate BV Doshi celebrates the joys of discovery with STIR as his granddaughter Khushnu Panthaki Hoof takes us through his journey.
by STIRworld Aug 03, 2020
Located in Sydney, the rejuvenated old shop house includes an aquaponics pond, green roof and solar panel facade system with battery storage and rainwater harvesting facilities.
by STIRworld Jul 09, 2020
Exploring his long-drawn passion for architecture through Yeezy Home, American rapper Kanye West is currently building dome-like structures inspired by Star Wars, in California, US.
by Zohra Khan May 14, 2020
The 90-minute film chronicles the journey of 125 iconic chairs from Vitra Design Museum’s permanent collection with objects dating from 1807 to the latest 3D printed designs.
by Sourabh Gupta Apr 26, 2020
Sourabh Gupta, principal architect at Studio Archohm, reflects on his trysts with iconic Swiss architect Peter Zumthor and his architecture.
by John Jervis Mar 27, 2020
It's Mies' birth anniversary, but would the pre-eminent architect of America’s golden age receive the same welcome from his adopted nation in the age of “making America great again”?
by Jincy Iype Feb 20, 2020
‘Miracles in Concrete’ at the Museum of Estonian Architecture honours the creative collaboration between architect Louis I. Kahn and structural engineer August Komendant.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Feb 07, 2020
Moshe Safdie, in an interview with Vladimir Belogolovsky, presses on his profession's need to expand responsibilities and work on macro scale to improve the quality of life.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 07, 2020
The exhibition is the first look at Graham’s new installation Neo-Baroque Walkway, a piece that blurs the lines between art and architecture.
by Zohra Khan Nov 23, 2019
The first of a series of short films for the Time Space Existence biennial 2020 released by PLANE-SITE features an interesting conversation with the 2018 Pritzker-winning architect.
by Jincy Iype Nov 22, 2019
STIR pays homage to Luis Barragán, the late Modernist whose oeuvre consisted of boxy, colourful buildings which blended effortlessly into the Mexican landscape.
by STIRworld Sep 23, 2019
In conversation with STIR at the Frame Conclave 2019, Rohan Shivkumar and Avijit Mukul Kishore discuss the ideas of housing in urban India expressed through their films.
by Jincy Iype Sep 12, 2019
Self-taught Japanese architect Tadao Ando displayed his works in Milan for the first time, in an exhibition titled The Challenge, reflecting on his design and creative principles.
by Mridu Sahai Sep 12, 2019
Mridu Sahai goes on a design expedition to understand the evolution and relationship between design, art, and architecture, referencing examples from Japan.
by STIRworld Sep 02, 2019
On the 89th birth anniversary (September 01, 2019) of the legendary Indian architect, Charles Correa, STIR reflects on one of his most celebrated projects – The Jawahar Kala Kendra in Jaipur.
by Meghna Mehta Aug 24, 2019
STIR attends the Frame Conclave in Goa as a Media Partner, to uncover three days of discussions around 'Modern Heritage' and the concerns of the architectural legacy of post-independent India
by Shirish Beri Aug 23, 2019
Veteran Indian architect Shirish Beri writes an open letter to architectural students and faculty, questioning the state of architectural education and the need for a change.
by Archana Pillai Aug 01, 2019
Meetings in Milan: Architect Gayathri Shetty quizzes designer Patricia Urquiola on her designs and passions, in the Cross Border Conversations series presented by STIR.
by Mrinalini Ghadiok Jun 03, 2019
Discussing the nuances of architectural drawing and sketching, Dan Hogman shows us the ropes on how to construct perspectives and how to perceive construction.
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