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SAI Event Topic : State of Architecture in South Asia

The Industrial Ephemeral: Labor and Love in Indian Architecture and Construction

Namita Vijay Dharia is an associate professor at the Rhode Island School of Design. She is an architect and anthropologist who studies urban political economy and ecology in India. Her work combines ethnographic methodologies and anthropological theory with the scalar, spatial and material approaches of architecture and design. She works across the themes of materiality […]

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Who’s theorizing architectural practices in South Asia and how?

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Wed, Feb 22, 2023 at 06:30pm

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S153, CGIS South
1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge

Sanjeev Vidyarthi is a professor of urban planning and policy, senior fellow of the Great Cities Institute, and the founding director of the Masters in City Design (MCD) program at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC). Exploring the case of contemporary urban India, he studies who does the city planning and design work in such a […]

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Emergent Practices in South Asia #8 | Studio Neba & Kosala Weerasekara

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Sat, Feb 4, 2023 at 09:00am

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Virtual

Emergent Practices in South Asia #8 | Studio Neba & Kosala Weerasekara 9:00 am EST I 7:30 pm IST I 7:45 pm NPT Register to attend via Zoom   “Emergent Practices in South Asia” convenes young practitioners that have displayed rigorous engagement in the making of architecture, landscape, and interventions in the public realm in […]

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Emergent Practices in South Asia #7 | Mehreen Mustafa and MAD(E) IN MUMBAI

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Sat, Jan 28, 2023 at 09:00am

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Virtual

Emergent Practices in South Asia #7 | Mehreen Mustafa (Pakistan) and MAD(E) IN MUMBAI (India) 9:00 am EST I 7:00 pm PKT I 7:30 pm IST Register to attend via Zoom “Emergent Practices in South Asia” will convene young practitioners that have displayed rigorous engagement in the making of architecture, landscape, and interventions in the public […]

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Emergent Practices in South Asia #6

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Sat, Nov 19, 2022 from 08:00am — 09:30am

Register to attend via zoom Nov 12, 2022 8.00 AM EST // 6.30 PM IST // 7.00 PM BDT   Noor Khan Design Studio (NKDS) was founded by architect Noor Khan in 2012, two years after completing his bachelor’s in architecture degree from Beaconhouse National University (BNU) Lahore, Pakistan. Based primarily in Lahore, NKDS is an […]

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Emergent Practices in South Asia #5

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Sat, Nov 12, 2022 at 08:00am

Register to attend via Zoom Nov 12, 2022 8.00 AM EST // 6.30 PM IST // 7.00 PM BDT   “Emergent Practices in South Asia” will convene young practitioners that have displayed rigorous engagement in the making of architecture, landscape, and interventions in the public realm in response to the spectrum of issues that societies […]

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In The Name Of Housing: Sameep Padora

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Mon, Oct 31, 2022 at 06:30pm

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Gund Hall 112 (Stubbins Room)

In The Name of Housing  Date & Time: Monday 31st October 2022 | 6.30 PM EST Venue: Gund 112 (Stubbins) | Open to all | In-person event The talk will focus on the almost decade long housing research conducted by Sameep Padora’s housing design practice on the history, evolution and design of housing types in […]

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