Several professions are charged with the mandate of ensuring quality of habitat development. If things are not going quite right in the real-world space, a good hard look at what is going on in professional space is in order. Many are and many more must be looking and it might help to look together. 

  1. (Opinion) Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 18:17 The Trumps keep dangerously blurring the lines between the family business and the national interest
  2. (Outreach) Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 10:31 HDFC Ltd Unveils All For Housing, a Special Report on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) - Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme : Total 14,290 beneficiaries across the country amounting to total subsidy amount of Rs 302 crores
  3. (Media/Scan) Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 08:09 Railways to partly develop stations, let them out to private players for 99 years : While the redevelopment project is estimated to cost over Rs 1 lakh crore for 600 stations, IRSDC will tap into market sources for funds.m
  4. (Media/Scan) Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 03:15 Thomas Heatherwick, Architecture’s Showman : His giant new structure aims to be an Eiffel Tower for New York. Is it genius or folly?
  5. (Media/Scan) Monday, February 19, 2018 - 12:00 Archaeology Under Fire : The European Union is taking aim at archaeological excavations in the City of David.
  6. (Outreach) Monday, February 19, 2018 - 04:55 History of Venice Biennale : 1 grant for a Junior researcher (Young Talent Fellowship)
  7. (Call) Monday, February 19, 2018 - 04:45 Politics. Too much or not enough : Studies in History and Theory of Architecture vol. 6 / 2018
  8. (Media/Scan) Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 02:00 The Secret Gem of Junagadh : In Gujarat, the 19th century Mahabat Maqbara still stands tall.
  9. (Media/Scan) Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 23:22 ‘Poop Guy’ explains how transformation of community toilets can change India’s future
  10. (Opinion) Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 16:55 Can urban villages ever be planned?
  11. (Media/Scan) Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 12:00 President or Luxury Towers: Either Way, Trump Is the Rage in India
  12. (Media/Scan) Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 05:08 No approval for new colleges from next year, says AICTE
  13. (Commentary) Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 04:36 Vernacular Economics: How Building Codes & Taxes Shape Regional Architecture
  14. (Media/Scan) Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:43 Art and architecture at Jawahar Kala Kendra : An exhibition of art and architecture at the Jawahar Kala Kendra in Jaipur sits on the intersection of public and private space
  15. (Media/Scan) Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:00 Apple Employees Keep Smacking Into Their New Headquarters' Glass Walls : The "spaceship" building has caused some headaches, to say the least
  16. (Media/Scan) Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:00 How Mondrian Inspired Architecture Around the World : Adding blocks of primary colors can really put the life back into old houses, shops, birdhouses, construction sites, and even parking garages...
  17. (Outreach) Friday, February 16, 2018 - 08:23 Time for Timber: An Exhibition and Symposium Presented by the Center for American Architecture and Design
  18. (Media/Scan) Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 15:54 The Dadaists’ Fevered Dreams of Africa : Dada Africa is an exhibition that exhumes the collision between the Dadaists’ preconceived notions of Africa and actual African cultural artifac
  19. (Media/Scan) Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 12:00 JK could provide houses to just 8 of 9,175 homeless families
  20. (Media/Scan) Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 12:00 Kengo Kuma’s Architecture of the Future
  21. (Media/Scan) Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 09:00 The Changing Culture of Architecture in Modern India
  22. (Media/Scan) Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 04:56 Rent control is crippling India’s richest city : Mumbai is a poster child for all the harmful ways in which rent control affects the liveability of a city
  23. (Outreach) Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 04:47 Changing Demography ⇆ Changing Families : 2018 International Sociological Association (ISA) Joint Conference for RC06 (Family) and RC41 (Population)
  24. (Media/Scan) Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 04:46 “Urbanity and the implied sense of taste in early modern Iran” with Professor Sussan Babaie (The Courtauld Institute) : York Islamic Art Circle
  25. (Call) Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 04:44 The Lessons of Rome
  26. (Media/Scan) Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:11 Strict terms take sheen off government housing plans
  27. (Media/Scan) Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 15:25 Albert Frey's 1931 Aluminaire House waits for a permanent home in Palm Springs
  28. (Media/Scan) Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 12:00 800 Institutes sent notice for closure by AICTE; government institutes among them
  29. (Media/Scan) Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 12:00 The Invisible Hand That Designed Your City : Years of subtle changes to land use and zoning have slowly become the invisible forces that shape our behavior, whether we realize it or not.
  30. (Media/Scan) Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 12:00 ‘Modern & Vintage. Paris Design Fair’ celebrates the work of Olivier Mourgue : 38th edition of Modern & Vintage – Paris Design Fair
  31. (Call) Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 09:11 Cultural Studies Assoc. Environment, Space, & Place Working Group : 16thAnnual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association (U.S.)
  32. (Media/Scan) Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 04:03 Baker used tradition to promote modernity: writer : Birth centenary celebrations of architect in Kottayam
  33. (Media/Scan) Monday, February 12, 2018 - 15:59 Multiple agencies hamper implementation of Master Plan rules : In a five-part series starting tomorrow, HT will look into specific problems hampering the progress of Delhi’s master plans and analyse issues..
  34. (Media/Scan) Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:00 Can This European High-Speed Train Compete With Airlines? : As flying grows even less attractive, a new London-to-Amsterdam rail route could steal passengers from the skies.
  35. (Commentary) Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:00 Stop Saying 'Smart Cities' : Digital stardust won’t magically make future cities more affordable or resilient.
  36. (Commentary) , (Media/Scan) Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:00 Documenting Development in Pakistan Through Its Multiple Illusions
  37. (Media/Scan) Monday, February 12, 2018 - 09:01 Modi's 'Housing for All' means nothing for India's 100 mn migrant workers : India's urban housing crisis will only aggravate further if the government fails to listen to needs of this large cross-section of urban public.
  38. (Media/Scan) Monday, February 12, 2018 - 07:02 Mumbai's 'last big' hope lies in docklands' inclusive revival : Mumbai's 'last big' hope lies in docklands' inclusive revival
  39. (Outreach) Monday, February 12, 2018 - 00:00 Star architecture and its impact on the city : Effects of exceptional architectural projects in Graz, Lucerne and Wolfsburg
  40. (Commentary) Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 23:00 Architecture was meant to solve the housing crisis, instead it betrayed us
  41. (Interview) Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 21:00 A Stage Full of Starchitects Debates the State of the Industry
  42. (Media/Scan) Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 10:09 Ahead of polls, MP Congress removes 'vastu dosh' from HQ office
  43. (Media/Scan) Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 09:13 ‘Art and Space’ — A celebration of place and architecture at the Guggenheim, Bilbao
  44. (Call) Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 09:11 Urban Network : Social Science History Association (SSHA) 2018
  45. (Media/Scan) Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 15:48 At public hearing, DDA’s ‘rush’ to amend Master Plan rules questioned
  46. (Media/Scan) Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 10:00 The 'Coord' platform will give mobility companies a centralized place to access and use local data on parking, curb space, tolls, and the like.
  47. (Call) Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 05:40 Art and Housing Struggles: between art and political organising
  48. (Outreach) Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 05:38 Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO), Ljubljana
  49. (Call) Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 05:36 A World of Architectural History : 3rd Annual Conference of the Architectural Research in Europe Network Association (ARENA)
  50. (Call) Friday, February 9, 2018 - 21:49 Architectural Research in the Age of Computational Design : Architektúra & urbanizmus 3 – 4 /2018
  51. (Media/Scan) Friday, February 9, 2018 - 18:20 Marg ESTD. 1947 and now online: A digital pathway to Indian art
  52. (Media/Scan) Friday, February 9, 2018 - 18:06 MSG Sphere: plans offer glimpse of London’s next venue : Designs for Las Vegas build unveiled as company confirms plan for similar London project
  53. (Media/Scan) Friday, February 9, 2018 - 12:00 Architect Luis Barragán's Mexican Modernist Masterpiece to Host Its First Art Exhibition : Cuadra San Cristóbal's famous pink-hued walls are opened to the public for the first time, and set in a dialogue with contemporary abstract art
  54. (Media/Scan) Friday, February 9, 2018 - 12:00 Empty government buildings can be homeless shelters, India top court says
  55. (Commentary) Friday, February 9, 2018 - 12:00 To Better Understand Segregation, Look at Social Networks : Cycle of Segregation: Social Processes and Residential Stratification by Maria Krysan Kyle Crowder
  56. (Media/Scan) Friday, February 9, 2018 - 12:00 Echoes of a Traditional Mexican Breeze Wall for the Serpentine Pavilion
  57. (Media/Scan) Friday, February 9, 2018 - 12:00 In Shenzhen-Hong Kong biennale, the urban village is the main attraction
  58. (Call) Friday, February 9, 2018 - 07:13 Rulers on Display: Tombs and Epitaphs of Princes and the Well-Born in Northern Europe 1470-1670
  59. (Media/Scan) Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 12:00 An Eerie Ode to LA Architecture in Catherine Opie’s First Film : Now on view at Regen Projects, Opie’s silent ode to the city is solely told with still, black-and-white images.
  60. (Commentary) Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 12:00 A Closer Look at the Ideas for the 'Smart City' of Toronto's Future : Sidewalk Labs' proposals for the Toronto neighborhood of Quayside reveals a preference for ride hailing over public transit.
  61. (Commentary) Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 12:00 Protecting Brutalist Buildings Can Harm Urban Environments
  62. (Media/Scan) Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 11:00 Los Angeles, Houston and the appeal of the hard-to-read city
  63. (Outreach) Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 04:29 The Concrete Surface: Symposium and Workshop
  64. (Outreach) Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 04:22 “The Human in Architecture and Philosophy” guest edited by Martin Düchs and Christian Illies : ArchitecturePhilosophy, Vol. 3, No. 1.
  65. (Call) Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 04:21 Issue #1: Radical Housing Journal
  66. (Multimedia) , (Interview) Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 12:42 Rebuilding the American City: Patty Heyda on "the politics behind the design" : How do you restore community? Do you honor local context? Or do you bulldoze everything and try to start again?
  67. (Media/Scan) Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 12:00 Stronger Than Steel, Able to Stop a Speeding Bullet—It’s Super Wood!
  68. (Media/Scan) Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 05:40 Tamil Nadu: Land, materials pose a challenge to Housing
  69. (Media/Scan) Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 04:07 Dhaka Art Summit lauds Bangladesh’s cultural heritage : The 10-day programme run by a private art foundation is determined to put South Asia on the map
  70. (Call) Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 04:06 The Architecture of Housing after the Neoliberal Turn : Call for Papers Footprint 24
  71. (Media/Scan) Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 15:10 Steven Holl exhibition at the Dorsky Museum reveals the process behind his projects
  72. (Media/Scan) Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 12:00 Expo to display building technologies, products : The theme of this year’s expo is Build Nepal—Invest in Development, which promotes shared responsibilities and reiterates industry’s role ...
  73. (Media/Scan) Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 00:17 Architects reveal what their designs on Mumbai’s landscape mean : The architects emphasised the need to share space in our cities
  74. (Media/Scan) Monday, February 5, 2018 - 18:14 The Guardian view on Google and Toronto: smart city, dumb deal : Google’s offer to redevelop the Toronto waterfront as a smart city of the future prompts the question: is Google’s future the one that we want?
  75. (Outreach) , (Call) Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:04 The Universal Connector: Building Systems after the Bauhaus : International Research Programme for Designers, Architects and Curators
  76. (Commentary) Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:00 Are copies coming in from the cold?
  77. (Media/Scan) Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:00 DDA invites public opinion on simplifying its land pooling policy
  78. (Media/Scan) Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:00 The Elegant and Affordable Prefab Architecture of Jean Prouvé : An exhibition at the LUMA Foundation in Arles features 12 of the socially-minded architects buildings made from prefabricated parts
  79. (Media/Scan) Monday, February 5, 2018 - 09:20 What Amazon Does to Poor Cities : The debate over Amazon’s HQ2 obscures the company’s rapid expansion of warehouses in low-income areas.
  80. (Media/Scan) Monday, February 5, 2018 - 09:17 A Portrait of the Lives of Workers in New York City’s 2,483 Chinese Restaurants : A look at the daily lives of immigrants who make the city’s ubiquitous Chinese restaurants possible.
  81. (Media/Scan) Monday, February 5, 2018 - 09:08 NBCC receives Rs2,000cr order from Assam govt : The order is for the construction of twin tower trade centre in the state.
  82. (Commentary) , (Interview) Monday, February 5, 2018 - 09:00 Social Media vs. Architectural Discourse 2.0: The SCI-Arc Conversation Continues
  83. (Media/Scan) Monday, February 5, 2018 - 08:38 Off-campus colleges face heat from AICTE
  84. (Call) Monday, February 5, 2018 - 06:08 Historical Perspectives on Public-Private Partnerships
  85. (Commentary) Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 12:00 Karachi’s anomalies
  86. (Media/Scan) Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 12:00 Tokyo Museum to Host Iran Architecture Exhibit in March
  87. (Opinion) Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 10:19 Monument to freedom
  88. (Opinion) Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 08:20 Expanding Chennai: Good in theory, but flawed in practice?
  89. (Call) Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 06:08 Frank Lloyd Wright and German Architecture, Design, and Art : German Studies Association 2018 -- call for papers for the annual conference in Pittsburgh, PA, Sept 27-30, 2018
  90. (Call) Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 06:08 PROCESSES . Design and Research in Architecture & Landscape
  91. (Call) Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 06:08 On the Natural History of Destruction: Technology, Politics and Material Transformation in Asia's World War II
  92. (Call) Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 06:08 THE EFFECTS OF WORLD WAR I ON THE CHRISTIAN CHURCHES IN EUROPE 1918-1925
  93. (Outreach) , (Call) Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 05:30 The Bangalore Workshop 2018 : Vimal Jain Foundation
  94. (Media/Scan) Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 04:28 States have potential to do better in urban scheme implementations: Study : All decision-making including final project approvals is in the hand of state governments, thus providing greater flexibility to the states
  95. (Media/Scan) Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:55 Egypt says 4,400-year-old tomb discovered outside Cairo
  96. (Media/Scan) Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 07:24 Home for all poor not feasible, say Tamil Nadu officials : DMK and the AIADMK have been promising housing for all since 1990’s, but this will continue to be a poll promise for few more years.
  97. (Media/Scan) Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 00:26 Sealing solutions: Urban planners not thrilled over DDA tweaking norms : DDA approved three proposals—uniform floor area ratio (FAR) for shop-cum-residential complexes, reduced penalties, regularising agri godowns
  98. (Media/Scan) Friday, February 2, 2018 - 17:42 Millions of empty homes, but migrants to Indian cities cannot rent them : Vacant houses make up more than 12 per cent of total urban housing stock.
  99. (Media/Scan) Friday, February 2, 2018 - 17:20 'Game Changer': Maya Cities Unearthed In Guatemala Forest Using Lasers
  100. (Media/Scan) Friday, February 2, 2018 - 15:54 Patnaik emphasises on preservation of cultural identity : Patnaik also inaugurated an exhibition of architecture competition at the venue.
  101. (Media/Scan) Friday, February 2, 2018 - 15:42 Architects’ role vital in ensuring quality construction, heritage conservation: PM
  102. (Media/Scan) Friday, February 2, 2018 - 14:20 Archaeologists may have found architects' camp for Stonehenge : Posts with alignment matching stone circle are discovered on army land at nearby Larkhill
  103. (Outreach) , (Call) Friday, February 2, 2018 - 12:34 Advanced Historical Research in Islamic Art and Architecture : 2018–2019 Postdoctoral Associateship Program (non-stipendiary)
  104. (Outreach) Friday, February 2, 2018 - 12:32 City, Space, and Spectacle in Nineteenth-Century Performance : A conference organised in conjunction with Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film and dedicated to the memory of Michael Booth (1931-2017)
  105. (Call) Friday, February 2, 2018 - 12:32 Why Remember? Ruins, Remains and Reconstructions in Times of War and Its Aftermath
  106. (Media/Scan) Friday, February 2, 2018 - 12:30 Proposed data mining center at Alcoa East could bring 150 jobs to Massena : Bitcoin Mining as Economic Development
  107. (Outreach) Friday, February 2, 2018 - 12:28 Servicing Leisure Industries: What Future Art History?
  108. (Media/Scan) Friday, February 2, 2018 - 12:00 Making a Crypto Utopia in Puerto Rico

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