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Are buildings the new killing fields for birds? – Peeyush Sekhsaria

Peeyush Sekhsaria an Architect by training, interested in the interface of design and bird conservation tells us how following simple principles while installing glass or other reflective surfaces in your homes, you can greatly reduce the chances of bird collisions. Read his article below.

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Professor Anand Swarup Arya, an Earthquake Engineer for the poor and the non-engineered

Professor Anand Swarup Arya, Padma Shri (2002), United Nations Sasakawa Disaster Prevention Award (1997) was a rare professor, academic administrator, scholar and mentor. His passing away after a singular life of service to the engineering and architecture community of India and the world perhaps did not get the attention it deserved. These two tributes by two of his students, both highly reputed Structural Engineers will hopefully help convey Professor Arya’s life and work to the larger architecture and construction community.

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Roger Vogler; some acrobatics and a lot of meditation – Obituary by Peeyush Sekhsaria

At an IIT Kanpur alumni meet in the United States, friends making a film on 50 years of IIT Kanpur were interviewing Roger Vogler, the only living member of the team led by Architecture doyen Achyut Kanvinde that designed IIT Kanpur. As they wound up, Roger told them that he needed somebody ‘professional’ to shoot …

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BKPS College of Architecture, Pune installs a Solar Energy Generation Array on its Roof Peeyush Sekhsaria interviews Pushkar Kanvinde

As an alumni of BKPS College of Architecture, Pune I was proud to read a facebook post by Pushkar Kanvinde, Professor and Principal at BKPS, “Today we commissioned a solar electricity generation array on the roof of BKPS College of Architecture. It will generate enough electricity required for our college plus little additional. It is …

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Book – The Kailas at Ellora: A New View of a Misunderstood Masterwork

The Kailas at Ellora: A New View of a Misunderstood Masterwork Author: Roger Vogler Photographs: Peeyush Sekhsaria and Roger Vogler Published by Mapin and INTACH Aurangabad, 222 x 286 mm/ 8.75 x 11.25 in, Hardcover, 144 pages, 66 photographs and 4 illustrations Retail Price: INR 2,250 American architect Roger Vogler examines this great Hindu temple—carved downward …

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