EP 132 . 17 Jul 19

“Context” in the world of architecture – Part 2

With Sameep Padora

In the episode

  • Can you start by telling us your broad areas of work? How do you practise work in case of commissioned projects?
  • Can you share any particular case study of yours where you dealt with latent local resources and built things?
  • What are your observation w.r.t Human Resources/labour in urban India & then rural India?
  • How do you practise “a good amount of” research time for a particular site/project in this competitive world?
  • What would be your top 3 suggestions to the upcoming world of designers and architects (Of India) to keep in mind the world of 2050 and then design?

About Sameep Padora

Sameep Padora is a practicing architect and principal of the design studio sP+a in Mumbai. Sameep is in pursuit and encouragement of sustainable, contextual, and innovative practices that arise ‘from a site itself’. He received his diploma in architecture from the Academy of Architecture went on to study at SCI-Arc in Los Angeles, and received his Masters from the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University in 2005. He is a member of the Academic Councils of several schools and is a member of the National Technical Committee of Habitat for Humanity, India. And today we are here to discuss his approach towards the context in the world of architecture