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Vida Cotidiana y sostenibilidad by Monica Galindo

Me gustaría empezar esta serie de reflexiones hablando sobre mi forma de vivir en India comparada con la de España para valorar como el cambio de cultura y la vida cotidiana asociada a esta conlleva consecuencias para el medio ambiente, intentando comprender en que puedo mejorar mi estilo de vida para ser más sostenible.  La..

Building Orientation by Pavitra Sri Prakash

Shilpa Architects: Cethar Vessels – Building Orientation Study Architecture is not just a 3 dimensional art. It has also to respond not only to the time of the year; but also to every minute of the day! After the sunrise, it traverses the sky over different seasonal trajectories till sunset. This has varying impacts inside..

CAF Talk #41 – Sheila Sri Prakash, Shilpa Architects

Sheila Sri Prakash, Principal Architect and Founder of Shilpa Architects in 1979, has the distinction of being the first woman in India to start her own architectural firm. The firm is known for its work inspired by sustainable vernacular architectural practices as well as a sensitivity for society and the built-natural environment. Notable projects include..

A fine balance

Chennai-based architect Sheila Sri Prakash to represent India at an international exhibition   Leibniz University, Hanover, Germany, and University of Valencia, Spain, both recognised European schools of architecture, have chosen Sheila Sri Prakash, a leading architect from Chennai, as the only Indian woman architect to be featured along with seven other women architects from countries..

Building success, brick by brick

Awards and honours are never easy to come by; and when they do, you cherish them all the more. For Sheila Sri Prakash too, it has been one exhilarating and colourful journey, marking her career as an architect. She has the honour of being the only Indian woman architect chosen by the Leibniz University, Hanover,..

German Government Recognition for Sheila Sri Prakash

  Sheila Sri Prakash founded SHILPA in 1979 as a one woman office, andis serving the Indian real estate industry with devotion and passion for the past 32 years. She hasreceived several accolades and recognition as a practicing architect, as an activist championing public and humanitarian values; and in service to architectural education.