Benny Kuriakose - On his Initial Experiments with Architecture Part 1 | AG 50

Archgyan Podcast - An Indian Architecture Podcast

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Episode   ·  7 Plays  ·  1:10:42  ·  Sep 3, 2020

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In this week's episode we have with us one of India's leading sustainable architects Dr. Benny Kuriakose. Benny Kuriakose started his career in 1984 under the guidance of Laurie Baker. He specializes in architecture conservation,low-cost housing and sustainable architecture. He incorporates principles of vernacular architecture with a concept reflecting his client's aspirations with the use of natural materials. Some of his famous works include the Pyramid, Vishram, Dakshinachitra, Muziris heritage project among many other. In this episode Dr. Benny is going to be sharing his entire journey, a chance meeting with Laurie Baker, his first few projects, the importance of hands-on learning, architectural education, future of architecture, construction & a whole lot more. We also have an interesting segment in the 2nd part of this episode on Architectural Education that answers questions like "Do we really need to study 5 years to practice Architecture? For episode shownotes & links, check the description below & head to our website which is archgyan.com/50For the video version, head to our youtube channel

1h 10m 42s  ·  Sep 3, 2020

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