The scope of architecture now encompasses more than just creating buildings. In its extended sense, architecture now involves the design of towns and cities, the rearrangement of landscapes, and the provision of well-being of communities.
The Second Bengal Architecture Symposium was organised by Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements and Bengal Foundation to honour the works and philosophy of two renowned architects, Balkrishna Doshi and Juhani Pallasmaa.
It is a tribute to the Australian master architect Glenn Murcutt by Professor Philip Goad; with several beautiful examples, references, analogy and insights, leading to the fact that Murcutt is the poet of 'sections.'
Professor Hack came to teach at Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements. Professor Kazi Khaleed Ashraf conducted this conversation with him at the Institute, focusing on several aspects of contemporary cities and their future...