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Domus India Cover

MARCH 2019 Issue





 
16
Editorial
Text by Kaiwan Mehta
18
Books
City Stories
On Jayant Kaikini’s ‘No Presents Please’
Text and photos by Aparna Andhare
20
Indian Aesthetics
On the trail of Jain art in
Tamil Nadu
Text and photos by Sudha Ganapathi
and Anuradha Shankar
26
Future City
Urbanising India - the
case of Karwar
Case study on Karwar, as part of the
Post-Graduate Urban Design Studio, 3rd
Semester (February-June 2017) of R V
College of Architecture, Bengaluru
Text by Himadri Das
36
Archive
Hyderabad Biophilia
An exhibition on the unrealised planning
work of Scottish polymath Patrick
Geddes and Indian town-planner
Mohammed Fayazuddin
Text by Robert Stephens
46
Essay
Soft Thresholds: The Context
as Generator of Practice
The Cyrus Jhabvala Memorial
Lecture, New Delhi, 2017
Text by Rahul Mehrotra
54
Essay
The Stories from my Journey:
Yesterday, Today
and Tomorrow
The Cyrus Jhabvala Memorial
Lecture, New Delhi, 2018
Text by Christopher C. Benninger
64
Nurture Visions
Posters Unite!
A collective project by Group 2020
and Artists Unite
66
Domus Milan
Manifesto
Text by Winy Maas
68
Domus Milan
Water, please!
Text by Winy Maas
Photo by Amanda Weidemann
Translation by Paolo Cecchetto
70
Discussion
Water risks spell opportunity
Interview with Henk Ovink by Javier Arpa
Photos by Cynthia dan Elk, Ade Adekola, Tobin Jones
Translation by Paolo Cecchetto
76
Critique
Infrastructure of Domestic
Solidarity: Squatting as
spatial practice
ADM Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Text by Marina Otero Verzier
Photos by Johannes Schwartz, C. Bouton
Translation by Paolo Cecchetto
82
Cinema
Earth 2.0
Avatar
Directed by James Cameron
Production company Twentieth Century Fox
Visual effects by Weta Digital
84
Landscape
Visions to save the planet
Geostories
Project by Design Earth
Text by Rania Ghosn, El Hadi Jazairy
Translation by Dario Moretti
94
Architecture
Flat-packed social housing
on demand
Bremen Cube
Bremen, Germany
Project by LIN Architects Urbanists
Photos by Nikolai Wolff, Kay Michalak/ fotoetage
Translation by Paolo Cecchetto
102
Event
Temporary City
Super Bowl LIII
Atlanta, GA, USA
Text, research and infographics by Stefano Andreani,
Joanna-Maria Helinurm
108
Rassegna
Thresholds
Presented by Giulia Guzzini
About the cover:
A planometric drawing by Vignesh Premkumar of the India House building in Pune designed by architect Christopher Charles Benninger, bringing together the ideas of people, activity and space. To read more, turn to pages 54-63. w
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