Tag Archives: Didi Contractor

Public: Ar. Siddharth Menon

The following interview was featured on 27th July 2015 in http://www.sawdust.online on the challenges of mud architecture in India. When did you build your first earth building, and could you describe some of its features? I built my first earth building at the Auroville Earth Institute (www.earth-auroville.com) in Auroville, Tamil Nadu in 2011. I was training […]

Teaching: Critical Architectural Practice (South Asia)

4th April 2015 Continuing with our series on Indigenous Architecture, we now look at architectural practices in India that are doing some very interesting work within these parameters in the Indian context. This is a personal list of people that have inspired me over the past 5 years. There are architects, engineers, artists, social reformers […]

Public: Design that speaks a meaning

An interview in the The Hindu by Ranjani Govind on October 06, 2013. Builders should avoid using energy-hungry materials and chant the sustainability mantra, young architect Siddharth Menon tells Ranjani Govind When young architect Siddharth Menon came down to Bangalore to address professionals in the field of built expressions, a motley crowd of senior architects, engineers, contractors, […]