In an Island State of Mind: Geoffrey Bawa, the Iconic Architect

Geoffrey Bawa was quite a late bloomer. Regarded as one of Asia’s most influential architects today, Bawa was 38 years old when he first acquired an architectural degree and 40 by the time he began his professional practice. But this languid start did not prevent Bawa from creating an entirely new idiom of building in the four decades that followed, and he is considered as the most famous proponent of ‘Tropical Modernism’ as we know… Read more »

Are you beach-ready: 5 tips to build a seaside resort that lasts

Sea, sand, and sun – these words are synonymous with having a good time. Whether it’s just sitting by the sea and watching an orange sunset or splashing around in the waters – the coast has its way of making you forget about your everyday worries. A resort along the coast can be a haven for tourists who want to unwind and rejuvenate themselves by the sea. But for builders and architects, coastal buildings pose… Read more »

Three Questions: How Bangalore’s ITC Gardenia is a Sustainable, Green Hotel

We are happy to launch “Three Questions“, a new series of posts which will give our readers quick insights into what it takes to make a hospitality business sustainable. We are asking business leaders for three key takeaways — at a macro and micro level — which can inspire and guide others looking to implement similar initiatives. Here is the first post in this series, where we take a look at ITC Gardenia,… Read more »