Rahul Mehrotra will give the Sharada Dwivedi Memorial Lecture 2015 on Friday, June 12, at 17:00 in Mumbai. The lecture is titled “The Ephemeral Megacity: Mumbai to the Kumbh Mela” and will be at Coomarswamy Hall in the CSMVS (formerly the Prince of Wales Museum).
ArchDaily has featured the recently published book, Kumbh Mela, January 2013: Mapping the Ephemeral Mega City, edited by Rahul Mehrotra and Felipe Vera.
see the link here
RMA Architects has been selected for Stage 2 of the Sydney Modern Project design competition. The project is for a $450 million expansion of the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. The other shortlisted architects are SANAA, Kengo Kuma & Associates, Kerry Hill Architects and Sean Godsell Architects. The five practices were selected from a previous shortlist of twelve who submitted designs for Stage 1 of the competition.
Based on the five final submissions from the selected firms the jury will select one practice, in April 2015, to develop a detailed design with the Gallery.
See the gallery’s media release here.
See the Stage 1 media release, including the twelve Stage 1 competitors, here.
An assortment of projects by RMA Architects was featured in PLOT 19, the June-July issue for 2014. Also included is an interview of Rahul Mehrotra by Florencia Rodriguez and Pablo Gerson.
See the Link for more information on the publication and to view a digital preview.
RMA Architects has been selected to participate in an invited competition for the Sydney Modern Project as one of 12 Australian and international architectural practices. The project is for a $450 million expansion of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
See the gallery’s media release, including the members of the jury and the full shortlist here
Rahul Mehrotra will give the lecture “CROSS SUBSIDY: Architecture for a New India” Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 18:00, in Bengaluru. Put on by the Tasveer Foundation in collaboration with the National Gallery of Modern Art. More information can be found here.
KMC Corporate Office has been selected as a finalist in the “Buildings” category for the Zumtobel Group Award for 2014. Selected projects are recognized for innovative contributions to sustainability and humanity in the built environment.
Full list of finalists and more from ArchDaily here
“Urbanism, Advocacy and Architecture in India. The Work of Rahul Mehrotra” Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 18:00 Free and open to the public More information can be found here
Kaiwan Mehta interviews Rahul Mehrotra in the January 2014 issue. Featured is RMA’s recently completed apartment building in Shantiniketan, Delhi, in the context of the transforming urban landscape of India’s low-rise cities.
For more, read here.
The Case of the Kumbh Mela in India
Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 6:30pm
More information can be found here
Rahul Mehrotra is interviewed by the founders of Section Cut, listen here.
The article was a collaboration between the photographer Giles Price and architect Rahul Mehrotra.
More information can be found here.
LiveMint & the Wall Street Journal features an interview by Deepika Sorabjee discussing Hathigaon with Rahul Mehrotra – the article can be found here.
Working in Mumbai: The Works of RMA Architects
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 5:15pm to 7:00pm
Milstein Hall, Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium
943 University Ave, Ithaca, NY
Professor Rahul Mehrotra, Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard University, and one of India’s leading architectural practitioners, will deliver the Tagore Centre’s First Distinguished Lecture Series on ‘Urbanism and Architecture in Contemporary India’, on 6-8 November, 5-8 pm, at the Council Room, Strand Campus, King’s College, London. More information here.
Featured on the website Archello:
“The sheer quantum of production, the incredible pluralism of ways things are being done and the spectrum of aesthetics that are being constructed is something to be celebrated in India today… This collection looks at some of the top under 40 architects representing how we’re adapting.”
The website designboom has featured Hathigaon, recent winner of the International Prize for Sustainable Architecture, as presented at the WhatDesignCanDo conference in Amsterdam. The article also features a short audio clip of Rahul presenting the project during his presentation.