Dissertation Colloquium @ KRVIA

Dissertation Colloquium @ KRVIA

Shubhra is invited to participate at the KRVIA Annual Dissertation colloquium, as a panelist and jury member. Her lecture on the occasion will be on the subject of  intimacy and practice: exploring context through the culture of play. Further information on the conference can be found here.
Lecture @ SMMCA, Nagpur

Lecture @ SMMCA, Nagpur

Shubhra is invited to speak at the international conference “Paradox to Paradigm: Architecture in the Age of Network Soceity”, hosted by the Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture (SMMCA), Nagpur. Her lecture is titled “intimacy and practice: exploring context through the culture of play”. Further information on the conference can be found here.
Speaker @ Univ. of Arizona, Tucson

Speaker @ Univ. of Arizona, Tucson

Shubhra will present a lecture titled  “Intimacy & Practice: Exploring Context through the Culture of Play” at the conference on Critical Practice in an Age of Complexity, organized by AMPS, University of Arizona, Tuscon in February 2018. Further information on the conference can be found here.
Lecture @ India Arch Dialogue 2018

Lecture @ India Arch Dialogue 2018

Shubhra will be one of the invited speakers at this year’s India Arch Dialogues 2018. The theme of the conference is Moments in Architecture, exploring architecture, photography and their respective intentions and interdependence. More information on the conference and exhibition can be found here.
Reveal: Site-Specific Theatre @ DAVA

Reveal: Site-Specific Theatre @ DAVA

“Refresh”, Workshops Nov 27-30, 2017, 4-6pm: devising short, site-specific theatre works through inhabiting the DAVA building. In collaboration with Mare Travethan and the Local Theatre Company, Boulder CO. “Reveal”, performances devised by middle-schoolers.  Nov 30th (Thursday) at 6.00pm. Venue: 1405, N Florence St, Aurora CO 80010. The report on the workshop can be read here...
KVD Forum 2017 Panelist & Lecture

KVD Forum 2017 Panelist & Lecture

Shubhra has been selected as a panelist at the Kurula Varkey Design Forum 2017, August 12-14. Her lecture, as part of the Forum’s De.Talks series can be found here. From the forum website: ” The K V Design Forum is an event hosted by the students of the Faculty of Architecture, CEPT University in which..
AWS shortlisted in The Merit List 2016-17

AWS shortlisted in The Merit List 2016-17

Aparna World School has been shortlisted in the 2016-17 cycle of The Merit List (TML). The full shortlist can be found here. From The Merit List Website: Underpinning TML is a dire need of a serious commitment to create a culture of excellence, establish a peer-peer review and form a community of professional exchange to understand the concerns..
article in architexturez.net

article in architexturez.net

Read the article here. It has become wearisome, this eight years’ worth of near-identical conversation in professional circles, news reports, court cases built around the Hall of Nations, always with a referent in some entrenched branches of studies in Architecture: heritage conservation, for example. At the same time we know this type of a building..

Lectures | Publications

2018Invited Speaker & Panelist
Dissertation Colloquium
KRVIA School of Architecture
Mumbai, India
2018Designing a School
Invited Speaker
Azim Premji University
Bangalore, India
2018Intimacy & Practice: Exploring Context through the Culture of Play
Invited Speaker
Paradox to Paradigm: Architecture in the Age of Network Soceity
International Conference hosted by the SMMCA
Nagpur, India
2018Intimacy & Practice: Exploring Context through the Culture of Play
Speaker
Critical Practice in the Age of Complexity: An Interdisciplinary Critique of the Built Environment
Architecture MPS (AMPS) & the University of Arizona
Tuscon AZ, USA
2018intimacy & live-ness: exploring context through documentation and disappearance
Invited Speaker
India Arch Dialogue 2018 (FCML Design Initiative)
New Delhi, India
2017De.talks Lecture & Panelist
Kurula Varkey Design Forum
CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India
2017Follow the Yellow Brick-Block: Themes in the work and teaching of Anant Raje
The Loft Lecture Series, Pune, India
Akshara Foundation, Ahmedabad, India
2017Recent Works: shubhra raje_built environments
An Architecture of Opportunism, Negotiation and Play
The Loft Lecture Series, Pune, India
2016Constraints as Opportunities: building in peri-urban India
USGBC Green Schools Conference, Denver CO, USA
2016Follow the Yellow Brick-Block: Themes in the work and teaching of Anant Raje
TSAP School of Architecture, Mumbai, India
2016Creative Urbanism: How art, architecture and research informs civic practice at DAVA
48 Hours Conference, Red Line Gallery, Denver CO, USA
2016Recent Works: An Architecture of Opportunism, Negotiation and Play
IIDA International Day, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins CO, USA
2016Multi-Lingual | multi-Cultural: on drawing, thinking & technology in contemporary practice
College of Architecture & Planning, University of Colorado, Denver CO, USA
2016Shunt el-Zabib, Abydos: on cultivating a sense of heritage
Faculty of Architecture, CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India
2015Recording a working life: the making of the book on Anant Raje
Book Alive! Series, CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India
2014Situating an Architect: the space of architectural imagination within contemporary practice
CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India & Akshara Foundation, Ahmedabad, India
2012Anant Raje Architect: Selected Works – The Making of an Architectural Monograph
CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India
2012A Holistic Curriculum and the Burden of Synthesis
SA-50 Conference, CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India
2012Anant Raje Architect: Selected Works 1971-2009
Editor. Published by Tulika Books, New Delhi, 09/2012
2011Recent Works: An Architecture of Opportunism, Negotiation and Play
Lecture @ Akshara Foundation, Ahmedabad, India
2011Art+Design Discussion Series: “Shelter”
Panel Discussion @ Red Line, Denver CO
2011Hyperform Design Co-op: Alternate Practices
Interview with the Urban Design Blog
2010In order to Outreach, One must Embed: Architecture of Social Engagement
Lecture @ DAVA Annual Fundraiser,  Denver, CO & PechaKucha 20×20 Fundraiser, MCA Denver, CO
2009Sustainable Planning and Design: The Case of Palmer Ridge High School Lecture @ Governor’s Energy Office Workshop on High Performance Buildings, Monument CO
2009Serious Play in the Studio: the pedagogical value of play in teaching methodologies of Anant Raje Architectural Education Forum 4 “Flexibility in Architectural Education”, Kayseri, Turkey
2006Notion of Play in Experimental Histories: the Architectural History Seminars of Prof. Anant Raje International Conference “Rethinking the Past”, Univ. of Technology (UTS), Sydney Australia
2004Tell-the- tale Detail: The adoration of the joint
Construction Documents Studio, CU Denver, CO

Workshops | Exhibitions

2018Precedent Studies: Analysing Your Favourite Building
Invited tutor/critic for workshop conducted by Kevin Mark Low (Malaysia)
BMS School of Architecture, Bangalore
2017Re.Fresh Series: Architecture + Theatre
In collaboration with Mare Travethan (Denver CO), DAVA (Aurora CO) & Local Theatre Company (Boulder CO)
Downtown Aurora Visual Arts (DAVA), Aurora CO
2017Introducing the City through the Culture of Play
In collaboration with Gauri Raje
Archiprix International 2017, Ahmedabad.
2016West Colfax Food Co-op: Spatial Mapping of the community around memories and practices of food.
In collaboration with Radian. Denver CO, USA
2015A Very Brief Historiography of Indian Architecture
Seminar on the production of history and culture
CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India
2014BASEHabitat
Workshop on modern Earthen Architecture at Altmunster.
Department of Architecture at the University of Art and Desing in Linz, Austria
2013“Behenpaniyu”: A Womens’ Initiative Centre; Workshop with Ar. Peter Rich
A ten day workshop programmed to engage young designers as acticvist architects.
Co-tutor. CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India
2012Spontaneous Architecture Workshop, Raipur, Gujarat
Design-build four 50m2 classroom pavilions at a rural elementary school
Invited Critic.
Participants:
Bezalel Academy, Israel CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India Centre for Environmental Education (CEE), Ahmedabad
2012Learning from Models: the practice of Anant Raje.
Curator for commissioned exhibition at:
1. The Kanoria Art Gallery, CEPT University, Ahmedabad
2. Foundation for Excellence in Education and Design (FEED), Pune
2009“Artful Living”. Denver CO. (in collaboration with Erik Isaac & The Fu Collective + Gallery)
Co-curator for a commissioned installation and exhibition for Visions of Home.
2007UCDHSC College of Arch + Planning Building Workshop @ RNL Architecture.Denver CO.
Invited participant for programming the new CAP Building.
2002OUTREACH: Design Ideas for a Mobile HIV/AIDS Clinic (in collaboration with Lisa Pereira)
Competition Entry selected for the exhibitionat the Van Alen Institute, New York, NY.
2001Imagining modern-India. Ithaca NY.
M.Arch Thesis Project, Hartell Gallery, Cornell Univ.