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Global warming will kill us. How to stop it? Science tells us that cities and construction creates 25-30% of gases that contribute to global warming. Whatever the figure might be, imagine cities that, like forests, are ecosystems that produce oxygen that generate a “positive carbon footprint”, if that term, will ever exist. The cities must be the forests of the future; in this scenario, every town and city in the Planet is like the subtropical oceans, the Amazon forest:

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RBTA and RSP India have established a stable and productive architectural partnership over the last decade. Based on true friendship, organizational skills, and a matrix of responsibilities that combines, the finest South European and Indian talent for each project. Landmarks built and in construction include Signature III, Candor 1 and 2, Hossur Road and many others. Here we are Arunjot Singh Bhalla, Managing Director RSP Design Consultant's INDIA, DV Nathan, Director- D

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Today at Candor 2, Noida, Brookfield organized a sublime construction site workshop, where many projects were launched, Tower 11, 11 A. 12, acres of new landscapes, new entry gates. In the picture, from left to right is: Abhishek Sharma, General Manager-Planning, Brookfield; Vikas Dixit, Brookfield; Ankur Modi, RSP Rakesh Singh, Vice-President Construction; Brookfield; Ricardo E. Bofill, RBTA; Hilario Pareja, RBTA; Dinesh Choudhary, Colliers. Brookfield India is a truly pro

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Indranil Das Gupta, CEO of Industrial Zone business in SREI, told me about the dream of his company to transform an industrial SEZ zoned land in Alibag, Maharashtra, into a Smart Town. It took me only 45 minutes to get to the site from the Gate of India, a surprisingly easy speed-boat ride. The land is mostly swamps. RBTA proposed Venice 2.0. It is fun to elaborate on the smart urban concept we have learn for our projects in Moscow, Dallas, San Francisco and Shenzhen to Ali

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Workshop at NVA, Nataraj and Venkat architects, the studio of my colleague A. Venkat, who started working on Tropical Architecture with the Srilankan master Geoffrey Bawa, back in Colombo in the 1970’s. NVA has developed a well-known architecture practice in Chennai, and we have been cooperating for the design and construction of Brigade Xanadu since 2012. Here we are taking a selfie in his studio in 18, 3rd Seaward Rd, Valmiki Nagar,Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai. From left to ri

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