Here is a compilation of interviews of famous architects posted by members on Archh. Click on the respective link to read –
Zaha Hadid : Inspirational Lessons on architecture
Born in Baghdad in1950, British- Iraqi Zaha Hadid is the first woman architect to win the prestigious Pritzer Prize, which she did in 2004. Her childhood saw Baghadad’s better days without strife and warfare. There she attended a religiously diverse Catholic school and was instructed in French by nuns.
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Charles Correa : India’s greatest architect
The 82-year-old who is being honoured by the Royal Institute of British Architects this summer, on why architects must listen to their inner voice, and why, for all its flaws, the city remains a beacon of hope.
Sprawled in his office chair behind a beautiful Mac, the spare lines of which no doubt please his aesthetic sensibilities, Charles Correa is grimacing slightly. We are talking about the summer-long retrospective of his work organized by the prestigious Royal Institute of British Architects at Portland Place, London. In an uncharacteristic burst of baroque, RIBA has described him as ‘India’s Greatest Architect’.
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Architect Tadao Ando’s Interview
Historically, architecture has always been an essential characteristic in defining a civilization. Tadao Ando, master of architecture from Japan, has not only innovated the way structures are built, but, through his work, he has also defined what we can now consider modern Japanese architecture.
There is no doubt his work will be marked in history as defining the contemporary Japanese savoir-faire and culture. In the fall of 2011, The GROUND had the privilege of interviewing Tadao Ando in Osaka, where we had the opportunity to receive some insight on the work of a great master of architecture.
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