My Passion In Architecture

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Since my childhood, I have ensued a natural affinity for sketching and drawing. It always bestowed me with immense pleasure and satisfaction, and there were many occasions when I have been deeply engrossed in it totally oblivious of the time and happenings around me. As a kid, I have always solicited pleasure, in my surroundings during my encounters with various forms of art- whether it was building, a water body or a tree. I always had a particular interest in sketching sceneries, because in outlining a view it is requisite to show a discreet variation in colors, size and proportions to elevate and highlight the depths of various elements, to make it look lively. My foray into architecture was an unconscious decision because after completing…show more content…
During one of my senior years in the institution, I had the opportunity to attend Laurie Baker workshop in Kerala regarding the low-cost construction techniques and visit the buildings designed by the world renowned architect Laurie Baker. This training program lasted for four days, and it provided me with insights on how to construct a Rattrap bond, Semi-circular arch, Rubble masonry, Filler slab & Mud brick wall. It also consisted of the lectures regarding Construction techniques of Laurie Baker, Climatic response to cost efficient architecture. The hands-on training I acquired through the workshop helped me in realizing that an ideal way to learn about a building is when you start working on…show more content…
Eventually, I began to perceive architecture as a multidisciplinary subject and realized that it cannot be undertaken in isolation from various other disciplines associated with the field as it gives rise to a sense of exclusiveness, making it difficult to perceive our role as an architect.I commenced my professional training as an intern in a medium-sized Architecture and Interior design firm in Bangalore, India. As an intern and junior architect, I had the opportunity to work on architecture as well as interior design projects. I was challenged on a daily basis, regularly have opportunities to work and contribute both as a discrete individual and as a part of the team that includes clients, contractors, structural engineers, carpenters, fabricators and product suppliers. Through this work experience, I've come to realize that architecture is a technical art, and it demands maturity and responsibility. It also helped me in developing an incredible appreciation for the world in which we

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