Melissa Smith

TML. As a member of the Jury, what do you think is the significance of  the process and recognition that The Merit List represents? MS: To me, the process is significant because it attempts to examine projects not only through their photographic or tectonic merits, but also as typologies and innovations in the field of architecture in India. While this […]

Himanshu Burte

TML. As a member of the Jury, what do you think is the significance of  the process and recognition that The Merit List represents? HB: The two stage process is rigorous in many ways. Jurors are not told the identity of competing architects. The combination of individual short listing and discussion to determine finalists in the list covers most of […]

Bijoy Ramachandran

TML. As a member of the Jury, what do you think is the significance of  the process and recognition that The Merit List represents? BR: The significance of the process is that it is rigorous (focused not only on the end product but the nature of patronage, the ambitions set out by the team, and the strategies employed in getting […]

A G Krishna Menon

TML. As a member of the Jury, what do you think is the significance of  the process and recognition that The Merit List represents? AM: The TML identified what the jury considered were the exemplary products of architectural thinking and production in the country. Two caveats to the selection must however be noted, one, that the significance of this year’s […]