INDIA DESIGN ID 2024: FEB 7-12, 2024, NSIC GROUNDS, OKHLA, NEW DELHI
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INDIA DESIGN ID 2024 | 15-18 FEB, 2024 | NSIC GROUNDS, OKHLA, NEW DELHI

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ID Symposium Dialogue: Peter Zumthor in Conversation with Bijoy Jain

Explore the captivating discussion between renowned architect Peter Zumthor and Bijoy Jain at India Design ID 2024. Discover Zumthor's insights on community-friendly structures and his passion for creating lasting architectural legacies.

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This symposium session was supported by the Embassy of Switzerland in India, under the initiative SwitzerlandIndia 75

 

At the much-anticipated session during India Design ID 2024, Peter Zumthor, the recipient of the prestigious Pritzker Prize, engaged in an enthralling conversation with architect Bijoy Jain. The discussion revolved around Zumthor’s expertise in designing public structures that foster community engagement and his profound dedication to enriching people’s lives through architecture.

Zumthor, known for his emotive approach to design, expressed his admiration for structures that embody a sense of permanence and belonging. He shared, “There is something beautiful about houses that don’t move. I have a lot of affection for something that belongs to a place and makes a place. I look at them, and think of how my grandmother’s uncle has looked at this piece. They have stayed with us for a little bit.”

The dialogue between the two architects was emotionally charged, effortlessly captivating, and immensely educational. It offered profound insights into the essence of architectural design and its impact on society. The exchange left a lasting impression, inspiring attendees to reflect on the significance of architecture in shaping our collective experiences.

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