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Achyut Purushottam Kanvinde —28 December was an Indian architect who worked in functionalist approaches with elements of Brutalist architecture.

He received the Padma Shri in He was born in Achare, in the Konkan region of Maharashtrain in a large family. His mother died when he was two and his father was an arts teacher in Mumbai. Kanvinde, influenced by his father, a portrait and landscape painter, took up art and graduated in architecture from Sir J. School kanvinds Arts, Mumbai in He was then sent by the Government of India to study at Harvard where he worked under Walter Gropius and was influenced by his thinking and teaching.

Some of his famous batchmates were Paul RudolphI. Pei and John Perkins. Tanuja and Murad Chowdhury. Kanvinde played with space and forms. He gave great importance to natural light. The form of the building is such that kanvindr problem of ventilation as well as excessive heat is beautifully solved. He championed the cause of vernacular architecture. He believed that values and historical influences contributed towards good architecture.

This, after all, is at the very core of his work. In India the search for a new architectural expression must continue — and this must go beyond the satisfaction of matter of fact functional needs. In my own case, I must acknowledge my tremendous debt to Gropius — it was he who really exposed me to kanvijde power of technology on the one hand and the psychological dimensions of spatial organisation on the other.

Actually my present concerns and realisations are all reflections of my earlier preoccupations: He believed that a grid of columns forming a matrix giving structural and spatial aspect would turn a design more sophisticated and faceted. He believed in the science of Vaastushastra. The institute was started in December in a room in the canteen building of the Harcourt Butler Technological Institute at Agricultural Gardens in Kanpur, inthe institute moved to its present location, on the Grand Trunk Road near the village of Kalyanpur in Kanpur district.

During the first ten years of its existence, a consortium of nine US universities helped set up IIT Kanpurs research laboratories, achhut first Director of the Institute was P.

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The initiative for computer education came from the Electrical engineering department, Kesavan, who was concurrently the chairman of Electrical Engineering and head of the Computer Centre.

Harry Huskey of the University of California, Berkeley, inthe institute began an independent academic program in Computer Science and Engineering, leading to M. Government funding was reduced as a reaction to the sentiment that the IITs were contributing to the brain drain. The institute has around students with undergraduate students and postgraduate students, IIT Kanpur is to open an extension centre in Noida with the plan of making a small convention centre there for supporting outreach activities.

The cost of construction is estimated to be about 25 crores, the new campus will have an auditorium, seminar halls for organising national and international conferences and an International Relations Office along with a 7-storey guest house. Several short-term management courses and refresher courses meant for distance learning will be available at the extension center.

News from, being a major industrial town, Kanpur has a good connectivity by rail and by road but it lags in terms of air connectivity. In its initial run the service connects IIT Kanpur to Lucknow, currently there are two flights daily to and from Lucknow Airport with a duration of 25 minutes.

Lucknow Airport operates both international and domestic flights to major cities, IIT Kanpur is the first academic institution in the country to provide such a service. The estimated charges are Rs. The campus also has airstrips which allows flight workshops and joyrides for students, the Institute has set up an office in New York with alumnus Sanjeev Khosla designated as the overseas brand ambassador of the institute.

It is located on 62, William Afhyut, Manhattan, the office aims to hunt for qualified and capable faculty abroad. Brutalist architecture — Brutalist architecture is a movement in architecture that flourished from the s to the mids, descending from the modernist architectural movement of the early 20th century.

British architectural critic Reyner Banham achtut the term into brutalism to identify the emerging style, there is often an emphasis on graphically expressing in the external elevations and in the whole-site architectural plan the main functions and people-flows of the achyu. Brutalism became popular for educational kannvinde, but was rare for corporate projects. Brutalism became favoured for government projects, high-rise housing.


In one critical appraisal by Banham, Brutalism was posited not as a style, Brutalism as an architectural critical term was not always consistently used by critics, architects themselves usually avoided using it altogether.

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More recently, brutalism has become used in popular discourse to refer to buildings of the twentieth century that are large or unpopular — as a synonym for brutal. In England, the term was adopted by architects Alison. Concrete is used for its raw and unpretentious honesty, contrasting dramatically with the refined and ornamented buildings constructed in the elite Beaux-Arts style. Surfaces of cast concrete are made to reveal the nature of its construction. Brutalist building materials include brick, glass, steel, rough-hewn stone.

Another common theme in Brutalist designs is the exposure of the buildings functions—ranging from their structure, from another perspective, the achut of the Hunstanton School included placing the facilitys water tank, normally a hidden service feature, in a prominent, visible tower. This style had a position in the architecture of European communist countries from the mids to the late s. In Czechoslovakia brutalism was presented as an attempt to create a national, John Andrewss government and institutional structures in Australia also exhibit the style.

Marcel Breuer was known for his approach to the style. Maharashtra — Four Maharashtra is a state in the western region of India and is Indias second-most populous state and third-largest state by area. It is the wealthiest Indian state and it is also the worlds second-most populous sub-national entity. It has over million inhabitants and its capital, Mumbai, has a population of approximately 18 million, Nagpur is Maharashtras second capital as well as its winter capital.

Maharashtras business opportunities along with its potential to offer a standard of living attract migrants from all over India.

Ancient and medieval Maharashtra included the empires of the Satavahana dynasty, Rashtrakuta dynasty, Western Chalukyas, Mughals, the major rivers of the achhut are Godavari, and Krishna. The state has several popular Hindu places of pilgrimage including Pandharpur, Dehu and Alandi, other places that acbyut pilgrims from other parts of India and beyond include Hazur Sahib Gurudwara at Nanded, Sai Baba shrine at Shirdi and Dikshabhumi at Nagpur.

Major industries include chemical products, electrical and non-electrical machinery, textiles, petroleum, Jai Maharashtra The modern Marathi language developed from the Maharashtri Prakrit, and the word Mahratta is found in the Jain Maharashtri literature. The terms Maharashtra, Maharashtri, Marathi and Maratha may have derived from the same root, however, their exact etymology is uncertain.

Kanvonde the Marathas as a people do not seem to be mentioned before the thirteenth or fourteenth century, the most widely accepted theory among the linguistic scholars is that the words Maratha and Maharashtra ultimately derived from achhut combination of Maha and rashtrika.

The word rashtrika is a Sanskritized form of Ratta, the name of a tribe or dynasty of petty chiefs ruling in the Deccan region. However, this theory has not found acceptance among scholars who believe it to be the Sanskritised interpretation of later writers. The greatest ruler of the Satavahana Dynasty was Gautamiputra Satakarni, in 90 CE Vedishri, son of the Satavahana king Satakarni, the Lord of Dakshinapatha, wielder of the unchecked wheel of Sovereignty, made Junnar, thirty miles north of Pune, the capital of his kingdom.

When Manon died of polio at age 18, inGropius and Alma divorced in On 16 OctoberGropius married Ilse Frank, and they remained together until his death in and they adopted a daughter together, Beate Gropius, known as Ati. Ise Gropius died on 9 June in Lexington, Massachusetts, Walter Gropius was drafted August and served as a sergeant and then as a lieutenant in the signal corps in the First World War.

He survived being buried under rubble and dead bodies, and shot out of the sky with a dead pilot. He was awarded the Iron Cross twice, Gropius then, like his father and his great-uncle Martin Gropius before him, became an architect. Gropius could not draw, and was dependent on collaborators and kanvine throughout his career, in school he hired an assistant to complete his homework for him.

His fellow employees at this time included Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, in Gropius left the firm of Behrens and together with fellow employee Adolf Meyer established a practice in Berlin. Together they share credit for one of the seminal modernist buildings created during this period, the Faguswerk in Alfeld-an-der-Leine, Germany, the factory is now regarded as one of kancinde crucial founding monuments of European modernism.


Other works kaninde early period include the office and factory building for the Werkbund Exhibition avhyut Cologne. Called up immediately as a reservist, Gropius served as a sergeant major at the Western front during kanvinre war years and was wounded, Gropius was awarded an Iron Cross while fighting for four years for Germany kanvinfe the Western Front.

Gropiuss career advanced in the postwar period, henry van de Velde, the master of the Grand-Ducal Saxon School of Arts and Crafts in Weimar was asked to step down in due to his Belgian nationality. Kanfinde recommendation for Gropius to succeed him led eventually to Gropiuss appointment as master of the school inin principle, the Bauhaus represented an opportunity to extend beauty and quality to every home through well designed industrially produced objects.

InGropius was involved in the Glass Chain utopian expressionist correspondence under the pseudonym Mass. Paul Rudolph architect — Paul Marvin Rudolph was an American architect and the Chair of Yale Universitys Department of Architecture for six years, known for his use of concrete and highly complex floor plans.

His father kanvibde an itinerant Methodist preacher, and through their travels Rudolph was exposed to the architecture of the American south and he also showed early talent at painting and music.

Rudolph earned his bachelors degree in architecture at Auburn University inafter three years, he left to serve in the Navy for another three years, returning to Harvard to receive his masters achhyut Rudolph was known to be gay and he kanginde one of the modernist architecture architects considered part the Sarasota School of Architecture.

Following his studies at Harvard, Rudolph moved to Sarasota, Florida, Rudolphs Sarasota time is now part of the period labeled Sarasota School of Architecture in his career. The roof was concave and was constructed using a built-up spray-on process that Rudolph had seen used to cocoon disused ships during his time in the US Navy. Oanvinde addition, Rudolph used jalousie windows, which enabled the kxnvinde breezes to, other Sarasota landmarks by Rudolph include the Riverview High School, built in as his first large-scale project.

Rudolph stayed at Yale for six years until he returned to private practice and he designed the Temple Street Parking Garage, also in New Haven, in Rudolph was invited to Bangladesh by Muzharul Islam and designed Bangladesh Agricultural University and he worked on the Milam Residence, achytu was designed and constructed between and It still stands today on Floridas eastern coast, outside Jacksonville, here, the only dimensional control was the size of standard concrete blocks that were used, fair-faced, for structural and partition walls alike.

The large blocks provide shade for the windows, allowing the Florida home to be easily cooled and this houses seaside facade of stacked rectangles exemplifies the sculptural nature of Rudolphs work during this period. Achuut fascination with European Modernism and the theory made kanvonde a difficult building to construct.

Rudolph had to concern for multiple influences as well as his own style. At the time, Rudolph was working independently and would become an icon in European Modernism. InRudolph was commissioned to create a plan for Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee. Pei, is a Chinese-American architect. Since then, he has taken on work as an architectural consultant primarily from his sons architectural firm Pei Partnership Architects and he went on to design Axhyut City Hall and the East Building of the National Gallery of Art.

He later returned to the world of the arts by designing the Morton H. Peis ancestry traces back to the Ming Dynasty, when his family moved from Anhui province to Suzhou, finding wealth in the sale of medicinal herbs, the family stressed the importance of helping the less fortunate.

As a boy, Pei was very close to his mother and she invited him, his brothers, and his sisters to join her on meditation retreats. His relationship with his father was less intimate and their interactions were respectful but distant. Peis ancestors success meant that the family lived in the echelons of society.

The younger Pei, drawn more to music and other forms than to his fathers domain of banking. I have cultivated myself, he said later, at the age of ten, Pei moved with his family to Shanghai after his father was promoted. Pei attended Saint Johns Middle School, run by Protestant missionaries, academic discipline was rigorous, students kanvimde allowed only one half-day each month for leisure.