Up until a few decades ago, it was the contractors and builders who build a building, and homeowners and decorators who furbished the interiors. But with architecture and interior design gaining recognition as a degree and a valued profession, the perceptions are gradually changing. But has the true potential of architects been recognised in India? Or do clients still see architects as an extension of a contractor?
CQ discusses the value of an architect – both to the client and to a city – with 2 Mumbai-based architecture studios.
Find out what Huzefa Rangwala and Jasem Pirani of MuseLAB Design Engine; and Ipsit Patel and Rika Chaudhry of Patch Design Studio have to say.
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