Property Report #102

Ask most internationally renowned architects where they think their finest moments in design would take shape, and the answer – at least until recently – is unlikely to have been India.

India is becoming fertile ground, seeded with significant architectural opportunities for those with the concepts and courage to take them on. What I find astonishing is the rate at which the reality in India is changing. Combined with the sheer scale of construction being rolled out, there is a quite surprising openness to creative design and innovation. I believe we will see some extremely innovative and exciting large-scale architectural projects arising in India over the next five to 10 years.

In my last column, I suggested that the highly speculative real estate markets of the subcontinent might not seem the natural habitat of ecological thinking, but…

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