About Malaksingh Gill
Malaksingh Gill is a Mumbai based architect practicing architecture inspired by local, alternative building materials, construction techniques and crafts since 1999.
Having worked with and being inspired by Laurie Baker; a pioneer of environment-friendly architecture, Malaksingh is now working on propagating Baker’s vision all across India.
Selected Links and Show Notes
- Connect with Malaksingh
- Teaching Critical Thinking to College Students
- Without Steel Or Cement, This Architect’s Recyclable Homes Will Last A Century!
- Cement and Steel Free Breathable and Recyclable Buildings by Malaksingh Gill
- 10 Things To Remember When Designing In Mumbai
- Working with Nature
- Meta-Learning for the 21st Century: What Should Students Learn?
- Eco Design: Definition, Examples, Principles
- Eco Design Principles From the Ground Up
- On Laurie Baker
Learning and Unlearning with Laurie Baker [01:45]
Learning to Work with Diverse Teams using Meta-Discipline [06:16]
Learning Through Observation [07:45]
Components of Meta-Discipline as a Subject [13:40]
How to Teach Meta-Discipline to Students [18:50]
Teaching Methodologies to Teach Meta-Discipline [22:50]
Importance of Local Jobs, Local Economy [28:20]
Staying Away from Commercialism, but Being Successful [32:00]
How to stay Contemporary, yet not have a Fixed Mindset [35:18]
Getting the Process Right to get the Right Work Ethic [ 38:14]
Making Eco-Friendly Thinking a Movement [46:40]
Future of Architecture in Cities, Towns, and Villages [51:40]
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