On December 19, 2020, Architects and Interiors magazine virtually hosted the day long iGen 2020 Design Forum that had a mix of insightful presentations and engaging panel discussions from the best design minds from India and abroad. Apart from felicitating the iGens for the year during the event, the winner of the iGen 2020 People’s Choice Award was also announced.
The keynote address of the session was delivered by Tom Pulucci, Global Director – Interiors, HOK New York. Architecture and design are getting influenced by various factors like return on investment, sustainability and more. Technology is being adapted in the design process as well and is disrupting the industry in two different ways.
As architects and people in project management, the question is whether the people are doing enough. Architects must be solution providers rather than as problem solvers and built construction materials have seen no breakthrough. The building industry in the post COVID-19 world, may need to move to start building in factories and assemble at site.
Read the full story that first appeared in Architects & Interiors magazine’s January 2021 issue here: