Posted on: October 6, 2022
I’m from a city designed by the famous modernist architect Le Corbusier, a beautiful town called Chandigarh in Punjab, India, at the foot of the Himalayas. Though not consciously, the early seeds of design thinking for me were sowed at a very young age when we would go out and celebrate Corbusier’s architecture in and around the city.
Space Making with Data
Posted on: August 2, 2022
We live in a world where petabytes of data are being produced by various satellites and even our smartphones on a daily basis. Such data deluge has forced many of us to contend with a massive, heterogeneous, and dynamic volume of information, extensive portions of which are difficult to understand and analyze in their raw format. Think of an endless stream of letters and numbers intertwined in less than legible ways but in enormous quantities.
Fruitful Collaborations: Second Harvest, the Daniels Corporation and KIRKOR’s evening at Toronto Taste 2022
Posted on: June 28, 2022
On June 12th, we joined The Daniels Corporation, our long-standing client and partner in crafting Ontario’s urban fabric, in celebrating one of Toronto’s preeminent events Second Harvest’s Toronto Taste. After a couple of years of hiatus, the Toronto Taste came out with a bang, complete sensory overload, loads of delectable foods and a huge success.
Lara Gumushdjian – Top Tips and Takeaways
Posted on: June 22, 2022
Dear friends and KIRKOR colleagues,
Many of us often get bogged down by office work and can’t seem to find a better way to organize our thinking, working, communication and professional growth.
Life Of An Architect – One Day In An Architect’s Workweek
Posted on: May 3, 2022
One question lingering on the minds of many architectural students, youngsters elbow deep in Lego blocks dreaming of joining a profession, or even everyday architecture admirers is what an architect’s day looks like.
BIM: Building Information Modeling
Posted on: April 5, 2022
Architecture is married to technology. Everyone knows this today. It is an amicable relationship, I believe. Nonetheless, these days it is hard to imagine working in the building industry without digital tools. Indeed most of us still carry romantic notions of a draftsman hunched over the table with set squares, scales and enormous sheets of paper stretched out.
A8 Standard Details: Supporting Kirkor’s Commitment To Building Excellence
Posted on: March 2, 2022
Building science and technology along with developments in materials are continually advancing with initiatives for sustainability and changing construction methods.
Diversity At Kirkor Architects & Planners
Posted on: February 3, 2022
The Architectural gesture could be defined by a simple idea, sentence, thought, in any language you choose.
The diversity within the architectural world is celebrated in its own identity.
The Revelation and Revolution of Kirkor Architects
Posted on: December 8, 2021
40 YEARS THIS FRIDAY…well maybe not this Friday…
Started in 1981 as Kirshenblatt Korman Architects, KIRKOR ARCHITECTS AND PLANNERS has grown into a studio of 150 architectural and design professionals in
Women In Architecture – A Variety Of Perspectives
Posted on: December 7, 2021
The role of women in architecture evolved from the professional context of Marion Mahony Griffin, the world’s first officially licensed female architect (1895), to our days where women are a key component of this translation to form, shape, surface of our human need of a “shelter” to live, work, dream and persevere.