Journey towards a Multi-Skilled Designer & more with Newton D'Souza | AG 57

Dec 09, 2020, 08:49 AM

In this episode we have with us Architect & Professor Newton D'Souza who is presently an Associate Professor for the Department of Interior Architecture, at Florida International University in Miami.

He's been part of our industry for more than 20 years & written numerous research papers, special issue journals and books which have been published widely on various platforms. He's also given various lectures across Universities, and has won various awards for his excellence in the academic side of Architecture. His most notable book is called "The Multi-Skilled Designer" which talks about the unique cognitive thought process of top architectural designers like Zaha Hadid, Daniel Libeskind, Peter Zumthor, and so on.

He shares with us his journey into Architecture, his transition of pursuing his BArch in Bangalore to then pursuing his PhD in the states. We then talk about Design, the definition of "Design", cognitive design, decoding the thought process of an architect, how technology influences the world and a whole lot more.

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