ABOUT

Architecture for Dialogue is a research and design practice built to engage with our environment through spatial design and innovation.


We specialize in creating transformative spaces that inspire thought and instigate conversations about the future of living. Our work spans across domains like food, waste and water to understand urban systems and create physical and digital interventions.

AfD_ was selected as one of the top 20 emerging design practices for the Annual DesignXDesign Exhibition 2021 at Alliance Française de Delhi.


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tEAM

We are a small team of architects, researchers and creatives of all sorts working for people and the environment (and for ourselves!). 


Core



Collaborators



Diverse projects require diverse team setups. We work closely within a network of passionate individuals — with unique motivations and capabilities. At AfD, we come together to collaborate on challenging briefs, learn from each other in the process and have fun, over all else.

If you would like to learn more about the practice or initiate a collaboration, we are always up for a chat.


Approach

Our projects propagate an iterative process to architecture where we start small, learn from experiments and explorations, and scale responsively to achieve desired results.



Public dialogue is a core component of our design — serving as input as well as intended outcome. Transformation of cities and habitat is wholesome when people voice their needs and ideas — bridging the gap between what is needed and what is created.

Our Values


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PUSHING BOUNDARIES

Breaking conventions of where architecture is applied and how. We do not hesitate to question briefs to dive deep into project intent and requirements.

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OPEN TO AMBIGUITY

We welcome challenging briefs that have no straight answers. We find ourselves having the most fun in open explorations driven by process and serendipity.

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SELF-INITIATED

Self-initiated inquiries help us explore our interests, gain insights and develop new skills and partnerships — that transform into larger projects.

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