January 24, 2016

Shantesh Kelvekar's paper titled "Water Beyond its Objective Realm" was shortlisted and published as part of ISOLA Conference - 2016. The paper in alignment with the conference's theme - Water & Society, touched upon the notion of water in Indian cul...

June 15, 2015

An article titled Emergence of Landscape Urbanism by Shantesh Kelvekar was published in City Observer's maiden issue. Urban Design Collective started its e-publication to bring collective research on the subject with under the banner of City Observer...

December 1, 2013

"Urban Transmogrification: Necessity for Mutation of Spaces" is an article by Shantesh Kelvekar that was published in Issue 38 (Dec, 2013) of Journal of Landscape Architecture, India. 

Transmogrification is an act of changing the existing into a diffe...

August 9, 2012

The Serpentine Gallery is an art gallery situated in Hyde Park, London. Every summer since the year 2000 it has been commissioning Architects design a pavilion in the gallery’s lawn that portrays contemporary architectural practices;  this year’s bei...

January 20, 2012

Walking through the morose streets of present Lucknow, these massive building structures dating from the days of the Nawabs rear out of the surrounding anarchy like monuments from some lost civilisation, seemingly as disconnected from the present as...

October 10, 2011

Cities in the present scenario are both shrinking and expanding. Shrinking, as the virtual becomes more realistic and provides a platform for social, communal and economic activities; eliminating the need for physical space. And at the same time expa...

May 3, 2011

'Project Fresh Kills', was a essay/ paper written by Shantesh Kelvekar as part of term 2 for Machining Landscapes lead by Tom Smith. The paper looks at the case of Fresh Kills as a dumping ground on Staten Island, and how it from there evolves into a...

May 3, 2011

A paper by Shantesh Kelvekar titled 'Learning Unlearning' was written and published in May, 2011 in London. Written for Douglas Spencer's term, the paper is a not just a documentation of the OMA’s proposal for Parc de La Villette, Paris;but is an att...

January 17, 2011

"Landscape Paraphrased Into Urbanity" was written by Shantesh Kelvekar as part of a term and session titled Machining Landscape by Tom Smith. The paper allowed to deepen the research of Shantesh in collaboration with Stanley to review the Jintang Isl...

January 12, 2011

An essay titled Metamorphic Urbanity was a research of Shantesh Kelvekar. It was written as part of the term at the AA Landscape Urbanism in London in January, 2011. The paper was evaluated and critiqued by Douglas Spencer.

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