Akshat Bhatt on Designing for the Future

Pecha Kucha by Kohler

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An undeniable consequence of population growth is the strain it exerts on our resources. It is time for us to rationalise our consumption patterns to ensure the survival of our species.

Principal Akshat Bhatt shared his views on how we can adapt to the needs for the future at PechaKucha along with other industry experts like Amit Khanna, Sonali Bhagwati, Pierre Arnaud Cassin, Sudipto Ghosh, and Shivani Gupta.

Kohler India marked the 11th anniversary of its esteemed Pecha Kucha event in Delhi. Themed “Designing for the Future,” the event served as a platform for insightful discussions on the evolving role of architects in the rapidly changing technological landscape and brought together luminaries from the architecture and design community.

The Delhi Chapter was a huge success and hosted architects like Sonali Bhagwati (Designplus Associates Services Pvt. Ltd), Akshat Bhatt (Architecture Discipline), Pierre Arnaud Cassin (Ultraconfidentiel Design Pvt. Ltd), Amit Khanna (Amit Khanna Design Associates), Sudipto Ghosh (S. Ghosh and Associates) and Shivani Gupta (House of Lalittya). sparked conversations about the possibilities that lie ahead in the world of architecture. The discussion delved into the ever-evolving role of architects, exploring the way they contribute to creating a more sustainable, inclusive, and technologically advanced architectural landscape.

(From left to right) Rini Simon Khanna, Akshat Bhatt, Sonali Bhagwati, Amit Khanna, Shivani Gupta, Pierre Arnaud Cassin, Sudipto Ghosh, Arpita Das, Ishan Kala, and Niyati Sharma

Vishal Chadha Managing Director, K&B South Asia, said “We are thrilled to celebrate the 11th year of Pecha Kucha, a platform where creativity and visionary ideas converge, shaping the future of architecture in India and beyond. Over the years, this event has ignited countless creative ideas, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in design and architecture. With Pecha Kucha, Kohler India’s commitment to fostering dialogue and innovation within the A&D community remains steadfast.”

The past Pecha Kucha events delved into a range of design-related topics like “Wanderlust – Creativity Inspired by Travel,” “Eves – Even to Uneven,” and “Design Now and Then.” Inspired by the Japanese Pecha Kucha format, which involves presenting 20 slides in 20 seconds each, the event has become a fixture in major cities across India, fostering connections within the architect and designer community.