We announce the initiation of ‘Tekton-Talk’ a series of public lectures by eminent persons on architecture and urbanism.


Speaker: Mayuresh Gorey
Date & Time: 28 March 2023, 2.00 PM
Venue: Ground Floor Studio, PiCA


Date & Time: 16th December, 2021 at 7.00 p.m. IST Online session

Martin Duplantier, Principal Architect at Martin Duplantier Architectes – Paris

Date and Time: 19th March 2021, 6.00 p.m., Online Session

Biju Kuriakose, architectureRED, Chennai


Date and Time: 17th January, 2020, 6.30 p.m. onwards

1. Sudhir Patwardhan – An eminent artist
“City and Me: ways of relating to the city”
Discussant: Ms. Amrita Gupta Singh, Art Historian and member of NCL – New City Limits

2. Rohan Shivkumar and Avijit Mukul Kishor – architect and filmmakers
Screening of the documentary, “Lovely Villa”


Design to Death

Dr. Ravikant Singh and Dr. Peehu Pardeshi 6:00 p.m., 11th January, 2019.

Architecture and site planning have repercussions on public health. The session will highlight the need to review existing regulations and policies to make healthy smart cities. This talk is a part of Tekton Talks, hosted by PiCA, New Panvel.

Dr. Ravikant Singh is the founder of Doctors For You (DFY), a medical humanitarian organisation in India. Singh holds a M.D. (Preventive and Social Medicine) and M.B.B.S. degree from Seth G.S.M.C. medical college & KEM Hospital Mumbai.

Dr. Peehu Pardeshi is the senior research officer at Doctors For You looking after the research at various centers of DFY across the country. Pardeshi has completed her Ph.D. in Bio sciences from IIT Bombay in 2017.



SpeakerRahul Srivastava, Matias Echanove
TopicDesign Comes As We Build
VenueUrban Haat, Belapur, Navi Mumbai
Time6:30 p.m. on 13th January, 2017


Speaker and TopicGurjit Singh Matharoo
Principal at Matharoo Associates, Ahmedabad
Eat Love Play Discourse

Sanmeep Padora
Principal at Sameep Padora & Associates (sP+a), Mumbai
Itinerant Practice
VenueAuditorium, Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai Campus, New Panvel
Time14, 15, 16 July 2016
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The first in the series was held during the Mindscape Festival.


SpeakerChitra Vishwanath- Architect, Biome Solutions, Bangalore
TopicMain-streaming Ecological Architecture
VenueUrban Haat, Belapur, Navi Mumbai
Time6:30 pm on 18th December, 2015

This event is intended as an extension and outreach initiative of the Journal. Volume 2, Issue 2 will be formally released on the occasion.