Brick by Brick
Gujarat’s creative minds who build spaces, structures and products that are high on design and style.
FAnthill Design rom rebuilding primary schools in Uri after the 2008 earthquake in Kashmir to optimally utilising 221 acres of highly contoured land to house the Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University, Anthill Design has numerous and varied projects— urban and rural—in their repertoire. In 2015, they designed a contemporary looking law office in Mumbai but with the characteristic touch of traditional wood and books, intact. “The design process at anthill design is a multi-medium based approach that uses collages, hand sketching, physical and computer generated models,” explains Riyaz Tayyibji, 44, former professor at CEPT his alma mater.
THE CREATOR A leading architect based in Ahmedabad, he’s also been the project coordinator of the Gandhi Heritage Sites Mission for the documentation of 39 core architectural sites related to the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi.