The Art Of Solving Problems Creatively
Indian Architect & Builder|November 2019
The practice of architecture is perhaps incomplete without the complement of a variety of other arts.
Sharmila Chakravorty

In many ways, they all come together to make a complete picture, one that only makes sense when seen as a whole. Photography, for instance, or architectural journalism, that gives meaning to the design beyond what the masterplan does. With advancement in technology, a number of new supporting roles have opened up like never before. On one such alternative yet related career path is architect Krittika Bhattacharjee, who also happens to be an art teacher and a graphic designer.

Decisions that set the ball rolling

Tracing her introduction to architecture, Krittika mentions that she initially had no intention of pursuing architecture. She was, in fact, more interested in medicine, and was being coached for the same during her high school days. She was, however, extremely fond of sketching, and so, as a back-up plan, decided to also try for architecture entrance exams. As luck would have it, she did very well in the test, and was offered a place at the Manipal University’s Architecture program.

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