These are some unbuilt designs for private houses in Guam and on Hilo, Hawaiian Islands. Drawn for a design and build contractor with resources in Indonesia. Timber houses can withstand tropical storms and cyclones better than some masonry ones. Architect- N. Senthilkumaran RIBA RAIA.
Life as an architect has it's ups and downs, so it's best to look at the funny side. This post will be the first in a series of cartoons about architecture- themes will be general but some would be more appropriate to Singapore context.
(Sentosa Cove is an exclusive seaside development in Singapore.)
The Government of Sri Lanka decided to have a census of elephants in the island. That is, to count them. I'm not sure what the idea behind this was, but to me it seemed to throw up some humorous possibilites.........
These sketches are by 4B pencil on Daler Rowney Arteco paper. The Hindu diety Ganesh (Vignesh, Ganapathy are some other names) is thought of as the son of Siva and Parvathy in the Hindu pantheon. In Tamil he is known as Pilliayar- pillai meaning child. So I have shown him as a toddler doing the things that children of that age would do... and some other activity as well.
In the Tamil pantheon, Siva and Parvathy have a younger son, Murugan, so here are the boys playing together.
Here he is getting a scolding from his mother....
.........but boys will be boys, even if you are the son of Gods!