Ar. Apurva Bose Dutta (www.apurvabose.com) is an author and award-winning architectural journalist from Bengaluru, India. She graduated in architecture from Chandigarh College of Architecture in 2005 and obtained a diploma in freelance journalism from the UK. Having worked in the core editorial teams of India's leading architectural magazines Architecture+Design and Indian Architect & Builder, her professional experience also includes her work and collaborations with multiple national and international print and digital design publications, publishing houses, design firms and organisations and web portals.
Apurva enjoys exploring new subjects in design, comprehending their ideologies and bringing forth architecture that makes a difference and needs to be noticed, which she does by writing and talking on various aspects of the field. Over the years, she has been persistently taking initiatives to increase the visibility of architectural journalism in India. In 2013, she conceptualized and spearheaded the first magazine issue in India (with the Indian Institute of Architects), dedicated to architectural journalism. In 2016, she was invited by the Australian Government to represent the Indian delegation as a part of two-week International Media Visit of Architectural Writers in Melbourne.
Her first-authored book, ARCHITECTURAL VOICES OF INDIA: A Blend of Contemporary and Traditional Ethos launched in 2017 end brings together the voices of 19 illustrious architects in India, initiating a discourse on architecture—as a subject and profession.
For her contribution to the field of architecture, she has received awards from the architecture & design industry for Excellence in Architectural Journalism (2015); Creative Excellence in Architectural Journalism (2010) and A3F award in Architectural Journalism (2009).