The work and activities of the Godrej India Culture Lab have drawn the attention of the media ever since our inception. Here is a selection of some of the coverage we’ve received. If you’re from the press and would like to visit our lab, attend some of our events, or would like specific images of certain events, please mail us on i[email protected]

Brown Paper Bag Weekend

Pen Commandments

Recently launched as part of the Godrej Culture Lab, the Godrej Book Club showcases brand new titles, often before their official release; but this means that unlike conventional clubs, the audience here hasn’t read the book, which is a bit of a damper.26 June 2012

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Times Crest

Fifty Shades of Grey

I'm running late for my Tadao Ando interview. I arrive at the interview venue dishevelled and harrowed from my dash to make the cut. Across the table from where I am, the slender 70-year-old Japanese starchitect sits perfectly composed in a sleek grey suit that recalls the building material he ...19 May 2012

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Elle Decor

In conversation with Tadao Ando

from my teens to my twenties I was busy studying architecture so I did not have time to learn English. Tadao Ando chuckled as he offered an explanation for the presence of his translator 10 May 2012


The Indian Express

Parmeshian Style

My first choice is the Mumbai-based Parmesh Shahani, who heads Godrej's Culture Lab, a global think tank that explores textures of modern Indian society. This week he plans to hold a salon conversation in Delhi to discuss beauty.25 April 2012

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Mumbai Boss

A Cultural Think Tank Seeks To Connect the Dots

A few weeks ago, a group of about 100 gathered in a conference room at the Taj Lands End in Bandra to hear a talk by the founder of cult Japanese design brand Muji. 1 March 2012

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Times of India

Where did conversation go?

Where did conversation go? We haven't tasted it for years. What passes off now is like dead water: What's up? Not much, you say. We should catch up.These plebian exchanges seem like the last shaky bridge to intimacy. There's not much to be said, between friends, parents and children, or couples...28 June 2011

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Education Times

Godrej Launches India Culture Lab

Godrej Group recently announced the launch of the India Culture Lab. The Lab will endeavour to add to the nation’s intellectual capital, which tends to take a backseat when there is so much of a focus on building visible infrastructure.20 January 2011

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The Times of India

Re-imagining Maximum City through Culture

"Bombay is like good French cheese-the more it stinks, the more interesting it is to me. It is the city that taught me how to dream, that civility and barbarity in human life often come together," said Homi Bhabha at the closing of the Urban Re(Imagination) Conference.18 January 2011

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