Promising Architectural Practices of India
Flyying Seeds Design Studio uses parametric architecture for designing office building for Romsons
Aatam Hostel, designed by Sameep Padora and Associates, has a residential program mix, containing hostels rooms for students along with a residence for the family that owns the plot. Six years in the making, the project is located in the dry and hot climate of Kota, Rajasthan.
The geometry of the pavilion is derived from the most common element, seen widely, in some of the most popular Islamic murals / patterns that adore some of the iconic architecture in the Islamic world- The Decagon. – Collaborative Architecture
The World of Design: डिझाईन म्हणजे काय ? हा प्रश्न समोर आला म्हणजे आपल्या मनात अनेक समज-गैरसमज निर्माण होतात. कपड्यांवरचे डिझाईन, रांगोळीचे डिझाईन, बाटलीचे डिझाईन, घराचे डिझाईन, मोबाईलचे डिझाईन अशा एक ना अनेक मानवनिर्मित गोष्टींचे उल्लेख करताना आपण डिझाईन हा शब्द सहज वापरतो.
A short history of the selfie stick – Story by Design Dalda
Created by MuseLAB, The space features delicate, feminine and strong elements. Inside the cuboidal volume, one is exposed to a palette of dusky pink-hued walls, silver grey-hued terrazzo floor and brass inlay;
Located in Ludhiana, a major town of Punjab, the design language of the Accord House is largely an exploration of a visual of clean magnificent form with the main material being the concrete, in dark coloration, with a texture that extends to the wooden elements complemented with the landscaping. It has been designed in a way where the grand interior resonates with the contemporary façade of the residence. A variation of steel screens, louvers and a combination of granite and wood are integrated with the elevation of the project. – Planet Design and Associates
Rapport in 1969 had stated that “The primary determinants of indigenous architecture of any place are the culture and climate of that place.” The word culture derived from the Latin word ‘colore’ which means to tend to the earth and mature, blend in and nurture. These are the same prerequisites we believe architecture in its entire existence should abide by and, as Frank O Ghery had mentioned, “Architecture should speak of its time and place but yearn for timelessness”; this sheds much light on the para-importance of individuality and uniqueness of place and its impact on the people and culture. – NANDINI BISWAS
In the B.Arch. program, this Internship module has increasingly become a matter of concern. Its usefulness – as a reality or a formality – is under debate.
At an IIT Kanpur alumni meet in the United States, friends making a film on 50 years of IIT Kanpur were interviewing Roger Vogler, the
The place was christened as The Village before it was designed. The promoters wanted to showcase the romanticised goodness of the rural settlements to sell it to city dwellers and travellers. Albeit the name it was to contain all that it was an urban need and to provide for the comfort and luxuries of a city. This contradiction provided the basic theme to the architecture.
The first building, made of stone, encased in galvanized gabion boxes and tied to each other with steel wire was constructed predominantly out of material that was either found on site or excavated from it.
Conceived by rat[LAB] Architecture, the Pop Culture Laboratory at TOKYO has spaces organized in a fluid manner at different levels connected through external ramps that flow across the fluid skin in a fragmented manner.
From the city bar, as a drunk man returns home, he’s faced with unusual difficulties reaching home this time. During the course of his journey, he sensed his house keys slipping from his pocket in the dark highway, nonetheless he continued haltless. On arrival at home, he’s frantic in search of his lost keys to which his friend enquired- “why are you searching the keys in this light while you know it slipped on the highway?” To which the drunkard responds – “ Because this is where the light is, crazy!” – Bhavesh Masand
KrushiBhawan is a facility developed for Government of Odisha’s Department of Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment; the 130,000 sq.ft administrative centre has been designed as an office for a team of nearly 600 people, in addition to accommodating spaces for community engagement and learning. – Studio Lotus
“Breath-taking” is a double edged sword… in Leh.
There are tomes written about the majesty, grandeur and the raw beauty of Ladakh, and for those who have travelled, and had a bout of “mountain sickness”, it’s quite something else. – ANA Design Studio Pvt. Ltd.
The Hill House – A Villa in The Himalayas, at Chhota Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, by Urban Mistrii Studio
Located in an upscale Delhi neighbourhood, the project site is a consolidation of two plots designed for families of two brothers for a multigenerational living. The two equal and identical homes are a part of a unified built mass as distinct floor plates with common parking, services, amenities and other co-living areas as opposed to two disjointed structures.
Located in Pune and spanning across an area of 1000 sqm, this sumptuous and fashionable bungalow is a stunning amalgamation of luxury and elegance designed for an intergenerational family. The client, a family-oriented gentleman having numerous friends and peers, requested a chipper home that is clutter-free and easily serve as a great place to host guests and extended family for occasions and celebrations. – Designers Group