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Dhananjay Shinde Design Studio at Nashik by Er. Yogin Kulkarni and Er. Rahul Wavikar

The project is significant in the way it breaks away from the conventional way of life. It goes back to its roots, from the city to the village, thereby giving a growth impetus to the area, albeit in a small way. It acts as a creative landmark to the village, creating a sense of pride and inspiration urging them to stay back and work in their area rather than adding more burden to the city.

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NGK Office at Gurugram by NCUBE Design

Interior Design: Corporate Office for NGK at Gurugram by NCUBE Design

Design interventions delineate a spatial ethos inspired by Zen principles that form the roots of the organization’s cultural beliefs and vision. The texture of exposed bricks painted white, not only serves as a backdrop and a light atmosphere for interaction, but also induces a sense of peace. Corresponding to the walls, the furniture is chosen to be in shades of white or grey.

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As all of talk is nothing more than just a bark for the Council of Architecture. – Ar. Manish Mishra

It has been long that I have been thinking and writing about possible reforms at Council of Architecture. I have realized writing many letters and having arguments and discussions with fellow professionals regarding legalities and common grounds of fairness in the profession of Architecture hasn’t lead to a clarity of thought at the decision-making level.

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Symposium: Confronting Informality, An Ideas Competition For Students By TU Delft

Symposium: Confronting Informality, An Ideas Competition For Students By TU Delft

Upon crossing the 50% threshold, the human population can now officially be called Urban. With United Nation’s predicted increase of about 1.1 billion new urbanites by 2030, most cities will face an unprecedented developmental pressure in addition to their current struggle to provide basic living and working standards to their citizens. – An Ideas Competition For Students By TU Delft

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Farmhouse at Mahiravani, Nashik by Sanjay Patil

NATURE REARRANGED

Ar Sanjay Patil, Nashik was awarded the 2A Asia Architecture Award in Asia and Europe (Residential Architecture, third place) 2017 in a ceremony held in Berlin. He won the award for a farmhouse project at Mahiravani, Nashik (Maharashtra). Architect and writer Minaz Ansari writes about the project and the poetic connect that it has with her.

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Studio Symbiosis

“For us we see each challenge as put forth here as an opportunity” – Amit Gupta and Britta Knobel Gupta, Studio Symbiosis

Established in 2010, the firm has received several awards and accolades since then. The firm has been involved in varied ranges of projects including villas, hotels, sports city, masterplan and other projects of various scales. Their design philosophy is to create integrated design solutions imbibing amalgamated, efficient, robust and sustainable designs leading to performative architecture.

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Gaurav Kapoor, Layers Design Studio

“In the beginning keep your expectations low, and focus on producing good work.” – Gaurav Kapoor, Layers Studios for Design & Architecture

In conversation with Gaurav Kapoor, principle architect and co-founder of Layers Studios for Design & Architecture in Delhi. Along with partner Neha Bhardwaj, he works in the field of architecture, landscape design and interior design with the pursuit of developing an architecture practice which can incorporate local traditions, international ideas, respect for the environment and cutting-edge technology in its design sensibilities.

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Bangladesh Bhavan at Visva Bharati, Santiniketan by Ankit Bansal Design Studio

Bangladesh Bhavan at Visva Bharati, Santiniketan by Ankit Bansal Design Studio

As his poetry and Art work the design for the new Bangladesh Bhavan at Visva Bharati, Santiniketan is coherent in nature. The way Tagore modernized Bengali art by spurning rigid classical forms and resisting linguistic strictures the same way the design for the new building blends with the surrounding natural environment of Santiniketan and is still modern in approach and construction technology with glass atrium and contemporary forms.

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Radha Puram Residence at Mathura by Jaikeshav Mishra Architects

Radha Puram Residence at Mathura by Jaikeshav Mishra Architects

Located in the Radha Puram Estate housing on NH-2, Mathura, the house is a blend of modernism and simplicity. Designed for a well known & respected family in Mathura, the Maniks, the form of the house speaks for itself with its straight lines and bold proportions highlighted with a corner reflective glass window. Simple material & finishes such as Enamel painted MS grills and painted stucco plaster have been employed diligently on the only elevation of the house.

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B.Arch Thesis: JASHAN-e-PUNJAB By Harkunwar Singh Kanwal, School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi

B.Arch Thesis: JASHN-e-PUNJAB By Harkunwar Singh Kanwal, School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi

The idea behind this architectural intervention in the city of Amritsar is to hit the psychological nerve of the people and make them spiritually aware about the rich culture they belong to and rejuvenate the socio-cultural essence of the city and the state. This proposal is foreseen to add to the already booming tourism of the city. It showcases Indian culture, crafts and sports on a global level and exhibits culture of rural India with all its colours and vigour.

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STAGGERED HOUSE at GURGAON by MC+CF Architects

STAGGERED HOUSE at GURGAON by MC+CF Architects

The major challenge was to break away from the apparent elevation of three independent floors to a single-family residence; which was achieved by staggering elements of the façade, having different railing styles yet unifying the entire look of the house.

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