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  • Steven Holl Architects Wins Competition for New Wing of Mumbai City Museum Steven Holl was selected unanimously from 8 finalists including Zaha Hadid, OMA and Amanda Levete, to design a new wing for the Mumbai City Museum, also known as Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum. The jury included Martin Roth, director of the V&A Museum […]


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  • The Balloon Bowls are created by casting strong synthetic plaster into a balloon, after which a second balloon is inserted, and inflated. These two balloons act as flexible moulds, ensuring a unique shape for each and every bowl. Once the plaster is set, the balloons are removed, and a bowl appears. The colorants, which are […]


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Notes taken from Fausto Ferrara’s sketchbook: “This particular project is born from the desire to realize a space for the artists, a place where the works of art can be produced, through the observation of the phenomena of the nature, in a place suspended as a limbo where the water dominant element, capture and it […]


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