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Sanjay Puri Architects
The Courtyard House


Located at the edge of a cement plant in Rajasthan, India, the house is designed in response to a climate with long summer months of 45oC average temperature. Organically radiating concrete volumes of varied proportions from central open to sky courtyards create a sculpted series of spaces in this house. The layout is evocative in principle […]


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OSO Studio Limited
Nomad school


ISS Project – Great ambition in a small scale We attempt to design a innovative small scale building that can offer a presence of the great ambition of ISS project. Relative to this grand education network that intends to expand across all India, each school will be an education terminal, powered by distributed network, and […]


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Aum Architects
Guest house in Tirupati


Designed by Ar. Manish Dikshit (http://www.aumarch.com/), this guest house in Tirupati with its contemporary interiors is a second home for the owner. The requirement was for a spacious home with a dash of contemporary elements for this 5,100 sq. ft. space. Located in Tirupati – India, the guest house is divided into various areas like the lobby, living […]


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AGi architects
Haj House Complex


“The first being created by God was light”. (…). The great masterpieces of Islamic architecture, such as the Alhambra, the Iwans and the courtyards of so many Persian mosques and the Taj Mahal, are like crystallisations of light, limpid and lucid, illuminating an illuminated, where the space of Islamic architecture is defined by light.” Hossein […]


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Hackenbroich Architekten
School for Planning and Architecture


Structure Plan The new S.P.A. campus is laid out to provide an urban density while having a strong interrelation to the surrounding landscape. To ensure a proximity of department’ s, housing and common facilities, we have define the main gravity center on the site by a circle which has been used as building limit to […]


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ABIBOO Architecture
Thandalam


ABIBOO Architecture, international architecture office led by Alfredo Munoz, has been developing for months the Thandalam Project, a residential complex near Chennai, southern India, consisting of about 700 homes and studios, the latter of them intended for students of a nearby university. The project will also consist of a series of facilities to give service […]


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Arturo Interiors
Hotel Manish


HOTEL MANISH  reception was designed by Award winner designer Iqbal Azam of Arturo Interiors. HOTEL MANISH  is located at Howrah, West Bengal, India. The wall is covered with paneling & batten design to give it a bit different look. The battens are placed randomly which makes the wall interesting.  The batten textures also followed on […]


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World Architecture Festival
2011 Winners announced – Day One


Twelve buildings from around the world have today been announced as winners on the first day of the World Architectural Festival (WAF) Awards 2011. The presentation of the WAF Awards is taking place during the largest global celebration of architecture – the World Architecture Festival, which is being  held in Barcelona (CCIB) this week. Speaking […]


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Arturo Interiors
HOPS lounge bar


HOPS lounge bar was designed by Award winner designer Iqbal Azam of Arturo Interiors. Hops is located at 2nd floor of south city mall, Kolkata, India. It is a restro lounge merges with different type of hospitality like hookah bar, dance floor, bar with private dinning, live kitchen. Mainly it was designed for the concept […]


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Romi Khosla Design Studios
A House


These two houses are located in the Himalayan district of Kangra at the base of the Grand Dhauladhar mountain Range.  In this highly seismic region the buildings are designed as a concrete frame structure with stabilized compressed earth blocks being used for the walls.  RKDS has been experimenting with new slate configurations as scales that […]


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Romi Khosla Design Studios
Jamia Art Gallery


The university of Jamia was established in the 1930’s. As the university evolved, it introduced a wide range of contemporary academic disciplines such as media studies and central Asian studies.  Jamia University is popularly regarded as a progressive avant garde campus.  In 2008, the vice chancellor proposed a new cultural hub for the university that […]


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Romi Khosla Design Studios
Castro Café


A Cafeteria in a University Campus located near Auditorium, Cultural Center, Mass communication, was expected to become hub of all social activities of the Campus. Due to the extreme climatic conditions of New Delhi, where the summer sees temperatures of above 45 degrees centigrade, and the winters often see temperatures below 5 degree centigrade. Most […]


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Abin Design Studio
International Management Institute


Nature in its various forms has always been a constant source of inspiration to man. The sky with its various states and ever changing colors is one of the most dynamic elements of nature and is what has inspired the built form façade. The colored laminate with Vanceva PVB glass on the façade follows no […]


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James Law Cybertecture
The Twisting Horizon


The Twisting Horizon is a residential skyscraper in Mumbai, India. The tower reaches a height of 242 meters with 21 duplex units The site provides a perfect sea view in Mumbai Worli, twisting can gain more sea view for the inhabitant; also create a uniqueness sea view for each unit. As the site boundary is […]


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Morphogenesis
N85 Residence


The house as a platform has been used to investigate two issues central to design today: the family as a social unit and the environment. The lifestyle of the Indian family has changed in the age of global travel and internet media with new spatial needs and notions of comfort. Often, local resources are at […]


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ONG&ONG
Rang Mahal Pavilion


Nestled in the luxurious Resorts World Sentosa, Rang Mahal Pavilion serves up authentic Indian cuisine in a traditional setting albeit with a modern twist. The restaurant comprises of a main dining and banquet area, two private function rooms, a kitchen and a restroom. Musical instruments like sitars and flutes make for unique light fittings, adding […]


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James Law Cybertecture
The Capital


Architect’s concept/design idea—how did s/he arrive at this design? Cybertecture is the ultimate expression of innovative art married with functional needs in consideration of the environment and humanity. The new commercial complex located in Mumbai, India ”The Capital” deliberately reveals her calmness, gracefulness and elegance. Innovative aspects in terms of sustainable features? Considering sustainability, diffusers […]


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James Law Cybertecture
Aquaria Grande


Architect’s concept/design idea—how did s/he arrive at this design? Aquaria Grande is an iconic residential development intended to become the landmark in Borivali of Mumbai. This distinctive project originated from the idea of adjacent forestry and trees. Using nature as an inspiration, the development encapsulates the natural form of indigenous trees and how it grows […]


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Morphogenesis
Corporate Office for Apollo Tyres


The corporate headquarters of the Apollo Tyres Group is an instrument to address issues that are central to the rapidly evolving Indian workplace. The approach was to ensure that the project sits within the conceptual, functional and aesthetic framework of a Contemporary Corporate Design Agenda. The site is a vast expanse of an empty field […]


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Morphogenesis
Pearl Academy of Fashion


The Pearl Academy of Fashion, Jaipur is a campus which by virtue of its design is geared towards creating an environmentally responsive passive habitat. The institute creates interactive spaces for a highly creative student body to work in multifunctional zones which blend the indoors with the outdoors seamlessly. The radical architecture of the institute emerges […]


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