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Sameep Padora creates undulating brick roof to cover school library in India

October 8, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

Sameep Padora & Associates looked at the forms of vaulted brick ceilings found in Catalonia to develop the complex curved roof of this extension to a children’s library in the Indian town of Kopargaon. Padora’s Mumbai-based practice designed the Maya Somaiya Library for the Shri Sharda English Medium School, which is located on the edge

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Sameep Padora creates undulating brick roof to cover school library in India

October 8, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

Sameep Padora & Associates looked at the forms of vaulted brick ceilings found in Catalonia to develop the complex curved roof of this extension to a children’s library in the Indian town of Kopargaon. Padora’s Mumbai-based practice designed the Maya Somaiya Library for the Shri Sharda English Medium School, which is located on the edge

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Perforated walls and subterranean spaces keep students cool at New Delhi school

October 3, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

Indian architecture studio Morphogenesis has rebuilt a school in New Delhi, using traditional methods, including walls punctuated by a pattern of square openings, to help combat the harsh climate. The Bangalore-based office designed the building for The British School, New Delhi, to double its capacity to 1,300 students. Morphogenesis based its design on the school’s remit

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Perforated walls and subterranean spaces keep students cool at New Delhi school

October 3, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

Indian architecture studio Morphogenesis has rebuilt a school in New Delhi, using traditional methods, including walls punctuated by a pattern of square openings, to help combat the harsh climate. The Bangalore-based office designed the building for The British School, New Delhi, to double its capacity to 1,300 students. Morphogenesis based its design on the school’s remit

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Cross Shaped Modern Home In Peaceful Landscaped Gardens

September 27, 2018 HD Staff 0

Modern architecture is often characterised by its bold linear form, and that is what awaits us at this contemporary abode, created by architects at SPASM Design in India. The solid structure stands firm like a fortress at the centre of a green landscape, guarding beautiful secrets that lie within. Dhrangadhra stone clads the modern exterior […]

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Vast grid of filter towers proposed across Delhi to combat toxic smog

August 30, 2018 India Block 0

Dubai-based architecture studio Znera has developed a concept for a network of 100-metre high towers that would absorb smog and clean Delhi’s choking air. Called The Smog Project, the proposal envisions a grid of towers that could absorb pollution from the atmosphere, with each building creating a 1.2 mile radius of semi-clean air. Delhi is the

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Red concrete meditation space sits under pyramidal roof in rural India

July 21, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

This simple concrete temple in a village near the Indian city of Pune is topped with a pyramidal roof and incorporates a channel that allows ceremonial holy water to flow out into its lush surroundings. Designed by locally based Karan Darda Architects, the temple is located within an orchard of chikoo trees in a traditional farming region

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Curvilinear Architecture with Landscaped Gardens

July 5, 2018 HD Staff 0

Set among four acres of green land with areas of dense flora, a lily pond and an existing outhouse, stands a home created for the Munshaw family by architects Modo Designs. Located in Rancharda, on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, the design was made to avoid a rigid box formation – which the homeowners had […]

The OHANA House by Atelier Design N Domain

June 6, 2018 Erin 0

Photography ©Photographix | Sebastian + Ira   Atelier Design N Domain have recently completed the OHANA Residence in Vadodara, India, that attempts to maximize the use of natural light and creates a contemporary lifestyle for a family that likes to spend time together.   The entrance driveway and vehicular drop off is characterized by calibrated granite […]

Foster + Partners to masterplan new sustainable city in India

May 15, 2018 India Block 0

Foster + Partners is masterplanning the new state capital of Andhra Pradesh in India, which will centre on a governmental building with a needle-like roof. Set on the banks of River Krishna, the new city of Amaravati will cover 217 square kilometres and is set to be one of the most sustainable cities in the world, according

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Zowa Architects combines bamboo and glass for The Kumoan hotel in the Himalayas

May 11, 2018 Natasha Levy 0

Sri Lankan practice Zowa Architects has used bamboo canes to shroud the glazed walls of this boutique hotel in Uttarakhand, India, which cantilevers out to give optimal views of the Himalayas. The hotel is situated in the village of Kasar Devi, taking its name from the surrounding region of Kumaon which is known for its picturesque

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Zowa Architects combines bamboo and glass for The Kumoan hotel in the Himalayas

May 11, 2018 Natasha Levy 0

Sri Lankan practice Zowa Architects has used bamboo canes to shroud the glazed walls of this boutique hotel in Uttarakhand, India, which cantilevers out to give optimal views of the Himalayas. The hotel is situated in the village of Kasar Devi, taking its name from the surrounding region of Kumaon which is known for its picturesque

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Zowa Architects combines bamboo and glass for The Kumoan hotel in the Himalayas

May 11, 2018 Natasha Levy 0

Sri Lankan practice Zowa Architects has used bamboo canes to shroud the glazed walls of this boutique hotel in Uttarakhand, India, which cantilevers out to give optimal views of the Himalayas. The hotel is situated in the village of Kasar Devi, taking its name from the surrounding region of Kumaon which is known for its picturesque

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A Colour Rich Indian Home With Concrete Architecture And Interiors

May 7, 2018 HD Staff 0

Designed by Dipen Gada & Associates, this modern house is composed of patterned concrete and exposed brick. Situated on a much loved 4010 square foot green plot in Vadodara, India, the ambitious goal of a 5350 square feet home was achieved by designing the dwelling as a 3 floor structure. The architect also satisfied a […]

The Verandah House By Modo Designs

May 4, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Bharat Agarwal   Modo Designs have recently completed a contemporary house on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, that has a curved layout to take advantage of the views of a lily pond and the surrounding landscaping.   Photography by Bharat Agarwal Running along the length of the house is a covered patio, set […]

Matra Architects creates holiday home with peaked roof and Himalayan views

April 22, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

The timber-clad roof structure of this house in the foothills of the Himalayas features a pointed peak incorporating skylights that allow daylight to flood an open-plan interior arranged over stepped levels. The private holiday home is located in the village of Satkhol in India’s Nainital district, which is a popular site for tourists looking to

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The House Of Secret Gardens By SPASM Design

April 11, 2018 Erin 0

  SPASM Design have recently completed a new modern house in Ahmedabad, India, that features an exterior of Dhrangadhra stone, and a simple cross layout.   To one side of the front door is a pond water feature that has a simple child-like sculpture of a folded sailboat. Stepping inside the front door, there’s another water […]

Offices in a converted warehouse centre around suspended concrete staircase

April 1, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

A concrete staircase overlooked by a glazed showroom and library forms the centrepiece of this headquarters for a textile brand in Mumbai designed by SJK Architects. The offices for Synergy Lifestyles are housed in a former warehouse in the mill area of the Indian city’s Kalachowki neighbourhood. It was one of the first industrial buildings in

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India’s Trump Towers feature best interiors Donald Trump Jr “has ever seen”

March 15, 2018 India Block 0

President Donald Trump’s son has praised the work of Matteo Nunziati, who used Italian marble to decorate the newly opened Trump Towers in Pune, India. The Milan-based interior designer decorated every room in the pair of 26-storey residential towers, using only furnishings from Italian brands. To mark the completion of the project, Donald Trump Jr attended the opening

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Zaha Hadid Architects to design Mumbai’s new international airport

March 15, 2018 Natasha Levy 0

Zaha Hadid Architects has won a competition to design a major new international airport for Mumbai, India. The London-based architecture firm are charged with creating a new airport terminal and air-traffic-control tower for the city, which is the largest in India. Proposed for the township of Navi Mumbai, the airport was commissioned because Mumbai’s existing Chhatrapati Shivaji

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