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डिझाईनच्या दुनियेत: The World of Design

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.

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Interior Design

Wayanad House, at Kerala, India, by Khosla Associates

Wayanad House at Kerala, by Khosla Associates

Our client was the owner of one of South India’s largest printing and publishing houses and also a family of 2nd generation politicians. Along with his wife and three children they were a family of 5, but the requirement was to have close extended family visit often. The site was on a serene hillock nestled in a clearing within 150 acres of dense coffee plantations. Our first impression was that of lush vertical trees with pepper vines growing on them and coffee plants beneath. There was an existing ancestral home on the site halfway through renovation, that needed to be re-imagined. – Sandeep Khosla and Amaresh Anand, Khosla Associates.

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Opinions / Views / Thoughts

"Glimpse into architecture's skilled workforce and allied industries in India during the pandemic" - AvDC

A glimpse into architecture and its allied industries in India during the pandemic – Suhasini Ayer – Guigan, AvDC

Architect Suhasini Ayer – Guigan , principal of Auroville Design Consultants, Auroville, shared insights on how the industries associated with Architecture practice were already facing a recessive market. The pandemic, hence, was not a fresh disaster to our practice, and perhaps possessed opportunities for youngsters to improve their interpersonal skills. Architect Suhasini also shares insights on how Indian manufacturing is deeply connected with global production cycles, thereby causing a chain of shutdowns to Indian work. Additionally, she also shares the significance of the shifting thought and behaviour patterns of the general Indian working population toward more efficient practices, from being disorganized and spontaneous.

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Popular Stories​

Garli Village - Pappal Suneja and Associates

Garli Village- Remodelling for a Smart Society – Pappal Suneja and Associates

The Garli village, Kangra district is one of the first villages of India to have ‘heritage zone’ status. The village is the original homeland of Sood community. They showcased their opulence for by building monuments, villa & bungalows in their local village Garli. The structures in this village have a blend of many architectural styles with Indo-Saracenic as a predominate one. Most of the building in this village represents power & influence of Britishers who chose Shimla as their summer capital. – Pappal Suneja and Associates

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Institutional Buildings

Gulf Adiba : forward looking design establishing creativity, innovation and well being, at Gurugram, Haryana, India, by Design Forum International

Gulf Adiba : forward looking design establishing creativity, innovation and well being, at Gurugram, Haryana, India, by Design Forum International

Located in suburban NCR within proximity of South and West Delhi and very close to the International airport, Gulf Adiba is a proposed IT/ ITES office complex located in Udyog Vihar Phase II, Gurgaon. Just 1km off the National Highway 8, the building is aptly positioned on a 4000 sqm industrial plot within a dense office complex site comprising of another similar milieu. – Design Forum International

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Centre For Research and Development of Indegenous Technology, at Karnathu village, Himachal Pradesh, by Bhavesh Masand

Centre For Research and Development of Indegenous Technology, at Karnathu village, Himachal Pradesh, by Bhavesh Masand

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

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Small Residential Projects

GHEI RESIDENCE at NANDED, MAHARASHTRA, by 4TH AXIS DESIGN STUDIO

GHEI RESIDENCE at NANDED, MAHARASHTRA, by 4TH AXIS DESIGN STUDIO

How does a 4200-square-foot plot in the heart of the City became a dream home for a family of four? The answer lies somewhere within the eclectic residence of Mr. Ajay Ghei who is a merchant and shares the dwelling with his wife and two daughters. This is a five-bedroom haven, with its well-defined form confronting a modern twist, shows how we achieved the vision. Though it is a single family dwelling, we made sure that every individual should get their own personal niche within. – 4TH AXIS DESIGN STUDIO

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