Category: Architecture

Penthouse By The River, at Dumas road, surat, by The Concept Lab

Penthouse By The River, at Dumas road, surat, by The Concept Lab

A 5,000 square-feet penthouse on the 11th floor of a sky-rise had a lot going for IT space, and on eviably edited panorama of the river-side, on puffy white clouds, clear blue sky and the green tops of verdant trees.

In a house hanging in the clouds with french windows on every side space, in its absolute abundance became a defining factor. And it began with pairing down the six-bedroom to four-bedroom for this family of three. – The Concept Lab

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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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Kashmir University Administration Building, at Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, by ANA Design Studio Pvt. Ltd.

Kashmir University Administration Building, at Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, by ANA Design Studio Pvt. Ltd.

The New Administration facility for the University of Kashmir in Hazratbal, Srinagar, is a showcase of the openness, inventiveness and contemporary nature of the University, while respecting the sense of place, culture and environment.

The building is designed for spatial and material optimization, energy efficiency, human interaction, comfort and the celebration of traditional timber design in a contemporary context. – ANA Design Studio

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Auditorium for Rajagiri School of Engineering & Technology at Kochi, Kerala by Architect Rahul Manohar (RMM Designs)

Auditorium for Rajagiri School of Engineering & Technology at Kochi, Kerala by Architect Rahul Manohar (RMM Designs)

In spite of having designed Auditorium and Seminar Spaces of varied capacities and typologies acroos the country, we still found this project both, unique and challenging.

Unique because this is probably the only large capacity auditorium planned on the top three floors of a seven storey building. This one fact itself posed multiple design challenges which included integration and effective vertical segregation of the auditorium and allied spaces with the rest of the building which houses academic activities on the lower 4 floors. – RMM Designs

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Hexa Louvred Cafe, at Gurugram, India, by ACad Studio

Hexa Louvred Cafe, at Gurugram, India, by ACad Studio

The challenge was refurbishing the existing office café, which goes with the office theme. We had to work under given constraints of furniture, structure and spatial design. Another challenge was to execute the café under a given time as the company had no other place for lunch and the café had to be delivered on new years 2020. – By ACad Studio

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The Interactive Steps, at Karjat, Maharashtra, by architecture INNATE

The Interactive Steps, at Karjat, Maharashtra, by architecture INNATE

The primary intention was to design a seating as an extension to the verandah of the farmhouse. The idea was to make the space interactive by creating a stepped seating, to take the advantage of the existing steep contour of the site. We practice sustainable architecture, the built form was executed using natural materials which were available within 1-5km radius from the site. – architecture INNATE

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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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Unity One, at Rohini, New Delhi, India, by GPM Architects & Planners

Unity One, at Rohini, New Delhi, India, by GPM Architects & Planners

One of the first malls in India to be connected via a Metro Station at the Concourse Level, it is the first building in India to have a Solar Carport on its Rooftop. A very popular retail destination in North Delhi, Unity One offers the right mix of Cinema, Retail, Food and Entertainment to all its patrons. – GPM Architects & Planners

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Paliam Veedu, at Panampilly Nagar, Kochi, Kerala, by Meister Varma Architects

Paliam Veedu, at Chendamangalm, Kerala, by Meister Varma Architects

The Paliam family patriarchs were hereditary prime ministers to the erstwhile Kingdom of Cochin, Kerala. Today the ancestral home and palace of this family is a heritage complex about an hour’s drive from the city of Cochin. The client who got a small parcel of 160 sqm in the family partition decided to build a vacation home on it. – Meister Varma Architects

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Butterfly Villa, at Nashik, by Origin Architects

Butterfly Villa @ Nashik, landscape design by ORIGIN Architects.

THE CLUB VILLA, located in cantonment area of serene town of Deolali, Maharashtra was designed to invite and entertain friends and family members of the client, offering a quick getaway to outdoors. The Villa spread over about two acres of land houses various indoor activities, dining hall and two suits overlooking the sprawling lawns. – Origin Architects

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Floating House, at Bangalore, by Crest Architects

Floating Walls Residence at Bangalore, Karnataka, by Crest Architects

Nestled in the backdrop of a metropolis, the Floating Walls Residence, by Crest Architects, promises an escape from the city life. The plot for this house sits in a densely populated locality. The major concern was finding an intimate space in the crowd and arriving at a visually engaging structure amidst the chaotic background. The client’s brief called for a simple and spacious Vaastu compliant house for a family of five.

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