Category: Architecture

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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Angelica Grace Home, at Tamil Nadu, by Shanmugam Associates

Senior living planned using low cost construction techniques – Angelica Grace Home, at Tamil Nadu, by Shanmugam Associates

With a pristine thought of serving the aged, Clarac Charity Trust approached the architects to develop a senior living. Trichy, a tier-2 city located in the central region of Tamil Nadu in India, is well connected, has affordable cost of living, offers good water yield and is a religious hub; therefore making the city ideal for senior living. Angelic Grace Home is a 30,000-sqft Ground +2 structure that was planned comprising 50 fully furnished rooms. Abundant natural lighting and ventilation, constraints on construction cost and community spaces for the elderly were factors that influenced the design approach. – Shanmugam Associates

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Rajasthan State Archives Museum, Bikaner, by Dronah

Rajasthan State Archives Museum, Bikaner, by Dronah

The recently completed Rajasthan State Archives Museum at Bikaner, by Dronah, is an invaluable resource for the nation. It is one of the first archives’ museums in India that sets a benchmark for other State Archives Department in the country as to how invaluable historic documents and old land records can be transferred from dust-laden stores to be conserved and showcased in a publicly engaging and state of the art designed museum.

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Topsy Tury at Nagpur by Zeel Architects

Topsy-Turvy at Nagpur, by Zeel Architects

Situated on a small plot of 16.0 x 30.20 mts. And having an even smaller usable floor plate of about 13.20 x 21.60 Mts., the Topsy Turvy by Zeel Architects, building stands out from the neighbourhood, due to the geometric envelope holding jalis in it.

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Fish, Duck Eggs and Sticky Rice: The Lost Recipe of Ahom Architecture in Medieval India, by Shreyansh

Fish, Duck Eggs and Sticky Rice: The Lost Recipe of Ahom Architecture in Medieval India, by Shreyansh Barua,Yashovardhan Sharma, Nandini Biswas and Achirava Raha

Situated in the North-Eastern corner of India, lies the beautiful state of Assam. Other than being responsible for producing fifteen per cent of the global demand for tea, the state Assam has a long history, one that spans across battles, centuries, and dynasties. The North-Eastern corner of India was home to many small kingdoms, the largest of them is the kingdom of the Ahoms.

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LIGOVSKY CITY, at St.Petersburg, Russia, by KCAP+ORANGE and A.Len

LIGOVSKY CITY, at St.Petersburg, Russia, by KCAP+ORANGE and A.Len Architects

KCAP+ORANGE Architects in consortium with A.Len Architectural Bureau prepared a proposal for the territory planning of the former Tovarno-Vitebskaya railway yard in the south-eastern part of the grey belt of St. Petersburg. This project is a continuation of the Glorax Development’s Ligovsky City neighborhood development project, where the first residential complex is already in operation while the second one is nearing completion. The area under consideration, 30 hectares, is well connected to city. In the North, in close proximity to the site,is planned to build a metro station “Borovaya”.

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