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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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K.J. Somaiya IT Cafeteria Pavilion, by Sameep Padora and Associates

K.J. Somaiya IT Cafeteria Pavilion, by Sameep Padora and Associates

K.J. Somaiya IT Cafeteria Pavilion, by Sameep Padora and Associates: The site for the new building is flanked on the west by an existing adjoining 8 storey engineering college building within which the café kitchen is located and on the North by the studio’s earlier project for an Information Technology college building.

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Masala Republic by RMDK Architects

Masala Republic at Hyderabad, by RMDK Architects

A chic restaurant in the young city of Hyderabad, Masala Republic is designed as a celebration of the quirks, vibrance and liveliness of the youth and their aspirations. Conceptualized by Dhruva Kalra of RMDK as a rich sensory experience with the playfulness of modern aesthetics, this restaurant is the perfect balance of elegance, comfort and contemporariness.

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Architecture Discipline

Studio 3, New Delhi, Office of Architecture Discipline

Studio 3, New Delhi, Office of Architecture Discipline – As the studio enters its teenage years of existence, it demanded a fun yet “architecturally charged” environment to conduct business. Moving out of a busy commercial surrounding to a quiet piece of land amidst blooming mustard fields hidden within the commotion, that is Delhi.It can be challenging to locate the studio; placed within the quaint boulevards lined with ficus foliage often hindering views to the randomly placed non-descriptive black gates. However, the gate has a “white” google pin for the curious eyes.

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Crescent School of Architecture, Chennai, by architectureRED

Crescent School of Architecture, Chennai by architectureRED

The Crescent School of Architecture occupies a relatively small lot of the 60-acre university campus, in Vandalur, Chennai. The project brief envisioned studio spaces along with lecture halls and administration areas – which we chose to augment with necessary ‘de-programmed’ spaces for collective working and gathering. This allowed for the exploration of redefining not only the nature of spaces found in an architecture school, but also offering us the possibility to inform the future pedagogic programme that it could accommodate.

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Satara Municipal Corporation - Vikas Bhandari - VEEKAS

Satara Municipal Corporation, Winning competition Entry by VEEKAS Studio, Pune

Enjoying this entry, one arrives in Atrium which acts as a binding space for all the happening right from 24.0M. Satara Koregaon Road to the farthest point of the site on south. qThe functions are organised around this atrium with administrative ones on lower and two upper floors are for democratic functions with the council hall as crown celebrating democracy. – Satara Municipal Corporation by VEEKAS Studio.

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