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Unbuilt Architectural Project – Flexi-Scraper, at Mumbai – by Hexagramm Design and Angshuman Das

It all starts with the Japanese origami magic ball; folded from a paper into a grid of squares - with two cross-diagonals each - the generated ‘skin’ has a unique property – it is malleable. The same skin with exactly the same of unit squares generates a variety of forms: a cylinder, a spindle, a revolved hyperboloid, a sphere, and also a disc.…
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The Pergola – Himanshu Burte

My uncle recently moved into a new apartment in Pune. While talking about it, he mentioned what I realized was a pergola over his terrace. I was impressed, even if I did not have the image in front of me. Like most architects, I instantly warm to even the thought of pergolas. But it turned out that the all-RCC pergola my uncle was talking about…
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Where Have The Dreaming Wild Men Gone? – M.N.Joglekar

While  working  in  England  in  late  1960s, and  studying simultaneously  for  final  exam. of  RTPI, U K, in  the  RTPI journal I  read  an article  titled  as  above. So  powerful  is  the  title  and  its’  message,  that  even  after over  45  years,    it  is  etched  explicitly  in  my  mind.   The article narrated the story of Dr. Watson…
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