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Architecture and Design Books

Book Review: An Adobe Revival – Didi Contractor’s Architecture: Author – Joginder Singh

In an age where the mammoth, the huge, the colossal, and in the words of Rem Koolhass, “Biggness” is celebrated, and the monumental is the benchmark of value, there are a host of architects, that work in the shadows, and dark patches caused by this blindness. Architects who genuinely share a deep concern for place, for material, for cultures…
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Book – 10 Houses in India located in a natural context, by Skyboard – Introduction by Maanasi Hattangadi

Buy the book from Amazon The ubiquitous ‘home in the woods’ or the notion of ‘heading to the hills’ no longer conforms to the imageability of a rustic cabin house. With the gaining popularity of weekend retreats, a different narrative is being posited. At an intersection of exploring the hubris of pristine and peri-urban settings, what…
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Book Review by Jaisim Krishna Rao – Exploration of Architectural Journalism in India

Architectural Journalism, Architect Pappal Suneja explores with a multi-faceted approach the depth and width of this profession within the goals of literary journalism. The Chapters cover with a comprehensive understanding of this creative profession the many dimensions that challenge the practice. These chapters also delve into the many aspects…
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