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Brinda Somaya - Work and Continuities

Book: Brinda Somaya: Works & Continuities, An Architectural Monograph

Brinda Somaya has created a diverse and eclectic portfolio of work that spans the width and depth of India. Belonging to the “Bridge Generation”, Somaya defines the term and frames it as a time in which individuals initiated their careers in different arts including architecture and design as they addressed the changing socio-political landscape of a newly-Independent India. It was this generation that ‘bridged’ the architectural spaces between the Great Masters and the current generation.

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X Houses in India - Skyboard -Maanasi Hattangadi

Book – 10 Houses in India located in a natural context, by Skyboard – Introduction by Maanasi Hattangadi

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 sets the programmatic challenge or conformity for these architectural expressions? – Maanasi Hattangadi

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Monograph - Morphogenesis

Morphogenesis Monograph – The Indian Perspective | The Global Context

Celebrating 20 years of being at the forefront of Indian Architecture, Morphogenesis becomes the first Indian practice to feature in Images’ Master Architect Series. Launched globally at the Frankfurt Book Fair in October 2016, the firm’s first monograph- Morphogenesis: The Indian Perspective | The Global Context, releases in India early March 2017.

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