Tag: Public Buildings

MERF at Chennai by Murali Architects

MERF, at Chennai, by Murali Architects

This building located in a small urban property at the heart of Raja annamalaipuram is an effort to give the hospital building a urban façade with the integration of landscape at various levels. The building has integrated an inviting landscape with a small plaza in the front for patients and children. – Murali Architects

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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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Archohm - Awadh Shilpgram Lucknow

Awadh Shilpgram, Lucknow – by Archohm Consults

The vision of Awadh Shilpgram at Lucknow is to provide the single platform for all over the country craft and to enhance the lucknowi art and craft in itself. This is a place which gives the opportunity without the filter of brokers to the craft persons to elaborate, share, interact, learn and teach with their art of work directly to the buyers, to the general public and the art lovers.

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B.Arch Thesis: Public Library at Jambhulwadi, Pune by Ganesh Sutar

B.Arch Thesis: Public Library at Jambhulwadi, Pune by Ganesh Sutar, Aayojan School of Architecture and Design, Pune

My initial discussions were about actual outer spaces that people are going to use and experience compare to inner working space. Yes!! Inner space is also most important things but I think designing space overlooking city, lake and mountain range, you will not consider designing interior first and then go for left over outer spaces. Its just that you carved out initial details  like outer spaces and just accommodate interior spaces according to their function.

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Bangladesh Bhavan at Visva Bharati, Santiniketan by Ankit Bansal Design Studio

Bangladesh Bhavan at Visva Bharati, Santiniketan by Ankit Bansal Design Studio

As his poetry and Art work the design for the new Bangladesh Bhavan at Visva Bharati, Santiniketan is coherent in nature. The way Tagore modernized Bengali art by spurning rigid classical forms and resisting linguistic strictures the same way the design for the new building blends with the surrounding natural environment of Santiniketan and is still modern in approach and construction technology with glass atrium and contemporary forms.

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Bihar Museum / Maki and Associates + Opolis

Bihar Museum, at Patna, India, by Maki and Associates with Opolis Architects

Maki and Associates’ design for the Bihar Museum creates an engaging and appropriately-scaled response to a prominent site and an ambitious, multi-faceted museum program. The Museum houses a rich variety of treasures from the region, and includes event and education spaces that nurture a newfound sense of pride and connection to Bihar’s storied history.

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Bihar Museum - SpaceMatters + Snohetta (6)

Bihar Museum at Patna, by Snøhetta and SpaceMatters

The Snohetta + SpaceMatters design for the Bihar Museum is designed as an iconic setting for the invaluable historic artefacts housed in the erstwhile Patna Museum, while providing an inclusive and vibrant public domain for the city, underscoring the importance of Museums in a contemporary democratic setting. This public domain crucially promotes a sense of collective ownership by engaging a broader audience in a deeper conversation.

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