Taansa, Thane-Meghana Kulkarni

Taansa, Thane-Meghana Kulkarni

Taansa – A bungalow for Atul and Geetanjali Kulkarni at Wada, Thane. The bungalow was built next to an NGO the clients are trustees of. It is used as their home as well as a guest house and activity space...
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Concept Young Wine, Delhi, Studio An-V-Thot

Concept Young Wine, Delhi, Studio An-V-Thot

It’s always an overwhelming feeling to be invited within the private periphery of a family in an emotional & personal context. The outcome can be taken to a beautiful level only when a designer is made to experience & touch...
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Indian National War Museum International Competition – 2016 – Horizon Design Studio

Indian National War Museum International Competition – 2016 – Horizon Design Studio

Project Location: New Delhi, India Design Team: Horizon Design Studio – Sunil Yadav, Anil Yadav Graphics: Potsangbam, Anandibala, Tina Sehgal Project Status: Proposal / Idea / Unbuilt The design for the National war museum is based on intuitive and sympa...
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5 Ways to Get New Clients – Manoj Kumar

5 Ways to Get New Clients – Manoj Kumar

An architectural practice is reliant on its clientele – we design according to our sensibilities, but for their necessities. Getting new clients is a continuous process and you have to dedicate resources smartly to get results. A busy practice simply...
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Collaborate to Consolidate –  Manoj Kumar talks about Strategies for Architects

Collaborate to Consolidate – Manoj Kumar talks about Strategies for Architects

When BuildingDesign compiled a list of the 100 largest architectural firms in the world, only 3 firms from India made the cut – Hafeez Contractor, CP Kukreja and Morphogenesis – accounting for less than 500 Indian architects. The remaining 100,000+...
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GINGER HOTEL, Chennai – Murali Murugan

GINGER HOTEL, Chennai – Murali Murugan

We had only 18 feet width at the front side to work with. Our client, Dr. Shankar Mohana Selvan , is a fine person, who encouraged our ideas and gave us creative freedom. Of course, we had CMDA constraints to...
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Adaptive Reuse – Baradari, City Palace Jaipur by Studio Lotus

Adaptive Reuse – Baradari, City Palace Jaipur by Studio Lotus

Project facts: Site & Project Area: 14,000 sqft Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan Completion: January 2016 Design Team: Christopher Miller, Ambrish Arora, Arun Kullu, Priya Jindal, Sanjay Kumar Photography Credits: Edmund Sumner Winner of the Creative Reuse Cate...
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“The extent to which photo-manipulation is practiced doesn’t depend entirely on the photographer alone” Asif Khan on Photoshopped Architecture

“The extent to which photo-manipulation is practiced doesn’t depend entirely on the photographer alone” Asif Khan on Photoshopped Architecture

Over the past few weeks we have broached and discussed the topic of photo-manipulation of architectural imagery and reflected upon the various facets of the problem.  Culling deeper into the heart of the issue, we open the dialogue with Asif...
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Manoj Bhavan Highway Restaurant – Murali Murugan, Murali Architects, Chennai

Manoj Bhavan Highway Restaurant – Murali Murugan, Murali Architects, Chennai

A highway restaurant, aimed to be a gesture and also a silent genesis “They say life is a highway and we all travel our own roads, some good, some bad, yet each is a blessing of its own.” One does...
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“What is architecture, if not a part of this imperfect, complex and complicated life that we know?” Sudipto Ghosh on Photoshopped Architecture

“What is architecture, if not a part of this imperfect, complex and complicated life that we know?” Sudipto Ghosh on Photoshopped Architecture

Curated and Edited by Anupriya Saraswat “Our lives are not perfect, our bodies are not perfect, our relationships are not perfect – so why should our buildings be perfect?” Our dialogue on Photoshopped Architecture has traversed across a wide range...
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“The photograph does not lie – the photographer does, and so does the architect” Ruturaj Parikh on Photoshopped Architecture

“The photograph does not lie – the photographer does, and so does the architect” Ruturaj Parikh on Photoshopped Architecture

The primary value of architecture lies in the experience of the built environment. As an architect, however, it is difficult to personally experience numerous interesting buildings as we are limited by geography and access. While one can experience many intrig...
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“Representations are always partial, and their interpretation will differ from person to person” – Himanshu Burte on Photoshopped Architecture

“Representations are always partial, and their interpretation will differ from person to person” – Himanshu Burte on Photoshopped Architecture

Article curated and edited by: Anupriya Saraswat We continue our discussion about Photoshopped Architecture and attempt to decode artistic ethos and create a dialogue that ponders its implications. Himanshu Burte, however, deconstructs the premise and addresse...
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Salban – Baihar, Madhya Pradesh, Architecture by M+P Architects

Salban – Baihar, Madhya Pradesh, Architecture by M+P Architects

The project is a 5000 sq. ft. bungalow near Kanha national park. Aim was to create a quirky colonial style bungalow using minimum RCC, providing large covered verandahs, all using the locally available material, expertise and labour. All this, keeping...
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“Architecture should be beautiful with all its weathering and cracks and surroundings.” Deepshikha Jain on Photoshopped Architecture

“Architecture should be beautiful with all its weathering and cracks and surroundings.” Deepshikha Jain on Photoshopped Architecture

“Photography has the power to make banal architecture look beautiful,” says Deepshikha Jain, “contradicting myself, it is also possible to take bad pictures of great buildings.” Armed with a degree in architecture as well as photography, Jain’s work ...
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Reality vs Storytelling: A case of architectural representation – Pulkit Soni

Reality vs Storytelling: A case of architectural representation – Pulkit Soni

Pulkit Soni weighs in on Photoshopped Architecture and talks about the role of storytelling in architecture and conceptual conveyance. Below: As a final year student, I did my dissertation research on the domain of concepts in architecture. One significant are...
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