Iconic Buildings and The Icons Who Built Them

Iconic Buildings and The Icons Who Built Them

Works curated by: Anupriya Saraswat Consisting of a pedagogy that is constantly – and rapidly – evolving, architectural trends and practices all over the world are heavily influenced by innovation and iconicity. We are quick to celebrate and emulate design...
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Competition – Telangana state department of Archaeology and Museums

Competition – Telangana state department of Archaeology and Museums

A recently released notice by the Telangana state department of Archaeology and Museums has been getting a lot of attention, but for all the wrong reasons. The notice (above), which invites applications from Indian firms for designing of new museums...
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Book – MODERN REGIONALISM:  The Architecture of Sarbjit Bahga

Book – MODERN REGIONALISM: The Architecture of Sarbjit Bahga

Book Facts: Authors: Supreet Singh Bahga Foreword by: Christopher Charles Benninger Publisher: White Falcon Publishing Language: English ISBN: 978-81-932166-9-9 Hardcover: 296 pages (Art paper) Photos: 416 (Cououred) Drawings: 190 (b&w) Product Dimensi...
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Pushkarna Residence – Chandigarh, Client’s narrative

Pushkarna Residence – Chandigarh, Client’s narrative

Vijaya Pushkarna, a journalist wanted a dream house, which would be sustainable and low cost. Her search ended with Anil Laul, one of the pioneers of indigenous architecture in India. ArchitectureLive! approached Vijaya Pushkarna to share her experiences of wo...
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Where Have The Dreaming Wild Men Gone?

Where Have The Dreaming Wild Men Gone?

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  eve...
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स्मार्ट सिटी: आई लव यू

Smart city is the new buzz word among architects, planners and everyone else. 100 cities have been proposed to be developed as smart cities by the Govt. of India. Since the definition of a smart city and the actual blueprint...
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Open letter to the President, Council of Architecture

Dear Sir, We know you must be feeling the tremors of the fiasco that the CoA’s logo design competition has turned out to be.  And yes, this letter is about the same. The council of architecture has been called the...
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The Architect as a Craftsperson

The Architect as a Craftsperson

Author: Ar. Himanshu Burte, is an architect and an Assistant Professor at the School of Habitat Studies, at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. A graduate of Sir JJ College of Architecture, Mumbai (B. Arch. 1990), has been actively involved in...
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National Martyrs’ Memorial Bangalore – Mathew Ghosh Associates

National Martyrs’ Memorial Bangalore – Mathew Ghosh Associates

Architects: Soumitro Ghosh + Nisha Mathew Ghosh Text: Architects Photographs: SOLACHI RAMANATHAN, NINA MASCARENHAS, ARJUN JAYSWAL, SOUMITRO GHOSH Making a place to remember those who gave their lives for the country since independence in 1947 at the Rashtriya...
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Aananda Township, Jaipur: by GPMA Architects

Aananda Township, Jaipur: by GPMA Architects

Located in the Sanganer area, Aananda Township is spread over 35 Acres of land area, and is , being developed as an extension to the Jaipur city, Rajasthan, India. With an FAR of approximately 2, the total built-up area proposed...
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An Emerging Generation of Architects in India – Rahul Mehrotra

An Emerging Generation of Architects in India – Rahul Mehrotra

Original story appears on archello.com website. Link Mumbai based architect, Rahul Mehrotra curated a list of best architects under 40 years and 15 projects by them. The editorial discusses the emerging trends and future of Indian Architecture. The list includ...
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Book – Delhi Architectural Guide

Book – Delhi Architectural Guide

Authors: Anupam Bansal / Malini Kochupillai The prolific architectural legacy of Delhi is remarkable not only for its antiquity but also its diversity. While the period of antiquity encompass various types of Hindu, Islamic and Colonial architecture, it is mod...
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Architectural Photographers – Maverick Shutterbugs from India

Architectural Photographers – Maverick Shutterbugs from India

Article: Pulkit Soni | www.facebook.com/eq.art _____________________________________________________________ The author is a student of architecture and an amateur photographer himself.     This time around we are featuring a relatively less talked...
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Rehabilitation of Nagaur Fort – Minakshi Jain

Rehabilitation of Nagaur Fort – Minakshi Jain

The project by Architect Minakshi Jain, Ahemdabad, has been included in 2013 Cycle Shortlisted Projects by Aga Khan Awards for Architecture. Text: akdn.org Photographs: Minakshi Jain At the heart of the ancient city of Nagaur, one of the first Muslim...
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Cybertecture: The new hybrid in architecture

Cybertecture: The new hybrid in architecture

Text: Pulkit Soni Images: Architect, Cybertecture   Click here to view some works of James Law on ArchitectureLive!   A finite land mass for the ever growing world population and limited resources are the two major challenges that architects and...
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