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Architect Akshat Bhatt, Courtesy via Architecture Discipline

Architect Akshat Bhatt, Architecture Discipline - Take on Life and Work

Architects | Author: Riddhima Sharma

On the outskirts of Bangalore, stands the highly felicitated Discovery Centre, an architectural epitome, establishing its identity, even across the highway. Another prominent project displaying the perfect amalgamation of the conventional methods and current technological parameters, Mana Ranakpur, has been designed to provide an experience of slow-moving time and the ...

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The F.L. Wright Story

Architects | Author: Riddhima Sharma

It takes lot more than dedication, to reach above everything in this artistic field, and that is when, architecture rewards you back. There must be something more than creativity in that mind, which marked an edge, making Wright’s legacy and fame continue even after a century. There’s a saying in ...

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Sir Norman Foster : Travel, Art and Architecture

Architects | Author: Riddhima Sharma

With an immense scale of achievements to his credit, this 21st century starchitect has emerged as one of Britain's leading tech-savvy architects. His holistic approach towards the urbane scenarios of Britain, has brought together a whole new perspective towards the infrastructure scenario of the city. His work stretching across the ...

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Gropius as an effective educationist, Credits - Courtesy via Ar. Sanjay Kanvinde

Architect Walter Gropius : An Unsung Tale

Architects | Author: Riddhima Sharma

                                               “The mind is like an umbrella. Its most useful when open.” QUICK FACTS  Also known as : Walter Adolph Gropius Famous as: Architect  Nationality: German, American  Born ...

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Le Corbusier's teacher, Brian Brace Taylor Passes away.

Architects | Author: Riddhima Sharma

An architectural historian, an excellent coach to some of the epic architects of their time, such as Le Corbusier, and so many others, an influential author; Brian Brace Taylor was a man of expertise in multifarious aspects. The news of the demise of American enigma of architecture, few days back, ...

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An Ode to I.M. PEI, The Master of Modernism

Architects | Author: Riddhima Sharma

“Life is architecture and architecture is the mirror of life.”- Ieoh Ming Pei Anyone passionate about architecture would definitely put the starchitect on their inspiration list, for he is a living entity proving the ideology that architecture is all about breaking the ties. It is an art which cannot be ...

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Architect Raja Aederi

Ar. Raja Aederi

Architects | Author: ZingyHomes Editorial Team

While Architect Raja Aederi wandered in the ruins of Hampi (in the vicinity where born in Hospet touching Hampi) in his youth little did the rest of his friends and peers realize from the magnificent ruins of Vijayanagara Empire a young mind was slowly imbibing and developing a clear picture that would ...

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Prof. Ashok Laxman Chhatre

Ar. Prof. Ashok Laxman Chhatre

Architects | Author: ZingyHomes Editorial Team

Prof. Ashok Laxman Chhatre, born on the 21st of November 1937, is one of the accomplished academicians to receive the prestigious IIA Madhav Achwal Gold Medal for his lifetime contribution in the field of Architectural Education. He holds a B.Arch. degree from Sir J. J. College of Architecture, Mumbai and ...

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Ar. Prof. Altaf Ahmed

Ar. Prof. Altaf Ahmed

Architects | Author: ZingyHomes Editorial Team

Architect Prof. Altaf Ahmed graduated from the School of Architecture and Planning, Madras University in 1965, and gained practical experience in MIs. Prynne, Abbot and Davis, a leading Architectural firm of the time, before joining his Alma mater as a faculty to start an illustrious career in teaching Architecture. He ...

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Ar. Geoffery Bawa

Ar. Geoffrey Bawa - a few memories

Architects | Author: Jaisim Krishnarao

(A flash back to the 1970 s and my interface with this legend.) It all happened one early morning, when I was sitting at my desk in JAISIM-FOUNTAINHEAD in Haddows Road, Madras, reviewing my days task when Mr. Uttam Reddy the owner of the property walked in with a large ...

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Architect's Block - Time to realize

Architects | Author: Niveditha Ravikumar

'Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.' - Frank Lloyd Wright Any Architect in his journey of design, plunges into a sea of no-where, where he gets philosophical, cultures obstinacy in design and ...

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Celebrate Architects

#CelebrateArchitects

Architects | Author: Niveditha Ravikumar

There are Architects who still believe in the power of hands rather than the power of CAD. But, technology has embraced and held us in such a tight corner that every action of ours demands an easy means. This means of technology could positively be used to avail and reach ...

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The RIBA Royal Gold Medal, Source: architecture.com

Zaha Hadid - 'From Birth till the RIBA Royal Gold Medal'

Architects | Author: Niveditha Ravikumar

Ironically, Zaha Hadid's love for 'ASYMMETRY' and 'DESIGN' rarely allows her to use the word 'space' while talking about her designs. Her extensive contribution to her own style of modern Architecture knows no bounds! Zaha Hadid is now the recipient of the 2016 RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) Royal ...

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Architect: Charles Correa

Remembering Charles Correa on his 85th birthday...

Architects | Author: S Gautham Ratna Kumar

I would often find myself in endless discussions with my colleagues and friends on what it takes to be a good architect. Some of us would quote the necessity in contributing to the growth of the society and the neighborhood we’d live in, while some would point out that the ...

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Women in Architecture

Women in Architecture: From equal opportunities and professional integrity into a sea of chauvinism

Architects | Author: Tallulah D'Silva

I was recently invited to speak at a forum initiated by Google called ‘Women TechMakers’ and while I enjoyed sharing my experience as an entrepreneur and how architectural practice is intrinsically married to technology, I also shared my grouse on this compartmentalization where professionals are being bracketed under pure professionals ...

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