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Desolating Times in the History of Architecture

Architecture | Author: RIDDHIMA SHARMA

There has been an uproar nationwide with the recent saddening news, the incessant controversy of the remarkable architectural edifice “Hall of Nations” being brought down leaving the architecture marvel to a mere pile of debris scattered across the complex. Pragati Maidan's iconic building was reduced to a pile of rubble ...

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 Meenakshi temple, source: wikipedia

The immortality of the Ancient Indian Architecture

Architecture | Author: Shanthi Bhaskar

The immortality of the Ancient Indian Architecture is as old as the rocks and mountains. To mark the beginning of it, it starts from Indus valley civilization, where the architectural remains speaks for itself about the richness of Indian architecture and civilization. The different style of temple architecture in different ...

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Capacity Building for Implementation of Punjab ECBC - A Report

Architecture | Author: Dinesh Bhagat

Punjab, located in the north west of India, is one of the most prosperous States of India. It is a part of Indo-Gangetic plains formed due to alluvial deposits by rivers and tributaries. Historically, the five rivers Sutlej, Beas, Ravi, Chenab and Jhelum gave it its name ‘Punjab' or the ...

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Taming the Mars - Space Architecture has truly arrived

Architecture | Author: ZingyHomes Editorial Team

Well, if you are an uninitiated like the most of us, you are going to be just as surprised to know there is a group of futuristic architects, designers, scientists and other professionals who are working on how the First City on Mars will look like. Yep, you heard it ...

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The multifarious metal fabric - Applications

Architecture | Author: Aishwarya Kumar

The world of Architecture thrives on avant-garde perspectives. There are ever so many materials mushrooming every day to feed the quirky imagination of the designers and demanding needs of the end user. Metal was always perceived as a valuable aesthetic architectural material. Metallic features whether used in the interior space ...

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Design Series III: Defining Spatial Expression The Courtyard

Architecture | Author: Rajini Itham Mahajan

In the new Design series, Defining Spatial Expression, Prof. Ar. Rajini Itham Mahajan, Studio Head, VBT Consortium and HOD at Nitte School of Architecture, Bengaluru discusses various elements that define Architecture in terms of their evolution, significance- aesthetic and functional and construction possibilities. In the third of the series, we will ...

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Hypnotic Bridge Architecture

Hypnotic Bridge: Changsha Bridge, China

Architecture | Author: Ananta Dutta

Bridges not only connect people but become a significant landmark and iconic element in the entire skyline of a city. Taking the examples of the Golden Gate Bridge of San Francisco, Tower Bridge of London and even the Howrah Bridge connecting Howrah and Calcutta, we can see that bridges have ...

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Homes out of Recycled Plastic

Architecture | Author: Ananta Dutta

The Oxford dictionary definition for Social housing is the housing provided for people on low incomes or with particular needs by government agencies or non-profit organizations. The intent of these housing projects is that the cost of construction be optimized. There can be many methods by which that can be ...

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Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island Series: Natural Disaster proof forts

Architecture | Author: Ananta Dutta

A home is not merely a shelter but also fulfills the need for safety, security, growth and prosperity. However, proper disaster management strategies are needed to be adopted right from the conceptual stage of designing homes, to provide that level of safety and security. In case of natural disasters, the ...

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Wood Innovation and Design Centre

Architectural Trend: Wooden Skyscrapers

Architecture | Author: Ananta Dutta

What’s with wooden skyscrapers? Large blocks of processed wood can be connected together like IKEA furniture to build tall skyscrapers. These burn predictably, not any more than steel if the fire suppression systems are properly designed. And also, are more lightweight and sustainable. Wood Innovation and Design Centre, Prince George, ...

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Plus Pool: The Floating Pool

Architecture | Author: Ananta Dutta

What is this idea behind the Plus Pool of the +Pool? It is an initiative to make the first water-filtering pool that floats in East river of New York. Manhattan may be surrounded by rivers but the 8 million people who live there cannot possibly swim in those rivers with ...

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Community living in Waterbuurt

The Floating Houses of Amsterdam

Architecture | Author: Ananta Dutta

Floating houses appear to be something so unusual. But interestingly enough it is the only solution in Netherlands where 2/3rd of the population lives below sea level. Sea levels rise and they are left with less land to build on. Floating Houses Image Source: www.amusingplanet.com Waterbuurt district in Steigereiland Image ...

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Ark Nova

Ark Nova: The Inflatable Concert Hall

Architecture | Author: Ananta Dutta

Most of us have heard about dynamic, movable structures. But Sculptor Anish Kapoor and Architect Arata Isozaki revolutionarily changed the dynamics by designing the world’s first fully inflatable and mobile concert hall called Ark Nova. This was used in the Lucerne Festival of 2015 in Matushima, Japan. This design is ...

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Breathing Home at Bengaluru by Architecture Continuous

Architectural Trends: Open Concept Homes

Architecture | Author: Ananta Dutta

Now, what are homes with an ‘open concept’ or open plans or open layouts? It is a type of layout with large open rooms that function as multiple rooms within a single living space. It has one large multipurpose space that having defined spaces for each function.  This concept had ...

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Dynamic Architecture: Rotating Skyscraper in Dubai

Architecture | Author: Ananta Dutta

In the last 30 years, Dubai has been known for putting dreams into reality. You name it, and it will be built. With Burj Khalifa being the tallest building in the world, stretching to 828 metres, Dubai also holds the record of having the largest artificial islands (The Palm Islands), ...

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