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Frequently asked queries about architecture & interior design

Archi Facts | Author: Grotto Architects

The demand for building design and interior works has risen dramatically over the past few years.More and more people now have access to designers. But there are still many queries and doubts that deters them from hiring design consultancy or makes them extremely prudent before taking steps towards the same. ...

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Five Mantras to become a Great Designer!

Archi Facts | Author: Milind Pai

Tell me you haven’t heard, ‘a great design comes from creating something out of the box!’, if you haven’t, you must be living under a rock. The common thought that comes to our mind when we think of anything creative is that of innovative forms, an outstanding mix of colors, ...

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Decoding Building Psychology

Archi Facts | Author: Swetha Manivannan

When was the last time you felt uncomfortable in a place in spite of being there with people you’re most comfortable with? Ever walked into a café with the best food and walked out feeling much better than when you were inside? Why do we sometimes find ourselves saying, “Man, ...

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The Wonder Grass of Architecture : Bamboo

Archi Facts | Author: Bamboo Centre Auroville

With 'green' being, a crucial factor in design industry, these days, bamboo is the perfect choice for building construction and can be used for both exterior and interior purposes. Having a versatile nature it can be transformed according to its use and hence is aptly termed as the wonder grass ...

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Less is more

19 Must-know Facts about Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe

Archi Facts | Author: Niveditha Ravikumar

Ludwig Van Der Rohe is a man who is known better by his aphorisms 'Less is more' and 'God is in details.' He was a minimalist, attached to steel and glass in abundance. He is considered to be a German-American self taught Architect who lived from 1886 to 1969. Ludwig ...

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17 Amazing Facts about the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Archi Facts | Author: Niveditha Ravikumar

'The Pritzker Architecture Prize' is the highest degree of honor in the field of Architecture. It may be considered equivalent to the Nobel Prize if one for Architecture ever existed! All of us have always been curious to know about the unknown procedures and interesting hidden facts behind it. May ...

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Architect Geoffrey Bawa, Srilanka

10 Facts About the Legend Geoffrey Bawa

Archi Facts | Author: Niveditha Ravikumar

The 1919 born Geoffrey Manning Bawa, often referred as Bawa, could simply be considered equivalent to Sri Lankan Architecture. A lover of nature and his widely accepted concept- 'Tropical Modernism' in Lanka earned him the project- 'The Parliament building of Sri Lanka' which receives appreciation till date. One could say, ...

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Taj Mahal

Facts About the Architect of Taj Mahal

Archi Facts | Author: Niveditha Ravikumar

Ustad Ahamed Lahori was a Persian born Architect, who is believed to have been the principal architect of Taj Mahal – The Jewel of Muslim art in India. 1. Ustad Ahamed Lahori, born around 1570-75 in Badakhshan in modern day Afghanistan, not only designed the Taj Mahal, but also the ...

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