Myra – School Of Business / Architecture Paradigm

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Architects: Architecture Paradigm
Location: Mysore, Karnataka,
Design Team: Manoj Ladhad, Vimal Jain, Sandeep J, Prajwal M Krishna, Supriya A G
Area: 45000.0 ft2
Year: 2012
Photographs: Anand Jaju

Mana Ranakpur / Architecture Discipline

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Architects: Architecture Discipline
Location: Ranakpur, Rajasthan 306702,
Principal Architect: Akshat Bhatt
Design Team: Sneha Gurjar, Nidhi Khosla, Stuti Sahni, Debbayoti Dey
Area: 65000.0 ft2
Year: 2013
Photographs: Akshat Bhatt

Birdsong Cafe / Studio Eight Twentythree

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Architects: Studio Eight Twentythree
Location: Bandra West, , Maharashtra, India
Architects In Charge: Samir Raut, Amit Mayekar
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of Studio Eight Twentythree

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport – Terminal 2 / SOM

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Architects: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Location: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM), ,
Design Partner: Roger Duffy
Senior Design Architect: Scott Duncan
Design Architect : Peter Lefkovits
Technical Architect: Narin Gobindranauth
Senior Aviation Planner: Derek Moore
Year: 2014
Photographs: Robert Polidori, SOM

Loft 38 / Khosla Associates

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Architects: Khosla Associates
Location: , Karnataka,
Principal Designers: Sandeep Khosla, Amaresh Anand
Year: 2013
Photographs: Shamath Patil J.

Monsoon Retreat / Abraham John ARCHITECTS

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Architects: Abraham John ARCHITECTS
Location: , Maharashtra, India
Design Team: Abraham John, Alan Abraham, Anca Florescu, Bhavika Chauhan, Niranjan Fulsunder, Amey Mhatre
Area: 777.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Alan Abraham

Crematorium Charity Trust / Mancini Enterprises

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Architects: Mancini Enterprises
Location: , Tamil Nadu,
Design Team: Niels Schoenfelder, J.T. Arima, Bharath Ram K, Ganesh V, Priyanka Rao, Sridharan A, Rijesh K, Divya K.N.
Area: 4856.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of Mancini Enterprises

Suzlon One Earth Global Corporate Headquarters / Christopher Benninger

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Architects: Christopher Benninger
Location: Pune, Maharashtra,
Year: 2009
Photographs: A. Ramprasad Naidu

Vana: A Nature-Inspired Structure that Grows Like a Tree

© Sumedh Prasad / Orproject

From the architect. Orproject, a London-based architecture practice, completed a room-sized, nature-inspired canopy titled, ‘Vana,’ for the Design Forum exhibited in The Brick House in New Delhi.

Read what the architects’ had to say after the break…

361° Conference 2014: Architecture and Identity

The 361° Conference, an initiative by Indian Architect & Builder to create a relevant platform for dialogue on architecture in , will take place on February 19th to the 21st in . This year’s edition, based on the theme of “Architecture and Identity,” will include renowned speakers, including Steven Holl and Dr. B V Doshi. More details, after the break…

AD Classics: Mill Owners’ Association Building / Le Corbusier

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Le Corbusier was commissioned by the president of the Mill Owners’ Association to design the organization’s headquarters in Ahmedabad, a city historically active in ’s textile trade. The building is a physical manifesto representing Le Corbusier’s proposal for a modern Indian architecture. Constructed in 1954, the Mill Owners’ Association Building is considered the first of four completed commissions in

Vivanta by Taj Gurgaon / WOW Architects | Warner Wong Design

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Architects: WOW Architects | Warner Wong Design
Location: Arya Samaj Road, , Haryana,
Design Team: Mr. Wong Chiu Man, James Tan, Juan Andres, Michelle Salvador
Area: 25,000 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of WOW Architects | Warner Wong Design

Remembering Bawa

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In this article, originally published in Indian Architect & Builder, architect and writer David Robson pens an intimate and personal account of the life and work of  – an incredible architect with an un-paralleled legacy in and south-east India. 

Ten years have rolled by since Geoffrey Bawa’s death and fifteen since ill-health forced him to hang up his tee-square. It’s time to take stock: what was his legacy? How were his ideas disseminated? What influence has he had? What were his qualities? Who was Geoffrey Bawa?

Laureus Learning Pavilion / Architecture BRIO

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Architects: Architecture BRIO
Location: Karjat, Maharashtra,
Design Team: Robert Verrijt, Shefali Balwani, Sahil Deshpande, Pankaj Chakraborty, Ryan Mcloughlin
Area: 300 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of Ariel Huber + Rob Thomas Photography + Architecture BRIO

Kolkata Museum of Modern Art / Herzog & de Meuron

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The Kolkata Museum of Modern Art (KMOMA), Herzog & de Meuron’s first project in , has broken ground in the new district of Rajarhat. The new museum seeks to embrace the city’s renowned cultural past and ultimately transform it into ’s “Art City”. Programs ranging from high-end gallery and art restoration facilities, to artist studios and an outdoor performance theater aims to empower local artists so they may play a critical role in the evolution of their community.

Auriga Restaurant / Sanjay Puri

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Architects: Sanjay Puri
Location: , Maharashtra, India
Area: 335 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Vinesh Gandhi

House on a Stream / Architecture BRIO

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Architects: Architecture BRIO
Location: Alibaugh, Maharashtra,
Design: Robert Verrijt, Shefali Balwani
Structural Design: Vijay K. Patil & Associates
Area: 300.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Sebastian Zachariah

Saxena Apartments / Vir.Mueller Architects

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Architects: Vir.Mueller Architects
Location: , Delhi,
Architect In Charge: Christine Mueller, Pankaj Vir Gupta
Design Team: Avneet Kaur, Mansi Maheshwari, Prashant Singh Hada, Ranu Singh
Photographs: Andre J. Fanthome