Kindred House / Anagram Architects

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Architects: Anagram Architects
Location:
Design Team: Ayush Prakash, Mugdha Upasani, Late S. Sai Satish, Madhav Raman, Vaibhav Dimri, Tarika Jigar Asrawala
Photographs: Andre Fanthome & Ayush Prakash

Copper House II / Studio Mumbai

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Architects: Studio Mumbai
Location: Chondi, Maharashtra,
Principal Architect: Bijoy Jain
Project Team: Jeevaram Suthar, Punamchand Suthar, Pandurang Malekar
Structural Engineer: Dwijen Bhatt
Photographs: Courtesy of Studio Mumbai

56+55 Sumeru / Vastu Shilpa Consultants

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This residential project in , India by  Vatsu Shilpa Consultants follows the metamorphosis of an old vacant rowhouse into a renovated townhouse into a final fusion with the adjoining building.  The project began in 2004 and went through several modifications and additions.  By 2010, the adjoining house was purchased and 56+55 Sumeru was created.

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Belavali House / Studio Mumbai

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Architects: Studio Mumbai
Location: Belavali, Maharashtra,
Principal Architect: Bijoy Jain
Project Team: Jeevaram Suthar, Punamchand Suthar, Bhasker Raut
Structural Engineer: Shishir Kulkarni
Photographers: Helene Binet, Studio

   

Bellad House / Khosla Associates

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Architects: Khosla Associates
Location: Hubli, , India
Design Team: Sandeep Khosla, Amaresh Anand, Praveena A., and Dhaval Shellugar
Photographs: Bharath Ramamrutham

   

Children’s Corner, Center for Rural Knowledge, Halwad / SABA

Children’s Corner

Architect: SABA
Location: Surendranagar district, ,
Photographs: Courtesy of SABA and Alex Nosakov

Net House / Matharoo Associates

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Architects: Matharoo Associates
Location: , , India
Completion: 2010
Project Team: Gurjit Singh Matharoo – Principal Architect, Prof. M.C. Gajjar – Architectural Advisor, Nauka Baxi – Architect, Dilip Revar – Architect
Photographs: Courtesy of Matharoo Associates

Parents House In Ajmer / Matharoo Associates

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Architects: Matharoo Associates
Location: Ajmer, Rajasthan,
Completion: 2009
Principal in charge: Gurjit Singh Matharoo
Project Team: Prof. MC Gajjar, Architectural Advisor: Sujith GS, Trainee: Mahalaxmi B, Trainee: Rashmi Sinha, Trainee
Client: Mr & Mrs Rajendra Singh Matharoo
Site Area: 167 sqm
Building Area: 143 sqm
Total Floor Area: 120 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Matharoo Associates

‘Forest Life’ / OOZE

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OOZE architects shared with us their mixed residential and commercial project located in Gundala, 35 km south of the city center in . Their aim for ‘Forest Life’ was to create an eco-community with different individual villa typologies located within the existing forest next to a much denser mixed use development with residential towers and a commercial podium with proximity shops leisure activities and offices located along the main road leaving Hyderabad towards the south. More images and architects’ description after the break.

361° Design Conference

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Taking place March 17-19, the 361° Design Conference, which we are media partners for, will be focusing on a series that aims to capture practices with the “one-degree of difference”. Its objective is to create a multi-directional showcase of ideas and innovations that have and had a significant impact on the habitat around us. The event will include four tracks: Systems & Technology, Objects & Experiences, Paracentric Practices, and Innovating @ Grassroots. For more information, please visit their official website here.

The Brick Kiln House / SPASM Design Architects

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Architects: SPASM Design Architects
Location: Munavali, , Maharashtra,
Design Team: Sangeeta Merchant, Mangesh Jadhav, Thomas Kariath, Mansoor Kudalkar, Sanjeev Panjabi
Contractors: R.K. Construct
Engineers: Mr. Gireesh Rajadhyaksha (structural)
Site Area: 9,800 sqm
Total Built Area: 830 sqm
Completion: Dec 2011
Photographs: Sebastian Zachariah

Flashback: Prathama Blood Centre / Matharoo Associates

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Architects: Matharoo Associates
Location: Ahmedabad, , India
Principal in charge: Gurjit Singh Matharoo
Project team: Gurjit Singh Matharoo- principal architect, Mrs. Komal Mehta-Architect, Mr. Sanjeev Joseph-Trainee, Manoj parmar-Autocad operator
Client: Advanced Transfusion Medicine Research Foundation in joint venture with Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation
Construction Year: 2000
Building Area: Approx.3000 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Matharoo Associates

Mezban Inverted Topography / Collaborative Architecture

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Architect: Collaborative Architecture – Lalita Tharani + Mujib Ahmed
Location: Calicut, Kerala,
Client: Mr.Mohamed, Hotel Asma Tower Calicut
Design Team: Lalita Tharani, Mujib Ahmed, Muneeb, Mazhar, Shaoukath, Vineeta Parekh
Project Date: July 2011
Photographs: Lalita Tharani

Pavapuri Guest House / Matharoo Associates

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Architects: Matharoo Associates
Location: Pavapuri, ,
Principal in Charge: Gurjit Singh Matharoo
Project Team: Ramesh Patel (Architect), Janmay Mehta (Trainee)
Clients: K.P Sangvi charitable trust, Shri pavapuri tirth dham jeev maitri dham
Structural Engineer: Matharoo associates – R.S Matharoo, Ritesh Chauhan
Mechanical Engineer: Jhaveri Associates
Interior Designer: Matharoo Associates
Landscape Architect: Vagish Naganur
Project Year: 2009
Project Area: 3100 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Matharoo Associates

Frank Gehry: Life Beyond the Box


The THiNK 2011 festival recently held in , brought together some of the most innovative minds from around the world ranging from technology, arts, literature, medicine, economics, human rights, politics and more from the US, UK, , Afghanistan, Israel, China and Pakistan. The emphasis of the festival is to share ideas and provide inspiration. Thomas Pritzker had a chance to talk in depth with Frank Gehry about everything ranging from his design philosophy, past and current works, his opinion on the current status of the architectural environment with respect to students and architects, and project delivery and implementation.

Triose / Sanjay Puri Architects

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Architect: Sanjay Puri Architects
Location: ,
Photographs: Courtesy of Sanjay Puri Architects

Chrome Hotel / Sanjay Puri Architects

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Architect: Sanjay Puri Architects
Location: Kolkatta,
Photographs: Courtesy of Sanjay Puri Architects

 

Design Concept for Bollywood Museum in Film City / Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design

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Along with the Mumbai and Toronto offices, the Los Angeles based Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design announces their conceptual design for the new world-class Bollywood Museum located at Film City in Mumbai, . The design is the physical manifestation of an emotional response to Hindi cinema.

Location: Film City, Mumbai, India
Client: Maharashtra Film, Stage and cultural Development Corporation Ltd.
Architect: Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design in collaboration with Cannon Design International

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