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The Loft Studio Space / Studio PKA

© Deepshikha Jain © Deepshikha Jain © Sameer Chawda © Anant Singh + 43

Heritage  · 
Mumbai, India
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project Studio PKA
  • Area Area of this architecture project
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2017

Publicis India Office Mumbai / Shiraz Jamali Architects

© Suleiman Merchant © Suleiman Merchant © Suleiman Merchant © Suleiman Merchant + 25

Mumbai, India

Astin John Designs New Hyperloop Terminal for Mumbai

Designer Astin John has created a proposal for a new hyperloop terminal in Mumbai, India. The project is intended to celebrate the new age of hyperloop transportation technology through architecture for the state approved Mumbai – Pune hyperloop in Maharastra. The terminal acts as a transportation hub that connects other modes of transport in Mumbai to the hyperloop, and is inspired from the aerodynamic free flow of air.

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Sanjay Puri on the Potential and the Challenges of Architecture in India

During the World Architecture Festival in Amsterdam, ArchDaily sat down with Sanjay Puri who discussed his starting point, the architectural possibilities presented in India, and the oppositions faced by architects in his country. He also spoke of the importance of building in your context and not copying the past or the built environment in other parts of the earth.

With an office of more than 70, in Mumbai, Sanjay Puri Architects are currently working on several new ventures including education, residential, offices, hotel, and hospitality projects.

India Approves World’s First Passenger Hyperloop System

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The Government of Maharashtra has deemed Virgin Hyperloop One a public infrastructure project, setting it up to become the first hyperloop project in the world. The announcement brings the hyperloop transportation system in India closer to reality, recognizing hyperloop technology alongside other more traditional forms of mass transit. Dubbed the Pune-Mumbai Hyperloop, the project will link central Pune to Mumbai in under 35 minutes, as opposed to the current 3.5+ hours by road.

Tianu The Revival Project / Studio PKA

© Niveditaa Gupta © Niveditaa Gupta © Niveditaa Gupta © Niveditaa Gupta + 25

Store  · 
Mumbai, India
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project Studio PKA
  • Area Area of this architecture project
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2018

Imagine Studio at the Trees / Studio Lotus + GPL Design Studio

© Edmund Sumner © Edmund Sumner © Edmund Sumner © Edmund Sumner + 24

Renovation  · 
Mumbai, India
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project GPL Design Studio, Studio Lotus
  • Area Area of this architecture project
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2015

Morphogenesis Builds a Gender-Positive Practice in India

Indian design firm Morphogenesis has now become one of the world's first architecture practices to report a gender pay gap in favor of its female employees. Recruitment and promotion policies were created to make a level playing field for all candidates, irrespective of gender, with merit being the sole review criterion. The report reflects the firm's efforts to support long-term career progression for women in a country where they earn just 62 percent of what men earn.

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The Top 10 Inspirational Design Cities of 2018, As Revealed by Metropolis Magazine

In Metropolis Magazine's latest - and last - installment in their annual design cities review, the focus is not on output or culture but on cities themselves as the point of inspiration. For the designers surveyed, these were the cities that made their hearts beat a little faster; the ones that remained in their minds and wormed their way into their work.

K.J. Somaiya College for Information Technology / Sameep Padora & Associates

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Schools  · 
Mumbai, India
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project Sameep Padora & Associates
  • Area Area of this architecture project
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2018

Which Cities Have the Most High-Rises?

The downtown skyline of a city is perhaps its most symbolic feature. The iconic cityscapes that we know and love are typically formed by skyscrapers, but much of the surrounding context is made up of other high-rise buildings. Yes, there is a difference between a skyscraper and a high-rise. Research company Emporis defines a high-rise as a building at least 35 meters (115 feet) or 12 stories tall. These high-rise buildings play a major role in the more sprawled urban context of larger cities today.

Read on for Emporis' list of the 20 cities in the world with the most high-rises. You might be surprised by which cities made the cut.

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Winners of 'Reside: Mumbai Mixed Housing' Announced

The winners of arch out loud’s competition Reside - in which entrants were to design a mixed residential development on one of the last remaining sections of undeveloped Mumbai coastline - have been announced. The architectural research initiative challenged entrants to design for “both the indigenous fishing community that has occupied the site for hundreds of years - as well as a new demographic drawn to the affluent neighborhood that now encompasses the site”.

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Zaha Hadid Architects to Design Navi Mumbai International Airport

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has won an international competition for the design of the Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA). A long-awaited infrastructural project for India’s largest city, the scheme addresses capacity issues for the existing Chhatrapati Shivaji International (CSI) Airport, which features a terminal designed by SOM.

ZHA’s brief will encompass the design and execution of new NMIA terminal building, an Air Traffic Control Tower, and associated access. The airport will be situated across Mumbai Harbor, connected to the city by a planned rail link, and access to national rail networks. ZHA's previous work in the airport sector includes the Beijing Daxing International Airport (pictured), which is slated to be the world's largest airport terminal.

Call for Entries: Hyperlocal - Rebuilding Mumbai Within

Mumbai stands as the wealthiest city in India and is well-known for its diverse culture and is considered a melting pot of several cultures and communities. Traffic congestion remains a major apprehension despite the progress in technological fields concerning public transportation. With a present population of over 21 million, the city generates more than 17 million trips in a day. Majority of Mumbaikars depend on local trains and buses as their means of egress.

Call for Entries: DWELL Mumbai Mixed Housing

BACKGROUND
Rapid urban growth and growing inequality has created a global crisis in housing that increasingly segregates the rich from the poor. Though not fully understood, there is a clear and parallel relationship between the size of a city and its level of socio-economic disparity: the larger the city, the less equal it tends to be. Physical and social segregation, which both reflects and perpetuates socio-economic disparity within a city, is a growing concern in cities worldwide - including Mumbai. The long-term success of a city depends on the collective well-being of all its inhabitants. To what extent can architecture support social inclusion and break down spatial segregation within the megacity?

Pali Palms / SEZA

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Apartments  · 
Mumbai, India
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project SEZA
  • Area Area of this architecture project
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2016

This Street Art Foundation Is Transforming India's Urban Landscape—With the Government's Support

The Origin of the World by Borondo, Lodhi Colony, Delhi. Image © Naman Saraiya
The Origin of the World by Borondo, Lodhi Colony, Delhi. Image © Naman Saraiya

Last month, ArchDaily had an opportunity to speak with Akshat Nauriyal, Content Director at Delhi-based non-profit St+Art India Foundation which aims to do exactly what its name suggests—to embed art in streets. The organization’s recent work in the Indian metropolises of Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Bengaluru, has resulted in a popular reclamation of the cities’ civic spaces and a simultaneous transformation of their urban fabric. Primarily working within residential neighborhoods—they are touted with the creation of the country’s first public art district in Lodhi Colony, Delhi—the foundation has also collaborated with metro-rail corporations to enliven transit-spaces. While St+Art India’s experiments are evidently rooted in social activism and urban design, they mark a significant moment in the historic timeline of the application of street art in cities: the initiative involves what it believes to be a first-of-its-kind engagement between street artists and the government.

Artwork by Artez, Hyderabad. Image © Akshat Nauriyal Unusual Usual by Do and Khatra, Hyderabad. Image © Pranav Gohil Gandhi Mural by Hendrik Beikirch and Anpu Varkey, Delhi. Image © Akshat Nauriyal There is Nowhere to Go but Everywhere by Hendrik Beikirch, Delhi. Image © Akshat Nauriyal + 47

Regal Shoes / NUDES

© Sameer Chawda © Sameer Chawda © Sameer Chawda © Sameer Chawda + 14

Store  · 
Mumbai, India
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project NUDES
  • Area Area of this architecture project
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2017