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Climate Responsive Apartment Pali Palms | Mumbai | SEZA

Climate Responsive Apartment Pali Palms | Mumbai | Designed by SEZA Text description provided by the architects. India has a tropical climate, and Mumbai is on the coast which means we have a hot humid climate all through. The architectural built form has evolved in response to the tropical climate, lifestyle and availability of material. Where shading to[Read More]

A ‘Mahal’ in The Sky | AV 4th Dimension
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A ‘Mahal’ in The Sky | AV 4th Dimension The Project: AV Fourth Dimension sees design as a constantly-evolving process that should pay keen attention to the need of the end-user. This project was bagged through positive word of mouth. It was a self-developed, family-owned property, spanning two levels.AV Fourth Dimension was associated with the[Read More]

The Shadow House | Samira Rathod Design Associates

The Shadow House | Samira Rathod Design Associates From the architect. Set in the foothills of Maharashtra in Alibaug, far away from the busy city life of Mumbai. The plot was a dry barren piece of parched earth. When I first saw it, there were two lonely trees; a view of the hills in the distance and dry fields all the way to the[Read More]

Remodel a Nineteenth-Century Villa | Raya Shankhwalker Architects

Remodel a Nineteenth-Century Villa in Ribandar, India Villa Ribander is a residential project designed by Raya Shankhwalker Architects in 2016. It is located in Ribandar, Goa, India. “The villa was originally built in the early 19th century and is located on the banks of the Mandovi River in Goa, India. The design brief entailed retaining as much of[Read More]

Highways and Byways – 10 Movie Sets You Can Actually Visit

Highways and Byways – 10 Movie Sets You Can Actually Visit -Rukhsar  Rangwala. Have you ever wished to teleport to a movie scene, experience the life on the other side of the screen?  Walk beside harry on the revolving staircase, stay at Xavier’s school for gifted children (X-men), crawl into the Hobbits’ hole. While many[Read More]

Studio – Kinny soni

Kinny Soni and Ujjval Panchal are principal architects of this newly established studio. KSUP studio is associated with Dilip Soni architects, Ahmedabad. KSUP is a multi-disciplinary design studio with the prime focus on architectural design. Both kinny and ujjval have skills and interests in illustrations, graphic design, photography, furniture design, and interaction design.      [Read More]

Maharaja’s Express – A royal journey on board

Maharaja’s Express A royal journey on board Maharaja’s Express beckons the new breed of connoisseurs of luxury for unforgettable journey like no other to unravel the essence of “Incredible India”. The latest luxury offering in India, Maharajas Express is considered to be the India’s answer to the Orient Express of the West. Flagged off in[Read More]