Fitted vs. Freestanding Wardrobes for Your Bedroom

Bedroom storage space is an essential consideration. And if you’re thinking about redesigning your bedroom, you’ve likely come across the dilemma of choosing between a freestanding cabinet and a fitted wardrobe. To make the right decision, it’s best to compare each option’s pros and cons, especially if you’d like to meet a set budget. Why[Read More]

How to Keep Your Home’s Plumbing Healthy

Plumbing is the lifeline of your home’s waterworks. The pipes and drains remain hidden from sight but are constantly carrying the weight of waste disposal and the pressure of water supply. It’s unfortunate how most of us ignore plumbing maintenance until there is a system failure. A plumbing system failure can be potentially disastrous, ruining[Read More]

Re-pointing A Brick Wall: Top Tips To Get the Perfect Finish

Brick walls are useful! Many houses are made with brick, as are garden walls, and a variety of other objects. The simple fact is brick is durable, it’s weather-resistant and difficult to damage. But, time does take its toll on the cement that sits between the bricks. This is what weakens walls and creates issues[Read More]

5 Air Conditioning Mistakes to Avoid

If you enjoy a hotter climate then you know that you’re going to suffer in the height of summer, unless you have a good quality air conditioning system. However, like all appliances, your air conditioner needs to be looked after if you want it to do its job properly. That’s why it’s important that you[Read More]

Project Platypus Design Competition Announcement 2020

Project platypus have received an overwhelming 101 entries from participants coming from about 18 countries. They have managed to raise about 2,00,000 INR through registrations, which were directed to our NGO partners’ COVID relief programs. Out of the many wonderful entries, our curatorial team went through several iterations of engaging discussions with our jury panel, and we finally have 1[Read More]

Architecture Thesis of the Year | ATY 2020 – COMPETITION RESULTS ANNOUNCED

COMPETITION RESULTS ANNOUNCED Architecture Thesis of the Year | ATY 2020 theCharette encourages free flow of unfettered ideas that seek to develop ingenious solutions for complex problems of the future. PRESS STATEMENT: The ‘Architecture Thesis of the Year | ATY 2020’ is an international architecture thesis competition organized by theCharette. The aim of the competition[Read More]

“You And Your Neighbourhood” Z-Axis 2020

VIRTUAL CONFERENCESeptember 2020 DESIGN COMPETITIONOctober to December 2020 The Z-axis Conference, is a biennial event which seeks to create meaningful discourse around architecture and the city. The 2020 edition, entitled ‘You and Your Neighbourhood’ will be the fourth iteration; the previous three conferences focused on various issues concerning cities, equality andarchitecture, each one drew more[Read More]

9 Kinds of Neighborhoods

When looking for the best place to live, choosing your neighborhood is as important as deciding on a specific house or apartment. You will be looking for a place that suits your budget, while still considering aspects such as safety, proximity to work, and school and amenities. Purchasing a home is not just buying a[Read More]

Alternate Realities 2020 | Architectural Competition

This competition exists in an Alternate Reality. You make the rules in this realm. Does gravity exist? Do humans live on Earth? How far has technology advanced? You decide! The aim of this competition is to explore wild design ideas – what architecture truly means and what it can achieve without any constraints. Let your[Read More]