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]

COVID-19 – Ideation & Response – A proposal by Team Thumbimpressions

COVID-19 – Ideation & Response – A proposal by Team Thumbimpressions Note This is visualized as an open source document. Anyone can use, modify and add to this based on their need. The ‘Team Thumbimpressions’ does not claim any rights over it. A collective response through cooperation, collaboration and coordination is a way forward. Proposal[Read More]

Unauthorized, But Practicing Architecture | How justified is it?

Unauthorized, But Practicing Architecture | How Justified Is It? On Tuesday, The Supreme Court undermined the necessity to attain a professional degree of architecture bypassing the rule stating that any individual can undertake work related to architecture and the associated activities, unlike other white-collar jobs like doctors and lawyers who need registration under relevant laws[Read More]

10 BEST ARCHITECTURAL- INTERIOR PHOTOGRAPHERS OF INDIA

BEST ARCHITECTURAL/INTERIOR PHOTOGRAPHERS OF INDIA The inception of the idea of inventing something, which would capture moments and memories, was way back in 1685. The idea of a camera was way ahead of its time, it took 150 years for it to become a reality and ever since then, there has been a constant evolution[Read More]

The Difference Between Wood and Composite Exterior Shutters

Recently, we have been receiving quite a few enquiries on the difference between Wood and Composite Exterior Shutters and which one would be better exterior shutters for windows. This article is here to answer your long-awaited question. They are both good materials with individual perks that will suit different people under different conditions. That’s why this[Read More]

Furniture to Dress Up Your Office

Sitting in an office all day long can get monotonous. Breakthrough the daily rut by dressing up your office with some cool office furniture. Unless you operate your own office, you may not have total control over your office furniture. Most employers, however, won’t mind if you bring in a piece or two of your[Read More]

Dark Side of LED Lights

LED lights are mostly used as the lighting system in each and every field.  LED lights have already started replacing fluorescent as the eco-friendly light bulb. Although few of the health and environment-related concerns are raised against LED lights. In this article, we will discuss these issues and check out the facts to find out[Read More]

Why Are Architects Necessary?

If you’ve ever watched Christopher Nolan’s movie “Inception”, then you not only know it’s an intriguing film, but you also will have realized that architects have rather distinct ways of thinking. Many might find their perspective to be a bit ‘out there’, even somewhat odd, but also occasionally quite genius. From the smallest design details[Read More]

The Art of Indoor Gardens – Overcoming Common Problems

An indoor garden can be a great place to relax, whether it’s within shopping centres, large office buildings, or within a small corner of your own home. However, the maintenance of an indoor garden is almost like a delicate art – various common problems need to be addressed for it to stay well-maintained. Plant Does[Read More]