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Friday, September 23, 2016

India shines at the World Architecture Festival Awards 2016!

By TeamIAnD
Photography: Courtesy www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/
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India at WAF2016
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The biggest award event for architecture is just around the corner and this year, select Indian projects make it to the final list!

Projects from India stand shoulder-to-shoulder with names like Zaha Hadid, Fosters + Partners, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and BIG in the final list of this year’s WAF 2016. With each one’s eye on the prize, projects from distinguished firms like Sanjay Puri Architects, EL+D Architecture + Interior Design, MQA (Mandviwala Qutub and Associates) have competed with more than 340 architectural projects from around the world. 

Meet the Indian finalists below:
House on the Elephant Hills
House on the Elephant Hills, Tamilnadu

Category: Future Projects: House
Firm: EL+D Architecture + Interior Design

Project: House on the Elephant Hills,Tamil Nadu, India

Status: Ongoing
Key features of project: Harmony with nature
USP of the designer: To encourage dialogue and build relationships through design. 

Mandir, Kanpur
Mandir, Kanpur

Category: Future Projects: Civic
Firm:  Mandviwala Qutub and Associates

Project: Mandir, Kanpur, India

Status:  Future
Key features of project:  Climate responsive, Cultural identity, Detailing in the form, modern yet rooted in Indian culture. 
USP of the designer: Unique modern design approach, Site centric, Climate responsive.  

Rangoli House, Bangalore
Rangoli House, Bangalore

Category: Future Projects: House
Firm: Mangera Yvars Architects    
Project: Rangoli House, Bangalore, India
Status: On going
Key features of project:  Design incorporating Vastu principles.
USP of the designer: An overwhelming interest in urbanity propels visionary design that looks beyond the built form to broadly encompass adjunct issues.

Akshaya36, Chennai
Akshaya36, Chennai

Category: Future Projects: Office
Firm: Sanjay Puri Architects  
Project: Akshaya 36, Chennai, India 
Status: Future
Key features of project: Climatic; sustainable; unusual office-typology with landscaped terraces.
USP of the designer: With subtlety as a ingrained idiosyncratic, Sanjay Puri Architects are renowned for contextual nuances, three-dimensionality, sustainability and unique identity as their watchwords.

Iskcon Temple, Gandhinagar
Iskcon Temple, Gandhinagar

Category: Future Projects: Civic
Firm: Sanjay Puri Architects  
Project: Iskcon Temple, Gandhinagar, India
Status: Future
Key features of project: Climatically sensitive; traditional elements of design; dematerialized planes for a perceived lightness in structure
USP of the designer: With subtlety as a ingrained idiosyncratic, Sanjay Puri Architects           are renowned for contextual nuances, three-dimensionality, sustainability and unique identity as their watchwords. 

Haveli Dharampura, Delhi
Haveli Dharampura, Delhi

Category: New and Old – Completed Buildings
Firm:  Spaces Architects@ka
Project:  Haveli Dharampura, Delhi, India
Status:   Completed Aug 2015
Key features of project:  conservation; adaptive re-use; contemporary aura with traditional pertinence.
USP of the designer: Not following any particular ‘ism’, the architects believe in chiselling ‘live-wire’ spaces –modern, identifiable, sensual and dynamic! 

Baradari, City Palace, Jaipur

Baradari, City Palace, Jaipur


Category: Completed Buildings: Hotel & Leisure 
Firm: Studio Lotus 

Project:  Baradari, City Palace, Jaipur, India

Status:  Completed Jan 2016
Key features of project:  conservation; adaptive re-use with underlying Indo-Sarcenic influences of Jaipur’s architectural and craft history.
USP of the designer: Inspired by the ordinary, the studio has a layered approach that corroborates user-space equation to arrive at bespoke solutions

Aarohan, Gurgaon
Aarohan, Gurgaon

Category: Future Projects: Residential
Firm: WOW Architects  
Project: Aarohan, Gurgaon, India 
Status: Future




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