Showing posts with label IAnD Exclusive. Show all posts
Showing posts with label IAnD Exclusive. Show all posts

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Photography and Gardening are My go-to Therapists, says Ankon Mitra

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Text & Photography: Ankon Mitra
Read Time: 2 mins
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Tomatoes-lemons-garlic - photography by Ankon Mitra(inset)

In the first of this new series, “my go-to therapist”, Ankon Mitra tells us how he overcomes moments of creative sterility by indulging in his alternate passions…

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Nostalgia stirs positive emotions!

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By Savitha Hira

Read Time: 3 mins

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Team IAnD knocked on the doors to feel-good memories inviting select architects and designers to unearth their most desirable and memorable projects till date...

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Defining health and luxury at the turn of the millennium!

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By Ar. Premnath
Photography: Courtesy the architect
Read Time: 1 min 30 secs
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The Golden Palms Resort (inset) Ar. Premnath

Ar. Premnath turns back the clock to the turn of the millennium, when he designed The Golden Palms Resort for erstwhile Bollywood hero, Sanjay Khan…

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Of Op Art and Wire Frames!

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By Minnie Bhatt
Photography: Prashant Bhat; courtesy the designer
Read Time: 2 mins
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Tru Tram Trunk (inset) Interior Designer Minnie Bhatt

Interior designer Minnie Bhatt juggles through her most-loved projects to zero-in on one of her most challenging assignments – Tru Tram Trunk at BKC, Mumbai…

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

When the heart knows, but needs to acknowledge…

By Savitha Hira
Read Time: 40 secs
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Team IAnD is grateful to all participating designers and architects of the mini web series Dhara –motivational messages by the design and architecture fraternity, for the fraternity…

Friday, May 8, 2020

The charm of unconventional design!

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By Architects at Group DCA
Photography: Kapill Kamra; courtesy Group DCA
Read time: 2 mins
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Sainik Farms residence (inset)l-r:Architects Amit Aurora and Rahul Bansal

Group DCA embrace myriad design sensibilities to style a residence in Sainik Farms, Delhi using the unconventional artistic taste of the client as their starting point. Richly detailed, the residence provides a visual feast with intrigue in every corner…

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Dhara | Mini Web Series| Ep.8| Motivational Moments with Prof. Jaisim Krishna Rao

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Founder and Principal Architect, Jaisim - Fountainhead, Prof. Jaisim Krishna Rao considers these unprecedented times to be a prelude to the onset of a new revolution - in the centre of which will be the profession of architecture. 

Friday, May 1, 2020

Dhara | Mini Web Series| Ep.7| Motivational Moments with Jimmy Mistry

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Principal Designer & CMD Della Group, Jimmy Mistry strongly advocates using design thinking as a tool and the holistic coming together of the design fraternity to help identify and ease post-lockdown problems…

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Dhara | Mini Web Series| Ep.6| Motivational Moments with Ar. Anjali and Ar. Kiran Kalamdani

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Architects Anjali and Kiran Kalamdani from Kimaya talk about their various creative pursuits and how momentous family bonding can combat stressful times...

Monday, April 27, 2020

Mana Ranakpur: Contextually rooted in the sublime

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By Ar. Akshat Bhatt
Photography: courtesy  
Read time: 2 mins 
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Mana Ranakpur (inset) Ar. Akshat Bhatt

Ar. Akshat Bhatt of Studio Architecture Discipline goes down memory lane with a project that not only uses architecture as a reflection of time and place but engages with the future and is of a progressive disposition.

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Dhara | Mini Web Series| Ep.4| Motivational Moments with Hemant Suthar – President, Association of Designers of India

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President, Association of Designers of India (ADI), Hemant Suthar, shares various tips to turn the lockdown challenge into an opportunity. This is the time, he stresses, to transit from textbook proverbs to real life implementation… 

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Dhara | Mini Web Series| Ep.3| Motivational Moments with Narendra Ghate, Chief Designer, Tata Elxsi

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Chief Designer, Tata Elxsi, Mr. Narendra Ghate deliberates on how re-evaluation of our lifestyles is going to be an inherent outcome of the Covid-19 phase. He prods us to look within…

Monday, April 20, 2020

Manav Gulzar: A humbling experience!

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By Ar. Hiren Patel
Photography: Vinay Panjwani; courtesy HPA
Read Time: 1 min 30 secs
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Manav Gulzar Community Centre (inset) Ar. Hiren Patel

Ar. Hiren Patel of his eponymous firm speaks about an ongoing humbling experience that he feels keeps him grounded as a man and a responsible professional…

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Dhara | Mini Web Series| Ep.2| Motivational Moments with Ar. Hafeez Contractor

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Ar. Hafeez Contractor – a trailblazer in the Indian architectural scenario, reiterates his strength of conviction and forbearance, as he shares a few pearls of advice, provoking thought for the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic…

Friday, April 17, 2020

Dhara | Mini Web Series| Ep.1| Motivational Moments with Artist Brinda Miller

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Artist Brinda Miller, known for her manifold talents as a creator talks about introspection as a potenet tool in these times. Listen to her and imbibe...

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Influencing societal change

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By Ar. Reza Kabul
Photography: courtesy Reza Kabul Architects
Read time: 1 min 30 secs
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Recreational Floor, Shreepati Arcade, Mumbai (inset) Ar. Reza Kabul

Reflecting on the confidence and undaunting spirit of his team to go out-of-box, Ar. Reza Kabul reminisces on how Shreepati Arcade marked unprecedented achievement in 2003 as the tallest building in Mumbai…

Monday, April 13, 2020

Losing Steam

IAnD Exclusive


Concept & Narration: Vagish Naganur
Story & Visualisation: Gurjit Singh Matharoo
Photography: Courtesy Matharoo Associates
Read Time: 3 mins
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Divisional Railway Managers Head Office Building, Ahmedabad (inset) Ar. Gurjit Singh Matharoo

Starting today, in the first of our series ‘Nostalgia’, IAnD speaks to Ar. Gurjit Singh Matharoo, who goes down memory lane and shares with us a story that is also a part of an upcoming book of stories on Matharoo projects called 'wit-ness to mat-haroo (hindi) spirit of endeavours'. G in the story is Gurjit.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Can this data serve a design brief for a new horn?

IAnD Exclusive


By Team IAnD
Read Time: 15 mins
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The #KyaBola research initiative concludes on a note of positivity with some extremely focussed and tested concepts coming into the limelight. It is now a leap of faith that this word reaches the stakeholders-that-be!

Monday, March 9, 2020

Mending an impatient, loud Indian!

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By Prof. Anil Gupta|
Photography: Courtesy National Innovation Foundation
Read Time: 1 min 30 secs
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Testing how loud it’s at the Dadar flower market in Mumbai on August 4, 2016 (Arijit Sen HT file photo)

With a vast repertoire of knowledge and experience to his credit, Prof. Anil Gupta cites two examples of noiseless honk horns that have been awarded and applauded, but still await implementation… 
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