New Parliament Building: Features that Stand Out

The government has officially inaugurated the expansive and the much talked about New Parliament Building. The triangle-shaped building that has an area of 64,500 square metres has modern and cultural features and is fortified with all the modern technology, while also accounting for the country’s rich legacy by taking architectural…

  • Posted by: Editorial Team on June 2, 2023
Smart Design Helps People to Live Properly, Make Them Enjoy Their Building

Kolkata and the northeastern part of India are rather interesting from several perspectives. From food to football to culture to architecture to movies, the former capital of the East India Company and the present capital of West Bengal, the mega city inspires on several scores.    We were recently in…

  • Posted by: Editorial Team on May 2, 2023
Kolkata Architectural & Design Legacy: An Understated Elegance

Kolkata--the Cultural Capital of India--is an architecturally and historically rich place. Airy verandas with ornamental pillars, European architectural styles with Bengali and Marwari influences, and British and colonial architecture… define the rich architectural and design landscape of the world-renowned city.  The place has numerous heritage monuments and the architectural legacies…

  • Posted by: Editorial Team on April 22, 2023
Ponder Over These 5 Things Before You Buy Land for Your Dream House!

Buying a plot to build your dream home could be a big and life-changing decision. Do your homework first before you buy the plot you want. Is the plot located where basic facilities and amenities are easily available? Is the plot worth the amount you have to pay for it?…

  • Posted by: Editorial Team on April 18, 2023
Sustainability and Green Design: A Way to the Future of Creation

Every year, more people become conscious of the environment and the effects of climate change. The green and sustainable design movements are both expanding rapidly to save natural resources, promote energy efficiency, and reduce environmental harm.   So what exactly are sustainable design and green design? The majority of people…

  • Posted by: Editorial Team on April 11, 2023
Tiny Houses in Vogue

Today, the concept of living in tiny houses has gained currency thanks to various reasons. Such houses are usually preferred by those who are either short on budget or those who believe in minimalism and love nature.    Less carbon footprint, less consumption of energy, less building costs, aesthetic looks,…

  • Posted by: Editorial Team on March 29, 2023
Tiles vs Marbles

Clay-made tiles score over natural stone marble in numerous ways. But marble also scores over tiles in several ways. To begin with, marble is usually costly (reasonably priced options exist though) but floor tiles are affordable and cost-effective. But marble gives a better look and finishes. For an opulent look…

  • Posted by: Editorial Team on March 28, 2023
Biophilic Design: A Novel Approach to Understanding Architecture’s Core

The term "Biophilia" was created and adopted in the architectural field at the start of the twenty-first century to highlight the emotional component of people's desires for connections with the natural world inside of buildings. To fulfill this desire for "nature" in building, the biophilic design was put forth as…

  • Posted by: Editorial Team on March 24, 2023
Minimalist Architecture: Can’t Escape the Calm and Explicit Beauty!

When considering minimalism, words and ideas like "less is more," "clean lines," "reduction," "uncluttered," monochromatic," spring to mind. Minimalist interiors are unquestionably beautiful, with their calm and simplicity. However, achieving this look requires more thought and effort than simply picking a few decorative items for a white background, which can…

  • Posted by: Editorial Team on March 22, 2023
Top 4 Eco-friendly & Green Building Materials for Building Purposes

Eco-friendly and green building materials are the need of today for various reasons. From saving energy to money to protecting the delicate environment, such materials are valuable for a variety of reasons. Let’s take a quick look at 4 such materials!     Bamboo      Today, bamboo is becoming…

  • Posted by: Editorial Team on March 21, 2023
Adaptive Reuse in Architecture: Imaginative Reuse of Old Buildings Required More Than Ever Today

Today, against the backdrop of rising costs, rising pollution, and fast depleting man-made and natural resources, it has become important to minimize waste, and use what we already have in the most imaginative and ingenious way.   What’s Adaptive Reuse In architecture?   Also known as building reuse, the term…

  • Posted by: Editorial Team on March 17, 2023
5 Colour Trends For Interiors: Fasten Your Seat Belts, 2023 Will Be A Riot of Colour!

Colours play an important role in our lives. They impact our moods and well-being in a big way, though not many people really know about this.   For example, while blue calms illness and treats pain, red kindles the body and mind and boosts circulation. Similarly, while Green helps you…

  • Posted by: Editorial Team on February 14, 2023
White Marble: Make Your Home Stunningly Beautiful!

Pure White Marble is one of the most sought after shades of marble slabs in India. Thanks to its unspoiled charm and distinctive character, it can surpass most of the other stones. Used extensively for the flooring, walls, bathroom countertops, besides tabletops, white marble designs create magic, effortlessly enriching the…

  • Posted by: Sanjay Kumar Pandey on January 31, 2023
Colors in Architecture: An Expression of Aliveness

We sense our world through myriad expressions of forms, colours, and patterns understanding our intentions and emotions. The colours and textures add drama to our perceptions. The beauty of shades, shadows, and tones indicates the WOW factor that drives us.    The manifestation of our imaginations, fantasies, ideas, and concepts…

  • Posted by: Editorial Team on January 20, 2023
Follow These 4 Awesome Architecture Trends for 2023, Be in Sync with the Changing Times!

With the end of 2022 and the arrival of 2023, it’s time to talk about new trends and developments taking place around us.  Talking of trends, and taking the series on trends forward--after “interior design trends” and “furniture trends”, let’s take a quick look at 4 of the most striking…

  • Posted by: Sanjay Kumar Pandey on January 18, 2023
Research in Architecture: Way of Examining Details

    Writing acts as transmission in an articulated way composed of various expressions to relate to the reader. Architecture is a profession of crafting new ideas and experimenting with them considering the future possibilities and well-being of the people. Architects have different methods of experimenting with some sketches, drafting,…

  • Posted by: Priyanshi Shah on November 18, 2022
Social Media’s Impact on Architectural Creativity: Both Positive & Negative

    Impact of social media on all fields has risen, lately. This is visible in the rising number of users, along with the rise in the number of apps that help us connect with others around the world. Social media’s impact on Architecture/Architects especially has been phenomenal. Today, there…

  • Posted by: Karan Mutha on November 11, 2022
Connections: Soulful Architectural Spaces

Imaginations and visuals create a narrative for a designer to convey experiences and learnings to society. Connections are an integral part of human nature, as we tend to relate to our surroundings. Spaces are living experiences when it's been used and one can emerge from them holding to that peculiar…

  • Posted by: Priyanshi Shah on October 12, 2022