Trends 2022

Trends 2022

Customers these days are very informed of the trends and are very willing to opt for modern products that are especially made in Europe. Many customers are making a choice between Aluminium and UPVC. Customers have started planning their budgets keeping in mind
Evaluating the Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) of an Office

Evaluating the Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) of an Office

The Covid -19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the quality of indoor spaces of offices and the effects on occupants. Insights from the ‘Healthy Workplaces for Healthier People’ study from GBCI India and Saint-Gobain Research India, will prove useful to company leaders
Smart Design Interventions

Smart Design Interventions

The notion is to prioritize the use of steel and precast concrete as construction materials to achieve environmentally friendly structures and increase the ante on sustainability Ar. Jay Shah, Access Architects. With the growing population and climate change, designing
Functional & Aesthetic Interiors

Functional & Aesthetic Interiors

There is now a renewed focus on function and flexibility along with the aesthetics in home interiors as one navigates the new normal Architects Anurag & Pallavi Pashine, Salankar Pashine & Associates
Bring Outdoors Inside

Bring Outdoors Inside

Architects are exploring ways to bring nature indoors and using eco-friendly resources that foster sustainable living Ar. Robin Sisodiya, Asro Arcade. The inclusion of greenery and natural materials in indoor spaces offers residents
Need for Natural based Solutions

Need for Natural based Solutions

Natural-based Solutions (NbS) need to be incorporated in policy making and city development agendas from the ground up Tripat Girdhar, Environment Expert & Urban Planner, The Design Studio. The Industrial Revolution is a watershed event in human evolution that is
Ritual in Apartment Design: The Interstice

Ritual in Apartment Design: The Interstice

The way people interact with a building and move within its spaces, finding shelter and comfort, is essential to architecture’s concerns. The considered accommodation of our day-to-day rituals within residential settings– arriving home, the reception of guests, the family meal
Buildings 2021 & Beyond

Buildings 2021 & Beyond

MGS Architecture celebrates its 16th Anniversary along with architects, interior designers, and the real estate fraternity. In this issue, we invite them to share their thoughts on what the built environment should be, what should change, and what should be taken
Ar. Brinda Somaya Somaya & Kalappa Consultants

Ar. Brinda Somaya Somaya & Kalappa Consultants

An architect’s role and responsibility go beyond buildings. We have to think about many issues when we design and build. We have to protect the built environment as well as the unbuilt environment, whether it is open spaces or the natural landscape
Ar. Prem Nath Prem Nath And Associates

Ar. Prem Nath Prem Nath And Associates

With climate change and global warming depleting the resources of our planet, practicing sustainable architecture is the need of the hour. Sustainable construction is not just about the creation of a building that has a low environmental impact, rather, it is a new
Prof. Charanjit Shah Creative Group

Prof. Charanjit Shah Creative Group

Building materials and construction techniques keep on changing with new technologies, innovations, and greater understanding of their application potential. Steel and concrete were initially being used in isolation but in the current times we are using both these versatile
Ar. Ponni M. Concessao Oscar & Ponni Architects

Ar. Ponni M. Concessao Oscar & Ponni Architects

As cities compete globally, the Smart City has been touted as an important new strategic driver for regeneration and growth. With consistent efforts to integrate technology in all aspects of public life in addition to focusing on a sustainable ecosystem, Smart Cities
Ar. Reza Kabul ARK Reza Kabul Architects

Ar. Reza Kabul ARK Reza Kabul Architects

The past year has highlighted the necessity for social and communal interaction. We have, as humans, always been social and inter-dependent by nature. And during the months spent in the confines of our homes, we have realised the importance of basic liberties
Ar. Nirmal Mangal M Moser Associates

Ar. Nirmal Mangal M Moser Associates

Architects and designers are the agents and leaders of change. The design industry, working with the construction industry, should collaborate more proactively to provide solutions for the environmental crisis, respond effectively to the call for climate action
Ar. Dinesh Verma ACE Group Architects

Ar. Dinesh Verma ACE Group Architects

The design of environments, especially for learning bestows an extra responsibility on architects to design spaces that encourage exchange of knowledge in varied scales. The sharing of knowledge between various facets of design and construction includes spaces