Solid Surface Complete Design Freedom

Solid Surface Complete Design Freedom

From the robust stone face on buildings that project the strength and secure nature of the organizations that inhabited them, to the glass fronts which essentially promote transparency and the approachable attitude of the corporate world
GFRC: The Wonder Material for Exteriors

GFRC: The Wonder Material for Exteriors

Façade Consultant Ar. Harish Gupta, Habitat-n-Skins and Ar Chintan Shukla, Design Head at GVK, discuss the design concept of T2 terminal at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) and the innovative and beautiful application of GFRC
Maheshwari Architects Influencing Design

Maheshwari Architects Influencing Design

The distinctive profile of new Unimark Asian’s B+G+17 headquarter office in the CBD area in Kolkata is derived from incorporating triple height external terraces in a dynamic way by stacking five glass boxes to complete the structure. The core is placed
Morphlab: Designing Responsibly

Morphlab: Designing Responsibly

The raw textures of concrete and wood help the building blend into the urban fabric as if emerging from the natural landscape. Covering the flanks of the building are undulating wooden panels that aid in reducing solar gains across the surface, thereby reducing
Pentaspace Design Studio Thinking Ahead

Pentaspace Design Studio Thinking Ahead

With more and more structures becoming high rise in the country; use of faster and efficient technology for designing and constructing the façade which would require minimum maintenance, enable speedy construction with less labour-intensive methods, are the way forward
Avinash Khosla and Associates Environmentally Progressive

Avinash Khosla and Associates Environmentally Progressive

The external facade of the building uses a combination of reflective glass, grit texture and ACP cladding in horizontal and vertical elements to bring out the bold massing of the structure. Combination of the granite steps leading to the podium and the light smooth
Kembhavi: Creating a Lighting Spectacle

Kembhavi: Creating a Lighting Spectacle

Designed by Kembhavi Architecture Foundation, the 60m high Vertica, with its stunning pinnacle design, understated straight-line design and elegant linear guise, inspired by the neighbouring heritage site - Thousand Lights Mosque - has glazed crowns, color changing LEDs
DFI: Making a Paradigm Shift

DFI: Making a Paradigm Shift

Gulf Adiba in Gurgaon is a proposed IT/ ITES office designed by Design Forum International (DFI) on a 4,000 sqm industrial plot within a dense office complex. The lack of a site context with no significant views determined the design development as a distinctive
Mixed Folios: Amalgamating the Old with the New

Mixed Folios: Amalgamating the Old with the New

The National Bal Bhavan in New Delhi is a modest sports centre, amalgamating the grace of the yesteryears with a contemporary finesse. Originally built and inaugurated by the late prime minister Pt. Jawarhar Lal Nehru in 1956, the structure is a witness
Renesa: Concoction of Design Theories

Renesa: Concoction of Design Theories

The Pink Zebra designed by Renesa Architecture Design Interiors Studio sits on one of the oldest buildings of Kanpur, making a transition from the old to the new through design and re-architecture. The site is a fascinating experience of cultivating the idea
M Moser Associates Taking a sustainable design approach

M Moser Associates Taking a sustainable design approach

The building envelope of Global Support Centre is a response to the extreme weather conditions in Hyderabad. The facade is cladded in a simplified, high-performance curtain wall system with a series of angled louvres. This system allows for maximum daylight penetration
More Than What Meets The Eye

More Than What Meets The Eye

The façade is responsible for establishing the identity of a building, besides being environmentally sustainable, efficient and pleasing to the eye. Architects share their inventiveness in creating facades that are funky with brightly coloured geometric lines
The Smoke Wall

The Smoke Wall

The glass façade on buildings has been blamed as a killer facade whenever a fire breaks out in a high-rise building. Many a times, a poorly designed building traps the smoke from a fire, suffocating the occupants to death before they
Giving Buildings - a New Lease of Life

Giving Buildings - a New Lease of Life

A building can get old, or its design may become obsolete as architecture is evolving every few years with new ideas and new technologies. Over the years cracks can appear in concrete; there can be leaks due to damaged silicone joints
BIG Develops an Undulating Building Envelope

BIG Develops an Undulating Building Envelope

The 96,000m2 office development for the state-owned Shenzhen Energy stands out as a new social and sustainable landmark at the main axis of the city. BIG won the international design competition in the city known as China's 'Silicon Valley' with

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