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Landscape Architecture in India: Everything You Need to Know

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Landscape architecture is the designing of the visible features of the space to enhance the overall aesthetic and experience by changing contours, planting trees and shrubs, and adding ornamental features. The broad and interdisciplinary field of Landscape Architecture also requires an understanding of architecture, biology, wildlife, engineering, and urban and interior design, and has recently …

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This Pune Hospital embodies a New & Progressive Face for Healthcare Infrastructure in India

The Symbiosis University Hospital & Research Centre, designed by Mumbai-based IMK Architects, occupies the lower slopes of a forested hill in Lavale, Pune. The multi-specialty hospital and state-of-the-art research centre aim to provide world-class healthcare and education facilities, while also ensuring outreach to peripheral, far-flung and access-compromised settlements. Symbiosis University Hospital & Research Centre / …

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What You Need to Know About the Central Vista Redevelopment Project

The Central Vista Redevelopment is one of the most ambitious projects of the Government of India in recent times. The colossal project hopes to envisage the broad trajectory of the nation’s growth since its independence. The ₹20,000 crores-worth mega-project has commissioned state-of-the-art infrastructure for several sustainable government offices.  Cover Image Courtesy: Website of HCP (Project …

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Fundamentals of Interior Acoustics: Sound Minds Require Sound Design

You may call Interior Acoustics a blend of Science and Design, for it requires due attention to both functional optimization and aesthetics. These days, a range of devices have come to replace traditional acoustical materials in Interior Design. With new advancements in technology and wider research in the interior acoustics domain, designers have the opportunity …

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Looking for Answers: Modern Indian Architecture

A discussion on what course Modern Indian Architecture must possibly take. Because Tradition and Modernity might not even be rivals at all. Modernity has meant differently to different architects throughout history. For Sullivan, it was marked by a definitive jump in height and material alone. When it came to Corbusier, it had to do with …

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Architectural Psychology: How Spaces can affect our Psyche

Environmental psychology has long been an inter-disciplinary field that tries to understand the relationship between man and his surroundings. Since the 1970s, a branch named Architectural Psychology has developed. Comprehensive research work has been carried out on the subject. In this article, Architect and Designer Nayanika Dey tries to make readers understand how Architecture affects …

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Places to Visit in Kolkata: Bow Barracks

This article was originally published at Sthapatya. It is re-published here under the head – Places to Visit in Kolkata: Bow Barracks. India is a land of not just geographical and ethnic, but also cultural diversity. The country has been home to many kings and their kingdoms, lands and their lords, governments and their heads. …