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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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Digitization of Indian Art: Exciting Facts You Need to Know

The art industry is brightly evolving, taking inspiration from some of the greatest tech innovation in other sectors. Art digitization is accelerating at an unprecedented pace, considering India’s rich legacy of varied artistic traditions. Interventions such as Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and Blockchain are helping preserve and restore ancient Indian antiquities as well as promote …

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The Taj Mahal: A Corroding Symbol of Eternal Love

The Taj Mahal has long stood as a symbol of eternal love. Even the most jaded traveller is left in awe at the sheer grandeur of the site. The dizzying heat of Agra and the seemingly endless rush of tourists may deter one’s spirits at first sight. Still, the monument alone makes it all worthwhile. One is, however, …

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The Jagannath Temple of Puri: Indian Architecture at its Prime

The Temple Town of Puri, covering some 3000 square kilometres, is one you could cover mostly on foot. The city holds tremendous historic, religious and architectural significance, such as the Jagannath Temple. Embarking on an attempt to map the beauty and wonders of the quaint city, ArchIndia dedicates a series of articles to Puri: The …

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Biodigester in MAHA-METRO: A Sustainable Alternative

The Government of India and the State Government of Maharashtra are jointly working toward water conservation and environment protection. The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and the Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation (MAHA-METRO) have come together under this joint venture. They are installing DRDO’s eco-friendly Biodigester Units in Metro facilities in Maharashtra. Featured Image: Courtesy …

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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 …