Shruti Sharada

Shruti Sharada

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A Fellowship For Young Women To Dream Big And Create Change

Bengaluru-based DEFY Project’s unique fellowships will let young women pursue cherished interests for a year, monthly stipend and expert mentorship in hand!

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Kavan Shah Design Studio – Uncovered

The projects realised by Mumbai-based Kavan Shah Design Studio (KSDS) are composed of simple layers that come together beautifully to create a profound and unique aesthetic language.

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In Review: Radio Active’s Capacity-Building Workshops for #RadioMathematics 2017

The second season of Radio Mathematics has been a journey marked by lots of revelatory discussions.

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Renewed Charm

R House in Bengaluru is a picture of sheer elegance. Farah And Dhaval Design (FADD) Studio drew inspirations from both neo-classical and mid-century modernist periods and filled this 3-storey house with a mix of floral accents and vintage forms.

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#KasaShramikaParisaraRakshka with RJ Salma and RJ Siddique – Understanding #Waste Segregation at a #Nayandahalli Godown

RJ Salma and RJ Siddique, residents on Nayandahalli, hold the distinction of being the world’s first wife and husband waste-picker RJs.

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#ActiveBengaluru with RJ Priyanka – Geeta Menon, Mary and Chanamma on Domestic Workers’ Fight For Basic #Rights and Dignity of #Labour

In this interview with RJ Priyanka, Geeta Menon, Mary and Channamma reveal the travails faced by domestic workers in Bengaluru, and talk about the recent protests held at the Karmika Bhavan to raise awareness about these very issues.

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An Intern Looks Back at the #Radio #Mathematics 2017 Baseline Survey: “It was a learning experience for us all!”

“I felt that it was a very good idea to do this,” Keerthana Sharma P says of the Radio Mathematics Baseline Survey, conducted from June 27th – 29th at Jayanagar.

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Case Design – Uncovered

Case Design doesn’t believe in making statements. The firm instead works to realise projects that pack substance and exude elegance, because what matters to the team is that people should truly connect with the spaces they create.

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Sublimity Defined - Home Review

The Courtyard House in Alibaug sets out to walk on a middle path between traditional and modern architecture. Parallax Design Studio who was at the helm, has created an elegant home with a refreshingly open plan which allows both sunlight and sea breezes to roam free.

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#TrashTalk with RJ Priyanka - Indha Mahoor Talks about Her Passion for Dry Waste Management in #Bengaluru

In this edition of Trash Talk, RJ Priyanka discusses the state of dry waste collection in the city of Bengaluru with Indha Mahoor. A consultant with city-based organisation Hasiru Dala, Indha's work involves coordinating the efforts of scrap dealers, waste pickers, and officials from the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP).

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Honey, dinner is ready!

Indian media’s sexism is grossly insulting to women, but its new-found faux-progressiveness is just as problematic.

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In Praise Of An Architect Reshaping Indian Conservation

Two remarkable restoration projects by Delhi-based architect Aishwarya Tipnis were honoured at the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards
for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2016.

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#EcoTalk with RJ Padma Priya – Environmentalist Dr. Umesh B N wants to Plant 1 Crore Trees in his Lifetime

One of our guests was Dr. Umesh B N, who is the adoptive son of the awe-inspiring Vrikshamate Saalumarada Thimakka. Walking in her footsteps, he is also a passionate environmentalist today and is working towards achieving his grand ambition of planting 1 crore trees in his lifetime.

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Shelf Life: A Book Honours India’s Female Architects

Women Architects in India - Histories of Practice in Mumbai and Delhi, by Mary N. Woods, highlights the stories of pioneering Indian architects and how they succeed in unwelcome environments.

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#EcoTalk with RJ Padma Priya – Padma Ashok talks about Saving Tigers and Traveling without Disturbing the Animal Life We Find in our Path

“When people think of nature they think of silence, fresh air and that makes them think of hill stations or forests – that is what we think is ‘parisara’. But, where we stay and what is in our surroundings constitutes the environment as well!"