Shruti Sharada

Shruti Sharada

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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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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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A Metropolis In A Cafe

Cyber Hub Social is Mumbai in a nutshell – it presents the city’s cacophonous collection of colours, art, and festive spirit through a carefully laid out scheme composed of upcycled materials.

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Fun Office Interiors, Made Out Of Waste

Design Work Group (.DWG) brought in lots of reclaimed materials from Surat’s scrap yards to create a fun, colourful office space for software company Peacock Technology.

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Frame Displays For The Picture Perfect Home

Family photos, art pieces or just random collection of images – whatever you decide to frame and hang up on the walls can help define your home’s style statement. Here’s how to get it just right.

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Melbourne’s Bamboo Mpavilion Powered By Indian Craftsmanship

Studio Mumbai’s Bijoy Jain has helped create the largest bamboo structure ever made in Australia, combining local materials and labour with Indian hand-made construction methods.

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An Architectural Homage To A Socialist’s Spirit

The Jayaprakash Narayan Interpretation Centre in Lucknow is dedicated to a simple man of complex thoughts. It is also a structure that heralds a new future of public architecture in India.

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The First Chapter Is Called ‘Exploration’

The Atelier in Bengaluru is a preschool whose environment-friendly building interiors include no tall walls, closed classrooms, or stuffy furniture.

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World’s Tallest Religious Building In Works At Vrindavan

The Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir will feature sprawling prayer halls, a replica of the Vrindavan forest, and multiple cultural and educational spots to understand the Lord Krishna myth better.

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Pop-Up Igloos Invite Londoners For Winter Eat-Outs

PVC Igloos outside the Coppa Club near River Thames are egging on food lovers and lounge-enthusiasts to do something unusual – eat-out on a terrace during winter!

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Earning Your Stripes: Animal Prints For Your Autumn Decor

Animal prints can boldly cut through any drab interior setting. So if you want autumn to look more adventurous, we recommend you add some wild spots and stripes into your decor.

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Image Of Historic Covered Reservoir Wins Top Photography Prize

The 2016 Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Award went to Matt Emmett’s photo of a 19th-century brick reservoir at
London’s Finsbury Park.

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Easy Make-Overs To Fun-Up Your Of ce

Workspace can become uninspiring rather quickly. But you needn’t wait for an expensive re-design to turn it all around.

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Flos Superloon: LED-Edged Lamp Inspired By The Moon

The disk-faced floor lamp by British designer Jasper Morrison, and Italian lighting
powerhouse Flos, uses ‘Edge Lighting’ technology and pushes the limits of minimalist chic.

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World’s Oldest Library Is Restored And Ready To Re-Open

The Khizanat al-Qarawiyyin library in Fez, Morocco, dates back to the 9th century, is home to 4,000 precious texts, and is now set to become a model of sustainable restoration and cultural revival.