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Rana House, Anaipirandhan Village, Tiruvannamalai

When really designed for people, architecture improves the environment and supports human lives. Guided by this overall aim, in 2010 the Italian NPO (non-profit...

Kai Early Learning, Whitefield, Bengaluru

Kai Early Years, Whitefield, Bengaluru - an early childhood campus designed by Education Design Architects demonstrates a ‘third-teacher’ learning environment that nurtures the developmental...

Modernist Coffee, Vadodara

As typologies of cafés become more than just an eatery, and transforming into art galleries, co-working and gathering spaces develop around the world –...

House on Pipes, Bangalore

Located on the outskirts of Bangalore, the site is spread across 1.5 acre of flat land with coconut trees covering the whole site in a...

Avasara Academy, Lavale

Settled into the valley slope above the small village of Lavale, Avasara Academy is a residential school for economically disadvantaged young women in western...

Rana House, Anaipirandhan Village, Tiruvannamalai

When really designed for people, architecture improves the environment and supports human lives. Guided by this overall aim, in 2010 the Italian NPO (non-profit organization) Made in Earth (MiE) has started collaborating with the...

Kai Early Learning, Whitefield, Bengaluru

Kai Early Years, Whitefield, Bengaluru - an early childhood campus designed by Education Design Architects demonstrates a ‘third-teacher’ learning environment that nurtures the developmental needs of children aged two to six years through an...

Modernist Coffee, Vadodara

As typologies of cafés become more than just an eatery, and transforming into art galleries, co-working and gathering spaces develop around the world – the design brief of Modernist Coffee was to cleverly unite...

House on Pipes, Bangalore

Located on the outskirts of Bangalore, the site is spread across 1.5 acre of flat land with coconut trees covering the whole site in a grid manner. The focus by Parallax was to design a...

Avasara Academy, Lavale

Settled into the valley slope above the small village of Lavale, Avasara Academy is a residential school for economically disadvantaged young women in western India. Located just outside the urban periphery of Pune, the school...

Arcadia Education Project, Bangladesh

Winner - the 2019 Aga Khan Award Arcadia Education Project, in South Kanarchor, a modular  structure – incorporating space for a preschool, a hostel, a nursery and a vocational training centre – that takes a novel...

Wasit Wetland Centre, Sharjah

Wasit Wetland Centre, in Sharjah, a design that transformed a wasteland into a wetland and functioned as a catalyst for biodiversity and environmental education. While its indigenous ecosystem has been restored, it has also proven...

My First School, Tiruvannamalai

Vaishnavi and Raja established “My first school” with a zeal to improve the quality of education in their hometown of Tiruvanamalai. The school progressed rapidly and needed a larger campus setup - a place...

The Brickhaus, Trivandrum

Located on a long and irregularly narrow site in Trivandrum with its longer side facing west, the project The BRICKHAUS, Keralam, India designed by / Srijit Srinivas - ARCHITECTS is both a place of...

Freebooter, Biophilic House; Amsterdam

"We are part of nature in a deep and fundamental way, but in our modern lives, we’ve lost that connection. Our studio envisions home and city design that respects both inhabitants and the environment,...

Guwahati City Centre, Guwahati

The design of Guwahati City Centre is a celebration of the Sun, using the abundant daylight through the atriums, thereby creating a special ambience within. Reinterpreting the traditional courtyard planning in an innovative way,...

Udipi House, Reflection of Palette, Mumbai

'Getting an opportunity to design a terrace garden in the heart of Mumbai was very exciting as well as challenging' says Ar. Rohit Deshpande, Ar. Mugdha Deshpande, Dymaxion Architects This terrace garden is a well-crafted...

The Polcevera Park and the Red Circle, Italy; Stefano Boeri Architetti, Metrogramma Milano

A Red Steel Circle. A ring that embraces, passing under the new bridge designed by Renzo Piano, an area of iron, water, concrete and asphalt. The Polcevera Park and the Red Circle has been...

The Brick House, Kollamkode, Kanyakumari District; Dymaxion Architects

"We are a small group of designers working from Mumbai, India. Our philosophy is 'use of resources to maximum advantage with minimal use of energy and material for design and environment'. The design philosophy...

Base De Vie in the Red Desert, Adrar, Algeria

The project Base De Vie in the Red Desert, Adrar, Algeria by Ar. Alfonso Femia / Atelier(s) Alfonso Femia with Francesco Nissardi proposes a “water chain” capable of managing, collecting and channelling the water system in its different...

J1 L’ODYSSÉE, The Underwater City, Marseilles, France

Marseilles is connected to its sea, the Mediterranean, through an axis that connects north to south there where its harbour turns towards east and looks west. To the west, the horizon and many other that...

The Rajasthan School, Nagaur; Sanjay Puri Architects

Imbibing the organic character of Indian villages & old cities, the Rajasthan School, Ras, Nagaur designed by Sanjay Puri Architects is a low rise 3 level school with open, enclosed and semi-enclosed spaces of...

Office@63, Navi Mumbai; Sanjay Puri Architects

A series of architectural volumes create an office for a furniture contract company within their factory. Volumes within volumes lend each functional part of the office their own identity. A large reception space is punctuated...

Amaltas, Vadodara, Gujarat; SquareWorks

Amaltas’ (a regional name for Cassia Fistula), as a rural residential retreat, particularly addresses distinct spatial domesticity by facilitating the requirements of its singular inhabitant i.e. the client herself, as opposed to the typicality...

Parva, Hubbali, Karnataka; Kabbur architects

The site Parva, Hubbali, Karnataka designed by the architects for themselves (Kabbur architects) faces an open plot meant for park as per CDP. It is slightly elevated from the foreground and major part of the...

Parilio, Paros Island, Greece; Interior Design Laboratorium

Interior Design Laboratorium discovers the island of Paros and presents a holistic design for Parilio, a member of Design Hotels, a project inspired by the stripped splendor of Cycladic architecture, the pure land of Paros...

18 Screens, Lucknow; Sanjay Puri Architects  

Lucknow city in India has a rich heritage with numerous buildings dating back to the 18th century. The site for 18 Screens, Lucknow lies along a busy arterial road and is on the peripheral edge...

Kengo Kuma And Associates designs Strasbourg Exhibition Park

"Our intention is to realize a sober and mastered project, materialized by the use of wood, structural, which constitutes the whole of the project. This structural unity expresses its poetry through the facades of...

Sweet Garden, Arachova, Greece; ADD Architecture Studio

Sweet Garden is a concept store designed by Athens-based ADD Architecture Studio in Arachova, Greece. Having to cope with the programmatic use of pastry, sweet bakery, coffee and ice cream, the design aspired to create...

OLIVA-Skin & Hair Clinic, Pune; Archinova Design Pvt. Ltd

We were given a task for design & build for OLIVA -Skin & Hair clinics PAN India. It is a constant reminder of the power and impact of design. As designers, we often must...

International Spy Museum, Washington D.C; Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

The building, International Spy Museum, Washington D.C. designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners reaches the city’s height limit of 130-ft from grade in just seven stories. Its most prominent features are the angled façades...

Karle Town Centre Masterplan, Bangalore; UNStudio

“Traditional masterplans focus on general layout and urban planning. Our Urban Branding Manual on the other hand, concentrates on experience and how to translate this experience into reality. With a network of specialists -...

Blossom Dreams Hotel, Guangxi, China; Co-Direction Design

The project is situated at Jima Village in the east of Yangshuo — a famous tourist county surrounded by karst mountains, winding rivers and beautiful scenery. The name "Jima" in Chinese is very poetic,...

TBC Forum, Tbilisi, Georgia, UNStudio

UNStudio’s TBC Forum – a new open, flexible and interactive approach to financial institutions - breaks ground in Tbilisi today. The design for the new TBC Forum - located in Tbilisi, Georgia - proposes a...

Masterplan Villa Industria, Hilversum, Mecanoo

With its characteristic industrial buildings, the former site of the Regional Energy Supply Company in Hilversum has always had its own identity. The gasworks site was originally situated outside the city perimeter, but gradually became enclosed...

City Point, Downtown Brooklyn ; COOKFOX

City Point is a proposed 1.8 million square foot, multi-phase, mixed-use development designed by New York-based practice COOKFOX for the center of the rapidly transforming Downtown Brooklyn. The project will create an iconic presence by acting as...

UDAAN, Mumbai; Sameep Padora And Associates

Escalating land prices in Mumbai are forcing families that serve the privileged classes (the domestic help, drivers, sweepers, peons etc) are the invisible cogs that daily ensure smooth running of the city. Currently, they...

‘A tribute to materiality’, Tiago do Vale Architects

"I'm not sure Kiyonori Kikutake would be featured in a Minimalism manual nowadays, but I think he's a very pertinent example of someone who understood the difficult balance between pure spaces and human needs,...

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Rana House, Anaipirandhan Village, Tiruvannamalai

When really designed for people, architecture improves the environment and supports human lives. Guided by this overall aim, in 2010 the Italian NPO (non-profit...

Kai Early Learning, Whitefield, Bengaluru

Kai Early Years, Whitefield, Bengaluru - an early childhood campus designed by Education Design Architects demonstrates a ‘third-teacher’ learning environment that nurtures the developmental...

Modernist Coffee, Vadodara

As typologies of cafés become more than just an eatery, and transforming into art galleries, co-working and gathering spaces develop around the world –...

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The Brickhaus, Trivandrum

Located on a long and irregularly narrow site in Trivandrum with its longer side...

Modernist Coffee, Vadodara

As typologies of cafés become more than just an eatery, and transforming into art...

Arcadia Education Project, Bangladesh

Winner - the 2019 Aga Khan Award Arcadia Education Project, in South Kanarchor, a modular  structure...