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Finding Creative Inspiration in a Lockdown Environment: 7 Must-Dos to Bring in Artful Thoughts

The pandemic took away our freedom of traveling. With restrictions on even stepping out of our house. In times like these, architects faced a tough time getting their source of inspiration due to less outdoor and more screen time. A design can be inspired by even the tiniest element present around us. Be it a […]

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How Parametric Architecture is Reinterpreting Building Design

“Wherever technology reaches its real fulfillment, it transcends into architecture”– Ludwig Meis van der Rohe This quote explains the closely-knit relations between technology and architecture. The advent of modern visualization tools, modeling, and prototyping are redefining architecture and design. Such technological progress coupled with the dynamic nature of the industry constantly churns out new design […]

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How to Select the Right Masters in Architecture

What’s your plan for the future? – The six-word horror story for every fresh architecture graduate. This is because B.Arch (Bachelor of Architecture) is a professional degree that demands a generous investment of time and effort. And, the exhaustive college submissions leave little or no time to think about life beyond academics.  Source However, as […]

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18 Key Skills required to thrive as an Architect in 2022

Being a creative profession, Architecture cannot be termed as one of the easiest fields. Although, delving into its creative nuances is truly an experience of a lifetime, the road to architecture is rocky. Moreover, the profession is famously known to be rather slow in picking up change, until the pandemic arrived. Now, we are seeing […]

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Architecture & Psychology – How Spaces Can Affect Our Mental Health?

How are architecture and psychology related? Spaces and people share a fundamental connection – one that possibly affects the human mind in unimaginable ways. Your immediate environment affects the way you feel, function and is an extension of your mind. Understanding the response to spaces we inhabit regularly and observing its effect on our mental […]

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How can Architects help in Adapting to the Post-Pandemic world?

Architecture has been a field where change has been rather slow. It took almost an era for Romans to finally change the Greek’s minds about their columns and introduce the Corinthian order, isn’t it? Much of the modernist architecture was also a derivation of the aftermath of a virus or a disease. This era was […]

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Urban Design in a Covid-hit world: How to design pandemic-resilient cities of the future?

Source: https://www.nationalheraldindia.com/national/portion-of-under-construction-flyover-crashes-in-mumbai-14-injured  The alarming increase of COVID-19 cases in urban areas has put city administering and planning authorities in a questionable position. A report by the United Nations suggests that urban areas are the “ground zero” of the COVID-19 pandemic with about 90% cases being reported from cities. Urban sprawls are facing the brunt of […]

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4 Steps to Ace An Architecture Jury (that don’t cost you your mental peace!)

What is the most glorified yet dreaded event of an architecture school? If you thought of an “architecture jury”, you guessed it right! Picturing a jury instantly time-travels us to the day. Images of flooded college corridors, building models, and the flushed faces of students who have appeared for the jury right after pulling an […]

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Interior design course 101: Everything you need to know about interior designing

Interior design course: What exactly is it? “Design is intelligence made visible”. If you believe this to be true, you are almost halfway there! Interior design, just like any other design field, is not merely about making things look pretty (contrary to the popular opinion), but it’s all about enhancing the indoor spaces for healthier, […]

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