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Fashioned with wood – infused with love

Wood ranks high in the list of sustainable, regenerative building materials. Our fascination with it has been constant for generations and till today (exterior or interior) wooden constructions remain highly sought after. Wood is one of the few materials which can be used for the construction of all parts of a structure – right from […]

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Seeing spaces through a child’s eyes

Kids perceive the world differently. They have a more innocent and have an acute sense of imagination. It becomes crucial thus, to design kids spaces in a way that speak more to them, enhance their ideas and give them avenues to explore. Kindergartens, play areas, day care centers, reading spaces and their rooms should cater […]

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Taking the metallic route in Interior Design

Metal is a popular material choice for space designers. It is one trend which has withstood the test of time – both in terms of style and durability. Iron, steel, gold, bronze, copper or silver – metals can add a glossy touch and elevate the look of any space. It is a versatile material and […]

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Sustainable Clothing: fast fashion and ethical fashion brands

fast fashion; noun: inexpensive clothing produced rapidly by mass-market retailers in response to the latest trends. (Oxford definition) Large corporates which mass manufacture cheap clothes to abide by the latest fashion trends feed the idea that your wardrobe needs to be updated every week. This notion is harming the planet as heaps of waste is […]

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Exploring temporary interior design – décor and set-up

One thing which I frequently come across as an architect and interior designer is people’s fear of making permanent changes to their living environment. Often, parents and elders are scared to make radical alterations to their homes or offices. Perhaps they are afraid of expensive redesign, losing familiarity with their space or are just too […]

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Fighting a pandemic with Design – designers’ contribution in 2020

After having faced immense challenges, the final month of 2020 is here. This year has truly been a testing time for us all. Yet, having said that, the handling of the Covid 19 pandemic has strengthened our resilience and once again proved that human creativity knows no bounds. Apart from doctors, front line health care […]

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Elements of Bohemian fashion – revisiting Boho Chic

Tassels, dream catchers and that soft romantic look – yes we are gushing about the Bohemian fashion trend! The Coachella concerts would surely be a little less dramatic hadn’t it been for this gorgeous style. The Boho chic look is one of my favorite, as it’s easy to create, wearable, glamorous and so romantic. It […]

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Cargotecture – Why chose shipping containers for architecture?

In the quest towards sustainable architecture and green building design, shipping containers are becoming the next big choice. The idea of using shipping containers for architecture, popularly referred to as ‘Cargotecture’ has promise. They are available in plenty and are littered across the globe on shipping docks and railway lines. In most instances, sending back […]

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National Memorial for Peace and Justice – Narrative Architecture

In a bid to start a clear dialogue about the racial injustices in America and as repentance for the mass atrocities committed, EJI proposed building a memorial which recognizes this dark past. A fitting tribute to the injustices faced and remembrance of their lives could be the beginning of recovery and rehabilitation. The National Memorial […]

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