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Showing posts with label Thought n Impact. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Thought n Impact. Show all posts

Monday, November 26, 2018

Lending identity through architecture

By Vinita Wagh
Photography: Chandan & Afrina; courtesy Tjep
Read Time: 3 mins
"solidaridad village market tjep Vaastukalpa architects indiaartndesign"

An experiential delight - visceral and raw, this village supermarket reinterprets traditions to interact powerfully with its users.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Wellness at the workplace

By Beverly Pereira
Photography: People’s Architecture Office, Jing Weiqi 
Read Time: 2 mins
"leping headquarteres PAO indiaartndesign"

Surpassing the clichéd norm of the office gym, People’s Architecture Office designs the Leping Foundation headquarters in Beijing as a workplace that focusses on wellbeing. 

Friday, November 2, 2018

Breaking away from conventional formwork!

Compiled by Vinita Wagh
Photography: Juan Pablo Allegre; courtesy ZHA
Read Time: 2 mins 30 secs
"ZHA knitCandela indiaartndesign"

Zaha Hadid Architects and ETH Zurich introduce KnitCandela – an incredibly thin concrete shell, built on an ultra-lightweight, knitted formwork that can be suitcase-condensed. How’s that for revolutionary?

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Living inside-out!

By Rutvi Ashar
Renders: Renderings by CRA graphic team: Gary di Silvio, Pasquale Milieri, Gianluca Zimbardi
Read Time: 2 mins
"house around a tree carlo ratti associati indiaartndesign"

International design and innovation office, Carlo Ratti Associati (CRA) uses a Ficus tree as the fulcrum of a progressive residential design in Parma, Northern Italy.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Library as a town

Compiled by Rutvi Ashar
Renders: Shanghai Cenby Digital Technology Co. Ltd
Read Time: 2 mins
"Salon taiwan library carlo ratti indiaartndesign"
Proposed salon in the National Library of Taiwan (inset) Ar. Carlo Ratti

Expected to greet the public in 2023, Bio-architecture Formosana (BAF) together with Carlo Ratti Associatti (CRA) present the National Library in Taiwan, which hopes to transform a large undeveloped suburban plot in XinYing District.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Personalised commute: the train of the future!

Compiled by Avinash Yadav
Renders: Courtesy Mecanoo
Read Time: 2 mins
"Train of the future mecanoo indiaartndesign"

Mecanoo architects and circular-furniture specialist, Gispen conceptualise a modular and flexible train interior that facilitates travellers’ diverse activities - sustainable mobility that can be universally replicated…

Friday, October 5, 2018

Is this the start of a new phenomena in adaptive reuse?

Compiled by Team IAnD
Renders: Courtesy JA arquitectura
Read Time: 2 mins 30 secs
Maassilo roof transformation elevation view JA architects indiaartndesign"
Maassilo roof transformation 

JA Architects make a modern intervention in Rotterdam's century-old Stok building, setting a precedent for a fresh approach to reducing the carbon footprint…

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Symbolic Unions

By Vinita Wagh
Renders: Courtesy Karim Rashid
Read Time: 1 min 30 secs
"church mosque synagogue globalove karim rashid indiaartndesign"
Spreading global love (inset) Designer Karim Rashid; photography credits: Lupe de la Vallina

One world, one love. A celebration of humanity. Karim Rashid’s architectural proposal for the Church of Globalove suggests exactly that.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

The window to the world!

Compiled by Team IAnD
Photography: Lee Namsun; courtesy Daniel Valle Architects
Read Time: 2 mins
"Maepong centre daniel valle architects indiaartndesign"

Whether child or adult, Daniel Valle Architects believe in nurturing the mindset of an individual by shaping his perception; and for each, they have a magical window…

Monday, August 13, 2018

A spatial diary inspired by Van Gogh’s Starry Night

By Yang Liu
Photography: Haiting Sun; Courtesy DL Atelier
Read Time: 2 mins
"van gogh inspired space DL Atelier indiaartndesign"

Ar. Yang Liu of DL Atelier, Beijing, China, equates his design for adaptive reuse to the impressionist painter, Vincent van Gogh’s painting that has become iconic of individualized expression…

Monday, August 6, 2018

An ode to fun and form

By Vinita Wagh
Photography: NAARO; courtesy THEVERYMANY
Read Time: 2 mins
"Marquise Marc Fornes indiaartndesign"

Mark Fornes’s signature fusion of art and structure comes alive this time as a playful canopy, resembling an inflated parachute or a circus tent.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Engaging with tech the fun way!

Compiled by Avinash Yadav
Photography: Courtesy Kano
Read Time 2 mins
"kano harry potter coding kit warner bros indiaartndesign"

If you are a big Harry Potter fan, this one’s for you! Kano, creator of build-it-yourself tech and Warner Bros. Consumer Products join hands to launch the ‘Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit.’

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Transforming treatment into play

Compiled by Team IAnD
Photography: Mike Bink; courtesy v2com
Read Time: 3 mins
"COACH Tinker imagineers indiaartndesign"
The open waiting area is full of stimulating elements    ©Mike Bink

COACH is a playful, action-packed creative project and a strikingly innovative response to contemporary issues regarding healthy behaviour and lifestyle changes at a young age. 

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Translucent concrete creates special effects for boutique bank

Compiled by Team IAnD
Photography: LUCEM
Read Time: 2 mins
"capital bank LUCEM paradigmDH indiaartndesign"

Ar. Saja Nahashibi of Paradigm Design House uses light-transmitting concrete panels for a first-of-its-kind exceptional atmosphere and inviting design for the Capital Bank in Amman, Jordan…

Friday, May 11, 2018

First renewable resource positive energy hotel

Compiled by Team IAnD
Photography: Margot Krasojević
Read Time: 3 mins
"harmonic turbine hotel margot krasojevic indiaartndesign"

Ar. Margot Krasojević is looking to develop a type of hotel, which goes beyond catering to travellers, to contribute to its immediate environment by producing clean reusable energy…

Monday, April 23, 2018

What is the office of the future going to be like?

By Annie Aggarwal
Photography: Courtesy UNStudio & USM
Read time: 2 mins
"USM stand UNStudio salone del mobile indiaartndesign"

Designers at UNStudio and Swiss furniture brand USM collaborated to sound out a wake-up call to life beyond the work-home-work cycle. 

Thursday, April 12, 2018

A singing building to brighten your day!

By Annie Aggarwal
Photography: Courtesy the architects
Read Time: 2 mins
"DMOA MUURmelaar indiaartndesign"

The recently designed headquarters building of architectural office DMOA in Leuven, Belgium sings! Yes, you read that right. 

Saturday, March 3, 2018

“Can we make the car an extension of the home?”

Compiled by Team IAnD
Photography: Raw Vision Studio; courtesy SHL
Read Time: 2 mins
"NIO showroom SHL Architects indiaartndesign"

"Can we make the car an extension of the home?" ask Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects as they reinvent an automotive showroom on the lines of home décor and pose this question to the users. 

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Tech-ready roads soon a reality

Compiled by Team IAnD
Renderings: Gary di Silvio, Gianluca Zimbardi; courtesy CRA
Read Time: 2 mins

"CRA Anas drone indiaartndesign"

As lifestyles get smarter with self-driven cars and on-errand drones, International design and innovation office CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati think up stratagems to meet the new demands that arise…

Monday, January 8, 2018

The Flying Mosque

Compiled by TeamIAnD
Photography: courtesy Choi+Shine Architects, LLC  © 2017 All rights reserved
Read Time: 2 mins
"flying mosque choi n shine indiaartndesign"

Our environment is a merger of paradoxes. Choi+Shine Architects play on this fusion to create ‘The Flying Mosque’ – an artistic installation made of lace that blurs boundaries of social, behavioural and cultural idioms!
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