| by Jamila Sidhpurwala | 1 comment

Building for Natural Calamities

Natural calamities like earthquakes, floods, tornadoes, tsunamis cause a lot of life and property damage. In many parts of the world, including some in India, which are prone to natural disasters, designers are coming up with ideas and technology to fight situations which are just likely to get worse and worse, because of climate change […]

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Gayathri & Namith Architects – Adding New Perspectives in Bengaluru

Architects aim to make a difference in the way society lives and it is their constant effort to influence lifestyle through their design. This couldn’t be more true than in the case of Bengaluru based architecture firm ‘GNA’, Gayathri and Namith Architects. Founded in 1993 by Ar. Gayathri Shetty and Namith Varma, their experimental designs […]

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The Responsibility of an Architect

I decided to write something quite personal in this article, to write about my access to architecture and the question about the responsibility as an architect towards the society. When I started to study architecture I thought my responsibility is to design nice buildings. That was five years ago. The more I got to know […]

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Ar. Sanjay Mohe – A lesson in Architecture

Ar. Sanjay Mohe was born and brought up in Mumbai, with the seed of architecture sowed in him early in life. An enigmatic personality, he graduated in architecture from Sir JJ College of Architecture in 1976 and went on to work with the likes of Ar. Charles Correa. Mindspace, the brain child of Vauki Prakash, […]

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| by Jamila Sidhpurwala | 5 comments

Bonito Designs – Survival of the Hardworking and Gutsy!

Home is where the Heart is, but the Indian mentality forces us to create homes to impress others. “When guests come to our house, they should stare in awe!” is what most clients brief their designers. However, our home is our abode, our safe haven and it should speak more about our character than just […]

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| by Team Cindrebay | 4 comments

The Curves of Oscar Niemeyer

A lot of Brazil’s distinctive modernist architecture and the style it exudes can be credited to the Brazilian Architect, Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho, or simply Ar. Oscar Niemeyer. His buildings and public spaces are considered till today, works of art, inviting visitors to admire the landscape and the construction techniques, sometimes even […]

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| by Jamila Sidhpurwala | 5 comments

India Fashion Summit : Kochi 2018

In an attempt to bridge the gap between fashion industry in India and abroad, it was essential to initiate a kind of meet and greet between the world and Indian fashion. The initial thought was to create a platform for designers from all over the world and India, to network, bounce ideas, ponder upon the […]

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10 reasons why Cindrebay is the Best Design School!

“Design creates culture, Culture shapes values, Values determine the future!” Design, is such a vast and dynamic field that it is essential to drive home design lessons using creative, innovative and new teaching methods. Encouraging young minds to question everything and in turn peaking their curiosity is what will make them good designers. Creative learning […]

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“FASHIONBAY” Presents: GO GLAM – Makeup Workshop!!!

“I believe all women are pretty without makeup. But, with the right makeup, they can be pretty powerful!” – Bobbi Brown   Self-grooming and personality development are an integral part of our personas. The clothes we wear, our gestures and expressions, language, the way we present our self speaks volumes about our personality. But, you […]

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