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Dramatic Windows : Using Fenestration as Design Features!

  Fenestration, or the openings in a building i.e. the doors and windows are like the nose and lungs of a structure. They provide ventilation, light and passive cooling. However, windows also serve another important purpose, that is defining and enhancing the building facade as well as complimenting the design and decor of the interiors. […]

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Home Offices – Cozy Work Spaces or Private Den?

Modern work ethics and evolving professions have carved a special niche for home offices in Residential Interiors. Work from home privileges, private practices, entrepreneurship or even freelancing or studying demand a small but special work space. Parallel professions are cropping up everywhere recently, like blogging, you tubing, make up artists, content creators, stylists etc. need […]

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Breaking down Interior Design Mistakes

Getting a space, especially a home designed or renovated is a big deal for a lot of us. Everyone has their own dreams and ideas about their ideal personal space and they want to see these dreams take shape. However, many a times, people face challenges while getting their space done, and this can result […]

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Interior Partitions

In recent years, there’s been a paradigm shift in the design typology of interior Partitions. We have surely come a long way from plain and simple brick plastered partitions or POP / cement sheet partitions. In modern homes these days, partitions aren’t merely space dividers, but also features in the space design.  The development in architecture and […]

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Wardrobes – Crafting the perfect World for your belongings!

Wardrobe, Almirah, Closet, Cupboard, call it what you will, a home is incomplete without good storage. A well designed home or space, has ample storage area, and allows proper stocking of everything you own. Back in the days, storage was limited to a single door almirah in the bedroom, and some shelves in the living […]

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Landscapes – The inter relationship of Greens and Built

The popular notion when someone says landscape is gardens and parks, however as metropolitan cities spread wider and wider and become more fragmented, it is time to ask ourselves whether trees and lawns are the only landscapes, or do they comprise of something more? Landscape is officially defined as “all the visible features of an […]

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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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Amphitheaters – New Public Forums?

Conventionally, Amphitheaters have been an open air theater, freestanding, usually circular, steps leading down to a stage or arena. Amphitheaters, historically were designed for spectator events, such as gladiator fights in Early Rome. They were also used for other sports, public events and performances, like plays and music. Amphitheaters now, have become a new public […]

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Interior Design – Premium potential career for aspiring students

Choosing a career after High School or after 12th Board Exams in India is tricky business. Most students fall in the trap of herd mentality and end up choosing a stream for which they don’t have aptitude. The old career choosing formula in India; If it’s a boy – Engineer, if it’s a girl – […]

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