A large part of great design is its ability to integrate itself in the environs in which it is being executed. Hence, if a mud house seems a little out of place in a city´s skyline, a modern, steel and concrete structure would look equally out of place in a village landscape. The agility with which an architect is able to straddle both worlds marks his level of expertise.
A white sand beach and thickset bushes make up the surroundings of the Benguerra Lodge, a luxury beach retreat on an unspoilt island in the Indian Ocean. Located on the Benguerra Island, the second largest island of the Bazaruto Archipelago in Mozambique, this place is re-designed by Michaelis Boyd Associates, a London-based architecture and design practice, using traditional local construction.
CWAB 2.0. The second decade and the 11th edition of the CW Architect and Builder Awards brought together the maestro and the debutante, the visualiser and the developer, the old orderàand the new.
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While the external colonial look of the 14,000 sq ft structure was restored, the internal structure was broken down to create a stimulating and inspiring work environment using neoclassical style of architecture.
Top Architects | Christopher Charles Benninger - The Venerable
Christopher Benninger is one of the most respected architects of India with over five decades of hands-on experience. With a background of Harvard and MIT to his credit, Benninger and his relatively small team of forty architects, envision a world of design and architecture where, more than the structures, it is the experience of people living in them, using them or just looking at them, that is fascinating.
Top Architects | Sonali and Manit Rastogi - The Gamechangers
Cost-effective, contextual, cross-pollinated. Add to this innovativity and diversity and you´ve got the right mix required for award-winning architecture. Established in 1996, Morphogenesis is one of India´s leading award-winning architecture and design practices having won over 75 international and national awards.
It´s that time of the year where the stars of the design and build industry come together under one roof to celebrate design. Time when we felicitate and honour the Leaders of the Pack, the trendsetters in the Design and Build Industry, the innovators who are changing our cities and the pathbreakers who are making India shine
Top Architects | C N Raghavendran - The Torchbearer
Slated as one of the oldest in India, C R Narayana Rao (CRN), is a family run multi disciplinary design and consultancy firm of architects and engineers established in 1945. CRN provides comprehensive consultancy services in practically all areas of the construction business. Architecture, interiors, master planning, structural and civil engineering, electro-mechanical engineering and construction management.