Top Architects | Shekhar Patki -The Soul Seeker
A structure should reflect its soul. When architects start to think like that, then you know that architecture has taken another turn for the better. Established in 2001, PG Patki Architects, headed by Shekhar Patki as its Principal Architect, is one of India´s leading architectural firms, that believes that the key to designing successful landmarks lies in looking beyond the obvious.
Designing a hotel in Downtown Brooklyn, New York, demanded a design that appealed to a broad range of travellers - from businessmen to techies, hipsters, celebrities and others who regard the place as a trendsetting destination. The design had to be cutting edge in its spirit and dramatic enough to make a statement.
Does the décor of the restaurant add to the experience of dining there? It definitely does! Designer Rolf Sachs proved this with his interior design for the restaurant Saltz.
By the Beach
Standing by the picturesque Bay of Bengal, the Intercontinental Hotel, Mahabalipuram, Chennai, is an architectural delight. Based on ancient practise of vaastu shastra and the aesthetics of the Golden Mean, the hotel is designed by CV Sydney, an offshoot of the renowned Singapore-based Kerry Hill Design firm
Born in Greece and educated in Australia, Omiros Emmanouilides became the youngest registered practising Architect in Australia in 1981. In 1987, he founded O1A, which currently has offices in Melbourne and Abu Dhabi and collaborates with various associate offices in the Asia-Pacific region and Europe.
Spring freshness! This issue is replete with colour, vibrancy and freshness. A holiday home in Rajkot where Moroccan design elements meet rustic Indian - designed by Bhavin Komal Design Diaries. The result is an inviting home full of colour, cheer, style and luxury.
With the recently announced Padma Bhushan, ace Architect Hafeez Contractor can now add another feather to his cap. Although he has won numerous national and international awards, this felicitation is bound to be special.
And our Executive Editor Sumisha Gilotra, who nurtured this product since its inception has had a baby girl just recently! So the 7-year itch has indeed been fortuitous! Fashion may come and go, but style stays forever.