Visual Voyage | Thomas Cook, Mumbai
Fusing creativity with the corporate workspace, the office floor plan was divided into the seven continents, with each section projecting a different part of the world. An urban plan having a city centre and an e-centric planning was developed around the central core and a passage from this central core became the reception
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.
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
The unparalleled sense of freedom and achievement felt by an individual while creating his own space can rarely be defined. Seema Machado of Vector Design will vouch for this feeling.
Nested at the foot of the Luo Fu Shan mountain range in China, North of Sichuan, Ruff Well Water Resort effectively merges the boundaries between the outdoors and indoors. With the need to offer a soothing wellness experience, AIM Architecture's brainchild, the 2.4 hectare Chinese country¡side retreat's geographic terrain posed a unique challenge to them.
A New Year must begin with a fresh intention; because refreshed intentions have been dusted of their stagnancy, and imbued with a renewed commitment. The country has looked at this discipline and passed the School of Planning and Architecture Bill, perhaps recognising the role that architecture and design play in the designing of our buildings and our cities.
Studio Osmosis creates luxurious interiors for a designer wear store in Benaras. The result is both arresting and inspiring. If the location is a luxury fashion store in Benaras and the object of retail is designer Indian wear, words like opulent
House of Wheels
Architect Romesh Sapra speaks about his stunning designs for upmarket car showrooms, which are creating ripples and setting standards for this category in India.