Buzz - October 2016
The Chandigarh Administration has decided to appoint a conservation architect for its UNESCO World heritage site Capitol Complex. This includes their three key buildings: Secretariat, Legislative Assembly and Punjab and Haryana High Court, besides an open-hand monument and martyrs´ memorial raised in remembrance of the martyrs of India´s freedom struggle.
Gujarat Lions, the new kids on the IPL block prove that age is just a number and definitely not a barrier to success. Likewise, we urge both new and old players in the industry to participate in the CONSTRUCTION WORLD ARCHITECT AND BUILDER AWARDS (CWAB) in the new project category - Noteworthy Projects - where we are accepting submissions in Residential, Commercial, Institutional, Hospitality, Retail and Interiors.
When we think of Nepal, we tend to think about the snow-capped mountains, the great Mount Everest and the recent tragic earthquake that shook the country. Taj Safari has gone beyond these clichés and introduced to us a new face of Nepal through its latest hotel at the Chitwan National Park ´ Meghauli Serai designed by Architecture firm –eco·id and Interior Designers – Full Turnkey Design + Development.
Buzz (May -2016)
The Humayun´s Tomb - a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Delhi has recently got a gold crown. A 24-carat gold finial has been installed atop the tomb´s majestic dome.
Design of Harmony
If you look at the historical chronicles of travellers and traders, you will find that harbours play an important role in the scheme of things.
Zaha Hadid gets another feather in her already full hat by becoming the first women in 167 years to win the Royal Gold Medal award presented by the Royal Institute of British Architects for a body of work. More power to her!
The 122-year-old Khalsa College building in Amritsar is set to get its glory back with the college´s governing council approving an extensive and detailed restoration project after a gap of nearly 15 years.
Buzz ( Sept. 2014)
Along the wide octagon at Delhi´s India Gate where King George´s statue once stood, the government has given its approval for a Rs 100-crore war memorial. An international consortium of architects is to be invited to design the structure.
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