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Buzz | May 2016

Buzz (May -2016)

Crowning glory
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.

Book of honour
Christopher Benninger - Architecture for Modern India, a book that traces renowned Architect Christopher Benninger´s creative endeavours over the past five decades of economic transformation and social change in India will be launched at the prestigious Centre of Architecture of AIA, New York. Published by Skira of Milan, this book is definitely going to be a collectable.

Online shopping
After creating a strong foothold in the online fashion marketplace, Myntra is now diversifying into home furnishing to widen its consumer base and shore up profits. Its time to get clicking!

Abha Lambah makes us proud
Heritage architect Abha Narain Lambah has been shortlisted among the 20 most prominent women in architecture for the arcVision Prize. Tagged as the ´Pritzker for women´, this annual award recognises women whose work brings an innovative new design, theoretical or practical approach to the economic, social and cultural issues at play in the field of architecture.

Transparent wood
Good news for patrons of wood. Soon we´ll be able to replace glass windows with wood! Researchers at Stockholm´s KTH Royal Institute of Technology have developed a new transparent wood material that´s suitable for mass production. The finding was published in the American Chemical Society journal, Biomacromolecules.

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