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A small school, situated on a triangular plot, on a road junction and flanked by water canal on the front side, makes the whole ambience quite environment friendly. With classrooms, meeting rooms and teacher’s facilities, reception and activity rooms, the idea was to let the outside (nature).

Wood and Glass Used in Facade by Ar. Nimish Shah

A small school, situated on a triangular plot, on a road junction and flanked by water canal on the front side, makes the whole ambience quite environment friendly. With classrooms, meeting rooms and teacher’s facilities, reception and activity rooms, the idea was to let the outside (nature).

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Every year, tons of wood, paper, and other cellulose-based materials are recycled - and tons more burned or otherwise disposed off. Wouldn’t it be great, if manufacturers could find a way to cheaply collect and reuse all that raw material into making another which can be used elsewhere?

Ecor: The Future of Sustainability

Every year, tons of wood, paper, and other cellulose-based materials are recycled - and tons more burned or otherwise disposed off. Wouldn’t it be great, if manufacturers could find a way to cheaply collect and reuse all that raw material into making another which can be used elsewhere?

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Stefano Core founded ItalianCreationGroup in 2013 with Giovanni Perissinotto, at a time when Europe was reeling under economic crisis. ItalianCreationGroup is an Industrial Holding..

10-on-10 with Stefano Core, Founder-CEO ItalianCreationGroup

Stefano Core founded ItalianCreationGroup in 2013 with Giovanni Perissinotto, at a time when Europe was reeling under economic crisis. ItalianCreationGroup is an Industrial Holding..

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All of us want our pristine kitchen smelling fresh. However, as the receptacle for the limp leafy vegetables from your refrigerator, the congealed scraps from your delicious meals and bits and pieces of those food sludge..

Elanpro Garbage Refrigerator: A Delight for Modern Kitchens

All of us want our pristine kitchen smelling fresh. However, as the receptacle for the limp leafy vegetables from your refrigerator, the congealed scraps from your delicious meals and bits and pieces of those food sludge..

3 Min read Read more
The flooring market is indeed growing in India, but there are only few brands which deliver as they promise. Vitofloor is one such brand. Surfaces Reporter roped in Avtar Bhat, MD, Vitofloor, to spill some beans about the brand’s emerging success.

Vitofloor: Floors for Life!

The flooring market is indeed growing in India, but there are only few brands which deliver as they promise. Vitofloor is one such brand. Surfaces Reporter roped in Avtar Bhat, MD, Vitofloor, to spill some beans about the brand’s emerging success.

3 Min read Read more
Recently introduced by MuseMART, ‘Say Cheese’ is a bespoke Wine Rack that is inspired by two of the most aristocratic mouth savories, Wine and Cheese. The product has a set of 8 CNC milled 25mm Birchply layers that are laminated together to form one module.

Bespoke Wine Rack Inspired By The Shape of Cheese…& Wine!

Recently introduced by MuseMART, ‘Say Cheese’ is a bespoke Wine Rack that is inspired by two of the most aristocratic mouth savories, Wine and Cheese. The product has a set of 8 CNC milled 25mm Birchply layers that are laminated.

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Your mirror is a valued element in your home. Consciously or unconsciously, you see it every day. It is a part of your interior and contributes to creating an atmosphere which makes you feel at home. It brings light and helps you to create a feeling of more space.

Unconventional Application Ideas of Mirror

Your mirror is a valued element in your home. Consciously or unconsciously, you see it every day. It is a part of your interior and contributes to creating an atmosphere which makes you feel at home. It brings light and helps you .

4 Min read Read more
With Dubai embracing design & innovation in a big way, I can see a lot of emerging opportunities for designers and architects there. Thus, we decided to dedicate an entire issue on Dubai..

Dubai: Embracing Design & Innovation - More Opportunities for Architects & Designers

With Dubai embracing design & innovation in a big way, I can see a lot of emerging opportunities for designers and architects there. Thus, we decided to dedicate an entire issue on Dubai..

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Surfaces Reporter spoke to Mr Ashok Kumar Bhaiya, CMD, ALUDECOR India who shared his insights about the company, the journey so far and his vision and mission for India premier brand.

ALUDECOR: A Brief Interaction About the Brand and the Future of ACP as a Building Material

Surfaces Reporter spoke to Mr Ashok Kumar Bhaiya, CMD, ALUDECOR India who shared his insights about the company, the journey so far and his vision and mission for India premier brand.

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ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN

Stefano Core founded ItalianCreationGroup in 2013 with Giovanni Perissinotto, at a time when Europe was reeling under economic crisis. ItalianCreationGroup is an Industrial Holding..

10-on-10 with Stefano Core, Founder-CEO ItalianCreationGroup

Stefano Core founded ItalianCreationGroup in 2013 with Giovanni Perissinotto, at a time when Europe was reeling under economic crisis. ItalianCreationGroup is an Industrial Holding..

4 Min read Read more
With Dubai embracing design & innovation in a big way, I can see a lot of emerging opportunities for designers and architects there. Thus, we decided to dedicate an entire issue on Dubai..

Dubai: Embracing Design & Innovation - More Opportunities for Architects & Designers

With Dubai embracing design & innovation in a big way, I can see a lot of emerging opportunities for designers and architects there. Thus, we decided to dedicate an entire issue on Dubai..

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CP Kukreja Photography Awards 2018 is a prestigious photography competition conducted by Foundation for Design Excellence. The award attempts to honour varied visual styles and interpretations by photographers, architects, designers and enthusiasts to acknowledge disciplines.

Time To Show Your Talent: CP Kukreja Photography Awards 2018

CP Kukreja Photography Awards 2018 is a prestigious photography competition conducted by Foundation for Design Excellence. The award attempts to honour varied visual styles and interpretations.

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Ranim Orouk is an architect who has a passion for art & design. Orouk was awarded The Middle East Emergent Designer Prize in 2016, for her Glow chandelier.

GLOW: Award-winning Chandelier Design by Ranim Orouk

Ranim Orouk is an architect who has a passion for art & design. Orouk was awarded The Middle East Emergent Designer Prize in 2016, for her Glow chandelier.

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Mehdi Khessouane is a designer who experiments with different fields of interior, product and fashion design. Born in Casablanca with a biology and design background, Khessouane returns home to a create a platform for the underground creation.

MEHDI KHESSOUANE: Mixing Biology with Design

Mehdi Khessouane is a designer who experiments with different fields of interior, product and fashion design. Born in Casablanca with a biology and design background, Khessouane returns home to a create a platform for the underground.

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Before we speak about this year’s 10 Takeaways, it is imperative that we look at the progress on the takeaways we spoke about in the beginning of 2017. Our key takeaways were on real estate, infrastructure, budget housing, women entrepreneurship, co-working places, and more.

10 TAKE AWAYS FROM 2017 TO 2018

Before we speak about this year’s 10 Takeaways, it is imperative that we look at the progress on the takeaways we spoke about in the beginning of 2017. Our key takeaways were on real estate, infrastructure, budget housing, women entrepreneurship, co-working places, and more.

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PRODUCTS & MATERIALS

A small school, situated on a triangular plot, on a road junction and flanked by water canal on the front side, makes the whole ambience quite environment friendly. With classrooms, meeting rooms and teacher’s facilities, reception and activity rooms, the idea was to let the outside (nature).

Wood and Glass Used in Facade by Ar. Nimish Shah

A small school, situated on a triangular plot, on a road junction and flanked by water canal on the front side, makes the whole ambience quite environment friendly. With classrooms, meeting rooms and teacher’s facilities, reception and activity rooms, the idea was to let the outside (nature).

5 Min read Read more
Every year, tons of wood, paper, and other cellulose-based materials are recycled - and tons more burned or otherwise disposed off. Wouldn’t it be great, if manufacturers could find a way to cheaply collect and reuse all that raw material into making another which can be used elsewhere?

Ecor: The Future of Sustainability

Every year, tons of wood, paper, and other cellulose-based materials are recycled - and tons more burned or otherwise disposed off. Wouldn’t it be great, if manufacturers could find a way to cheaply collect and reuse all that raw material into making another which can be used elsewhere?

5 Min read Read more
All of us want our pristine kitchen smelling fresh. However, as the receptacle for the limp leafy vegetables from your refrigerator, the congealed scraps from your delicious meals and bits and pieces of those food sludge..

Elanpro Garbage Refrigerator: A Delight for Modern Kitchens

All of us want our pristine kitchen smelling fresh. However, as the receptacle for the limp leafy vegetables from your refrigerator, the congealed scraps from your delicious meals and bits and pieces of those food sludge..

3 Min read Read more
Recently introduced by MuseMART, ‘Say Cheese’ is a bespoke Wine Rack that is inspired by two of the most aristocratic mouth savories, Wine and Cheese. The product has a set of 8 CNC milled 25mm Birchply layers that are laminated together to form one module.

Bespoke Wine Rack Inspired By The Shape of Cheese…& Wine!

Recently introduced by MuseMART, ‘Say Cheese’ is a bespoke Wine Rack that is inspired by two of the most aristocratic mouth savories, Wine and Cheese. The product has a set of 8 CNC milled 25mm Birchply layers that are laminated.

1 Min read Read more
Your mirror is a valued element in your home. Consciously or unconsciously, you see it every day. It is a part of your interior and contributes to creating an atmosphere which makes you feel at home. It brings light and helps you to create a feeling of more space.

Unconventional Application Ideas of Mirror

Your mirror is a valued element in your home. Consciously or unconsciously, you see it every day. It is a part of your interior and contributes to creating an atmosphere which makes you feel at home. It brings light and helps you .

4 Min read Read more
Marcel Wanders is a leading product and interior design studio located in the creative capital of Amsterdam, with over 1,900+ iconic product and interior design experiences all around the globe.

Wonderful Stories Unfold at Each Step @ Mondrian Doha in Qatar by Marcel Wanders

Marcel Wanders is a leading product and interior design studio located in the creative capital of Amsterdam, with over 1,900+ iconic product and interior design experiences all around the globe.

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BUSINESS

The flooring market is indeed growing in India, but there are only few brands which deliver as they promise. Vitofloor is one such brand. Surfaces Reporter roped in Avtar Bhat, MD, Vitofloor, to spill some beans about the brand’s emerging success.

Vitofloor: Floors for Life!

The flooring market is indeed growing in India, but there are only few brands which deliver as they promise. Vitofloor is one such brand. Surfaces Reporter roped in Avtar Bhat, MD, Vitofloor, to spill some beans about the brand’s emerging success.

3 Min read Read more
Surfaces Reporter spoke to Mr Ashok Kumar Bhaiya, CMD, ALUDECOR India who shared his insights about the company, the journey so far and his vision and mission for India premier brand.

ALUDECOR: A Brief Interaction About the Brand and the Future of ACP as a Building Material

Surfaces Reporter spoke to Mr Ashok Kumar Bhaiya, CMD, ALUDECOR India who shared his insights about the company, the journey so far and his vision and mission for India premier brand.

4 Min read Read more
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the creators of the LEED green building program, has recently announced the annual Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED.

India Scores Third amongst Annual Top 10 Green Countries and Regions in LEED List

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the creators of the LEED green building program, has recently announced the annual Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED.

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For a round-up on real estate, www.surfaces.in the online wing of Surfaces Reporter magazine India has collated the opinion of various stakeholders of the Indian real estate industry who have shared what they are looking for in 2018.

Real Estate Round-Up 2017 India

For a round-up on real estate, www.surfaces.in the online wing of Surfaces Reporter magazine India has collated the opinion of various stakeholders of the Indian real estate industry who have shared what they are looking for in 2018.

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This year was remarkable in terms of the steam generated for Women Entrepreneurship and we see that it will only grow from here. India got its first ever Women Defence Minister Hon. Smt. Nirmala Sitaraman. Shubhangi Swaroop, from Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh created history.

Renewed Focus on Women Led Business in India

This year was remarkable in terms of the steam generated for Women Entrepreneurship and we see that it will only grow from here. India got its first ever Women Defence Minister Hon. Smt. Nirmala Sitaraman. Shubhangi Swaroop..

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Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India had once quoted during one of his speeches that cities in the past were built on riverbanks.

Thundering Thrust on Infrastructure Continues in India

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India had once quoted during one of his speeches that cities in the past were built on riverbanks. They are now built along highways. But in the future, they will be built based on availability of optical fiber networks..

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Surfaces TV

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Talk Of Town

Vikas Kumar in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Vikas Kumar in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell shared the concept and working of Rajendra Kumar Associates, Delhi.

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Designer Shweta Jagatramka in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Designer Shweta Jagatramka in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell says that she loves to make her client’s dreams come true by designing .

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Architect Manishi Aggarwal in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Ar. Manishi Aggarwal in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell shares how the open culture of her firm Design Cosmos ..

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Architect Deepak Sabharwal in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Ar. Deepak Sabharwal in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell discusses his firm’s ideology and material preferences.

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Architect Archana Van Gils in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Ar. Archana Van Gils in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell says “You have to keep a synchronization of the client.

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Interior Designer Ankita Jain in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Interior Designer Ankita Jain in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell shares her approach in handling any project.

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Architect Anita Bhinge in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Principal Architect of SpaceTech Architects & interior Designers, Ar. Anita Bhinge in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Pune Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell.

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Architect Umesh Mistry in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Ar. Umesh Mistry of Design Cube, Pune in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Pune Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell shares his experiences, philosophies and inspirations.

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Events

Everything that you wanted to know about how and why WADe Asia was conceived

WADe Asia is the 1st platform for recognizing & celebrating women-led development in Architecture, Art and Design in Asia. It is the federation of World Women Artists, Architects and Designers. 

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Watch WADe India event telecast on NDTV Prime

WADe India, 1st platform for Women Architects & Interior Designers was launched on 14th May 2016 at Leela Ambience Gurgaon. Presented by Surfaces Reporter magazine in association with Indian Institute of Architects, NDTV Prime.

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People

Vikas Kumar in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Vikas Kumar in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell shared the concept and working of Rajendra Kumar Associates, Delhi.

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Designer Shweta Jagatramka in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Designer Shweta Jagatramka in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell says that she loves to make her client’s dreams come true by designing .

2 Min read Read more

Architect Manishi Aggarwal in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Ar. Manishi Aggarwal in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell shares how the open culture of her firm Design Cosmos ..

2 Min read Read more

Architect Deepak Sabharwal in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Ar. Deepak Sabharwal in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell discusses his firm’s ideology and material preferences.

2 Min read Read more

Architect Archana Van Gils in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Ar. Archana Van Gils in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell says “You have to keep a synchronization of the client.

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Interior Designer Ankita Jain in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Interior Designer Ankita Jain in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell shares her approach in handling any project.

2 Min read Read more

Architect Anita Bhinge in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Principal Architect of SpaceTech Architects & interior Designers, Ar. Anita Bhinge in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Pune Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell.

2 Min read Read more

Architect Umesh Mistry in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Ar. Umesh Mistry of Design Cube, Pune in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Pune Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell shares his experiences, philosophies and inspirations.

2 Min read Read more

Topics

Interior Designer Ankita Jain in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Interior Designer Ankita Jain in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell shares her approach in handling any project.

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Because Every Smile Matters

As a part of our Aludecor Cares initiative, we have been fortunate enough to spend a day with the residents of Tollygunj Homes, a home meant for senior citizens in Kolkata.

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Swapnil Chaturvedi Revolutionizing Toilets and Mindset towards Sanitization

Imagine negotiating your life without any access to a toilet. That is the condition in which India 70 million slum dwellers live. For the women, this means a no food, no water policy for the entire day, every day.

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Talks

Vikas Kumar in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Vikas Kumar in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell shared the concept and working of Rajendra Kumar Associates, Delhi.

2 Min read Read more

Designer Shweta Jagatramka in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Designer Shweta Jagatramka in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell says that she loves to make her client’s dreams come true by designing .

2 Min read Read more

Architect Manishi Aggarwal in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Ar. Manishi Aggarwal in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell shares how the open culture of her firm Design Cosmos ..

2 Min read Read more

Architect Deepak Sabharwal in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Ar. Deepak Sabharwal in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell discusses his firm’s ideology and material preferences.

2 Min read Read more

Architect Archana Van Gils in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Ar. Archana Van Gils in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Delhi Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell says “You have to keep a synchronization of the client.

0 Min read Read more

Architect Anita Bhinge in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Principal Architect of SpaceTech Architects & interior Designers, Ar. Anita Bhinge in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Pune Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell.

2 Min read Read more

Architect Umesh Mistry in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Ar. Umesh Mistry of Design Cube, Pune in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Pune Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell shares his experiences, philosophies and inspirations.

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Architect Anagha Sadavarte in conversation with Surfaces Reporter

Ar. Anagha Sadaverte, Principal Architect of Creative Ventures in conversation with Surfaces Reporter Magazine at Pune Talk of Town in Association with Orient Bell.

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Sustainability 4s

In 2013 along with his wife, Tania, Swapnil Chaturvedi started Samagra Sanitation (www.samagra.co), a hybrid social enterprise entity that has both a for-profit (Samagra Waste Management Pvt. Ltd).

Swapnil Chaturvedi Revolutionizing Toilets and Mindset towards Sanitization

Swapnil Chaturvedi or well known as the “Poop Guy” brings a revolution in creating new sustainable public toilets and also revolutionizing the mindset of people in using these toilets ..

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Around 1.2 billion or a sixth of the Earth’s human population lives in India and about half of this billion defecates in the open. The present government has demonstrated its political will to make India Open Defecation Free (ODF) by 2019 by launching the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) .

10-on-10 Siddhartha Das India Sanitation Coalition

Around 1.2 billion or a sixth of the Earth’s human population lives in India and about half of this billion defecates in the open. The present government has demonstrated its political will to make India Open Defecation Free (ODF) by 2019 by launching the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) .

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Sanitation in India has got unprecedented political attention and increasing resources have been allocated in the plans and budgets.  The Swachh Bharat Mission has given a great opportunity to elected representatives to commit to sanitation and accordingly to enhancing quality of life.

Achieving Swachh Bharat: Required change in Mind – set for sustainability by Siddhartha Das(Program Leader, India Sanitation Coalition)

Sanitation in India has got unprecedented political attention and increasing resources have been allocated in the plans and budgets.

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