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Multi-Sized Circular Openings and Concrete Balconies Accentuate The Brick Façade of This Vietnamese House | AD9 Architects

Multi-Sized Circular Openings and Concrete Balconies Accentuate The Brick Façade of This Vietnamese House | AD9 Architects

Vietnamese Architecture firm AD9 Architects has punctuated the brick façade of this family home with multi-sized round openings and concrete balconies.

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What’s New About the Newly Released Design for Navi Mumbai Airport by Zaha Hadid Architects

The newly released design of  the Navi Mumbai airport is in talks for good reasons. This greenfield international airport isbeing built on the National Highway (NH) 4B near Panvel. Learn more about thisairportand itsfascinating design with SURFACES REPORTER (SR) as you read ahead.

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Nilgiris region in southern India

A Taste of Paradise inside this Family Home at the Nilgiris | Urban Workshop | Chennai

Designed by Solachi Ramanathan, Urban Workshop, Chennai, House in the Nilgiris is a family home for a client who wanted to spend time, have conversations and create memories with friends and family.

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beautiful Indian homes

4 Beautiful Indian Homes That Celebrate Nature And Green Living | SURFACES REPORTER Exclusive

Today most of us are looking to relax by being amidst nature. Nature has the cure for everything which can benefit your life in many ways. Being surrounded by nature in your home can rejuvenate your mind and body. SURFACES REPORTER shares 4 such projects for you.

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Worlds First Biotech Playground "AirBubble" Designed by EcoLogicStudio | Warsaw | Poland

London-based architecture and innovation firm ecoLogicStudio, headed by Claudia Pasquero and Marco Poletto, has unveiled AirBubble as the worlds first biotechnological playground for children to integrate air-purifying micro-algae.

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Fascinating Facades

7 Fascinating Facades designed by leading architects that will amaze you | Surface Reporter

To know what a building has to impress you, the first clue can be taken from its facade. Facades can amaze you at a glance. These generally point to the front side of the building.

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Meals on Wheels SA Head Office | JPE Design Studio | Australia

Architecture and Design India | The Robust Brickwork and Bold Transparent Forms Define Meals on Wheels SA Head Office

Architecture & Design India-JPE Design Studio has designed an expressive façade for the Meals on Wheels SA Head Office in Australia. The project is also the recipient of the 2021 SA Architecture Awards.

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A heartfelt tribute to the inspiring architect with a glimpse of the life and works of Didi Contractor and her evergreen spirit with a message from Vertica Dvivedi

SURFACES REPORTER- Architecture Magazine India & WADE ASIA Pays Tribute to Didi Contractor

Architecture Magazine India-Surfaces Reporter and WADE ASIA have special memories with Didi Contractor, WADEASIA Lifetime Award Winner 2017 and the inspiring self-taught architect who has dedicated her life to building with mud and abode. We salute her life, work and evergreen spirit!

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Concrete, Wood and Cantilevers Animate Inside Out House by Modo Designs | Ahmedabad

Architectural and Interior Design | Wood, Concrete and Cantilevers Animate Inside Out House by Modo Designs

Architectural and Interior Design-Arpan Shah, the principal architect of Modo Designs, has weaved open, semi-open and indoor spaces into an expansive sprawl of ‘Inside Out house’ located on Bopal Ambli road in the western part of Ahmedabad.

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Denmarks International Climate Centre- Klimatorium | 3XN Architects + SLA Architects

The Wavy Wooden Façade with Integrated Seating Features Denmarks International Climate Centre- Klimatorium | 3XN Architects + SLA Architects

Named- Klimatorium- the projects main symbolic gesture is the wavy wooden exterior that rises above the main entry and makes it an easily recognisable landmark.

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A Cosy Green House in Delhi That Coexists With Old Trees And 20+ Species Of Birds | Neem-Aangan | Design Bureau

A Cosy Green House in Delhi That Coexists With Old Trees And 20+ Species Of Birds | Neem-Aangan | Design Bureau

Architect Ameet Singh of Design Bureau has designed a single-family green residence on a plot with three existing old trees in the megalopolis of Delhi.

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How To Design An Ideal Residential Façade?

Ar. Robin Sisodiya On Designing An Ideal Residential Facade | ASRO Arcade | Gurugram

Architect Robin Sisodiya, the founder and principal architect at ASRO Arcade, has shared with SURFACES REPORTER (SR) how to achieve a balance between all the elements when designing a facade.

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Casa Ballena Ar Center | RIMA Design Group

7 Rammed Earth Buildings Feature Casa Ballena Art Centre in Mexico designed by  RIMA Design Group

Mexico-based architecture practice RIMA Design Group designed Casa Ballena- an art centre using rammed earth with wooden pergolas.

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Milad Eshtiyaghi white cabin

The Futuristic White Cabin by Milad Eshtiyaghi Begins And Ends With The Sea

Envisioned and designed by Milad Eshtiyaghi, this stark white A-Frame cabin is located in Arendal, Norway and is an ideal example of a place to contemplate all the transformations that we all went through the last year due to COVID.

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Uxola Apartments by Two Five Five Architects

Bright Pink Balconies Protrude From The Facade of Uxola Apartments in Cape Town | Two Five Five Architects | South Africa

South African architecture firm Two Five Five Architects designed a micro-unit residential apartments that feature the bright pink balconies protruding from their façade.

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Tiago Sousa Box house

Portuguese Architect Tiago Sousa Adds Modern ‘Box’ House into the Stone Ruins of Traditional Structure

Portuguese architect Tiago Sousa renovated the ruins of a traditional stone abode in the village of Romarigães by inserting a modern ‘Box’ house without any expansion to the existing footprint.

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The Brick House | RLDA Architecture

RLDA Architecture Gives A Perforated and Projected Brick Facade To This House in New Delhi

Rahoul B. Singh and Lakshmi Chand Singh, the co-founders and the principal architects of RLDA Architecture | Design | Research, used the humble building material-Brick to design this house in New Delhi- a city that has a long history of prominent brick buildings.

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CapitaSpring- Carlo Ratti Associatis Tower of Skygardens and Bjarke Ingels First Building in Singapore | See Exclusive Pics

CapitaSpring- Carlo Ratti Associatis Tower of Skygardens and Bjarke Ingels First Building in Singapore | See Exclusive Pics

Bjarke Ingels Groups tower of sky gardens and its first building in Singapore– CapitaSpring- nears completion.

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Lotus-shaped Shivamogga Airport causes rift between Congress & BJP | Karnataka | SR News update

Citing that the lotus represents the ruling partys election symbol, Congress has demanded that the Lotus shaped Shivamogga airport design to be shelved. A report by SURFACES REPORTER (SR).

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Kris Yao | Hotel Indigo Taipei | Fascinating Facade

Kris Yao Uses 5,20,000 Handmade Kiln Burning Bricks To Design the Fan-shaped Hotel Indigo Taipei | Fascinating Facade

Opened in early 2020, Hotel Indigo Taipei is the first hotel and retail complex by InterContinental Hotel (IHG) in Taipei designed by the famous architect Kris Yao of the Kris Yao Artech-an award-winning architecture and design firm.

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Safdie Architects Reveals Plans To Build Interconnected Housing Towers Over Railway Tracks in Toronto | Orca

Safdie Architects Reveals Plans To Build Interconnected Housing Towers Over Railway Tracks in Toronto | Orca

Boston-based Safdie Architects unveiled plans to construct nine interconnected residential buildings alongside an 11-acre park over a 100-meter wide and 800-metre-long stretch of the railway line.

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Nomad Kokedama forest

Nomad Studio Designs An Ethereal Woodland Made up of 1,200 Japanese Kokedamas

Nomad Studio creates a tiny sculptural forest consisting of more than 1,200 Japanese Kokedama nested within its inverted dome. The forest reflects upon the unseen significance of the inhabitants within the soil and their connection with nature.

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100 Franklin Apartments | Manhattan | DDG Partners

Danish Hand-laid Bricks With Large Italian Wood-Framed Windows Features 100 Franklin | Manhattan | DDG Partners

100 Franklin features a Danish hand-laid brick façade that is employed expressively around large Italian wood-framed windows, entry points and points where the building joins together.

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Ar Christopher Benninger creates Rs 700 Cr Sassoon Hospital Plan| Pune, Maharashtra | SR News Update

Veteran Ar Christopher Benninger has created an ambitious Rs 700 Cr plan for the redevelopment of Sassoon Hospital, Pune out of which Rs 100 Cr has already been sanctioned by Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar for the initial phase. A report by SURFACES REPORTER (SR).

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CEPT Alumnus Builds Germany’s First 3D Printed House; Bags German Innovation Award 2021 | Beckum | SR News Update

Ankiet Patel, a CEPT alumnus is a part of the team that has built the country’s first 3D printed house and has won the prestigious German Innovation Award 2021 under the category “Building & Element”. A report by SURFACES REPORTER (SR).

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Meethi Mishti nu Matti Ghar in Ahmedabad | Sfera Blu Architects

Locally Sourced Materials With A Low Carbon Footprint Wraps the Meethi Mishti nu Matti Ghar in Ahmedabad | Sfera Blu Architects

‘Meethi-Mishti nu Mati Ghar’ is a 440 sq.m residence in Ahmedabad designed by Naman Shah led Sfera Blu Architects. The beautiful project portrays the humane and genuine manifestations of its two young patrons- Meethi (3 years old) and Mishti (9 years old).

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The White Linear Corridor| Brookfield Asset Management | Ultraconfidentiel

The White Linear Corridor Brightens The Interiors Of Brookfield Asset Management | Ultraconfidentiel

Delhi-based interior design firm Ultraconfidentiel has created an eye-catching pristine white marble linear corridor in the interiors of the Brookfield Asset Management new headquarter in Godrej BKC Building, Mumbai.

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KHI house & Art Space by Lassa Architects

The Sunken KHI house & Art Space by Lassa Architects Features Rippling Concrete Facade | Greece

KHI house & Art Space by London-based architecture firm- Lassa Architects is a minimalist residence highlighting a single, continuous rippling wall framing multiple protected courtyards at the boundary of each wing.

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Höweler + Yoon Designs | Float Lab | USA

Höweler + Yoon Designs A Luminous Circular Platform That Floats on Pennsylvanian River | USA

Höweler + Yoon Architecture designs a glowing green circular platform, ‘Floatlab’ features a sloping ramp shape that allows visitors and the public to stroll atop the river, while some parts of this structure have ‘sink’ by some 4 feet under the water surface, allowing an eye-level view of the rive

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This Tessellated Botanical Pavilion | Kengo Kuma and Geof Nees

This Tessellated Botanical Pavilion is made from ‘Beautiful But Unused Wood’ Fused Like A Puzzle Without Any Metal Support | Kengo Kuma and Geof Nees

Japanese architect Kengo Kuma collaborates with Australian artist Geoff Nees to create a tangible, circular pavilion- named botanical pavilion- using timber collected from Melbournes Royal Botanic Gardens.

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The Climate Skin Covers This Light-Filled 8-Story in Manhattan, New York | Archi-Tectonics

The Climate Skin Covers This Light-Filled 8-Story in Manhattan, New York | Archi-Tectonics

New York City studio Archi-Tectonics has finished a staggering project where they transformed a narrow industrial structure into an illuminated 8-storey family home in SoHo.

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Belaku Residence by Technoarchitecture

Belaku Residence by Technoarchitecture Evokes the Natural Elegance of Wabi Sabi and Balanced Geometric Forms |Bangalore

Ar. Rajesh Shivaram of Technoarchitecture- used the concept of Wabi-Sabi - aesthetic, simple, and close to nature, while designing the Belaku Residence in Bangalore.

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Counterpace’s 2021 Serpentine Pavilion

Reclaimed Steel, Cork And Timber Defines The Counterpace’s 2021 Serpentine Pavilion

After almost one year of extension, the 20th serpentine Pavilion finally opened to the public on 11 June 2021. The pink and grey building is built from cork, reclaimed steel and timber wrapped with micro-cement.

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Ravi Verma Residence

A Contemporary, Spacious and Pleasant Home in Hyderabad by Phylosophy Design Studio

Conceptualized by Vasundhara Sampath, the founder and principal designer of Phylosophy Design Studio, the house features mindful minimal interiors, interesting wallpapers, eye-catching artefacts and attractive chandeliers & lightings.

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Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library in South Africa

Adjaye Associates Designs Eight Rammed Earth Domed Structures For Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library in South Africa

Adjaye Associates- has conceptualized a 5,400-square-metre Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library in Johannesburg, South Africa that will feature eight rammed-earth domes.

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Red5studio and Ben Decor Wrap this Cafés Façade With Curved Steel Strips to Give it A Look of a Bird’s Nest |Vietnam

Red 5 Studio and Ben Decor Wrap this Cafés Façade With Curved Steel Strips to Give it A Look of a Bird’s Nest |Vietnam

In Vietnam, the September Cafe – The Wind Blows is a coffee house designed just like a birds nest featuring curved steel strips on its façade and interiors.

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Restro Qualia by P&D Associates in Bharuch Blends the French Bistro Style With Rustic Finishes | Bharuch

Restro Qualia by P&D Associates Blends the French Bistro Style With Rustic Finishes | Bharuch

Hand-painted pink flamingo artwork on the exposed brick walls, herringbone flooring, baroque mirrors, overhanging chandeliers, earthy material palette, are some of the features that characterise the Restro Qualia- a multi-cuisine restaurant designed by P&D Associates.

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This World’s Tallest Detached Core Building With Steel Structural System in Shenzhen | Hanking Center | | Morphosis

This World’s Tallest Detached Core Building With Steel Structural System in Shenzhen | Hanking Center | | Morphosis

Soaring a height of approximately 1,180 feet, the 64- story mixed-used tower with office and retail space is characterized by its pioneering steel structural system and a web-like detached core.

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Copain-Copain |Université Laval Students | Canada

A Multipurpose Primary School in Canada Built Using CLT Modules and Passive Techniques by Université Laval Students

With the creative thoughts in mind, the students of Universitè Laval designed Copain, Copain?- a primary school that features passive strategies and the use of eco-friendly materials.

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Nirmanam Design Studio Converts A Basic 3BHK-Apartment into A Classy, Colourful and Cheerful Home | Nisarg

Nirmanam Design Studio Converts A Basic 3BHK-Apartment into A Classy, Colourful and Cheerful Home | Nisarg

Darshana Vora & Bhargav Pancholi, Founders and Principal Designers of Nirmanam Design Studio managed to deftly transform the dim-lit, mundane and basic 3 BHK apartment into a cheerful, throbbing, energetic and vibrant space.

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Giant Grass | Zome Building Kit

Create Your Own Bamboo Structure in 2-3 Hours Without Special Tools or Construction Experience | Giant Grass | Zome Building Kit

Munir Vahanvati And Mittul Vahanvati of Giant Grass- a Melbourne-based architecture and design firm has come up with a "Zome Building Kit" that works like a Lego or Meccano set on a larger scale and can be used to build a bamboo dome-like structure.

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Rupa Renaissance -A 132m Megastructure of Steel in Navi Mumbai by Access Architects

Rupa Renaissance -A 132m Megastructure of Steel in Navi Mumbai by Access Architects

The 132m colossal structure consists of an IT building that offers space for lease to exclusive MNCs and IT firms.

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Kéré Architecture Uses Local Materials and Passive Techniques To Design This Ring-Shaped School in West Africa

Kéré Architecture Uses Local Materials and Passive Techniques To Design This Ring-Shaped School in West Africa

Francis Kérés Lycée Schorge Secondary School set a new standard in education and became a source of inspiration for others due to its integration of locally-sourced building materials innovatively and sustainably.

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Jain Residence

This Joint Family Home by Reflective Practices Gives Both Private and Shared Spaces to Its Residents | Madhya Pradesh

Ar. Vrushali Sethi and Ar. Ashish Sethi, founders and principal architects of Reflective Practices, carefully designed this Jain residence, which had a special requirement of having two different houses appearing as one from outside.

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Thick Concrete Exteriors of This Library on a Reservoir Pond Make It Earthquake-Resistant | Maru Architecture | Matsubara| Japan

Thick Concrete Exteriors of This Library on a Reservoir Pond Make It Earthquake-Resistant | Maru Architecture | Matsubara| Japan

Japanese design firm- Maru Architecture has restored the central library of Matsubara in Osaka Pefecture, by incorporating a monolithic extension hovering on a peaceful pond.

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RMJM Milano’s New Sanko Head Quarter in Istanbul Has A Void That Stretches From Ground Up To the Roof | Sustainable Design | Turkey

RMJM Milano’s New Sanko Head Quarter in Istanbul Has A Void That Stretches From Ground Up To the Roof | Sustainable Design | Turkey

RMJM Milano, one of turkey’s oldest group of companies, won an international competition for its ingenious design of the new Sanko Headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Kanhaiya- A Experiential Boutique-Style Store For Multi-Brand Tiles and Tap, and Jaquar Sanitary in Nagpur | Inspiration –The Design Avenue

Kanhaiya- A Experiential Boutique-Style Store For Multi-Brand Tiles and Tap, and Jaquar Sanitary in Nagpur | Inspiration –The Design Avenue

Drawing inspiration from its own product range, the idea behind the design was to create an experiential space for the customer, opening up his vision towards the use of tiles as a surface finish to any given plane in the interior box space.

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SR Tribute| Ar Yashwant Mistry | The demise of a legend

One of the most notable architects of the modern era, Ar Yashwant Mistry who gave Indian modern architecture a footing at the international level is no longer amidst us. SURFACES REPORTER (SR) pays humble tribute to the architect and wish for his heavenly abode.

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House in a garden| Gianni Botsford Architects | London

Gianni Botsford Architects Transforms A House in a Garden With Double Curved Timber And Copper Clad Roof | London

London-based architecture studio Gianni Botsford Architects demolished the old bungalow for its owner and replaced it with a building that has a sweeping copper roof and a subterranean swimming pool feature.

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A Lotus-Inspired Suspended Coffee Bar and Restaurant in Vietnam | Da Lat | VHA Architects

A Lotus-Inspired Suspended Coffee Bar and Restaurant in Vietnam | Da Lat | VHA Architects

VHA Architects conceived and built the Flowers of Clouds - a restro and coffee bar at the height of about 1000 meters overhead the sea level in Vietnam

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Henning Larsens New School in Sundby

Henning Larsen Designs Denmarks First Ecolabel Primary School | Sustainable Design

Henning Larsens New School in Sundby is a historic project that will contribute to the nations sustainable and educational-facility architecture. It is the Denmarks first to be bestowed with the Nordic Ecolabel

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Delhi-based Architecture Discipline | Discovery Centre | Bengaluru

Delhi-based Architecture Discipline Incorporates Red Egg on the Plaza of Discovery Centre As A Family Junction | Bengaluru

The award-winning design firm, Architecture Discipline, led by the founder and principal architect Akshat Bhatt, has designed a Discovery Centre in Bengaluru with longer life-span materials.

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The Mushroom  |ZJJZ Atelier | Shanghai | China

The Mushroom - A Wood House In The Forest by ZJJZ Atelier | Shanghai | China

The mushroom house is dominated by wood with terrazzo parts that reflect the granolithic concrete exterior and features a cone-shaped roof clad in pine wood shingles.

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Enclaves | Agnieszka Bialek | Monolight Studio

3-D Printed Floating Offices on the River in Poland by Agnieszka Bialek | Monolight Studio

Poland based designer Agnieszka Bialek, owner of Krakow based studio Monolight has come up with the innovative idea of designing floating office pods dubbed as Enclaves to provide the best views with maximum privacy.

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Wutopia Labs latest bookstore in Shanghai

Traditional Chinese Garden Design Features in the Wutopia Labs Newest Bookstore in Shanghai

This latest 452-square-metre bookstore in Shanghai is designed by architecture practice Wutopia Lab featuring bookshelves made from perforated aluminum and quartz stone.

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The Bliss Apartment by Studio Nirvana

The Bliss Apartment by Studio Nirvana Characterizes Subdued Colour Pallete and a Big balcony

Architect Avinash Joshy at Kochi-based Studio Nirvana has used a dark, subdued palette with a dominance of grey and monochrome hues while creating this home for a young musician couple in Kakkanad- a major residential and industrial district in the city of Kochi in Kerala.

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Apartment 801 | Raipur | Studio Adiva

This Modern And Minimalistic Raipur Apartment Celebrates The Local Indian Crafts | Studio Adiva

Located in Raipur on the eighth floor of a high rise, this is a contemporary Indian apartment designed by Varun Singhania, the principal architect and founding partner of Studio Adiva.

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pencil tower by Durbach Block Jaggers

The Skinniest Skyscraper in Australia by Durbach Block Jaggers | The Pencil Tower

Durbach Block Jaggers- an Australian architecture studio, has revealed the design of its super skinny hotel soon to be built at 410 Pitt Street in Sydney.

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K&B Partners Modern Family Recreation Center in Koblevo, Ukraine

K&B Partners Designs A Mussel-Shaped Modern Family Recreation Center in Koblevo, Ukraine

Christened Shell House, this mussel-shaped modern family recreation centre has been designed by Kovtun Yuri and Burakov Egor of Odessa-based architecture & interior design firm K&B Partners.

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#MeTooEarth| A building with microclimate| Marwah, Jalandhar | World Environment Day, 5 June, 2021 | SR Eco project

With its own micro climate, project Marwah signifies a little paradise amidst the hustle and bustle of the city. This is a part of SURFACES REPORTER (SR) #MeTooEarth campaign on the occasion of World Environment Day, 2021.

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#MeTooEarth| Sustainable Design for Masses|5 days- Satsang Event, Rajkot | Studio 919, Ahmedabad, Gujarat | World Environment Day, 5 June, 2021 | SR Eco project

Studio 919 Architects planned a 5 day Satsang event in Rajkot Gujarat having sustainability at its core. On the occasion of World Environment Day, as a part of #MeTooEarth campaign SURFACES REPORTER (SR) takes you through the project

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#MeTooEarth | Projects & Innovations that will inspire you | World Environment Day Campaign by SURFACES REPORTER

Environment is one of the main concerns of SURFACES REPORTER (SR). We always strive to bring out the most unheard stories of sustainable design and environment-friendly projects. Keeping up with the tradition, with the campaign #MeTooEarth SR brings to you the top environment positive stories of the

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Nilanjan Bhowal

#MeTooEarth | Quick Tour of Delhi Based Architect Nilanjan Bhowal Green Home | Surfaces Reporter

Green Architect Nilanjan Bhowal, Design Consortium, takes us on a quick tour of his green home in South Delhi and also share his message for all on World Environment Day as a part of #MeTooEarth campaign with SURFACES REPORTER (SR). Here he talks about the rain water harvesting, passive cooling and

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British Architect Thomas Heatherwick | The Vessel | New York

Ancient Indian Stepwells Inspired British Architect Thomas Heatherwick To Design this 150-Foot Tall Sculptural Monument | New York

British designer Thomas Heatherwick has designed 150-foot-tall sculptural monument- Vessel- at Hudson Yards on Manhattan. He inspired chiefly from ancient Indian step-wells, where more than a hundred flight of stairs descend considerably deep into the earth.

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Casa Santina by Argentina-Based Estudio Opaca Is An Open And Bright Brick Home

Toward a dwelling entrance and a large window that blurs the frontier between the interior and exterior with a private garden, visitors are welcomed by a floating staircase in Casa Santina designed by Argentina-based architecture and design practice- Estudio Opaco.

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Symbiosis Hospital

IMK Architects Creates a Multi-Faceted Brick Facade for Symbiosis Hospital and Research Center (SUHRC) in Pune

Naturally compressed, sundried earthen bricks produced on-site, have been used for façade and masonry work and methods such as brick-boxing were incorporated to achieve efficiency, while reducing pollution in Symbiosis Hospital and Research Center (SUHRC), Lavale, Pune by IMK Architects

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Minimalist Design With A Neutral Colour Palette Beautifies This Bathroom Showroom | Rajkot | Intrinsic Designs

Minimalist Design With A Neutral Colour Palette Beautifies This Bathroom Showroom | Rajkot | Intrinsic Designs

Gujarat-based architecture and design firm- Intrinsic Designs has fashioned this beautiful bathroom showroom in Rajkot for one of the leading retailers of sanitary wares, bathroom fittings and tiles.

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Sleek Geometric Patterns Adorns The Facade Of Community Car Park in Buiksloterham | Amsterdam | XVW architectuur

Sleek Geometric Patterns Adorns The Facade Of Community Car Park in Buiksloterham | Amsterdam | XVW architectuur

he parkeergarage A1 provides required parking of 250 spaces for local communities, and it is the first of two car parks designed by XVW architectuur in Buiksloterham, Amsterdam. It stretches in a former industrial waterfront of 100 hectares at Buiksloterham in the north of Amsterdam.

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Valldaura Labs | Isolation Cabin | CLT | Voxel |Barcelona

Valldaura Labs Built An Isolation Cabin From Local CLT in Just 5 Months | Voxel |Barcelona

The Voxel is a 12-square-metre structure is designed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic as space where a single occupant can be self-confined for 14 days.

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This Artists’ Cabin in Mumbai Are Raised on Heavy Boulders to Combat Flooding | Architecture Brio

This Artists’ Cabin in Mumbai Are Raised on Heavy Boulders to Combat Flooding | Architecture Brio

Shefali Balwani and Robert Verrijt of Architecture Brio designed 150 sqm ‘Mumbai Artist Retreat- a series of flexible and resilient pavilions hosting events and workshops on its premises- Alibag Maharashtra.

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Residence 95 | J+Am Storey | Delhi

Residence 95 Designed By J+Am Storey Highlights An Eye-Catching Central Void On Its Facade | Delhi

Amit Bhatia and Jaanshi Bhatia of J+AM Storey modelled ‘ Residence 95’ in New Delhi, marking an alluring central void on its façade.

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Various Associates Lines C2 Cafe & Bar With Wooden Cladding To Emulate A Cabin | Shenzhen | China

Various Associates Lines C2 Cafe & Bar With Wooden Cladding To Emulate A Cabin | Shenzhen | China

With the concept of ‘Cabin In The City, ‘Shenzhen-based studio Various Associates build a unique style café and cocktail bar with casual dining in Shenzhen, China.

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Japanese Architect Kengo Kuma Designed Cross Laminated Timber Pavilion And Park In Tokyo

Japanese Architect Kengo Kuma Designed Cross Laminated Timber Pavilion And Park In Tokyo

Kengo Kuma, a renowned Japanese architect and founder of Kengo Kuma & Associates, built a temporary Pocket Park Pavilion in Tokyo using cross-laminated timber.

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T House | Kalpak Shah | Studio Course | Pune

T House:  Minimal Interiors with a Sense of Sustainability | Kalpak Shah | Studio Course | Pune

Sustainable Materials and Minimal Aesthetic Feature T House by Kalpak Shah of Studio Course

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Apt 1406 | Intrinsic Designs

Earthy and Warm, the Interiors of This Ahmedabad Home Exudes an Unparalleled Charm | Intrinsic Designs

Conceived by Shivraj Patel & Shruti Malani, Principal architects and founders of Intrinsic Designs, this 900 sq ft apartment in Ahmedabad features multi-sensory interior that utilizes earthen hues and minimal accessories.

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LCA Architetti | Casa Quattro | Italy

LCA Architetti Uses Timber, Cork and Straw To Build This Residence | Italy

LCA Architetti designs simple and eco-friendly ‘Casa Quattro’ House of Wood, Straw and Cork in the Italian countryside for a young couple.

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Aikya by Technoarchitecture

Technoarchitecture Gives A Floating Façade To This Contemporary House in Bengaluru | AIKYA

Located in South Bangalore, this beautiful 4 BHK residence by architect Rajesh Shivaram of Technoarchitecture is evocative of the simple, open structures of times past, yet possessed of modernity of spirit perfectly in keeping with contemporary life.

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Archi-Union Architects + Fab-Union | Nanjing Pavilion

Archi-Union Architects + Fab-Union designed The World’s Most Extensive Modified Plastic 3d Printed Architecture

In collaboration with Fab Union, shanghai-based architectural design firm Archi-Union Architects has designed the world’s extremely extensive amended plastic 3D printed architecture, Nanjing Pavilion of Happy Valley Theme Park East Gate.

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Studio Mortazavi Designs Worlds First 3D Printed School in Madagascar | Thinking Huts

Studio Mortazavi Designs Worlds First 3D Printed School in Madagascar | Thinking Huts

Studio Mortazavi, an architectural design agency based in San Francisco, Lisbon, And Paris, collaborated with non-profit organisation Thinking Huts to design the worlds first 3D printed school for a university in Fianarantsoa, Madagascar.

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Tadao Ando | Paris Bourse de Commerce Building | Renovation

Tadao Ando Adds 9 m High Cylindrical Concrete wall In Paris Bourse de Commerce Building’s Central Rotunda

Historic Bourse de Commerce building project is one of France’s most anticipated cultural projects of the year, designed by Pritzker prize-winning architect Tadao Ando for businessman Francois Pinault.

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Pehnawa: Striking Apparel Store | Auranagabad | Portico Design Concepts

Pehnawa: Striking Apparel Store Replete With Colours, Textures And Diverse Materiality | Auranagabad | Portico Design Concepts

Pehnawa: Striking Retail Showroom Replete With Colours, Textures And Diverse Materiality | Auranagabad

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This Jungle Rooftop Restaurant by Loop Design Studio | Tulum

This Jungle Rooftop Restaurant by Loop Design Studio Will Appeal to All Your Senses | Tulum

Bamboo arched passage, dynamic seating area, use of organic materials such as stone, cane, mosaic and wood, and cane light fixtures are some of the striking features of this This Jungle Rooftop Restaurant designed by Loop Design Studio.

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Cyclone- Proof Structure; The Need Of The Hour | SR Design Update

After TAUKTE’s destruction, as YAAS tears down India’s East coast, there is a desperate need for cyclone proof structures in order to keep the lives and property safe. SURFACES REPORTER (SR) spoke to the experts from Odisha, the state often ravaged by severe intensity storms and cyclones and underst

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Lets talk Kitchens with Ar. Shami Goregaokar | GA Design | SR Design Special

Shami Goregaokar, Design Director, GA has shared with SURFACES REPORTER (SR) some important aspects of kitchen design.

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Tower C by Zaha Hadid Architects

Sci-Fi Style Twin Supertall Towers in Shenzhen by Zaha Hadid Architects | Tower C

Zaha Hadid Architects plans to design these twin supertall skyscrapers for Shenzhen Bay Super Headquarters Base financial centre, China. It is called tower C and will soar to around 400m (1,312ft), or nearly the height of the Empire State Building.

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Bamboo Society of India Signs MOU with COA

Mainstreaming Bamboo in the Building Sector | Bamboo Society of India Signs MOU with COA

Mainstreaming Bamboo in the Building Sector | Bamboo Society of India Signs MOU with COA

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Wicker Mesh Pavilion by DJA

Beautiful Triangular Wicker Mesh Pavilion in France by Latvian Architecture Firm DJA

Located in the heart of Jardins De lEurope in Annecy, France, the timber/wicker grid pavilion is a perfect combination of traditional craftsmanship and contemporary architecture.

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Mumbai 3BHK home |  1202| Insitu by Kalakaari Haath

This Minimalist, 3-BHK Home is Peppered With Muted Hues, Local Crafts and Functional Furniture |Mumbai |  1202| Insitu by Kalakaari Haath

Mumbai-based Insitu by Kalakaari Haath, led by architect Sahiba Madan, has renovated the interiors of this simple and sophisticated home for a young working couple, the designer herself and her pilot husband.

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OPPO Headquarters in Hangzhou, China

Bjarke Ingels Group Reveals An O-shaped Tower for OPPO in Hangzhou, China

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has revealed a sinuous skyscraper featuring a Massive ‘O’ for OPPO’s new headquarter in Hangzhou, China.

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Worlds Tallest Hybrid Timber Tower by SHoP Architects and BVN Design in Sydney

Worlds Tallest Hybrid Timber Tower by SHoP Architects and BVN Design in Sydney

Worlds Tallest Hybrid Timber Tower in Sydney by SHoP Architects and BVN Design

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Koichi Takada Architects | Sunflower House

A House That Turns Face Towards The Sun Just Like A Sunflower | Koichi Takada Architects

Sunflower House- a carbon-positive single-family home that generates its own energy. It follows the same approach by the distinctive sunflower that always moves its face towards the sun.

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Spazio Interiors | Kolkata | Jhunjhunwala Residence

Attractive Corridor Accentuates The Interiors of This 4 BHK Apartment | Kolkata | Spazio Interiors

Kolkata-based interior design firm Spazio Interiors has designed the interiors of this 4 BHK apartment, located at Swarnamani, one of the most luxurious housing complexes of Kolkata.

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Steel and Brick Farmhouse in Bharuch Woven Around Chikoo Trees | Dipen Gada and Associates

Steel and Brick Farmhouse in Bharuch Woven Around Chikoo Trees | Dipen Gada and Associates

Dipen Gada and Associates has beautifully and sensitively designed a farmhouse- Nirmal House- residing within the dense chikoo plantations in the periphery of Bharuch.

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Studio AVT | Udaan School

Studio AVT Includes Vibrant Triangular Fins and Colourful MS Louvers in Udaan School

This play school designed by Studio AVT features exposed-brick façade that is highlighted with the use of vibrant, triangular fins on its windows.

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The Toronto Tree Tower by  Penda and Timber

The Toronto Tree Tower Is Built From Cross Laminated Timber and Plants | Penda | Timber

Penda architects while designing The Toronto Tree Tower- an 18-storey building that is built entirely from cross-laminated timber (CLT) and plants.

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‘Gaia’ : The First 3D Printed Sustainable House

The First 3D Printed House ‘Gaia’ Built With Soil, Rice Husks, and Straws

Italian 3D-printing technology developer WASP constructed this beautiful, eco-sustainable 3D printed house using natural materials such as soil and agricultural waste.

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Seed-Shaped hotel ZJJZ Atelier | China

Inside the Seed-Shaped Holiday Cabins, Designed by ZJJZ Atelier | China

SURFACES REPORTER (SR) s this post covers ZJJZ Ateliers organic-shaped seed pods nestled in a Chinese pine forest, echoing their scenic surroundings.

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Sushant Lok Residence | Amit Khanna Design Associates | Delhi

This Delhi Home Features Sun-Filled Interiors, Natural Materials and Sober Colour Palette | AKDA

Amit Khanna Design Associates (AKDA) envisioned a sober home- Sushant Lok Residence- that incorporates natural materials, light-filled interiors, and a calm colour palette.

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KAAN Architecten | Amsterdam Courthouse |  Netherlands.

KAAN Architecten Designs Grand Circular Staircase in the Netherlands Largest Courthouse

KAAN Architecten has recently designed the Amsterdam Courthouse, which is said to be the largest in the Netherlands.

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KPIT Office in Pune | InteGrid Design | Designer’s Group

Asymmetrical Wooden Staircase and Multifunctional Skylight Form Centerpiece of KPIT Office in Pune | InteGrid Design | Designer’s Group

Ar. Khozema Chitalwala, has lately designed KPIT Office in Pune which was set to achieve a minimal yet dynamic ambience that triggers a sense of motivation amongst employees.

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Spiraling Skyscrapers | A Twisting Tower in Chicago by MB Architects |SR Report

The Growing Trend of Spiraling Skyscrapers | A Twisting Tower in Chicago by MB Architects | SR Report

The popularity of twisting skyscrapers has increased tremendously, says the latest report from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).

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Crazy House in Vietnam

This World Famous Bizarre and Beautiful ‘Crazy House’ in Vietnam is Entirely Crafted By Human Hands | Dang Viet Nga

Wild, Bizarre and Beautiful ‘Crazy House’ in Vietnam by Dang Viet Nga

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Sky Yard Hotel | China | Domain Architects

Curved White Cladding of The Sky Yards Hotel Distinguishes it from Its Compact and Unsatisfactory Industrial Site | China | Domain Architects

The unique exterior of the hotel Sky Yards evokes the traditional Chinses garden-making technique of covering and exposing.

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Urban Zen’s Restro Bar in Hyderabad Features Attention-Grabbing Human Graffiti, Warm Colour Palette and Ambient Lighting | Flashback

Hyderabad-based Urban Zen, led by Rohit Suraj, the Founding Principal And Design Director, has created a multi-level lounge and bar located in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, featuring amazing use of wood, enticing human graffiti, warm colour-palette, ambient lighting, and much more.

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John R 2660 apartment building in Detroit | LOHA | American Architecture

Striking Red Cedar Covers The Façade of John R 2660 apartment building in Detroit | LOHA | American Architecture

Striking Red Cedar Covers The Façade of John R 2660 apartment building in Detroit | LOHA | American Architecture

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Glass Façade That Romances With Light | BLUE CRYSTAL, Anand | KPA Design Studio | SR Facades

Commissioned by a construction company, the façade ‘Blue Crystal’ resonates its sentiment of being blue. Taking the cue from client’s idea of name, ‘Blue crystal’ manifests itself like a crystal with a multi-faceted structure. Check out the interesting design and its story by SURFACES REPORTER.

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CTA- The brick house

Salvaged Bricks Hole-Punctured by CTA to Shape This Wall House in Vietnam | Creative Architects

Vietnamese architectural studio: CTA, salvaged all bricks from the building sites of properties in the vicinity and punctuated them to feature four small holes in this Wall house.

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Humanscapes Habitat

Auroville Design Consultants Used Eco-Friendly and Recycled Materials to Design Humanscapes Habitat in Tamil Nadu

The efficient functional space layout with passive solar techniques and low embodied energy building materials coupled with re-cycled materials characterise Humanscapes Habitat.

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A Conversation with the New York Architect- Diana Kellogg, Who’s Designed an Oval-Shaped Sandstone Girl’s School Amid the Thar Desert

A Conversation with the New York Architect- Diana Kellogg, Who’s Designed an Oval-Shaped Sandstone Girl’s School Amid the Thar Desert

A Conversation with the New York Architect- Diana Kellogg, Who’s Designed an Oval-Shaped Sandstone Girl’s School Amid the Thar Desert

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student housing block- charged voids

Architectural style of Le Corbusier Influences Design of This Student Housing Block in Chandigarh by Charged Voids

Charged Voids- the Chandigarh-based studio designs a 500-capacity Student Housing Block in Landran, a peri urban area in the vicinity of Mohali (Punjab) a satellite town of Chandigarh.

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This Low Cost, Fireproof, Bug-Proof, Eco-Friendly and DIY-Friendly Home is Made from Air Concrete |DomeGaia | Hajjar Gibran

This Low Cost, Fireproof, Bug-Proof, Eco-Friendly and DIY-Friendly Home is Made from Air Concrete |DomeGaia | Hajjar Gibran

Hajjar Gibran, Innovative Designer, Builder, Author, Spiritual Guide and the founder of DomeGaia created a house using AirCrete in Thailand.

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Another form defying design from Ar Daniel Libeskind | Lódz Architecture Center, Lódz, Poland | SR People

Lódz Architecture Center is the latest project by famed Ar Daniel Libeskind who is designing this building as a part of Nexus21, an urban revitalization project of 21 structures in his hometown of Lódz, Poland. On his birthday, SURFACES REPORTER (SR) presents to you its salient features.

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This Wavy Solar Mountain by Nuru Karim Provides 300 MWH Of Renewable Energy Per Year at Burning Man | Nevada

This Wavy Solar Mountain by Nuru Karim Provides 300 MWH Of Renewable Energy Per Year at Burning Man | Nevada

Designed by NUDES, this colossal architectural art is a permanent installation on Burning Man’s 3,800-acre Fly Ranch in Nevada that would produce 300 MWh of electricity annually.

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Australian architecture practice ARM Architecture, in association with landscape architects TOPOTEK1, designed  HOTA- one of the most visually appealing recent buildings on the Gold Coast.

3D Voronoi Pattern in the Facade HOTA- Australia’s Largest Regional Art Gallery | ARM Architecture | TOPOTEK1 | Gold Coast

Australian architecture practice ARM Architecture, in association with landscape architects TOPOTEK1, designed  HOTA- one of the most visually appealing recent buildings on the Gold Coast.

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the-glass-house

Studio Tessera Designed a Tessellated Polycarbonate and Wood Canopy Garden Pavilion in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

Studio Tessera- the Mumbai-based Architecture firm led by architect Sagarika Suri- has designed a striking and contemporary garden pavilion within a well-known hotel, an old establishment in the dense part of Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.

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Solar- Powered Covid-19 Facility Created With Stubble In 80 days | Shriti Pandey | STRAWCTURE ECO| New Delhi| SR People

In a move to get more COVID care centers, Shriti Pandey has set up two self-sufficient solar powered units in Bihar and Punjab using agro-waste. These inherently thermally insulated structures not only trap carbon dioxide and heat but also keep the interior cooler. A report by SURFACES REPORTER (SR)

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Indias first 3D printed House by IIT-M alumni | SR News update

Inspiring hopes for millions of Indians who are in search of affordable housing, Tvasta Manufacturing Solutions, a tech start up by three IIT Madras alumni has created Indias first fully 3D printed home. A report by SURFACES REPORTER (SR)

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Hengqin International Financial Centre tower | AEDAS | Macau

Parametric Design Techniques Infuses Into The Creation of Iconic 339-Metres Hengqin International Financial Centre tower | AEDAS | Macau

Located in Zhuhai’s Hengqin Island, AEDAS recently designed iconic 339 meters Hengqin International Financial Centre tower invokes the Chinese myth of flood dragons emerging from the sea.

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Distinctive and Modern Triangular Façade Features The Somany Residence in Delhi | Atrey & Associates

Located in the bustling neighbourhood of Engineer’s Enclave, New Delhi, The Somany Residence has become a centre of attraction because of its sharply angled façade.

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Seoul-Based Architecture Firm Designed a Futuristic Multi-Purpose Building | Mars | Moon Hoon

Seoul-Based Architecture Firm Designed a Futuristic Building Inspired By the Mars | Moon Hoon

Seoul-Based Architecture Firm Designed a Futuristic Multi-Purpose Building | Mars | Moon Hoon

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Sanjay Puri’s Rajasthan School

Sanjay Puri’s Rajasthan School Feature Red-coloured Angled Walls and Walkways

Red-coloured Angled Walls and Walkways Feature Sanjay Puri’s Rajsthan School

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The peace of Blooming Lotus with Asia’s largest Kalasha| Art of Living Ashram| Bengaluru | SR Architecture

Designed by Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar himself, the Bengaluru Ashram is an epitome of peace and tranquility. SURFACES REPORTER (SR) presents to you an interesting overview of the magnificent structure and why it is so close to the million of hearts.

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No Smart Cities without Smart Healthcare | SR News Update

Ar Sanjay Goel, Director, Ludhiana Smart City Ltd, questions the govt and urges to bring changes in the Smart City design to account for better healthcare facilities. A report by SURFACES REPORTER (SR).

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Top Indian Firms Who Specialise In Parametric Design | SR Architecture

A terms coined by famous architect and partner of Zaha Hadid, Patrik Schumacher, here the designs are usually based on the integration of complexity and variety, in an effort to discard homogenous utilitarianism. SURFACES REPORTER (SR) presents to you a list of the 10 most famous Indian firms

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Salankar Pashine And Associates

This Luxe Villa in Nagpur Features MS Pergola Roof and a Façade Made of Sustainable Materials | Salankar Pashine And Associates

This Luxe Villa in Nagpur Features MS Pergola Roof and a Façade Made of Sustainable Materials | Salankar Pashine And Associates

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Open Architecture Envisions Six Iceberg

Open Architecture Envisions Six Iceberg-Shaped Glass Structures For Shenzhen Maritime Museum | China

Open Architecture Envisions Six Iceberg-Shaped Glass Structures For Shenzhen Maritime Museum

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The First Triple Net-Zero Housing Complex in the World | Seventy-Six | Garrison Architects | US

The First Triple Net-Zero Housing Complex in the US | Seventy-Six | Garrison Architects

Seventy-Six by Garrison Architects is a mixed-use sustainable structure in Albany, New York, the worlds first triple net-zero building. Triple

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Foster + Partners Wraps its First Project in Russia with a Triangulated Copper Facade

Foster + Partners Wraps its First Project in Russia with a Triangulated Copper Facade | RCC Headquarters

The award-winning British architectural design and engineering firm- Foster + Partners- has recently unveiled its newly opened headquarter for RCC- one of the world’s leading producers of copper.

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An Exuberant Use of Colours, Clean Lines and Linear Spaces Set the Tone of Blue Scoop Haus by DIG Architects

An Exuberant Use of Colours, Clean Lines and Linear Spaces Set the Tone of Blue Scoop Haus by DIG Architects

An Exuberant Use of Colours, Clean Lines and Linear Spaces Set the Tone of Blue Scoop Haus by DIG Architects

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Envisage Design Studio

Envisage Incorporates Mud Phuska to Reduce The Ingress Of Heat By Almost 70% in This New Girls’ Hostel in Alipur

Envisage Design Studio Incorporates Mud Phuska to Reduce The Ingress Of Heat By Almost 70% in This New Girls’ Hostel in Alipur

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Tall Angled Strips Fir Wood Features

Tall Strips of Fir Wood Features the Façade of Wisconsins Art Preserve | Tres Birds | US

Tall Angled Strips Fir Wood Features the Wisconsins Art Preserve Designed by Tres Birds

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Nature, Art and Innovation Meet in This Iconic Tower in San Jose, California | Habitat Horticulture

Nature, Art and Innovation Meet in This Iconic Tower in San Jose, California | Habitat Horticulture

To offer an artistic or architectural landmark to the largest city in Silicon Valley, San Jose, Habitat Horticulture has proposed Confluence Rising- an iconic tower in the city.

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Modular Room Partition

Modular Room Partition Entirely Made From Textile and Birch Wood

Copenhagen-based designer- Else-Rikke Bruun- has come up with innovative and flexible room partitions- Veneer- that entwine Mexicos classic weaving techniques with the modern and advanced building method of CNC milling.

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Saundha Gharaunda

Saundha Gharaunda Features An Ever-Charming Central Open To Sky Courtyard | Studio AVT

Designed by  Delhi-based Studio AVT or An-V-Thot Architects, entire house is planned around a beautiful central open to sky courtyard.

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Accordion-Shaped ‘Xia’ Stool Emits A Musical Note When Pressed | Soraia Gomes | Portuguese

Accordion-Shaped ‘Xia’ Stool Emits A Musical Note When Pressed | Soraia Gomes | Portuguese

Portuguese Designer Soraia Gomes Teixeira has a recently designed “Xia Stool”- an accordion-shaped stool that actually sounds like a concertina when someone sits on it or presses it.

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Peony Petal and Painted Pottery Influences The Shape of the Olympic Sports Center Stadium in Linxia City, China | DUTS Design Studio

Shanghai-based architecture studios DUTS design constructed this Linxia Olympic Sports Center Stadium in China that serves as one of the citys landmark cultural facilities.

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Eight Curved Elevated Red Walkways | Bangkok Project Studio

Eight Curved Elevated Red Walkways in Thailand Highlight The Value of Nature | Bangkok Project Studio

Eight Curved Elevated Red Walkways in Thailand Highlighting The Value of Nature | Bangkok Project Studio

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Vincent Callebauts Stunning Building

Vincent Callebauts Stunning Building Twists A Total Of 90 Degrees From Bottom To Top Covered With 23,000 Floras | Taiwan

Named Tao Zhu Yin Yuan, the building designed by Vincent Callebauts, contains 21 floors, out of which 20 floors twist 4.5 degrees per floor as the tower rises, for a total of 90 degrees from bottom to the top.

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Tubular Pipe Sections

This Building in Dehradun Features Intermittent Facade Openings and A Circular Courtyard | Nest Inn | Myspace Architects

Perforated Clay-Tile Screens And V-Shaped Tubular Pipe Sections Feature the Nest Inn | Myspace Architects | Dehradun

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Connected Timber Cones Mark

Three Connected Timber Cones Mark The Magical Club House in the Lush Forest of Japan | Klein Dytham Architecture

Three Connected Timber Cones Mark The Magical Club House in the Lush Forest of Japan | Klein Dytham Architecture

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This Laterite Stone House in Karnataka Highlights A Trough Like Roof | Ovoid House | Greyscale Design Studio

This Laterite Stone House in Karnataka Highlights A Trough Like Roof | Ovoid House | Greyscale Design Studio

Bengaluru-based Greyscale Design Studio has designed Ovoid- a holiday home in Mudigere, Karnataka by using laterite stone.

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Jean Nouvel Unveils the Design of Shenzhen Opera House in China

Jean Nouvel Unveils the Design of Shenzhen Opera House in China

Ateliers Jean Nouvel has won an invited international design competition launched in January 2020 to build a new opera house in Shenzhen, China.

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The Northstar Nest in Gujarat

The Northstar Nest in Gujarat is A Kindergarten School Encompassing Double Height Spaces, Classrooms and Playground

Chennai-based Shanmugam Associates designed an eggshell white kindergarten campus in  Rajkot, Gujarat.

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Sameep Padora & Associates Used Black Limestone in the Construction of the Stepped Temple in Andhra Pradesh

Sameep Padora & Associates Used Black Limestone in the Construction of the Stepped Temple in Andhra Pradesh

Sameep Padora & Associates Used Black Limestone in the Construction of the Stepped Temple in Andhra Pradesh

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11,000 Steel Panels Form the Façade of Frank Gehrys Twisting Art Tower Which Is Set To Open In June | Luma Arles

11,000 Steel Panels Form the Façade of Frank Gehrys Twisting Art Tower Which Is Set To Open In June | Luma Arles | France

11,000 Stainless Steel Panels Form the Façade of Frank Gehrys Twisting Art Tower Which Is Set To Open In June | Luma Arles

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Unexpected Circular Interiors

The Unexpected Circular Interiors of A Simple-Looking Red Concrete Building | Chile | Pezo von Ellrichshausen

Chilean architects Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen have recently designed the university innovation center in Chile that has a simple multistorey building with unusual and spatial interiors.

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IMK Architects- Auric Hall

Auric Hall By IMK Architects Revives Traditional Mughal Architecture In Aurangabad Industrial City

Auric Hall stands tall today as a landmark for Aurangabad Industrial City (AURIC), India’s first greenfield, smart industrial city.

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Vietnam Highlights

This Bat Trang House in Vietnam Highlights An Expressive Perforated Ceramic Brick Façade | Vo Trong Nghia Architects

This Bat Trang House in Vietnam embodies the unique towns ceramic and pottery heritage and has been around for more than 10 decades.

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Timber and Steel Roof Adorns

A Sweeping Timber and Steel Roof Adorns the Top of This Fold House In Ontario | Partisans

Designed by Toronto-based architecture practice - Partisans- this ‘Fold House’ is a two-storey guest and pool house in Hamilton, Canada featuring a dipping timber and steel roof.

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Terracotta Screen Covers | Dreamscape Architects

An Eye-Catching Terracotta Bricks Screen Covers The Facade of this Ahmedabad Home | Dreamscape Architects

The house for a family of five has become a cynosure because of its attention-grabbing terracotta screen that embraces its serene interiors while ensuring cooler climate within the complex.

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Uber-Luxe Vibes to the Inhabitants

A House That Gives Uber-Luxe Vibes to the Inhabitants | The Auura Interior Design Studio | Rajkot | Adani Shantigram

The Haven is An Uber-Luxe Residence by Shaily Ganatra and Kalpesh Gantara | Rajkot | | Adani Shantigram

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The Cluster of Treehouse Cabins Hidden In the Mountainous Landscape | China | WH Studio

Set in the mountainous landscape, this beautiful cluster of treehouse cabins perfectly harmonize with the surrounding areas. Designed by WH studio, these wooden cabins are found at the hotel Senbo Resort Hangzhou in China.

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The Architect Behind Priyanka Chopra

The Designer Behind Priyanka Chopra’s New York Restaurant | SONA

Opened on March 26, Priyanka Chopras Indian restaurant- SONA-is envisioned and designed by Melissa Bowers.

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Studio Infinity

Exposed Brick Work With Earthy Toned Palette Features This Advocates’ Office | Studio Infinity |Pune

Architects Tushar Kothawade and Chiranjivi Lunkad of Studio Infinity has designed ‘Brick by Brick’- an eye-catching Advocate’s Office in Pune, Maharashtra.

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A floating & rotating Five star hotel that will generate electricity too |Qatar | Surfaces Reporter

The eco friendly hotel conceptualised by Hayri Atak Architectural Design Studio, Turkey will generate its own electricity using the rotation and also equipped with wind turbines and rainwater collection. A report by SURFACES REPORTER (SR).

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An Oblong Shape Barrier Free Abode in Jalandhar by Space Race Architects

An Oblong Shaped Barrier Free Abode in Jalandhar by Space Race Architects | Punjab

The Barrier-Free abode by Space Race Architects follows the principle of ‘Simple Living and High Thinking’ as propagated by Mahatma Gandhi.

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Mexico-based Architects Hand-Made This Sustainable Moon Sculpture | KBANIA and F*Money | El Pescadero, Mexico

Mexico-based Architects Hand-Made This Sustainable Moon Sculpture | KBANIA and F*Money | El Pescadero, Mexico

Positioned among the desert of Southern Baja California and the Pacific Ocean, Moon House "Casa de Luna" is the first collaborative project by the F*Money and KBANIA.

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Sourabh Gupta of Archohm designed

Concrete Grey Meets Earthy Terracotta in Archohm’s Agra House

Sourabh Gupta of Archohm designed ‘The Terracotta House’for a family of five across three generations in Agra. It stands like a warm oasis and exemplifies a relationship between neutral grey concrete and earthy terracotta.

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South Indian Temple

A Serene Home For Three Generations Layered in South Indian Temple Complex | Between Spaces | Bangalore | Cuckoo’s Nest

Bangalore-based architecture and interior design firm- Between Spaces has designed a simple, pragmatic and modern home fascinatingly interpreting the typical layering in south Indian temple complex.

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Architect and Designer Manoj Patel

A Beautiful Outdoor Furniture Series Made With Clay Roof Tiles | Manoj Patel Design Studio | Gujarat

Architect and Designer Manoj Patel is known for making extraordinary out of ordinary clay roof tiles. This time the architect repurposed the traditional clay roof tiles to create a unique outdoor furniture series.

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LIJO.RENY.architects

Climbing Plants Feature The Facade of This House That Rains Light in Kerala | LIJO.RENY.architects

The Thrissur-based LIJO.RENY.architects has designed a beautiful house in Ernakulam, Kerala, that features several flowering creepers and climbing vegetables on its facade.

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Post Covid Future

A 3D Printed Bio Based Micro Home for a Post Covid Future by Oliver Thomas and Amey Kandalgaonkar

The global uncertainty created by COVID-19 pandemic has changed the lives of people in many ways. 3D printing emerged as a boom during this time that was being used to tackle  the challenges posed by the pandemic, ranging from PPE kits to emergency shelter to isolate patients

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Recycled Plastic Cladding Tiles

Worlds First 100 Percent Recycled Plastic Cladding Tiles Made From PVC Construction Waste | Overtreders W and Bureau SLA | Dutch

Dutch Studios Bureau SLA and Overtreders W have designed beautiful plastic cladding tiles-called Pretty Plastic formed from recycled PVC windows and gutters.

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Orbital Assembly Corporation

Worlds First Space Hotel To Open Up For Business in 2027 | Orbital Assembly Corporation | California

A journey to space will no longer be a dream only. Like astronauts, people in other professions can also plan a vacation outside the Earth as Worlds first space hotel will soon be a reality

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Technology and Management by ZED Lab

Delhi-Based Zero Energy Design Lab Reinterprets Vernacular Architecture With Advanced Techniques in this Brick Hostel | Gurgaon

The boys hostel building at the St. Andrews Institute of Technology and Management by ZED Lab is a meticulously designed, well-engineered residential complex that obtains its character from the basic building block – the brick.

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Japanese Holiday Retreat

The Shape of Japanese Holiday Retreat - YEZO -is Built Using Algorithms !

Positioned in the idyllic Hokkaido, the YEZO is a holiday retreat nestled in Japans spectacular northern mountain range. The small retreat uses dramatic landscape and an experimental design approach to design a sanctuary in nature.

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safe sanctuar

Landscaped Terraces And Extrusions Frame the G House Designed By SMW Architects | Mumbai

A home is a space bustling with activity, yet is a calm, safe sanctuary to the ones occupying it. The definition of a house has changed; from fulfilling the basic needs of a home, they’re now spaces thatstretch beyond the threshold of need’ into becoming luxurious must-haves.

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Ar. Pruthu Burli and Ar. Parichay Rai

Wood, Concrete and Minimal Furniture Accentuates This Family-Home in the Narrow Street of Bangalore | Intuit Design Studio

Ar. Pruthu Burli and Ar. Parichay Rai led Intuit Design Studio constructed this family residence in an upscale area of Bangalore, which was visualised as an introverted semi-open object drawing light mainly from the sky.

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Louis Kahn

Life and Works of Architect Louis I. Kahn: An Overview

SURFACES REPORTER (SR) is sharing the important works of Louis Kahn- one of Americas most influential modernist architects.

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Peter Zumthor

The Genius of Architect Peter Zumthor

How the son of a furniture maker and master joiner- Peter Zumthor-became the world-renowned architect? Read the interesting story of the genius of architect Peter Zumthor at SURFACES REPORTER (SR) along with his notable works.

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A Unique Home in Mumbai With An Iridescent Oval-Shaped Temple in the Courtyard and A Garden on Top

Since time immemorial, Indian people used to build domestic temples in the courtyards of their house, usually in space that is secluded from the main house

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The Architecture of Tadao Ando: Master and his Works

The Architecture of Tadao Ando: Master and his Works

Tadao Ando is a self-taught Japanese architect. He was born in Osaka, Japan, in 1941 and received no formal training in architecture.

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Hungarian architects

Hungarian Architect Antti Lovags Architectural Masterpiece - Bubble Palace Is on Sale

Built in 1975 by Hungarian architects Antti Lovag for French industrialist Pierre Bernard, this iconic 1200 sqm Bubble Palace is on sale in the south of France.

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Brazilian bornarchitect- Isay Weinfeldabout his architectural journey

Discovering Architectural Finesse with Renowned Architect Isay Weinfeld

SURFACES REPORTER (SR) had an engaging interaction with the Brazilian bornarchitect- Isay Weinfeldabout his architectural journey, turning point in his career, his new book combining his three passions- film, architecture and music, and lots more.

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Laurie Baker- An Inspirational Architect

Architectural Inspirations: The Work of Laurie Baker

SURFACES REPORTER (SR) takes a glimpse into Laurie Baker’s life journey, his architectural ethics that were inspired by Mahatma Gandhi and the legacy he leaves behind.

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Pooja room- tips

Things One Must Know While Designing a Pooja Room

SURFACES REPORTER (SR) brings here some of the things one must know while designing a Pooja Room:

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10 Documentaries Architects & Designers Must Watch on NETFLIX and Amazon Prime

10 Documentaries Architects & Designers Must Watch on NETFLIX and Amazon Prime

One of the most significant aspects of being an adult in the 21st century is the world fast development. Be it entertainment or technology everything is dynamic.

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MVRDV Valley

MVRDVs Competition-Winning Design Valley Nears Completion: See Special Features

MVRDV 75,000 square meters project is said to bring much-needed greening to Amsterdam Zuidas business district.

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Ahmedabad-Based Architecture Firm Created A Restaurant From Clay, Jute, and Other Organic Materials

Ahmedabad-Based Architecture Firm Designed A Restaurant From Clay, Jute, and Other Organic Materials

Ahmedabad-Based Architecture Firm Created A Restaurant From Clay, Jute, and Other Organic Materials

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Build a Bird House Competition

Participate in Build a Bird House Competition | A STAR India (Sparrow: The Agenda of Resurgence) Initiative

India’s 1st Ever Design Competition for a Birdhouse. Participate in a design competition to build a Bird House for a House Sparrow.

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digital bamboo pavilion

Lightweight Bamboo Construction and 3D-Printing Technology Used in the Making of This Pavilion by Swiss Architecture Students | ETH Zuric

The Swiss architecture students at ETH Zurich combined bamboos natural material with innovative digital fabrication technology to create a lightweight pavilion.

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Admont Abbey in Austria is the World Largest Monastery Library

Admont Abbey in Austria is the Worlds Largest Monastery Library

Admont Abbey is the worlds largest monastic library and now the oldest monastery in Styria, Austria library.

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Klementium Library

Klementium Library in the Czech Republic is An Epitome of Baroque Architecture

Designed by architect Amanda Levete, Klementium Library houses more than 20,000 books.

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Tianjin Binhai Library, China

The Futuristic Tianjin Binhai Library by MVRDV

This futuristic library is dubbed "The Eye" because of a gigantic iris-looking sphere that serves as the focal point in the middle of the building.

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5 truly stunning libraries around the world.

5 Architecturally Pleasing Libraries Around the World

While some of these libraries celebrate the innovative, futuristic/ ultra-modern design others will give you a feel as if you are stepping into a royal palace due to their Georgian/Baroque-style.

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This Art Museum Building in Beijing Features Red Brick Walls, Floors, And Staircases

This Art Museum Building in Beijing Features Brick Walls, Floors, And Staircases

The architect Dong Yugen used brick as the primary architectural element in the walls, floors, and staircases of this fascinating sculptural museum in Beijing, China.

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The Facade Patterns of 18 Screens Designed by Sanjay Puri Architects Are Inspired From Traditional Indian Architecture and Lucknow ‘Chikan’ Embroidery

Lucknow ‘Chikan’ Embroidery and Traditional Indian Architecture Features in The Façade Patterns Of This House Designed by Sanjay Puri Architects

Sanjay Puri Architects used screens in this project that bring shade from the searing hot sun while large windows on the northern side allow indirect light to infuse the internal spaces of the house.

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Athens-Based Architecture Firm Designed Cave-Like Home Into A Rocky Cliffside

Athens-Based Architecture Firm Designed Cave-Like Home Into A Rocky Cliffside

Athens-Based Architecture Firm Designed a modern cave-like house into a rocky cove

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Toni & Guy Salon | Design reseArch Workshop

The New Toni & Guy Salon is entirely designed around Lines as the main theme | Gurgaon | Design reseArch Workshop

Ar. Bhanu Kharbanda and Ar. Saurabh Kathoria of Gurugram-based architecture firm Design ReseArch Workshop DRAW used an element of LINES all over Toni & Guy Salons interiors.

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David Chipperfield Architects | Neue Nationalgalerie Museum | Renovation | Surfaces Reporter

David Chipperfield Architects Removes 35,000 individual Components from the Mies Van Der Rohe Neue Nationalgalerie Museum as a Part of the major Overhaul

Surfaces Reporter talks about major renovation work of the famed Mies van der Rohes museum Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin to be completed by David Chipperfield Architects.

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11 Major Stories of 2020 | Architecture and Design | Surfaces Reporter

SURFACES REPORTER Lists 11 Top Architecture & Design News Stories of 2020

From Ram Mandir Temple to Central Visa Construction Project, an exclusive collection by Surfaces Reporter of major news across the country that kept us on our toes the entire year!

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3D printing or additive manufacturing in architecture

Is 3D Printing the Future of Manufacturing Ecosystem?

SURFACES REPORTER (SR) team has compiled all information about 3D Printing technology, including its history, benefits in architecture, challenges involved, major advancements, and what the future holds for this exciting technology.

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Mass Timber Architecture: Benefits and Common Misconceptions

Mass Timber Architecture: Benefits and Common Misconceptions

Although India is in the early stages of a mass-timber construction boom, its adoption in a range of commercial real estate projects is showing an upward trend.

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Brick Textures Guide You To Move Forward in this Stunning Pause Pavilion | Ashari Architects

Brick Textures Guide You To Move Forward in this Stunning Pause Pavilion | Ashari Architects

The Pause pavilion by Ashari Architects is one of such architectural installations that has made the SURFACES REPORTER (SR) awestruck.

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The Northstar School Designed by Shanmugam Associates | Gujarat

Shanmugam Associates Takes Cues From Stepped Wells of Gujarat To Design Courtyard of the Northstar School | Rajkot

The Northstar School designed by Kerala-based architecture firm Shanmugam Associates (SA) integrates the nature to allow children learn in a positive way.

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KDND Studio | The Shift House | Maharashtra  | Surfaces Reporter

KDND Studio Stacks the Volumes to Design The Shift House | Maharashtra  | Surfaces Reporter

KDND Studio stacked volumes like a play of ‘jenga’ blocks to create the Shift House in the picturesque location of Aambey Valley, Maharashtra

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Zaha Hadid Architects Reveals the Design for Huanggang Port Area | China

Zaha Hadid Architects Reveals the Design of Huanggang Port Area in Shenzhen | China

Located in the Futian District of the city, Huanggang Port currently serves 300,000 people crossing the border with Hong Kong each day.

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coimbatore

Coimbatore to convert space under flyover into exclusive cafes, office spaces and parks | Oasis Designs Inc | SR Exclusive

The spaces under any flyover are the most unused ones. However, Oasis Designs Inc along with the Coimbatore Smart City Proposal are converting the Valankulam under flyover into something unique with co-working spaces, cafes, interaction centers and more. An SR exclusive

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Artrovert is the project to design a studio in a peri-urban artists colony, Kaladham, in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Anagram Architects Designs Artrovert- A Grey-Coloured Home/ Studio for Artist Anita Dube | Greater Noida

Artrovert is the project to design a studio in a peri-urban artists colony, Kaladham, in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The 280 sqm. studio is built on a 300 sqm trapezoidal plot which is one of 216 arranged in an octagonal grid.

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Ar MADHAV RAMAN

An Up-Close Conversation with Ar Madhav Raman | Anagram Architects | I-Me-Myself

Ar MADHAV RAMAN- Principal & Co-Founder, Anagram Architects, New Delhi, is one of the most promising architects of the younger generation. Madhav’s interests in cultural histories and urban economics add depth to the practice.

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listen to conversation between legends

Few selected comments & conversation between legends: BV Doshi and Alvaro Siza

It is not often that one gets to listen to conversation between legends! So you can imagine how special it was for me to be one of the moderators during the conversation and to host the two phenomenal architects on SURFACES REPORTER’S (SR) platform in July 2020!

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Rahul Jain Design Lab Designed Infinity-Shaped Cafe by Using Recycled Shipping Containers

Rahul Jain Designed Infinity-Shaped Cafe by Using Recycled Shipping Containers | RJDL

The Cafe Infinity is famous for not only its use of sustainable materials but also for its unique shape that forms an infinity symbol, representin

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Spacemaker Comes With AI-Powered Generative Design For Sustainable Urban Development

Spacemaker Comes With AI-Powered Generative Design For Sustainable Urban Development

Autodesk-US software and services company- has recently acquired Norway based Spacemaker- a start-up firm that optimises cloud-based, artificial intelligence (AI), and generative design for urban development. It acquired the startup in a $240 million all-cash deal.

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vidya devi Paramedical College Designed by SpaceMatters | Agroha | Haryana

White and Red Sandstone Envelops the Paramedical College Designed by SpaceMatters | Agroha | Haryana

Architecture firm Space Matters has designed Vidya Devi Jindal Paramedical College in the existing campus of the Institute of Medical Science in Agroha, Haryana by using white and red sandstone.

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Architectural Review of ‘Parasite’ Movie Directed by Bong Joon-ho | Surfaces Reporter

How architecture revolves around Parasite| Architectural Review of the Movie by Bong Joon-ho | Surfaces Reporter

SURFACES REPORTER (SR) has decided to do an architectural review of the films where architecture plays a crucial role in the narrative. Here lets talk about the Oscar-winning Parasite.

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RH 23: A Constructivist Residence Introduced by DA Studios | Hyderabad

RH 23: A Constructivist Residence Introduced by DA Studios | Hyderabad

Located in Hyderabad, Telangana, RH23 by DA Studios is a constructivist house sprawled over an area of 16,000 sq ft.

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Hiren Patel, Principal Architect and Director, Hiren Patel Architects

WATCH! Hiren Patel | Architect of the Week | Frankly Speaking with SURFACES REPORTER | 28 Nov l Sat l 7 PM l SR FB & Youtube

Born in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, into a family of engineers, Hiren Patel is a renowned architect who has been designing dynamic spaces for over three decades. He is an energetic and prolific architect, as well as an artist, who has created wonderful spaces that represent harmonious balance between the na

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‘Sharaan’ | AlUla Desert, Saudi Arabia

Jean Nouvel Designed ‘Sharaan’- A Luxury Cave Resort in the AlUla Desert, Saudi Arabia

Jean Nouvel has disclosed the concept design for a new luxury resort- Sharaan- located amid the rocks deep in a valley of Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia.

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SURFACES REPORTER (SR)’s Editor-in-Chief- Vertica Dvivedi- will talk with Rahul Kadri- Principal Architect and Partner at IMK Architects in an upcoming LIVE interview on 3rd December 2020 at 6 PM on SR Facebook and Youtube Channel.

Catch Ar Rahul Kadri and Vertica Dvivedi LIVE | Architect of the Week |Thursday, Dec 3rd, 2020 @6 PM | SR FB and Youtube

SURFACES REPORTER (SR)’s Editor-in-Chief- Vertica Dvivedi- will talk with Rahul Kadri- Principal Architect and Partner at IMK Architects in an upcoming LIVE interview on 3rd December 2020 at 6 PM on SR Facebook and Youtube Channel.

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Stone Jali, Column-Free Floors and Hybrid Structure System Characterize Sangini House | Surat

Stone Jali, Column-Free Floors and Hybrid Structure System Characterize Sangini House | Surat

Utopia Designs and Urbanscape Architects collaborated for conceptualization, design and interiors for the eight-storied office building- Sangini House- for the Sangini Group in Surat, Gujarat.

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Sarpanch house | Neogenesis+Studi0261

A Stack of Uneven Cuboid Boxes Forms the Exterior of Double-Storey Sarpanch House | Telangpore | Neogenesis+Studi0261

Gujarat based architecture and design firm- Neogenesis+Studi0261- designed this iconic and introvert abode in a small village called Talangpore for a Sarpanch (head) of the village.

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SR Wishes Ar Christopher Charles Benninger a very Happy Birthday | Know the Amazing Women who influenced his Life and Career.

Ar Chirstopher Charles Benninger shared this wonderful lecture about the 10+ Women who influenced his career at WADE ASIA 2017. On his birthday today. SURFACES REPORTER finds it but apt to share this list again and wish him a wonderful and healthy life ahead. Happy Birthday Ar. Benninger

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Studio Saransh | MD Apartment

Studio Saransh Uses Teak, Concrete and Splash of Blue in the Interior of MD Apartment

Malay Doshi, Arihant Bajaj and Tejashree Karande converted a 2-bedroom apartment into a studio in Ahmadabad, India.

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The Hovering Gardens | N.D.D.C. | Pune | Passive House

The Hovering Gardens is an Epitome of a Contemporary, Energy-Efficient Home | N.D.D.C. | Pune | Passive House

Built for a large family of six, The Hovering Gardens incorporates several passive features such as natural materials and Cantilevered balconies.

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Thermal Insulation Double Glazing Stops the Excessive Heating on this Crystalline Footbridges Connecting the UCT in Prague | OV-A

Thermal Insulation Double Glazing Stops the Excessive Heating on this Crystalline Footbridges Connecting the UCT in Prague | OV-A

Antonín Engel designed Crystalline footbridges that stretched between the two historical buildings form a new symbol of the University of Chemistry and Technology‘s complex in Prague.

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Dipen Gada’s ‘Old School’ | DGA

Dipen Gada’s ‘Old School’ Will Take You Back Down the Memory Lane | DGA

Take a delightful ride to your childhood days through Dipen Gada’s ‘Old School’ Restaurant in Vadodara.

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4BHK House in Ahmedabad | Aarchion | Indraprasth Residence

Tour this Simple Yet Sophisticated 4BHK House in Ahmedabad | Aarchion | Indraprasth Residence

Aarchion Architects & Interior Designers gave a bit metallic touch to the whole interiors of this spacious 4BHK House in Ahmedabad.

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Emirates Hills- An Amazing Proposal Project by Dmitriy Kuznietsov for Dubai

Emirates Hills- An Amazing Proposal Project by Dmitriy Kuznietsov for Dubai | United Arab Emirates | Surfaces Reporter

Dmitriy Kuznietsov has given a proposal of a unique and complex Emirates Hills project for Dubai, UAE.

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Shen’s New Beauty Store in Brooklyn | Mythology

Plywood Lines Every Surface of Shen’s New Beauty Store in Brooklyn | Mythology

Mythology used just one material- plywood- to create a striking interior of Shen’s new beauty store in Brooklyn

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You Can Experience God’s Touch in The Circular Rainbow Church | Marek Jan Štepán | Atelier Štepán | Beatified Restituta

The hues of The Circular Rainbow Church |Atelier Štepán | Czech republic

Czech Republic studio Atelier Štepán has designed a circular church in Brno which has a striking, rainbow-hued window at the top.

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Beijing Daxing International Airport | Credits

Beijing Daxing International Airport | Credits

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Beijing Daxing International Airport | Zaha Hadid Architects | Surfaces Reporter

This ‘Star-Fish’ Shaped Airport is the World’s Largest, Single-Building Terminal | ZHA | Beijing Daxing International Airport

The newly-built Beijing Daxing International Airport by eponymous architectural giant Zaha Hadid Architects is said to be the world’s largest, single-building terminal.

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Tea Villa Cafe | Mitesh Antala | Janki & Parth Hakani | Rajkot

Grandeur Achieved From Common Materials | Tea Villa Cafe | Mitesh Antala | Janki & Parth Hakani | Rajkot

Located in an outskirt of Rajkot, this Tea Villa Café is designed by RUST- The Design Studio & EVEN Project Solutions in collaboration by using common materials.

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SR Rising Stars Architects Mohammed Afnan & Arun Shekar Bags Three National Awards at IIID | Humming Tree | Calicut

SR Rising Stars Mohammed Afnan & Arun Shekar Bag Three National Awards at IIID | Humming Tree | Calicut

SURFACES REPORTER (SR)’s Rising Stars architects Arun Shekar & Mohammed Afnan, Humming Tree, Calicut bags three National and four Zonal awards at IIID.

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Markthal Rotterdam| MVRDV | Netherland

Worlds Largest Artwork Covering a Buildings Vaulted Interior | Markthal | Rotterdam | MVRDV | Surfaces Reporter Cloud Walk

The Netherlands’ first covered market- Markthal Rotterdam- displays the world’s largest artwork, created by artists Arno Coenen and Iris Roskam aptly called Cornucopia

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A hand sketch of Ar Le Corbusier by Prof SS Bhatti

The Unforgettable Corbusier | SR Exclusive

A memoir on late Architecture Legend Le Corbusier whose name stands for Crow and who truly redefines the modern India by Prof and Author Dr SS Bhatti, Founder Teacher and Former Principal of Chandigarh College of Architecture. A SURFACES REPORTER Exclusive

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Buildings Designed by Le Corbusier | Surfaces Reporter

10 Most Iconic Buildings Designed by Le Corbusier | Surfaces Reporter

Known as the pioneer of Modernist architecture and considered as one of the most influential architects of the 20th century, Le Corbusier designed several iconic buildings across the world.

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Abhishek Bij and Sushant Verma on ‘Crescent Mosque | Surfaces Reporter

Two Indian Architecture firms collaborate for the iconic Crescent Mosque at Dubai Creek Harbour| Design Plus x rat[LAB] | SR Interview

Abhishek Bij of Design Plus Architects, Gurugram and Sushant Verma of rat[LAB] – Research in Architecture and Technology, New Delhi talk about their innovative collaboration on the iconic Crescent Mosque at Dubai Creek Harbour

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10 Amazing facts About Le Corbusier

10 Amazing facts About Le Corbusier Who Designed Chandigarh- One of India’s First Planned Cities

10 amazing facts about the notable architect- Le Corbusier.

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Salankar Pashine & Associates | Telangana

Minimalism to convey luxury in Ar Anurag & Pallavi Pashine’s residence | Salankar Pashine & Associates | Nagpur, Maharashtra

SURFACES REPORTER (SR) presents to you an exclusive series of architects’ and designers’ own residences. Here we are presenting the minimalistic-yet-luxurious abode of Ar Anurag Pashine & Pallavi Pashine from Salankar Pashine & Associates, Nagpur, Maharashtra

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Office 543 by Charged Voids

See how Ar Aman Aggarwal turns a small office plot look amazingly spacious | Charged Voids | Mohali

Ar Aman Aggarwal achieves maximum efficacy using bare minimum elements in the Office 543. SURFACES REPORTER (SR) explains how the office located at a small site in the busiest lane of Mohali, Punjab achieved the feat.

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The Théâtre du Châtelet is a theatre and opera house, located in Paris, France. Design firm Collectif Parenthèse set up a poetic scenography around the balconies of the Théâtre du Chatelet in September, 2020.

How music becomes visible| Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris | Collectif Parenthèse

The Théâtre du Châtelet is a theatre and opera house, located in Paris, France. Design firm Collectif Parenthèse set up a poetic scenography around the balconies of the Théâtre du Chatelet in September, 2020.

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Pyramid Valley International, Kanakapura, Bangalore, by BPA

Star Light Block- A New Addition to Pyramid Valley International | BPA

Pyramid Valley International designed by Bharathi Prem Associates is a 28-acre meditation campus surrounded by greenery and small hillocks in horseshoe shape.

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Shailja Harish Design Studio Vascular Surgery Hospital

Transforming the Healthcare Space into Sophisticated Healing Environment | Shailja Harish Design Studio

Shailja Harish Design Studio imbues health promoting qualities into Ahmadabad’s leading Vascular Surgery Hospital "Indovasc".

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Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, Chennai

Shilpa Architects & rat [LAB] reinterpret vernacular with parametric design

The Architecture and research firm rat[LAB] Studio and Shilpa Architects have recently designed a Shirdi Sai Baba temple in Koppur, Chennai that reinterprets the vernacular architecture of India through parametric design.

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10 Must-read books by Indian Architects

Surfaces Reporter has compiled a list of some of the Must read books for architects written by some of the most well-known and academically acclaimed architects and other professionals. Take a look

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Vernacular Courtyard house by SPAN architects

Vernacular and Indeginous Courtyard House by SPAN Architects

This Courtyard house designed by SPAN Architects stands true to the idea of vernacular and indigenous architecture yet following the contemporary lines.

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Kashmir University Leh Satellite Campus

A sustainable university campus in the harsh Leh climate by ANA Design Studio

Kashmir University Leh Satellite Campus designed by ANA Design Studio is an epitome of Sustainable architecture in unstable climates.

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A fantasy Bedroom Design for a little girl by BSK-Design

A fantasy Bedroom Design for a little girl by BSK-Design

BSK-Design creates unique bedroom setting for a fortunate little girl.

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Watch I-Me-Myself with Ar FAHED MAJEED- Managing 3 offices Kochi-Bali-Dubai, his childhood, college, international projects and more

Watch Ar Fahed Majeed in an up and close interaction with Vertica Dvivedi, Editor-in-Chief, Surfaces Reporter and Founder WADe Asia Awards, spoke about his memories, choices, passion and more.

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Cover Story: High-End Residential Projects- New Market & Needs AFTER COVID

Ar Bobby Mukherji, Pallavi Dean, Ar Hiren Patel, Nisha Jamvwal on High-End Residential Projects- Surfaces Reporter Cover Story

Architects Bobby Mukherji, Hiren Patel, Interior Designers Pallavi Dean, Nisha Jamvwal discuss about luxury homes, how residential properties will change in design, renovation, buying of new building materials and products after COVID pandemic. The demands and new needs....

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United Coffee House got Rewind into Chic yet Contemporary setting

Abhigyan Neogi revamps the famous United Coffee House to a delightful new avatar

United Coffee House, a chic offshoot of the legendary 75-year-old United Coffee House is a thrilling design venture by Chromed Design Studio.

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The Bandra Collective

Sameep Padora, Alan Abraham And 4 Other Top Architects Collaborate To Transform Mumbai Suburb

A Group of well-known architects from Bandra, Mumbai including The Busride, Samir D’monte Architects, Sameep Padora & Associates (sP+a), Urban Studio, Abraham John Architects, Architecture BRIO) have come up with the innovative solution to declutter the urban spaces of Mumbai.

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Stairway house in Tokyo

The Stairway House by Nendo

Situated in a serene residential area of Shinjuku, a zone of Tokyo, this three-story home designed by Nendo to accommodate three generations of the same family.

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Module 1 by Bandra Collective

Distancing Circles- Module 1 by Bandra Collective

Bandra Collective has come up with six modules while adhering to the health guidelines and social distancing norms in the urban areas. Surfaces Reporter has covered each of the module presented by Bandra Collective in detail. You can check out all the other five modules links at the bottom of this p

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B.V. Doshi and his projects

Architect Balkrishna (B.V.) Doshi Turns 93! Updated Architecture Projects of the Pritzker Laureate

Counted among the best architects of the world, Architect BV Doshi turns 93 today! Check out the updated architecture projects of the Pritzker Laureate.

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Zaha Hadid Architects to build Klenoviy Boulevard Metro Station, Moscow

ZHA to build Klenoviy Boulevard Metro Station in Russia

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8 fantastic materials that can be recycled and repurposed

8 fantastic recycled materials you can use to renovate

As the world focuses on efficiency in cost and uses, Surfaces Reporter (SR) has rounded up 8 fantastic materials that can be recycled and repurposed.

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Triangular Toilet by Nao Tamura

Triangular Toilet by Nao Tamura In Tokyo

New York-based Japanese designer Nao Tamura has fitted a red public toilet into a triangular plot in Tokyo. It was one of the toilet designs that were finalized for Tokyo Toilet project, an effort by The Nippon Foundation to renovate seventeen public toilets in Tokyos downtown Shibuya district.

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INSTITUTE OF INDOLOGY by B.V. Doshi

The Institue For Indology building in Ahmedabad is one of Balkrishna Doshis first public buildings as a solo artist outside of  Le Corbusiers office.

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LIFE INSURANCE CORPORATION HOUSING Ahmedabad by B.V Doshi

Developing a new typology Through a participatory process, a cohesive housing community develops a new suitable form through optimizing available resources, modifying typologies and ways to relate to its changing lifestyles and income levels.

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ARANYA Low Cost Housing by B.V. Doshi

ARANYA Low Cost Housing by B.V. Doshi

One of the most significant projects of B.V Doshi, the Aranya low lost housing Township was designed to establish a sense of community and facilitate harmony between the built environment and its inhabitants.

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Kamala house

KAMALA HOUSE Ahmedabad by B.V Doshi

The architects search for identity culminated in the story of "four columns and a staircase" in a brick kiln. This became the basis for the design of his family home. The economical house uses local brick as basic material for construction and has proper orientation for climate control.

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Amdavad Ni Gufa by B. V. Doshi

Amdavad Ni Gufa by B. V. Doshi

Designed as an art gallery, Amdavad Ni Gufa demonstrates the collaboration between an artist and architect.

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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT by B. V. Doshi

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT by B. V. Doshi

The legendary architect, B. V. Doshi designed the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Udaipur.

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Centre for Environmental Planning & Technology (CEPT) by B. V. Doshi

Centre for Environmental Planning & Technology (CEPT) by B. V. Doshi

An institutional wonder, the Centre for Environmental Planning & Technology (CEPT) by the legendary architect, B V Doshi, captures the presence of a brick kiln, which evokes memories of childhood. Likewise, education without doors conveys both formal and informal exchanges.

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TAGORE MEMORIAL THEATREX by B. V. Doshi

TAGORE MEMORIAL THEATREX by B. V. Doshi

In this memorial theatre, the city honours both Tagore, the legendary artist and Tagore, the towering personality.

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SANGATH - the Studio of B. V. Doshi

SANGATH - the Studio of B. V. Doshi

Featuring a series of sunken vaults sheathed in china mosaic, the studio, Sangath, has a small grassy terraced amphitheatre and flowing water details.

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ELECTRONICS CORPORATION OF INDIA LTD. (ECIL) by B.V. Doshi

ELECTRONICS CORPORATION OF INDIA LTD. (ECIL) by B.V. Doshi

The ECIL Township was built by Doshi between 1969 and 1971, and was part of a planned expansion of the Hyderabad electronics industry.

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Louis Kahn Quotes Surfaces Reporter

10 Famous quotes by Louis Kahn

Louis Kahn is regarded as one of the most influential architects of the twentieth century. He was awarded the AIA Gold Medal and the RIBA Gold Medal.

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WORLD BEST ARCHITECTURE 2020 PHOTOS - #WORLDPHOTOGRAPHYDAY

Presenting some of the voted best Architecture 2020 photos from an online contest this year. Fascinating, Enthralling Captures by amateurs as well as professional photographers, architects alike.