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Save the Date | Bamboo Cultural Fest on Sept 19th, 2021 | World Bamboo Day | Media & Telecast Partner SURFACES REPORTER (SR)

Bamboo Society of India (BSI), Karnataka Chapter WC- Architecture, Design and Civil Engineering (WC-ADCE, BSI) and World Bamboo Organisation (WBO), on the occasion of World Bamboo Day, is holding Bamboo Cultural Fest. With SURFACES REPORTER (SR) as media and telecast partner, the theme for fest is

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From Chasing Paycheques to Paying Checks: The Journey of Shweta Balasubramoni’s Life | Hyderabad | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

As far as she can recollect, Shweta Balasubramoni has always been fascinated with form, space and the innate ability of human beings to create beauty.

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Ar Vijaya Bhargava Shares The 8 Things That Aided Her To Tackle 2020 | Bangalore | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

Who would’ve thought that the 2020 year would bring so many changes to our everyday lives!The year 2020 started off like any other year…

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The Journey from Chaos to Peace: How the Lockdown Taught This Woman to Survive! | Delhi | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects - Khushboo Madaan

Read the interesting journey of Khusboo Madaan from chaos to peace at SURFACES REPORTER (SR):

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Megha Jalota: The Voice of Reason That Brought A Change | Noida | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

SURFACES REPORTER (SR) brings here a story that is bound to change your mind for the best.

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Four R’s To Turn Hurdles Into Opportunities | Gurgaon | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

Guneet Raj Singh, owner of a small firm tells us her mantra that helped her through the pandemic well. She states four R’s for survival- Revive, Reimagine, Reshape and Resilience.

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How The Lockdown Motivated This Woman To Grow Her Business | Jaipur | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects - Aarushi Bafna

We all have our stories and the lockdown, and how it impacted our perception of life.

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This Woman Dared to Go on A Journey Towards A New Niche | Vadodara | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

Stepping out of your comfort zone is not a cakewalk. It can sometimes be too troublesome. However, one who builds up the courage to take the adventurous ride of challenges and experiences always succeeds

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Meet Purnima Sharma: The Woman Who Found A New Relationship with Technology in The Lockdown | Chandigarh | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

SURFACES REPORTER (SR) brings you the amazing story of Purnima Sharma who developed a new relationship with technology in Lockdown.

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Lessons Learnt, Memories Cherished, and Mindfulness: A Lockdown Story | Pune | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

Meet Deepa Kothari, a well-established Pune-based architect shared with SURFACES REPORTER (SR) her story of overcoming depression amidst the personal and financial issues triggered with the lockdown.

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Shami Goregaoker Shares the Important Lessons Learnt From 2020 | Mumbai | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

The year 2020 was something most people wouldnt like to have a cherished memory for obvious reasons, on the contrary, it also proved to be quite the eye-opener for many.

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This Woman Transformed the Future of a Village with the power of Education | Mumbai | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

Education is a founding stone into the world of knowledge. Teachers hence have a high respect in our society. But is educating reaching all of our children?

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Persevering In A Pandemic: The Woman Who Achieved Success With Survival Instincts And Self Care |Bangalore | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

Madhusmita Sahoo is a Project Management professional who has considerable experience in managing construction projects through all the phases of their life cycles, right from conception of an idea to the implementation of the final product.

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Roti and Makaan; How this woman turned it into her passion | Delhi | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

City life and its vagaries are known to all. It is an apparent norm that moving to a big city is synonymous with having to leave one’s roots behind. “India lives in its villages” as they say, and she doesnt resonate with that in its entirety.

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This Woman Proved How Staying Positive Through Difficult Times Makes You Shine | Mumbai | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

We all have heard sayings about the power of positive thinking. While it is easier said than done, Jui Patil owner of JR architects explains to us how she kept going through this tough situation.

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Stepping into The Spotlight: The Woman Who Dared to Face Her Fears | Delhi | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

Being shy sometimes becomes the biggest blow that one could ever face in their lives. There are often so many things that remain unsaid and undone whereas there are also matters that remain unresolved.

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Sustainable Architecture and Designing- A Novel Approach All the Way To Success | Bengaluru| Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

SR and WADe Asia is presenting the encouraging narrative of Geetha VG, who poetically and practically promoted eco-smart and environmentally sustainable choices without giving up on quality:

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Accepting the New Norm- The Success-Bound Journey of an Ambitious Mother | Gurgaon | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

Motherhood can be a joyous occasion in a woman’s life. But it can be an overwhelming experience too. The founder of Design Foundation shares her journey of managing work,

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Spaces to Breathe: Finding Success Through the Pandemic | Ahmedabad | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

As the world stopped in its tracks at the beginning of 2020, lives changed. Forever. What started as a series of outbreaks in isolated corners of the world, turned into a global pandemic.

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The Urban Future: The Inspiring Story of Leena Kumar | Bengaluru | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

The pandemic has left national economics struggling, made citizens jobless and of course raised anxiety among ourselves. Believe it or not, the pandemic has altered the way of our work and living in some or other way

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The Way to Success: How A Women with Hope, Resilience, and Power Made It to the top | Mumbai | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

SURFACES REPORTER (SR) here sharing the motivational tale of Anuprita Dixit, design director at IMK Architects, who says that year 2020 helped us grow way more than we possibly could have all through our lives.

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How This Woman Managed to Grow Her New Venture in This Tough Pandemic Period | Chandigarh | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

No doubt, the year 2020 was tough for each of us in different ways and will quite likely become a part of our long-term memory.

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Success & Survival: How A Women Dared To Grow In The Lockdown | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

Instead of suffering from the creative block regularly, Vaibhavi Thakkar Desai, of TV’s Studio Design (Ahmedabad) and an assistant professor at GLS Institute of Design used this lockdown period to emulate the notions of re-inventing and re-imagining in her psyche.

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Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone: The Professor Who Forged Futures Through the Lockdown | Surat | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

The year 2020 was totally a roller coaster ride- It was a ride that wasn’t quite enjoyable and left us craving and chasing the need for survival. But rising from it and making a change is what defines Bhavna Vikesh Vimawala. Read her interesting story here.

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The Green Heart: An Architect Who Dared To Care | Gurgaon | Wade Asia Special | Women Architects

Each one of us has the ability to steal the spotlight to lead by example and inspire others.In fact, one can learn from each story and implement those lessons in our daily life- that’s the beauty of motivation.

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MULSHI: This bungalow for a retired couple emulates colours of nature from its surroundings. | Lovekar Design Associates

Designed by Ketaki Kolambar, Senior Architect, Lovekar Design Associates, Pune, the project won WADE ASIA Best Use of Color–Architecture in 2019, The Mulshi House is designed for a retired couple who wanted to live in the middle of nature after having spent their entire lives in urban areas.

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SR TRIBUTE: A Tribute By WADE ASIA & SURFACES REPORTER to The Passion, Persistence & Prowess of Ar. Revathi Kamath

Most people recognize her as a pioneer of ‘Mud Architecture’ in India, someone who gave it a new dimension.

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Qaaleen makes an impressive presence at WADE Asia & IIR 2019

Qaaleen is a sensation that triggers royalty, heritage and artistic expression! With an experience spanning 3 generations and a global reach, Qaaleen is mostly renowned for its eliteness, elegance and enamoring forms of art and expressions.

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Greena Joy Kallingal Won WADe Asia 2018 Award for Colours of Tradition

WADe Asia has brought outstanding opportunities for artists, painters, photographers, architects and designers to showcase their best of works to a range of audiences.

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Explore Best Landscape Artworks of Jasmine Kaur: WADe Asia 2018 Winner in Painting (Excellence)

In WADe Asia 2018, Dr Jasmine Kaur won WADe award under the Painting (Excellence) Category. Dr Jasmine Kaur is an assistant professor, faculty of architecture in Surat, Gujarat.

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Wade Asia 2018 Telecast on Zee Business

Get ready to be inspired by the work, talks, and the platforms to help women rise!  Don’t Miss the chance to watch WADe Asia 2018 on Zee Business on 25th of November 2018, 10:30 Am

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Ar Revathi Kamath Won WADe Sustainability Champion Award 2018

Revathi Kamath, the ingenious architect who have put life into mud architecture and brought its diversity, durability, and dazzle to the world, was a keynote speaker at WADe Asia 2018.

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A Photo Story and Post Event Report of WADe ASIA 2018

WADe Asia is Asias largest platform for celebrating Women-led Development in Architecture Art and Design WADe is about documenting the development of women in Design.

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10 Most Favourite My WADe Asia Moments By WADe Asia Founder Vertica Dvivedi

#MyWADeAsiaMoment is the special hashtag created for anyone attending WADe Asia to share the moments of fun, joy, intense learning or the moments that touched them.

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Much Awaited WADe Asia 2018 Category Wise Winners Announced

WADe Asia one of the most momentous events in South Asia in the realm of architecture, arts, and designing recently rounded off with loads of flair, feminism, and fame.

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Meet the Proud Partners of WADe Asia 2018

With the big triumph, we want to announce *Orient Bell and CIAMBIZ *as Top Associate Partners of WADe ASIA 2018, the biggest event in Asia celebrating Women-led Development in Architecture, Art and Design.

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Women Architects across South Asia Discuss the Overview of Asian Architecture & Design at WADe

Women architects across South Asia: Ar. Dorji Yangki (Bhutan), Ar. Shamima Sharmim (Bangladesh), Ar. Patama Roonrakwit (Thailand), Ar. Anju Malla Pradhan (Nepal), Ar. Patama Roonrakwit, Ar. Anupama Kundoo (India & Spain), Dr Anuradha Chatterjee (Sydney) at WADe.

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The Complete List of Winners of the WADE ASIA Awards 2017

Started in 2016, WADe Asia is Asias 1st platform for celebrating Women-led Development in Art, Architecture & Design

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Meet the Lady Who Received the TOP WADe AWARD in ASIA for Contribution to Architecture

One of the foremost objectives of WADe Asia is to bring forward awareness of works of architects and designers who are making a huge difference, and yet remain largely unsung and undocumented.

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4 Leading Designers Share their Struggles, Successes, and Learning at WADE Asia Event

Everyone has a story to tell, a special journey of their own. Four leading Women Architects & Designers shared their stories, their successes and struggles at WADe Asia 2017 along with tips for young designers and architects.

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Architect Christopher Charles Benninger

One of the most celebrated architects of the nation, Christopher Charles Benninger was the keynote speaker at WADe Asia 2017. He talked about all women who influenced and changed his life.

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Nature- Inspired Cuppa Café by Siji Rehana

Siji Rehana achieved WADe Asia Award for her inimitable project Cuppa Café, which was selected under WADe Asia Hospitality Category. The site was amidst the verdurous terrain of Nilambur forest.

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Just few days left!!! Apply for WADe Awards!

There are just a few days remaining to complete your entries for WADe Asia Awards 2018! The submission date is extended to 15 June 2018 and entries will not be accepted after that date.

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Apply for WADe Awards 2018

WADe ASIA/India is the 1st platform dedicated to honour the outstanding contributions and achievements of phenomenal women in the field of Architecture, Art & Design.

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Didi Contractor A Life Dedicated to Inspire, Love Nature and Nurture Humanity

One of the foremost objectives of WADe Asia is to bring forward awareness of works of architects and designers who are making a huge difference, and yet remain largely unsung and undocumented.

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WADe Asia 2017: 1st platform for women-led development in Architecture, Art & Design

The annual celebration of WADe Asia 2017 received thunderous applause from entire design fraternity. It was the coming together of Architecture...

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A very Special & Exclusive Keynote by Didi Contractor at WADe Asia 2017

The second day at WADe Asia 2017 to be opened with a special Keynote by Didi Contractor, who at the age of 88, is still building sculpture-like houses from earth, bamboo, slate and river stone..

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IIA Student Workshop in WADe Asia 2017

As part of the WADe Event happening on the 28th & 29th Oct 2017, IIA and WADe are organizing a Workshop for students from Architecture & Design.

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Padma Bhushan, Rajeev Sethi to unfurl WADe Asia 2017

The proceedings at WADe Asia 2017 will be unfurled with the inaugural speech by world-renowned designer, Rajeev Sethi.

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Ar. Christopher Charles Benninger to Speak As A Keynote Speaker at WADe Asia 2017

One of the most coveted architects of the country, Ar. Christopher Charles Benninger is going to speak on “Architect in the City” as a keynote speaker at WADe Asia 2017.

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Marrying the Earth to the Building: A film on Didi Contractor at WADe Asia event

A documentary film on Didi Contractor to be screened at WADe Asia Architecture & Design event, 28-29 October, Hotel Leela Ambience, Gurgaon.

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Why you cannot miss attending WADe Asia event?

Annual event of WADe Asia, 28-29 October (Hotel Leela, Gurgaon) is for soulful knowledge sharing on Architecture, Art and Design. It is a platform to network and meet with peers while and to recognize work by women in design.

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WADe Asia: Not Just an Event But a Movement

Zaha Hadid rose above it all, including her inhibitions about being called a Woman Architect. She came to recognize her importance as a symbol. She understood it was important for her to be called a Woman Architect to be a Role Model..

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