For an onlooker its an ordinary 75-sq.m single-bedroom house in Australia. Developed by Architect Bill McCorkell and builder David Martin, directors of Archiblox, the house has won several ...Read more 0
It was nearly a century ago when the British archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter discovered King Tutankhamen’s tomb in Egypt in 1922. For the first time in history, ...Read more 0
Does Vernacular architecture vary from one climatic zone to another? The answer is a simple Yes. Though Vernacular forms of architecture are diverse in their layout, form, building ...Read more Comments Off on Stepping back in time, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Puma Punku (Pumapunku) is the unfinished temple in a southern valley of the Lake Titicaca Basin in modern-day Bolivia. Puma Punku, meaning “Door of the Jaguar” in the ...Read more Comments Off on Why reconstruction of Puma Punku is considered as greatest achievement?
The ‘vernacular’, in India, is carried out, especially in Southern India without the help of architects and professionals. Building activity is regulated by a long tradition that stretches ...Read more Comments Off on Stepping back in time; Bangalore, Vernacular Architecture
In the context of Indian cities, what is development? How can architecture be made a sustainable resource, to facilitate development as well as be made available to future ...Read more Comments Off on Stepping back in time, Tamil Nadu; Vernacular Architecture
Architecture today is discriminated by cold hard, machine made building materials. Different countries have different approaches to this problem. For ages, men built dwellings that were closest at ...Read more Comments Off on Stepping back in time, Kerala; Vernacular Architecture