What lured Le Corbusier to minimalism?

Le Corbusier was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture. He was born in Switzerland ...
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What does Brinda Somaya first do on new project?

Brinda Somaya is known to have merged minimalism, conservation and social equity to get maximum user experience. It is said that once a client approaches Somaya, he/she rarely ...
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Why Ar R Batliboi chose minimalism for Marine Drive refurbishment

  Beautification of 5.5km stretch of street scape in south Mumbai, known as Marine Drive, was a project which had elicited interest from all class of people – ...
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Why this town in China is called Paris?

Paris in France is considered to be one of the most beautiful modern cities of the world. Paris has been one of Europe’s major centres of finance, commerce, ...
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Why you can’t see a skyscrapers in Bali?

Bali in Indonesia is a popular tourist destination, which has seen a significant rise in tourists since the 1980s. Nearly 80% of Bali’s economy is made up of ...
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Who invented flush toilets?

Manual scavenging and open defecation are the black spots of modern India. Manual scavenging, the practice of manually cleaning, carrying, disposing or handling in any manner, of human ...
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How did Niranjan Khatri solve Port Blair’s water crisis?

Though not an architect by qualification, Niranjan Khatri can be rightly considered as the pioneer of eco design in the country. With a background in Hotel Management, Khatri ...
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Why did Anil Laul feel brick size shouldn’t be standardised?

Anil Laul is perhaps one of the earliest proponents of green architecture in its truest sense. Though he never pursued for Green ratings for any of his projects, ...
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Which architect won Pritzker prize posthumous?

Pritzker award, which was won by Balkrishna Doshi this year, is often called architecture’s Nobel and is considered as the profession’s highest honour by the architecture fraternity. In ...
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Why did first woman engineer of Nepal become an Ananda Margi?

When she passed out from Jadavpur University, India in 1966, Shanti Malla had crossed an important milestone not only for herself but also for her country – she ...
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