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Become water wise! Ayeshaa Dodeja, Kitchen Studio

‘In the times of the global COVID-19 outbreak. A drop of water stored, could be a life saved!” India and the entire world has joined hands to fight the novel COVID-19 virus outbreak. It has left nations reeling and its citizens floundering for answers. Keeping this in mind, ...
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Rainwater Harvesting into Buildings & Parking Lots

‘Architects and town planners are designing multi-storied commercial and residential buildings, which significantly increase the demand for water supply.  Is the additional water supply available there? The Central Ground Water Board has identified about 800 regions in India in which ground water level is plunging at an alarming ...
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The cosmic element of Water; Dr. Ramesh, Archinova

‘Water is an important element for human existence since time immemorial. Water conservation has come into limelight due to Global warming and reducing rainfall’, says Dr. Ramesh, Founder, Archinova The cosmic element of Water -The universal truth which encircles everything i.e. All living being in Nature. We have ...
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Raja Rai Rayan Deodi, Hyderabad; Dr R. Ramesh

Says the team at Archinova, Hyderabad (Dr.Ramesh Raghavendran, Ar Nikita Jaiswal), ‘The deodis were the palatial homes of the noble families that lived in Hyderabad and served the nizam. These fortified mansions were placed around the Charminar in the city. The Deodis from their initial setting acted as ...
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The scenario of co-working spaces in India; Soha Parekh, WorkLoft

“We started WorkLoft in 2015 when the co-working business was already on the rise in the USA and the concept of co-working had just entered India. We are in-fact one of the earliest entrants in the Indian co-working market. Given our experience in the industry, planned investments and ...
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Looking for Leisure, Tracing gendered public parks of Ahmedabad; Mallika Gupta

‘While the struggle for gender equality is being discussed across disciplines, the globe, architects and other allied design communities have often contemplated the extent of their involvement in the discourse. Gender based violence is often dismissed by them, to be blamed at culture, tradition and more recently – ...
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Decluttering; Shami Goregaoker, GA design

On the occasion of Women’s Day, it seems only appropriate to highlight the need to unburden our souls in order to lead simpler and more fulfilling lives. We need to make certain lifestyle changes to sort out the chaos from around us. The answer to that seems to ...
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6 Unconventional Design Professions for today’s women; Dillraj L Bhatia, DBEL Studio

‘With more number of women being educated, the determination to experiment and explore various unconventional professional fields has also gone up thereby shaping up more women professionals / entrepreneurs spread across the country. Women, who are redefining the meaning of leadership, are stepping into various eccentric professions, especially in ...
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Role of Women in Design Strategies; Rupali Naik, A Design studio

‘Whether it is about managing a home or a team of designers, women can get it all under control. With the help of all the different emotions and natural abilities that the women hold they are cut out for the role of managers that run the process of ...
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Smart city development; Aayush Chaudhary, ACad Studio

‘Designing the city’s skyline or playing with the urban fabric of the city are totally designer’s calls, but one should not forget how this will affect the entire city’s functionality’, says Aayush Chaudhary, ACad Studio on the the role of Architecture & Interior design in Smart city development Today, ...
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