The veteran architect who also resides in Pune has taken up the project as Pro bono (for the public good) and took three months to design the master plan of one of the oldest hospitals in the country. The redevelopment will also increase the capacity of the hospital by 1000 beds.
As covered by SURFACES REPORTER many times, designing public spaces is one of the fortes of the master architect with award-winning projects including Mahindra United World College of India, Pune; Azim Premji University at Bengaluru, IIT Hyderabad, Heritage Campus of College of Engineering Pune and Pune University etc. Ar Benninger has also designed hospitals like KEM in Pune and a 200-bed facility at Life Care in Latur.
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Hospitals Under Fire - How Ready Are We?
Recently, we have seen many incidents of fire, particularly happening in the hospitals that are already overburdened with a pandemic raging at hand. A fire has no face and no regret while destroying everything that comes in its way. It becomes even more heart-wrenching when patients who cannot save themselves come under its wrath. SURFACES REPORTER spoke to the experts and tried to ascertain, why the fire incidents rose and what should be done so that in case of the third wave the mistakes are not repeated. An indepth report by SURFACES REPORTER (SR).
CANTILEVER HOUSE GHAZIABAD
Regional Vernacular to Reimagine Contemporary Living, Zero Energy Design (ZED) Lab
NETFLIX UNVEILS ITS FIRST GLOBAL LIVE-ACTION POST-PRODUCTION FACILITY IN MUMBAI IN 2022
Mumbai is set to be the Global-first for Netflix- the world’s biggest subscription-based streaming service. The video streaming company will be unveiling its first fully-owned post-production facility in Mumbai in 2022 for live-action movies and TV series worldwide. According to the streamer, “the facility will have 40 offline editing rooms designed as a flexible, collaborative and inspiring environment for showrunners, directors, editors and sound designers to create their best work.”
IMPORTANCE OF CREATING SAFE SPACES IN TODAY'S HOMES
Greenply’s Session with Design & Health Experts in association with ABID FOCUS: KOLKATA
SETTING NEW TRENDS IN THE LAMINATE WORLD
Manilam Decorative Panel is one of India’s fastest-growing manufacturer of Decorative Laminates that offers an exotic range of diverse surface ideas to beautify your interiors and decorate your dream spaces. The brand has been constantly innovating and moving forward to create a niche for itself in the laminate industry, SURFACES REPORTER (SR) recently spoke with the Next Gen Leader, Namrata Agrawal, Director, Manilam Industries Ltd. Here are a few things that you must know about Manilam:
Remember India in all that you do!
As one of India’s leading lifestyle designers of India, Raseel Gujral Ansal is ceaselessly valued for her outstanding ability in leading architecture and interior design over the past 30 years. She is a Doctor of Philosophy in architecture and has a well-celebrated work portfolio in product design, architecture, and interior decoration. She founded her flagship company, Raseel Gujral Ansal Design in 1990 and followed it up with two more fabulous companies, Casa Paradox and Casa Pop, in 1995 and 2014, respectively. Raseel Gujral Ansal carries a mammoth legacy of creative excellence combined with a fearless compulsion to evolve. This mantle has been handed to her by her father, the legendary maestro of all arts, Satish Gujral. A true exemplification of the Renaissance ethos, & the guru-shishya tradition, Raseel was schooled in her creative career within the crucible of the architectural firm led by her father & her brother Mohit Gujral and as in the renaissance has disregarded all compartmentalization between creative fields. Hence, she calls herself the accidental artist/ architect.
SEGU RESIDENCE, BANGALORE
The Segu Residence is a home in Bangalore that belongs to an expatriate family transitioning to the process of acclimatizing to a renewed style of dwelling in urban condominium abodes. Nestled in the heart of South Bangalore, this home is an honest collaboration between the design studio and the homeowners — the client brought hands-on expertise to the forefront with his honed experience in the sphere of project management and execution. The focused brief emphasized the curation of a minimalistic home that is modern and elegant in its demeanor — a coherent brief that enabled the home to become a literal extrapolation of the conceptual sketches that manifested themselves as devices of design.
BUILDING STRUCTURES - CRACKS & SEEPAGES IN CONCRETE
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AR CHRISTOPHER BENNINGER CREATES RS 700 CR SASSOON HOSPITAL PLAN | PUNE
Veteran architect 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. According to the hospital authorities, the Master Plan is created to develop the hospital for the next hundred years. The plan was submitted to the state and the phase-wise development will commence with the construction of hostels for postgraduate doctors and nurses.
A SOLID SURFACES & ALUMINIUM FAÇADE
JK House Delhi by Conarch Architects
TIME TO BE PREPARED AND MOTIVATED!
“Life should never get you down whether there’s a lockdown or not. Now, maintain safe social distancing, together we can be all-conquering. Let’s stay together by being apart. This one is straight from the heart” says, my friend Mr Karl Mascarenhas who heads DIVA Pageant Studio in Pune.
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A star rises from the West
Chennai Super Kings's Ruturaj Gaikwad has set the IPL alight with his dazzling stroke play. FPJ's DEBA PRASAD DHAR travelled to Pune before the IPL season began to get a glimpse of the star at home
New cases still 500-plus in city as state witnesses dip
The city recorded over 500 cases for the second consecutive day on Saturday. In contrast, the cases in the state have been dipping at a steady pace.
The virus continues to be highly transmissible
Exclusive interview Dr Priya Abraham, director, National Institute of Virology
Bound by views of Pune city, this luxurious home by Venturebee Interiors allows its owners to live life, king size
Play the gold rush through shovel suppliers
With vehicles steadily turning into ‘smartphones on wheels’, the pure-play software integrator seems to have a long runway for growth
SIMPLIFIED GLOBAL SOLUTIONS
The flagship plant of aryan Pumps & Enviro solutions on the outskirts of Pune exudes pride from the moment you enter the facility. Ashish Bhatia unknots the contributors to success at the environmental engineering solutions company.
Rajiv Saini + Associates nurture this villa in Dhampur with a raw and organic demeanour underlined by play of light and shadow