The creative intent reinforces the conceptualization of a residence that establishes a timeless and self-evident correlation between form and function. Clean-line geometry, a minimalist and homogenous palette of materiality and keen attention to detail are the home’s leitmotifs.
The open floor plan plays a pragmatic role in ensuring that the spaces are in a constant dialogue with one another, with material interplay at its crux; thereby creating a series of spaces that bears distinct character, all the while melding seamlessly into each other. The apartment frames verdant views of the dense Bangalore greenery from vantage points of view, creating a space that is caressed by natural light and optimised ventilation across the day.
At its primary stage, the design studio came on board when the overall shell of the 4BHK-condominium was in place with the fenestrations demarcated. The home’s initial spatial planning scheme reiterated the large open volumes that flowed into each other, creating distinct (though barrier-free zones) across the linear axial spine of the condominium. The open kitchen, dining, living area, and family nook are the heart of the home and occupy the blueprint’s central axis, where the family congregates. The impetus was to create a large sect of spaces that came together as one large cohesive segment of spaces, although unique in function.
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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
THE CAB RIDE
I sat in the cab on my way to the airport as the driver zoomed over Delhi’s wide roads. The sun was rising over the horizon as a new day dawned – quite literally, as election day approached the city of Delhi.
BELLANDUR LAKE FROTH - Debasish Ghosh
Bangalore, India, was once known for its interconnected lake systems, which provided a reliable water source. As the city grew, these lakes have encroached, and the water became polluted day by day. The largest, Bellandur Lake, now carry huge volumes of snowy froth, which block the adjacent canals.
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The World's Cheapest Hospital Has To Get Even Cheaper
Cancer surgery for $700. A heart bypass for $2,000. Pretty good, but under India’s new health-care system, not good enough.
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CAPTAIN BOLD BUT FLAWED
Kohli’s last game as RCB skipper emblematic of a history of dodgy decisions in big moments
Kolkata have an attack that can stifle Bangalore
All the hard work and effort put in by Bangalore or Kolkata can come to nought tonight.
Bharat making his chances count
IN the first half of IPL 2021, KS Bharat was primarily a bench warmer, waiting for his opportunity to showcase his skills. But, it never came. Few months down the line, the Andhra man has been a regular feature in the Royal Challengers Bangalore batting department.
Bharat's last-ball six off Avesh helps Bangalore stun Capitals
In a thrilling dress rehearsal before the playoffs, DelhiCapitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore were looking to chisel the rough edges and it was RCB who had the last laugh.