It is a many-layered thing. Beneath and beyond the strata of function and structure, materials and texture, lie the deepest and most compulsive layers of all. And these can manifest themselves not only in epic, monumental architecture but in projects of a much smaller, more humble scale as well.” said Charles Correa.
A true pioneer and exceptional architect Charles Correa created insurmountable waves in the field of architecture. Trained in the west, he developed an iconic approach in the late fifties to the socioeconomic realities of Indian society. He had been privileged to work in India with its strong sunlight and various other factors that shaped his design. He believed in two paradigms- the “open to-sky-space” and the “tube-dwelling” that manifested his style and symbol of creating spaces.
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COMPLIMENTING A CUISINE
Connaught Place in New Delhi is a well-known hub of enticing enterprises set into a planned urbanscape characterized by colonial architectural landmarks.
AN ITALIAN FERVOUR
A restaurant that dazzles with architecture and exquisite food filling up the aroma and ambience is an exceptional dining experience.
WHEN MAN MEETS NATURE
“I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.” - F. L. Wright
A TOAST TO THE OAST
Oast houses with it’s symbolically signature of a conical roof atop a square or rounded base rose into prominence by the 18th century.
RECAPTURE & RELAX
When architecture and nature finds a perfect union.
The Club at The Trees is an anchoring zone for The Trees, a34-acre mixed-use development for Godrej Properties Ltd in Vikhroli, a prominent neighbourhood from Mumbai’s industrial past.
ETERNAL BLESSING: ARCHITECT OF MANY SHADES
“Certainly architecture is concerned with much more than just its physical attributes.
CREATIVE SPACE FOR CREATIVE MINDS
People spend a majority of their time confined inside office spaces and that too in a single position – sitting.
What better way to start a day other than listening to the chirruping cacophony of birds? Nature has always been a part of our life and that is why more people are exploring the possibility of living in earth-friendly houses.
A GEOMETRIC CHARM
Boasting of a backdrop of stunning Aravalli hills, Devi Ratn in all its glory narrates the story of the heritage-rich Jaipur blending in the astronomical story with an extra-terrestrial design vision.
Reincarnation And Realpolitik
China, India, and the U.S. are vying to influence the selection of the next Dalai Lama
An Exclusive Interview With Nandakumar Narasimhan
The Little Red Train
A Room for Dad
Before Mom passed, I made a promise to her
THE DANGAL IN THE JUNGLE, PART 1
YOU KNOW YOU’RE SOMEBODY WHEN YOU’VE APPEARED ON AN INDIAN DANGAL POSTER — IN OTHER WORDS, IN A WRESTLING ADVERTISEMENT.
WOUNDS AND THE WOMB
JULIE PETERS explores how to heal a relationship with the sacred womb, a place of death, life, and possibilities.
Giant squirrels, giant lessons? Animal chaplain SARAH BOWEN explores what squirrels can show us about mindfulness.
E8 Caste and the Indian Tech Ivies
IIT grads are highly sought after in Silicon Valley. Are they bringing deep-rooted prejudices with them?
I was happily married, happily employed, just plain happy. Until the accident
IN SEASON Chickpeas (GARBANZO BEANS)
Chickpeas appear in early recordings in Turkey well over 5000 years ago. India produces the most chickpeas worldwide but they are grown in more than 50 countries. An excellent source of carbohydrates, protein, fiber, B vitamins, and some minerals, they are a nutritious staple of many diets. The name chickpea comes from the Latin word cancer, referring to the plant family of legumes, Fabaceae. It is also known by its popular Spanish-derived name, the garbanzo bean. Kidney beans, black beans, lima beans, and peanuts are other familiar foods found in this legume family.
When the Signal Goes Out
Government-ordered internet shutdowns are becoming more frequent