• Design

    10 Storey Building in 48 hrs

    India, as of today is emerging super power of the world, however the primitive construction techniques are slowing this boom in economy. It is coupled by delayed projects, poor quality and workmanship especially in government sector and mass housing projects. There is need for revolutionary Smart Building concepts in construction industry and incorporate Rapid Construction techniques. One such step has been taken by Dr. Harpal Singh CMD of Synergy Group. He has been instrumental in creating a 10 storey Instacon Building in less than 48 hours in Mohali, India and created a Limca book of national record . The building design is made of modular steel frames and Pre- fabricated…

  • Places,  Travel

    Tea Gardens, Mirik

    Tea Gardens of Mirik in Darjeeling district of North Bengal are no less than a gem nestled in the hills of North Bengal. A beautiful & scenic drive of 49 kms from Bagdogra Airport elevates you to a serene altitude of breathtaking & enchanting landscapes. The winding roads, the lush greens hillocks, the colourful villages carry you into a mesmerising world filled with an aromatic flavour of tea leaves. Mirik, located at an altitude of 4500 feet is surrounded by sprawling tea estates which produce the world famous Darjeeling Tea. There are eight tea gardens Journey to the haven – Bagdogra Airport & NJP railway station are the nearest arrival…

  • Design,  Heritage,  Interior,  Trending

    Jali Designs

    Jalis or perforated screens (lattice screens) have been an integral part of Indian architecture from the 16 century era to the contemporary architecture today. Whether it was the royal Rajput era or the magnanimous Mughal period, perforated screens were always an important architectural element. Not only were they an effective tool to address climate issues they were also the best suited solution for privacy in royal households. From being carved in intricate geometric patterns to elaborate plant motif patterns jalis have been used extensively in all historical forts, palaces, mosques and havelis. Jalis over the years have seen a transformation from being used as a pierced window to partitions, railings,…

  • Architectural Marvels,  Heritage,  Places

    Virasat-e-Khalsa

    Virasat means Legacy & Khalsa stands for the Pure Sikh. As I sit down to write this, a numerous thoughts cross my mind. There is so much to talk about in this museum. It is a first of its kind multimedia experience which has attracted over ten million tourists over a span of five years. Visit to the museum is a world class experience of a creation where history, technology and aesthetics are crafted together into an architectural masterpiece. Firstly, as you enter the museum complex,the magnificent architecture welcomes you with its mystical charm. The structure stands majestically gleaming and the walls boasting of the rich history they adorn inside.…

  • Decor,  Design,  Interior,  Trending

    Kids Room Ideas

    Because they are your heart & soul so the design of their space comes straight from the depth of your heart. Making a room for your little monsters is the best thing you would love to do. How about going through these playful ideas to brighten up your young explorer’s space. ‘Let’s make Creative Memories’ Reading Space Make room for one more story! Bedtime stories are bedtime memories which we make with our kids. So enjoy every storytelling by making a comfy spot for yourself. Perking it up with a geometric pattern on the wall, adds colour to the treasured moments. Colourful Storage This colourful storage rack idea certainly gives…

  • Decor,  Design,  Interior,  Trending

    Artisanal Bottle Art- by Gauri Khan Designs

    Where Fashion & Design come together it’s called Gauri Khan Designs! Gauri Khan, the name itself defines poise, grace & sumptuosity. Her persona, her style statement and her imagination have blended together curating a rich, elegant & glamorous quotient. Her designs and collaboration with brands around the world has transcended interior design to a different level of luxurious expression.

  • Decor,  Design,  Interior,  Trending

    TV Consoles – a Style Guide

    Your media console can be much more than just a tv cabinet, it can work as the entertainment zone of your house which holds all your media accessories. The correct design of your tv cabinet can make room for a quality family time where you can watch movies, play games, listen to music or even karaoke with friends. Here we have rounded up some eclectic tv console ideas for you.

  • Design,  Interior

    Bedroom Ideas

    Bedroom – where the everyday begins! A place where we crawl into comfort & allow ourselves to drift into a peaceful slumber! It can be more than a place to sleep. It can be a space that is uniquely you, a place that defines you & your personality. How do you define your relaxed space ? Have a look at these calm bedrooms which define a clutter free softness!

  • Design

    We Salute you Sir- Ar.BV Doshi

    Architectural Fraternity Salutes you Sir! It makes me immensely happy today that my favourite architect & inspiration of all times is honoured with the highest award in Architecture. As I sit down to write today my heart is filled with pride & I look back to the days when I boarded the journey of this fervent & passionate field and my first inspiration, like many more, was none other than BV Doshi Sir. Architect Balakrishna Doshi will be honoured with the Pritzker Prize 2018. Indeed a proud moment for Architectural Fraternity of India. It’s for the first time an Indian Architect has been recognised and awarded the highest accolade in…