Architecture has always been used as a symbol of power. Hence, whenever one nation colonized the other, one of the first few things they did was to erect buildings that reflected the architectural style of their own country.Read More
Category: Architectural Design
By: L+A ARQUITECTOS, Ecuador
GAIA is a 14 story, 15,000 m2 mixed use building: commercial on the lower floor, offices for the next four floors and residential units on the next nine floors. The building is located at an important intersection within the city where urban elements converge, such as a new metro stop, an important government building, a commercial shopping center and the most emblematic park of the city.
Quito, the capital of Ecuador and the first Cultural Heritage of Humanity, is in the process of renewing its urban and architectural image. Four architectural projects designed by important international studios, which are being built simultaneously, contribute decisively in this process, while others are in the design process.Read More
By: Ravi & Nupur Architects, Jodhpur
The idea was to create a grand abode with simple, comfortable & sumptuous living.The challenge was to design 15500 sqft on an area of 5400 sqft, which leads to the initiation of verticality on a relatively low residential streetscape. Thus the verticality was artfully balanced by the use of Jodhpur stone and earthy tone materials on a contemporary façade.
By: d6thD design studio, Ahmedabad
This weekend house has a distinct feel of familiarity – rootedness in local regional elements of design and decor. Right from the sloping roof to combat the heavy rainfall prevalent in this region, deeply covered verandah that acts as the transition space from the hot exteriors and the heart of the home – the centrally placed inner courtyard around which are arranged the other living spaces, remind you of the homes of your ancestors.
By: Collage Architecture Studio, Bengaluru
Vishar Villa is a home for a family of four originally from Tamilnadu, who grew up in a typical courtyard house. The driving force behind the design of their new home was to build a contemporary, spacious and fresh structure that reflected the ever changing times as well as the simplicity of their old home.
By: Italpinas Euroasian Design and Eco-Development Corp. (ITPI), Philippines
Italpinas Euroasian Design and Eco-Development Corp. (ITPI) came up with the design for Coral City based on the study of corals, a self-organizing living system highly capable of reacting and smoothly adapting to changes and external influences.
By: Karina Wiciak, Poland
The collection “XII” consist of 12 thematic interior designs, together with furniture and fittings, which in each part is interconnected, not only in terms of style, but also by name. Each subsequent design was created within one month, and the entire collection took one year to create.
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