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18/08/17

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LET’S PLAY: Building playgrounds in the slums of Mumbai by Martina Spies

THE SOAPBOX, Nandanam

22/08/17

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60 Years of City Planning by A. Srivathsan

Chandralekha Spaces, Besant Nagar

01/09/2017 - 03/09/2017

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Construction Architecture Interior (CAI) Design Events Exhibition 2017

Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam

09/10/2017 - 13/10/2017

08:45AM - 11:45AM

Earth & Bamboo Workshop

Auroville, Pondicherry

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A Story in Stone: The Chapadi System of Construction
During the late 80’s, a typical house in Bangalore would cost around ?3 lakh. When architects Shankar and Navnath Kanade built a home for less than a third of that, the results were sensational - what followed got everyone talking about this particular system of construction...that used this particular material.

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MUSINGS OF AN ANIME-ADDICTED ARCHITECT

The mix of harsh reality with the tantalizing world of fantasy, following the lives of seemingly ordinary people — school, homework, playtime, curfews — who have an alternative side that makes them somehow special, whether by psionic talent or friends...

SCHEDIO | Concept Design studio

Of all the stalls we had visited while at the Annual NASA convention grounds, Jaipur, earlier this year, one particular all-time crowded one caught our attention. Filled with intricate and contemporary hand-made products ranging from wall-hangings to pencil holders, it...

Tara and Shathu – Episode #277

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Cities For People,by Jan Gehl

CITIES FOR PEOPLE, by JAN GEHL The most famous and successful town planning has been the transformation of Copenhagen. Jan Gehl, a Danish Architect has influenced the street culture and sustainable development of many cities. He transformed a car-dominated city to...

Social housing and gentrification in the city of Mumbai

Figure 1: Scene from a Chawl Source: K. Govilkar, Ad for Goli Vada Pav It was in the early years of the 19th century that the city of Mumbai started gaining fame as a leading cotton producer in the world. Although the...

Buildings without borders

  We wrapped up a fascinating interview last week! From our seats in Chennai, we reached out to our interviewer who happened to be half a world away, a new and intense experience for us as a small-time indie organisation....

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