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Diana Kellogg Architects: Rajkumari Ratnavati Girls’ School, India

28-09-2022

Diana Kellogg Architects: Rajkumari Ratnavati Girls’ School, India

Rajkumari Ratnavati Girls' School in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan abounds in symbols intended to overcome the prejudice against women’s right to education. New York architect Diana Kellogg sees the project as a turning point in her career, opening up to the world of non-profit architecture.

Fifty years of total design and architecture in the work of CPKA

18-08-2022

Fifty years of total design and architecture in the work of CPKA

CPKA is the first Indian architectural studio ever to be invited to the London Festival of Architecture, which this year appointed the studio’s founder, Dikshu Kukreja, to curate an exhibition of works produced by CPKA in over fifty years in business. The result is an interesting overview of the history of contemporary architecture and total design in India.

Balkrishna Doshi wins the 2022 Royal Gold Medal

14-12-2021

Balkrishna Doshi wins the 2022 Royal Gold Medal

Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi, winner of the 2018 Pritzker Prize, will receive the 2022 Royal Gold Medal, one of the most important international architecture awards, presented annually by the Royal Institute of British Architects, RIBA. The award is assigned to studios or professionals who have had a significant impact on the progress of architecture, either directly or indirectly.

Khosla Associates: DPS Kindergarten School in Bangalore

30-07-2014

Khosla Associates: DPS Kindergarten School in Bangalore

DPS Kindergarten School in Bangalore, a project by Khosla Associates, experiments with a form of sustainability involving screening of sunshine with traditional terra cotta jaalis and natural ventilation and lighting. The building, based on a concrete module with corrugated sheet metal walls, proclaims a democratic model of schooling.

Shirish Beri: Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species

29-01-2014

Shirish Beri: Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species

Indian architect Shirish Beri designed the LaCONES, Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species, in Hyderabad in central India. His compositional invention is a result of observation of the site, which is dominated by a group of big rocks. The theme of dialogue between the construction and its natural site is interwoven with the theme of sustainability.

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