Carving Landmark Structures

Ar. Shashi Prabhu talks about his landmark projects and various challenges he faced while designing them in a candid interview with Nisha Shukla Shashi Prabhu & Associates(SPA) was founded as a sole-proprietorship firm in1967 and later expanded into a multi-disciplinary private partnership company in 1981 and is today one of the leading multi-Architecture, Engineering and Project Management company & disciplinary design firms in India. The firm has, to date, delivered numerous high-profile projects in the country which have acclaimed local, national and international accolade. Together, with a team of over…

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In sync with the symptoms of nature

Merging the details of architecture with the beauty of nature, MAD architects create a breath­ taking series of residential living spaces amidst the peaceful serenity of the Huangshan Mountains Huangshan, located near the ancient villages of Hongcun and Xidi in China’s Anhui Province, which is home to one of the country’s most beautiful homes   Known for it s ri ch verdant scenery and distinct granite peaks, the beloved landscape  has  long inspired artists, offering them sheltered spaces  for  contemplation and reflection. As a UNESCO Heritage site, the humanistic atmosphere…

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Efflugent with luxury

Trippy and nonchalant, the Velvet Room restaurant and bar, is a far cry from the regular ones which is making hot waves in Delhi The Velvet Room is a concept based on the Southeast Asian food and night life. The entire theme has been adopted from the Chinese New Year, controls the vibe of the club. From covering the sealing to wrapping the furniture in red velvet the amalgamation of black chandeliers and gold trims everywhere, it was conceptualised to bring out the vibrant theme the most. Taking a cue…

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A soul that consoles

Designed by Principal Architect Santosh Thole, THE BAZAZ HOUSE is a picture of grand persona with great horizontal depth     Ushering one into a horizontally taller space perception rather than being a vertical extension, the depth signifies abundance overriding the height as a vision. The colossal 8500 sq. ft. property is located in the historical city of Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The elegant architecture offers a richness of grace and minimalism in its aura. The general shapes and forms were used keeping in mind the location. The main architect, Santosh Thole,…

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A Haute Couture Studio

French Interior Designer and architecture firm Ultraconfidentiel creates a high-class fashion imaging studio destination, BLINK, for Amazon at Gurgaon   Amazon, the American electronic commerce giant, has opened its very first exclusive fashion imaging studio on the Indian shores in Vipul Agora, Gurgaon. Called BLINK, the studio is globally the third of its kind after New York and London and was launched with an aim to enhance the Amazon onIine shopping experience  for the customers. Sprawling across a lavish 44000 Sq. Ft, the studio has 14 On-body Bays along with…

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