The Architecture Blog

Building Right With Glass

Ar. Nilabh Nagar, Senior Associate Architect at Architect Hafeez Contractor, has, over his 26 years of professional practice, handled diverse typology of buildings, including office buildings, shopping malls, individual residences...

21 06 2017
Building an aura at the Ambience Tower, Gurgaon

The Ambience Tower is a sprawling commercial property located in the Ambience Island, Gurgaon, Haryana. Its strategic location makes it well-connected by road and metro services to Delhi and other...

06 06 2017
Planning and designing gender-inclusive spaces

  In the past few years, there has been a surge of conferences on cities, planning and urban living in the architecture and building industry. Recently, a talk delivered at...

04 05 2017
Crystal Houses, where Glass is at home with modernity & tradition

Crystal Houses in Amsterdam, conceptualised by the award-winning architectural and urban practice in Netherlands, MVRDV, has been gaining popularity for its innovative statement in glass. Aptly named ‘Crystal Houses’, this...

25 04 2017
The Design Hub, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne

Glass started becoming the face of buildings globally, when there was a need for transparent and cleaner facades. Over the years, its potential of making buildings smarter and greener, with...

30 03 2017
How bold and loud should architecture be?

When I visited Singapore 15 years back, the loud architecture that seemed to be screaming for attention through its bold colours, unnerved me. I was in my second year of...

21 03 2017
Throwing light on the multi-faceted glass

While the primary function of glass as a building material is to blur boundaries and harness natural light, its diverse implementations in buildings globally, has reiterated its immense potential in...

11 03 2017
Glazing India’s 2nd Green Airport

Saint-Gobain Infinity at Vadodara International Airport, Gujarat   Image courtesy: Indiatimes.com When Honourable Prime Minister, Mr.Narendra Modi, made his first visit to Vadodara 2 years after he became PM, it...

26 10 2016
Glass is the new Green

Saint-Gobain Infinity at Godrej Waterside, Kolkata     The Godrej Waterside is an IT Park developed by Godrej Properties at Salt Lake, Kolkata, among the most rapidly growing Information Technology...

22 10 2016
Indian Railways’ First Green Building

Saint-Gobain Infinity at Rail Nirman Nilayam, Hyderabad The Rail Nirman Nilayam at Hyderabad, constructed by the South Central Railways, is the first project of the Indian Railways that has been registered...

11 10 2016