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Pauze Café is the brain child of two Chembur residents who wanted to change the nightlife experience in the area. Located in Vasanth Vihar Commercial Complex in Chembur, Pauze Café was originally a run-down country bar which hardly had any space for the youth to hang out. But the owners …

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Enhancing clients experience

The 2600 sqft Consisting of two levels – a lower level that functions as a display gallery and an upper level that serves as a studio, and a trial floor for brides-to-be. Spring boarding off the store’s basic themes, the designers added in subtle cultural and traditional leitmotifs of organic …

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Volvo-Eicher Headquarters Interlinked Cubes of Steel & Glass

The building is LEED platinum rated with innovative technologies. It uses a large proportion of re-used material and an extremely high percentage of easily renewable materials. The Volvo-Eicher Headquarters of the newly formed joint venture at Gurgaon, Haryana by Romi Khosla Design Studios (RKDS) is designed to be a state-of-the-art …

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Restoring a Concert Hall

Over a century old Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires was restored and opened in 2010. The final result was extremely successful, as the original excellent acoustic conditions were maintained, largely due to the strict requirements demanded in the selection of new materials and the measurements made. The internationally renowned conductor …

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Sound in Architecture

Architecture today is not just about engaging the visual sense but is also factoring in sense of touch and sound to make the buildings more holistic and in harmony with occupants well-being. While the science of architectural or building acoustics is well understood, using that science to create desired acoustical …

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Rental Economy & Workplace

With the growing use of social media platforms and mobile technology, consumers have created a profitable business model out of what has traditionally been a community activity – renting goods and services to one another. Coined the “rental” or “sharing” economy, it is presenting an opportunity for companies to re-engineer …

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Taurian Guest House

Time and money posed the usual constraints in this reconstruction and retrofitting job where services had to be  re-laid and the place transformed. Archohm took up these constraints and converted them into design solutions. Principal Architect, Sourabh Gupta elaborates. The brief given by the client Amith Bajla of Taurian Iron …

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A world of possibilities with glass

Glass is truly a versatile material for the creative architect. Its transparent, ethereal nature allows for extraordinary creations in the world of architecture. One of the latest trends in modernist architecture is the goal of dissolving the external boundaries and connecting residents to nature through the use of glass in …

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Reading is Fun

Mexican design firm Anagrama added wooden grid shell structure to the small Biblioteca Conarte library, which is located inside a heritage building in the Mexican city that resulted in a dramatic effect. Roberto Treviño, partner and architectural director at Anagrama explains. Conarte is the council for culture and art in …

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Furniture inspired by Ice

Architect Zaha Hadid latest collection of furniture is currently on display at David Gill Gallery in London. The range is designed to resemble ice formations and is termed as Liquid Glacial collection. Spanish gallerist David Gill and Zaha Hadid, in 2012 had introduced four Liquid Glacier tables which resembled flowing …

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