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S. A. Residence: Unfolding nothingness…

S. A. Residence: Unfolding nothingness…

Bangladesh the largest delta on earth has 52 rivers that carry water from the Himalayas in an intricate pattern to the Bay of Bengal. During Monsoon these rivers inundate two third of the country's land depicting water the major element of the landscape. When the water recedes, it leaves a fine layer ...

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Reflection of Modernity

Reflection of Modernity

The residence is built on a 2000sq yard plot. The client along with his wife and three children, a daughter and two sons, wanted the house to be on modern lines. The Elegance, timeless sophistication of this residence fused with the flow of spaces is a true reflection of modernity.

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A Fairytale Retreat – Tony Ashai’s Tuscan Villa Style

A Fairytale Retreat – Tony Ashai’s Tuscan Villa Style

LA based Architect, Tony Ashai, is a native of Kashmir. Around 2 decades ago, Tony started his company as Ashai Design Corp., which is currently one of the most successful firms in California. Tony and his brother, Arthur Ashai, are the principal architects of this organization...

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Unihhibited Exuberance

Unihhibited Exuberance

The Kalro’s apartment in Bengaluru, India reflects designer Husna Rahaman’s zest for life – through her signature arty elements of arresting materials, flamboyant colours, the Indian feel dovetailing with contemporary vocabulary and the little nuances that go on to give this house an uninhibited exuberance.

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A live-in relationship with nature

A live-in relationship with nature

In tropical countries introvert kind of planning has been observed from where light and air is drawn. Such open to sky planning is an important aid in cooling a house and providing other comforts like—privacy, security, and tranquility. From ancient times, sky has profoundly affected our relationships ...

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Contemporary Opulence – The Veranda Bistro

Contemporary Opulence – The Veranda Bistro

The roads of Gulberg have a lot to offer now in terms of restaurants and cafés and one can usually find a place to suit ones mood and craving. This time around it’s to the Veranda Bistro. Text: Architect Maliha Vahla, Photos: Kamran Shaikh Associates Veranda Bistro Set back from the road, a semi circular driveway deposits one onto the ...

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JUNOON FOR FOOD | Indian Restaurants NYC

JUNOON FOR FOOD | Indian Restaurants NYC

More then the food, the restaurant has to speak about itself , with its interiors and its specialty…Indian Restaurants NYC Text by: Architect Pameli Kayal, Photos by: Rajesh Bhardwaj Design Details: Project: Junoon – Indian Restaurants NYC Location: New York, USA Design team: Tarik Currimbhoy and team with Rajesh Bhardwaj Year of Completion: 2009 Cost of the Project: Approx 5 million US Dollars MEP ...

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NEWWORK’S PORT GRAND PROJECT

NEWWORK’S PORT GRAND PROJECT

Bridging the old and The Newbridging the old and the new revitalization of the Native Jetty Bridge…Port Grand… Text by: Architect Tasneem Vali, Photos: Port Grand Native Jetty, the site of what is now Port Grand was an area that witnessed constant flux. An old 1,000 foot long, 19th century iron bridge now gracefully evolved into a scene of intense ...

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Traditional Timeless Architecture

Traditional Timeless Architecture

A Culmination of Aspirations, Incisive Efforts and Emotions set neatly against the back drop of the classical era. Text By: Ar.Rafia Hussain Project: Private Residence Location: Karachi, Pakistan Site area: 4000sq yards Floor area: 22,000 sqft Firm: Ali Arshad Associates Principal architect: Ali Naqvi Project architect: Sarah Saifi Structural engineer: Saifuddin M. Ali Landscape design: Mrs. Irfan Completion date: July ...

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