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Sharing ideas through an evening of chitchat

Volume 7 of Pecha Kucha Night in Bombay was held last month at the Balwant Sheth School of Architecture. The school made for a perfect setting to share ideas and network. Pecha Kucha Night was devised by Astrid Klein and … Continue reading

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BYOI: Bring your own ideas

Arbour – Research Initiatives in Architecture, a space for research and conversations on contemporary architecture in India and Asia was launched in the first week of December by hosting a series of conversations on ideas, architecture and practice. Arbour means … Continue reading

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Most expensive house in the world – wasteful or lavish self-indulgence?

Is such lavish display of wealth necessary and sustainable? The Guardian recently reported Indian Prime Minister Mr. Manmohan Singh calling on business leaders to “eschew conspicuous consumption” and “be role models of moderation.” Reactions to the house have been mixed … Continue reading

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A slice of decadence in the heart of Bombay

Banyan Tree Bakery and Cafe located adjacent to Gallery BMB designed by Nuru Karim from LIVE has a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The menu includes soups and salads, sandwiches and burgers, pizzas and pastas and now they also offer … Continue reading

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Luxurious living in Banjara Hills

I had an ambitious plan for this trip. It was meant to begin in Varanasi and end in Khajuraho. I was hoping to traverse through one of the most religious belts of the country. As I began coordinating the trip … Continue reading

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